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Top 10 List of Artsploitation Films

Artsploitation Films offer a unique, exciting, controversial and often-times challenging selection of art and genre movies from around the globe. What are the Top 10 Artsploitation Films? Here is our list. You can decide if you agree with the selections. 01- Vampyres (2015) In 1974, an English horror film titled VAMPYRES, written and directed by José Ramón Larraz Gil , …

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Film Review: The Jitters (1989)

SYNOPSIS: In Chinatown, merciless gang goes on nightly rampages of theft and destruction. Merchant Frank Lee has no way of fighting back – until he’s undead, murdered by the gangsters…but he returns to life transformed into a “Kyonshi” – Chinese version of a vampire – and ready to avenge his unjust death in a way that’s sure going to give …

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Film Review: Smiley (2012)

SYNOPSIS: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley’s next victim. REVIEW: I did it for the lulz I did it for the lulz I did it for the lulz If that phrase sounds …

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Film Review: Ticks (Infested) (1993)

SYNOPSIS: Problem teens in Los Angeles join an inner-city wilderness project in and attempt to get back in touch with life’s priorities, led by do-gooders Holly and Charles. When they get to the campsite, they begin having problems adjusting to the wild life, particularly local marijuana growers using herbal steroids to accelerate plant growth, and the mutated ticks that the …

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Film Review: 6 Degrees of Hell (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Six individuals are caught up in a supernatural perfect storm, as an evil lays claim to one of them while threatening to tear apart the soul of a small Pennsylvania town. REVIEW: While my original anticipations of this film were higher, I did find this film somewhat harder to review. Perhaps it was due to the premise being a …

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Film Review: The Lodger (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Hope Davis (About Schmidt), Shane West (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) and Simon Baker (TV’s “The Mentalist”) star in this terrifying thriller. THE LODGER follows a seasoned detective on the trail of a ruthless killer intent on slaughtering prostitutes along West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. It appears that the murderer’s grisly methods are identical to that …

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My Favorite Horror Books of 2010

Now for my annual list of my favorite books from 2010. I managed to read 56 books this year, basically one a week. That is along with various magazines that I manage to squeeze in also; Diabetic Forecast; Home Theater Magazine, Cemetery Dance, Morpheus Tales etc. Also, along with spending time with the amazing new woman in my life, working …

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Top 13 Colorful Horror Movies

1. The Masque of the Red Death (1964) Vincent Price, Tarot, Satan, and the Plague. Yes, yes, yes—and yes, this movie is awesome. If there was any color to represent the genre, red would be it; black, maybe, but I think we can agree blood is the cornerstone of our appeal. Red is also my favorite color, so there you …

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Film Review: Auteur (2014)

SYNOPSIS: On the brink of reaching the pinnacle of his film career for his latest theatrical masterpiece; Director Charlie Buckwald suddenly disappears. Taking all of the footage and leaving virtually no trace of his existence. Soon to follow are the sudden deaths of his film crew and pieces of evidence that all point to one incident on set. Intrigued by …

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Film Review: Mirror Mirror (2012)

SYNOPSIS: “After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful eighteen-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious but kindhearted …

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10 Reasons to Skip the Film THE GALLOWS

In the horror genre we have films that either thrill and chill us or fail to tap into the core of our psyche leaving us in want for new nightmares. Over the last few years we’ve seen a plethora of films that have tried to terrify audiences and while some hit the mark, not of all of them were particularly …

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Film Review: RoadKill (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying beast that tries killing them all. REVIEW: Directed by Johannes Roberts Written by Rick Suvalle Starring: Kacey Barnfield, Stephen Rea, Eliza Bennett Best line: “Ok, I don’t …

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Top Ten Halloween Masks 2016

Horrornews.net and Entertainment Earth bring to you,  The Top 10 Halloween Masks for 2016.   For anyone who has every went Trick or Treating, you can appreciate pulling over an awesome Halloween mask and knocking on a neighbors door to score some top notch candy. Let’s start with the king of Halloween, Michael Myers: 10. Halloween 5 Michael Myers Deluxe Latex …

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Film Review: Mad Mutilator (1983)

SYNOPSIS: Ogroff is a very odd hermit who lives in the woods in the French countryside. He enjoys wearing a mask, decorating his run-down house with various bones and body parts, and killing anyone who comes anywhere near him or his home. Did I mention that he also keeps a bunch of zombies in his basement for some unknown reason …

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Film Review: Collision Earth (2011)

SYNOPSIS: A maverick scientist discovers that the planet Mercury has been knocked off its normal orbit by a wave of magnetic energy and is now headed towards Earth. REVIEW: A TV movie made for the SyFY channel this provides ninety minutes’ hokey fun in an endearingly old-fashioned way. More than anything it reminded me of a Saturday morning serial, what …

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Film Review: Leatherface (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Years before the events that took place in the original The Texas Chainsaw Massacre a young Leatherface (who acts nothing like Leatherface until the end of the movie) escapes from a mental hospital, is taken hostage by a weird homicidal couple, and then kills some people.   REVIEW: Why does Leatherface need an origin story? I have no idea. I always just thought that he was a mentally challenged …

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Film Review: The Curse of El Charro (2005)

SYNOPSIS: In California, Maria has awful nightmares with and visions of her sister that committed suicide one year ago. Her roommate Chris invites Maria to travel with her and her friends Tanya and Rose on vacation to her uncle’s house in Saguaro, Arizona, to relax. When the group arrives in the house, they immediately go to a night-club to have …

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