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Film Review: Killing Ground (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A couples camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime. REVIEW: “Killing Ground” would possibly be the best visual postcard to promote Australian tourism if they could maybe tone down the whole “local loons killing tourists” vibe. Director Damien Power has created a visually lush world for his feature-film debut. …

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Horror Movies That Made Santa’s Naughty List

It’s the holiday season and time to trim the tree and sit around the fireplace drinking egg-nog.  But that’s not all it’s time for,  it’s the season to watch you favorite Christmas themed Slasher films!   Grab your Christmas balls and get ready for chilling Christmas tales that would even make Ol’ Saint Nick crawl back up the chimney in hiding.  …

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Film Review: Ghost House (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House. REVIEW: Directed by Rich Ragsdale Written by Kevin O’Sullivan and Jason Chase Tyrell Story by Kevin and Rich Ragsdale Starring James Landry Hébert, Scout Taylor Compton, Mark Boone Junior, Michael S. New, Russell Geoffrey …

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Film Review: REC (2007)

SYNOPSIS: Trapped in a quarantined Barcelona apartment building with residents, firefighters and a growing horde of ravenous zombies, television reporter Angela (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman, Pablo, record brutal deaths and terrifying events while trying to stay alive. Filmed entirely from unseen Pablo’s point of view, this tension-filled Spanish horror film thrills viewers with its aggressive action. Paco Plaza and …

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Film Review: Grin (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A young woman faces old demons in this creepy horror short film. REVIEW: Another short film! Today we have GRIN, directed by Danny Donahue and written by Mr. Donahue with Casey Fichtner. Actually, this film is basically a two-person production. Every position on the entire crew is one or the other of these two people with the exception of …

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Film Review: Life (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A team of six scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. REVIEW: Director: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya The story of having a malicious alien loose on a spaceship …

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Film Review: Blood of the Beasts (Le Sang des bêtes) (short film) (1949)

SYNOPSIS: An early example of ultra-realism, this movie contrasts the quiet, bucolic life in the outskirts of Paris with the harsh, gory conditions inside the nearby slaughterhouses. Describes the fate of the animals and that of the workers in graphic detail. REVIEW: An older short film from 1949 that has often been noted for its extreme characteristics. Called by its …

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Film Review: The Embalmer (1965)

SYNOPSIS: “A crazed killer is on the loose in the catacombs of Venice, Italy. He stalks beautiful women, drags them to his underground lair, kills them, then stuffs them and adds them to his collection.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Prepare to gird your loins as I take you to an underground hell somewhere beneath the beautiful and ancient city of Venice, …

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Film Review: Gimme Shelter (2007)

SYNOPSIS: It’s just another day in a small New Mexican town. The folks of the small community go about their normal daily business never realizing that on the outskirts of town there is an evil just waiting for the sun to go down. That evil comes in the form of a young man named Phillip who is out to get his fathers …

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Film Review: Elimination (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A large group of people gather, ready to perform auditions for a new, different kind of show. It’s an online reality show, but none of the prospective performers know much about it. Unfortunate for them, they might get killed on it. Assuming they don’t, they could win one million dollars. REVIEW: Wow, what a bunch of attractive people about …

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Film Review: Inquisition (1976)

SYNOPSIS: A Witch-Finder General (not that one) falls in love with a village beauty and suspected witch who, unbeknownst to him, has made a pact with Satan himself to seduce and eternally damn those who would kill off his servants. Vincent Price would never have fallen for that. REVIEW: “No-one expects the Spanish Inquisition!” goes the old Monty Python sketch. …

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Film Review: WatchUsDie.com (2001)

SYNOPSIS: WatchUsDie.com Director – Ryan Woo Screenplay – Keith Strandberg Murder has just logged in. If you saw what you thought was a murder on the Internet, what would you do? Set in a voyeur site called WatchUsDorm.com, viewers are given the chance to watch the everyday lives of eight beautiful women living in the house. These girls are live, …

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Film Review: High Plains Invaders (2009)

SYNOPSIS: In the early 20th century, aliens of the giant metallic insect variety invade a remote Western mining town in a mission to find enough uranium to fuel their spaceship. Retired outlaw Sam Danville (James Marsters) leads a motley band against the menace. For the human survivors, the mystery of what these nightmarish invaders really are — and what exactly …

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Film Review: Hazard Jack (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A group of supposed teens decide to spend the weekend in an abandoned hospital for some paint ball, booze, and of course sex.  What they don’t realize is that a homicidal killer calls this hospital home and he’s not happy that they have intruded. REVIEW: Director David Worth, who brought us Bloodsport (1988) and Kickboxer (1989) now us this …

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