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Film Review: Hunting The Legend (2014)

SYNOPSIS: In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16″ footprint were left behind… Five years later, his son seeks revenge. REVIEW: After having just watched a found footage film centered on the legend of Bigfoot (Willow Creek), I hardly expected (or needed) to see another one. But I …

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Film Review: The Itch – Short film (2009)

SYNOPSIS: After his girlfriend leaves him, a man has unprotected sex with a prostitute and has to deal with the ensuing infection and grotesque transformation. REVIEW: “The Itch” is a short film that clocks in at just under thirteen minutes, and has a great time being the kind of campy, over the top, low-budget horror movie that I expect from …

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Film Review: Chrysalis (2014)

SYNOPSIS: Joshua and Penelope are survivors of a deadly infection that laid waste to humanity 25 years ago. When they encounter fellow survivor Abira, their lives are forever changed as they fight off the remnants of the infected. REVIEW: Zombie films have always been fairly popular. From the old classics like George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978) to …

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Film Review: Monster (2003)

SYNOPSIS: Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron, in an Oscar-winning performance) faced difficult odds early in life, abusing drugs and becoming a prostitute (and pregnant) by the age of 13. Wuornos moved from Michigan to Florida where she continued to ply her “trade,” specializing in a clientele consisting mainly of truck drivers. It was during that time that she began murdering any …

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Film Review: Astron-6 (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Astron-6 is the brainchild of these five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of fear and laughter. They subvert the expectations of the seasoned viewer with the nightmarish and absurd. Their imagery and recurring themes are often torn from the childhood of the irony-craving, internet savvy Generations X and Y. That is, they often lampoon …

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Film Review: Doomsday (2008)

SYNOPSIS: A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race. REVIEW: Director – Neil Marshall Starring – Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell When I received this current pack of movies to review and I saw that one of them was titled “Doomsday,” well, I just had to …

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Film Review: Discopath (2013)

SYNOPSIS: The mid-70’s: a timid young New Yorker leads an uneventful life until he is fatefully exposed to the pulsating rhythms of a brand-new genre of music: disco. Unable to control his murderous impulses that stem from a traumatic childhood experience, Duane Lewis transforms into a dangerous serial killer exiled to Montreal.

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Film Review: Within (aka Dead Inside) (2014)

SYNOPSIS: Albert, Katrina, Jill, Danny and Officer Dearborn find themselves hiding out in a house during a zombie apocalypse brought upon by a blood-born disease. REVIEW: Within (aka Dead Inside)  is a Troma Team film. While sitting in a restaurant with her boyfriend, Jill has a vision that everyone around her dies a painful, bloody death and there are bodies …

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Film Review: The Theatre Bizarre (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the dark, decrepit auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an …

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Film Review: Fell (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Bill has problems. He lost his job, he quit the band, his medications are running out, and his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Jenny, has gone down the drain. But now he has an even bigger problem, there is a dead girl in his bathtub, and he can’t remember how she got there. Bill’s best friend, Derrek, is the only …

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Film Review: Wrong Turn (2003)

SYNOPSIS: License to Drive meets Deliverance when Scott (Desmond Harrington) crashes into a carload of three other young people (Eliza Dushku, Jeremy Sisto and Emmanuelle Chriqui). The foursome is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they’re hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured via generations of inbreeding. Should’ve called AAA!

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Film Review: The Dead and the Damned 2 (2014)

SYNOPSIS: After the zombie apocalypse decimates most of the world a solider helps out any survivors he runs across as he makes his way to the ocean to spread the ashes of his dead wife and daughter.  REVIEW: I never saw The Dead and the Damned but thought that it sounded interesting due to the fact that it was set …

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Film Review: The Hide (2008)

SYNOPSIS: On the windswept Suffolk mudflats creaks a bird-hide, inside which hovers Roy Tunt, a prematurely aged, mildly obsessive-compulsive birder. With one more sighting – the elusive sociable plover – he will have ‘twitched’ the entire British List. Tunt has his shortwave radio, packed-lunch and a portrait of his ex-wife Sandra for company. Suddenly, in the midst of a conversation …

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Film Review: The Final Terror (1983)

SYNOPSIS: A group of people on a camping trip gets picked off one-by-one by a mysterious killer who is lurking in the woods. REVIEW: While The Final Terror may not be the most original horror film in the world I still enjoyed it and found it to be quite entertaining. We get all of the usual staples that every good …

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Film Review: The Sinful Dwarf (Dværgen) (1973)

SYNOPSIS: “A young bride,” promised the ads, “left alone to the lewd passions of an evil dwarf!” Severin Films is officially going to Hell – and taking you with them – with the first time ever in America DVD release of what may be the sleaziest film in EuroCult history: Diminutive former kiddie-show host Torben Bille – who looks disturbingly …

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Film Review: Sam Hell (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Sean, an energetic spooky-house worker, thought it was the coolest. It was basically a rotting corpse in a cage. It would work well in the Spooky House this Halloween, he thought. But sometimes things should be left alone. Sean’s co-workers, at the Spooky House, noticed the change right away. They could hear him talking to the morose thing as …

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