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Film Review: Smalltown USA (short film) (2010)


SYNOPSIS: When Sean and Kelly can’t find their campsite, they are relieved to stumble into the quintessential All-American town.Until they meet the welcoming committee. REVIEW: Ok more short films, folks! Today we have SMALLTOWN USA, which appears to be a truly independant production. No IMDB listings, no websites, nothing at all. But I did learn that the film was written …

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Film Review: The Ones Below (2015)


SYNOPSIS: After giving birth to her first child, a woman (Clémence Poésy) starts to believe that her downstairs neighbors have sinister intentions. REVIEW: The Ones Below is a slow burn. No, strike that. The Ones Below is a leisurely, gradual, protracted, dawdling, painstakingly slow burn. In fact, it burns about as slowly as anything could possibly burn. It doesn’t spark, …

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Film Review: Viral (2016)


SYNOPSIS: A young woman (Analeigh Tipton) and her family try to survive a viral outbreak that leads to a quarantine. (source Google – as IMDB’s is misleading) REVIEW: First and foremost, let me get this off my chest; VIRAL is, in no way whatsoever, about a virus. SHOCKED?! Well you shouldn’t be. Anyone with a modicum of sentience or sight …

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Film Review: Vamp (1986)


SYNOPSIS: A couple of college students take a trip to a sleazy strip joint to acquire the services of one of the dancers. It doesn’t take long for a night of pleasure to turn into a night of vampire bloodlust. REVIEW: Death by Stiletto Heel… and that’s only the beginning of it. This wacky 80’s romp feels like a combination …

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Film Review: World Of The Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2 (2011)


SYNOPSIS: Three months have passed since a viral outbreak wiped out 99.9% of the world’s population, turning its victims into flesh-eating living dead. In the UK, a surviving band of soldiers and civilians have taken refuge at a rural military barracks. Life in this new world is tough and brutal, but hope appears when a high level communication is received …

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Film Review: Australiens (2014)


SYNOPSIS: When aliens from Uranus attack Australia, it’s up to Andi Gibson, along with friends and family, to defend the country and send the invaders back to where they came from. REVIEW: Rita Artmann plays Andi Gibson, a die-hard proselytizer concerning the existence of aliens, as well as being the head-banging lead singer of the forehead-slapping punk band, Titanium Turtle; …

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Film Review: The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A Californian family inherits a castle in Romania. This is especially exciting to the son, who is obsessed with monsters, but not for his awkward sister Jordan who is transformed into a werewolf after being contaminated with lycan infected blood. REVIEW: If you’re looking for a family friendly comedy/horror that’s perfect for a Sunday afternoon with the kids, then …

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Film Review: Basket Case 3: The Progeny (1992)


SYNOPSIS: The saga continues as Duane recovers from his delusional breakdown to find his freakish basket-bound brother Belial will soon become a father. But not everything is joyous as the once tight knit brothers no longer seem to trust each other. REVIEW: Filmed back to back with “Basket Case 2”, director Frank Henenlotter’s third entry of the franchise picks up …

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Film Review: Sick Sock Monsters From Outer Space (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Genovese’s movie takes place in an unspecified year from the future. Captain Pixws and his crew of space pirate sock puppets are forced to delivery tanning beds to every corner of the universe as their star-ship travels through intergalactic space. REVIEW: Sometimes I get to watch movies that I can’t fully wrap my head around. They are so mind-bogglingly …

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Film Review: Hectic Knife (2016)


SYNOPSIS: A put upon, knife wielding vigilante, Hectic Knife protects the city from scum, baddies and a new super villain bent on world domination, Piggly Doctor. REVIEW: Troma is a studio that finds unique and low budget movies, and brings them to the eyes of people who wouldn’t find them any other way. They release movies that play to the …

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Film Review: Demonlover (2002)


SYNOPSIS: A conglomerate is trying to buy a Japanese animation company responsible for a popular Hentai series that has developed cutting edge 3D imaging software they’re planning to use for future p*rnographic projects. However, a rival company has plans to sabotage the deal from within. REVIEW: This is a movie that wouldn’t fit in the extreme category if it wasn’t …

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Film Review: TLMEA (2016)


SYNOPSIS: TLMEA tells the story of two undercover cops, caught in a dream during a drug raid in which they descend into the 9th level of hell – the Ptolomea. REVIEW: “Nightmares exist outside of logic, and there’s little fun to be had in explanations; they’re antithetical to the poetry of fear.” Stephen King The depiction of surreal, nightmarish visions …

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Film Review: Bad Moon (1996)


SYNOPSIS: While on assignment in the jungles of Nepal, photojournalist Ted Harrison (Michael Pare) and his girlfriend are savagely attacked by a hideous beast which tears the woman to shreds and leaves Ted badly mauled. He later returns to the States to live near his sister Janet (Mariel Hemingway), nephew Brett (Mason Gamble) and their German shepherd Thor, hoping the …

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