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Film Review: Hammer of the Gods (2013)

SYNOPSIS: When a Viking king is gravely wounded in battle fending off an approaching army, he sends his son Steinar on a quest to locate his missing older brother, Hakan the Ferocious. King Bagsecg insists that Steinar must return with the son who can save the clan from the enemy barking at their heels. REVIEW: Between Thor and Game of …

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Film Review: Bloodwork (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Two college pals decide to make some easy money by volunteering for a scientific experiment that is supposedly being done to test out a recently developed allergy drug. As soon as they arrive at the facility they get the feeling that something is a little off about everything, and it doesn’t take long before some weird and disturbing things …

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Film Review: Savaged (2013)

SYNOPSIS: A deaf girl is brutalized by a murderous gang who are then hunted by her when the bloodthirsty spirit of an Apache warrior inhabits her lifeless body. REVIEW: I haven’t been floored by a film in quite some time. It’s even more amazing to me since it was the first film I’ve watched in 2014 and I have to …

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Film Review: Mad Ron’s Prevue’s From Hell (1987)

SYNOPSIS: A horde of zombies descend upon a local movie theatre ready to enjoy the evenings show. Tonight is a very special night for the undead since projectionist “Mad Ron” has decided to show the audience some of the greatest grind house and exploitation film trailers from the 1970’s and early 80’s….Just don’t mind the couple who seem to be …

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Film Review: Phantom of the Opera (1989)

SYNOPSIS: A newer, gorier version of the classic 1910 Gaston Leroux tale has A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Robert Englund playing the Phantom. Christine Daaé is a young Broadway singer in New York City. She is auditioning for a show, and comes across an old piece of music written nearly 100 years before by an unknown musician name Erik Destler. …

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Film Review: Spek.ter (2007)

SYNOPSIS: A Woman screams. A mysterious figure in black wields a knife. A dead Woman appears covered in blood. For Dani, a Goth Erotic Pin-up Model, these events may be signs of something to come on one fateful night. Will she survive, or is all not what it appears to be? REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Terrence Kelsey Starring: Keisha …

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Film Review: Absence (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events. REVIEW: Absence is just another found footage horror film that has a few really solid moments but ends up being mostly a waste of …

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Film Review: The Dirties (2013)

SYNOPSIS: After being tormented daily within the confines of their high school two teen aged boys vie to make a documentary depicting the angst suffered at the hands of the bullies they refer to as The Dirties. REVIEW: Directed By: Matthew Johnson Starring: Matthew Johnson, Owen Williams, Krista Madison The Dirties is a heart breaking tale of alienation and social …

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Film Review: Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)

SYNOPSIS: A feral man who lives out in the wilderness kills anyone stupid enough to enter his woods. REVIEW: I am a connoisseur of 1980’s slasher films and take pride in the fact that I have almost seen every single one of them. However, from time to time some of them manage to slip through the cracks and I don’t …

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Film Review: BloodWine (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Andrea is just an ordinary Goth college girl trying to deal with the tragedies life has thrown at her. When her best friend, Brandy, comes back into her life, Andrea thinks things might finally be taking a turn for the better. But when the machinations of a mysterious woman, Carmilla, cause a birthday gift to go horribly awry, Andrea …

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories (1986)

SYNOPSIS: a babysitting uncle spins a trio of twisted bedtime stories freely adapted from the Brother’s Grimm. REVIEW Fairy tales have always been great source material for low budget filmmakers, primarily because the stories are public domain (AKA free), have built-in marquee value and the films can be distributed to a less discerning audience of children. During the sixties and …

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Film Review: Crave (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A depressed, oddball freelance photographer named Aiden escapes from his lonely existence fantasizing about saving damsels in distress and killing people that he thinks deserve it. After falling for his sexy neighbor Virginia (who he has a one night stand with) his life seems to have purpose. Thanks to her he thinks that he’s finally going to get the …

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Film Review: I Melt With You (2011)

SYNOPSIS: When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited. REVIEW: “I Melt With You” is a new film under the direction of Mark Pellington. The movie rides on the acting talents of Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, Christian McKay and Jeremy …

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Film Review: Horsehead (2014)

SYNOPSIS: Since her childhood, Jessica has been haunted by recurrent nightmares whose meaning escapes her. This peculiarity has led her to study the psychophysiology of dreams and to follow a therapy with Sean, her mentor and boyfriend, to try and understand the origin of her nightmares.

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Film Review: Killer Ink (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A group of irritating teenagers travel to the top vacation spot in the world, Vilnius, Lithuania. After a night of dancing awkwardly at a nightclub they fall victim to a tattoo artist and his apprentice. Proving there’s more than one way to skin vaguely attractive white people, the artist uses their flesh as a canvas for his sacred art. …

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Film Review: The Cell (2000)

SYNOPSIS: An FBI agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experimental technology, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to learn where he has hidden his latest kidnap victim. REVIEW: “The Cell” is unlike any horror movie you have seen. Which is no surprise with director Tarsem Singh’s visually creative mind behind …

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