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Film Review: Goth Kill: The Soul Collector (2009)

SYNOPSIS: “When Catholic Priest and Inquisitor Nicholas Dread finds out that innocents are being burned as witches he decides to do something about it. Unfortunately for him, his superiors don’t agree and he’s burned at the stake alongside two women he forced confessions from. While dying, Nick curses god and makes a pact with Satan to reign over his own …

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Film Review: Dorm of The Dead (2012)

Dorm of The Dead (2012)

SYNOPSIS: At Arkham University, campus bitches Clare and Julie have a score to settle with goth chicks Sarah and Allison. And when Amy accidentally unleashes a campus zombie epidemic, Clare picks Sarah as the perfect candidate to join the walking dead! But things have a way of backfiring. . .don’t they? So don’t be surprised if Clare and Julie wind …

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Film Review: Maggie (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side. REVIEW: Far be it for me to say that I don’t enjoy a slow, thoughtful & depressing film every so often. Although I mainly watch (& write …

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Film Review: My 2 Cents (short film)

SYNOPSIS: A couple get advice from a mysterious waiter in an airport cafe. REVIEW: Another short film, kids! Today we have MY TWO CENTS, directed by Thomas D. Moser and written by Michael O’Hare Wallace, who also appears the film as Peter the waiter. Let me say up front that I really loved the writing in this film. Mr. Wallace …

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Film Review: The River Murders (2011)

SYNOPSIS: A homicide detective, Ray Liotta, while investigating a series of murders becomes the prime suspect when the FBI uncovers his close personal ties to all the victims. REVIEW: One of my all-time favorite films is Martin Scorcese’s “Goodfellas”. That film made me a life-long Ray Liotta fan. He has had a bit of a rocky career, even sometimes going …

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Film Review: Magic (1978)

SYNOPSIS: Acclaimed director Richard Attenborough helms this unconventional horror-thriller that reveals Anthony Hopkins’s penchant for creepiness years before his Oscar-winning turn as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. After bombing in his first solo performance, a magician’s assistant (Hopkins) holes up with a ventriloquist’s dummy named Fats and eventually hones his act into something spectacular. But when Fats starts talking back, his master’s …

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Stephen King’s 10 Scariest Movie Monsters

There are few names as synonymous with horror as author Stephen King. The man has created some of the most original, cerebral, bizarre, and creepy horror stories in history and its no surprise a good many of them have been adapted into films. But with so many to choose from, which of King’s beasties reigns supreme? Check it out. 10- …

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Film Review: Tekken (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother’s death. REVIEW: Fast forward into the future. 20239 to be exact. The world is a different picture and has become a product of chaos. Tekken, the largest corporation …

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Film Review: The Wicked (2013)

SYNOPSIS: A Group of teenagers test the legend of an immortal witch and get more than they bargained for. REVIEW: It’s always good to start off a review with the “urban myth-lore legend”. The place? An old house in the woods that is believed to be occupied by an old witch. We are told that if you can get close …

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Film Review: The Deepening (2006)

SYNOPSIS: THE DEEPENING follows a troubled New York fireman who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder after working the tragic terrorist events of 9-11. In search of a fresh start, he relocates to a small fire department in a quiet rural town where he seeks treatment from Doctor Chambers for his recurring nightmares. The bad dreams, however, do not subside. …

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Film Review: All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)

SYNOPSIS: A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, a good girl who became quite hot over the summer, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop quite mysteriously. REVIEW: Created in 2006, “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” finally arrives onto bluray almost 8 years later. This horror …

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Film Review: Curtains (1983)

SYNOPSIS: A group of actresses up for a highly-coveted movie role go to the director of the film’s mansion (which is in the middle of nowhere) to audition for the part. It isn’t all fun and games though, as the tensions arise within the group so does the body count. You see, a masked killer has targeted the group and …

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Film Review: Night Wolf (2010)

Night Wolf (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Sarah Tyler returns to her troubled family home in the isolated countryside, for a much put-off visit. As a storm rages outside, Sarah, her family and friends shore up for the night, cut off from the outside world. But something comes out of the driving rain and darkness. Something that holds a dark secret so devastating that, in one …

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Film Review: Hack Job (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A cyber/slasher horror short starring the very talented Emmanuel Skretas as Michael, a reclusive hacker who experiences a downward spiral of bad luck created by a wealthy and established hacker named Bava (my father, Wayne McPhee). But the “hack off” that ensues is the least of Michael’s worries, when a third party crashes the competition, leaving viewers with a sense …

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Film Review: Come Back To Me (2014)

SYNOPSIS: Sarah & Josh are married suburbanites. After a car accident, Sarah suffers blackouts & ends up pregnant though Josh is sterile. As her life spirals she hides a camera in her home & unlocks a horrific secret with far-reaching consequences. REVIEW: Based on a book (The Resurrectionist) by Wrath James White, Writer/Director Paul Layden’s Come Back To Me is …

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Film Review: E.N.D. The Movie (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Day zero: When it all begins, in a funeral home. Day #1466: When the epidemic has already devoured the entire planet, set in a house in the woods. Day #2333: When the zombies have become something more than the monsters that we know, in a prison surrounded by post-apocalyptic scenarios. REVIEW: Zombies are all the rage.  The undead flesh …

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