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Film Review: Source Code (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he’s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. REVIEW: Colter Stevens wakes up in a train heading on a destination he doesn’t recognize, in a body that isn’t his and talking to a girlfriend ...

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Film Review: Cold Comes the Night (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A struggling motel owner and her daughter are taken hostage by a nearly blind career criminal to be his eyes as he attempts to retrieve his cash package from a crooked cop. REVIEW: This one could have easily bore the title, Cold is the Cranston, as our favorite new dark persona Bryan Cranston stars in a tense thriller by ...

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Film Review: Riddick (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past. REVIEW: Nine years after the totally wrongheaded The Chronicles Of Riddick” & thirteen years after Pitch Black, we have ...

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Film Review: Detention (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A  group of high school students are sent to Detention. Abandoned and locked in, images of Ghosts appear as they attempt to escape, only to find themselves connected to a past horrific death and made responsible for it with their lives. REVIEW: Director – James D.R. Hickox Starring – David Carradine, Billy Aaron Brown, Thomas Calabro Ah, the prank. Where ...

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Film Review: Captive Audience (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An unfortunate woman is kidnapped and subjected to deranged abuses. When she resists, her captor warns her that if she does not comply with his wishes, he will seek a new victim, but that other woman will be killed after his wishes are fulfilled. He videotapes his attacks and forces the captive to watch, telling her that she could ...

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Film Review: Vice (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Bruce Willis stars in this Sci-Fi thriller about ultimate resort: VICE, where customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look like humans. REVIEW: In the wild and wooly world of tomorrow, synthetic humans have been pretty much banned from all walks of society. Except sleazy CEO Bruce Willis, playing one of his finest portrayals of ...

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Film Review: Hansel Vs Gretel (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: When Gretel falls under a dark spell and organizes a coven of witches, Hansel must find the courage to fight his twin sister and the sinister forces controlling her. REVIEW: We all know that The Asylum films aren’t what you would call great films. Their most famous exploit Sharknado delighted fans with its over the top and fundamentally silly ...

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Film Review: High Spirits (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: When Peter Plunkett’s Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the ‘Yanks’ by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American tourists arrive – along with some real ghosts. Among the tourists are married couple Jack and Sharon. Sharon’s ...

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Film Review: House of Last Things (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A mind-bending thriller set in Portland, Oregon about an unspoken tragedy and its effects on a house, its temporary caretakers and the owners, a classical music critic and his wife on a recuperative trip to Italy. REVIEW: We, as human beings with minds and spirits and all manner of squishy bits, are shaped by the things that happen both ...

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Film Review: High Heeled Punishers (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman is being sexually assaulted by a pair of thugs, when out of the fog appear the High Heeled Cats – a trio of avenging angels, masked and dressed in black. These beautiful vigilantes make a living running a coffee shop by day, and kicking misogynist criminals in the balls by night. Their boss is an elderly lady ...

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Film Review: Bodom (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: For the 50th anniversary of the Lake Bodom murders, two media students obsessed with the case launch a journalistic investigation. The footage they have left behind only raises new questions. REVIEW: In 1960s Finland whilst camping at Lake Bodom, four teenagers were attacked in the early morning. Only one of them, Nils Wilhelm Gustafsson, would survive, growing up to ...

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Film Review: Blacula (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles. REVIEW: Before we begin, I would like to point out that this movie is quite a bit before my time. Blacula was created in 1972, I didn’t come into this world until the mid to late 80s. This movie is older than ...

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Film Review: Berserker (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends go camping out in the woods only to be stalked by some loon running around in a bear skin. REVIEW: I don’t know about anyone else who watched this movie, but the entire time I was sitting through it I kept thinking about Silent Bob’s Russian cousin from Clerks singing his song called Berserker. I ...

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Film Review: Crazy Murder (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The film follows a severely mentally ill homeless man over the course of a year in the streets of New York City as he commits a string of senseless murders and disgusting acts. With very little dialog and subtle background music, as Crazy Murder unfolds the viewer is subjected to disgusting nails-on-chalkboard visuals and senseless acts REVIEW: Crazy Murder is a ...

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Book Review: Pathogen – Authors E.L. Loraine and Timothy Frasier

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A scientist named Lexy and a group of survivors struggle to stay alive during a zombie outbreak. What caused the outbreak and why doesn’t the government seem to want a cure? Will Lexy and her cohorts discover the answers to these questions before it’s too late? REVIEW: I read Timothy Frasier’s book Dark Frequencies a few months ago and absolutely ...

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Film Review: The Iron Rose (1975)

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple out for a walk decide to take a stroll through a large cemetery. As darkness begins to fall they realize they can’t find their way out, and soon their fears begin to overtake them. REVIEW: This was labeled and promoted as a horror movie but the director has said in interviews he meant for it to ...

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Film Review: Damned on Earth (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The ordinary Hell official Amon is assigned with a strange task by Luzifer: Together with the chaotic, sex-crazed Samsaveel, he is in charge of stopping Belial, Prince of Hell, who’s gone out of control. In order to claim the thrones of Heaven and Hell, he uses a female body as a host, outwits Amon and Samsaveel and kills an ...

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Film Review: Girly (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered. REVIEW: Girly is a bloodless, fully dressed, sober good time (yes it is possible) A group of adults play house like children, taking the ...

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Film Review: Dysmorphia (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Struggling siblings discover their dead uncle’s secret stash of lost horror films on videotape. The “tapes” feature demented solicitors, gruesome dares, parental murder, demonic technology, monstrous grapefruit and more. The siblings eagerly watch each of the shocking, bizarre, comedic and bloody horror films, but little do they realize that something very ghoulish and gruesome is about to happen to ...

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Film Review: Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for. REVIEW: Writer and Director: Andrew P. Jones Stars: Jeffrey Johnson, Linara Washington, Charley Koontz, John Zderko The haunting sub-genre of ...

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Film Review: Cannibal Hookers (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of cannibal hookers go around eating everyone around them. REVIEW: I have seen a lot of horror movies in my day and I can say that without a doubt Cannibal Hookers is the greatest one of them all. In fact, it may just be the best overall movie in the history of film. Just kidding, it’s actually ...

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