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Film Review: Vampyre Tales (2005)

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Countess Plasma and assistant Phlegm present a series of short films about vampires from their abode at Hotel Blood. The short films, which are actually stories the countess tells her assistant, all involve what look like normal people that have a secret of being a vampire.

REVIEW:

Directed by: Ted Alderman and Tiffany Warren
Written By: Jim O’Rear and Tiffany Warren
Starring: Debbie Rochon, Jim O’Rear, Debbie D, … Continue reading

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From the Nightshift: Interview Tammy Reger (Slugs)

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In 1988 New World Pictures released a Spanish film that had partially been made in New York State. The movie is called “Slugs: the movie” and is one of those so bad it’s good movies. It is a movie that you have to see at least once in your life. The main character is named “Mike Brady” and he faces super strong, super slow moving killer snails with teeth. One of the … Continue reading

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From the Nightshift: ‘Bitez’ and ‘The Pigman’

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The Insomniac was invited to a movie premiere in Buffalo New York last Thursday Night and the thoughts of hot warm popcorn drew me there. A double feature was playing of “Bitez” and “The Pigman”.

“The Pigman” had been premiered at Rotten Jack’s Creepshow 2, which should be on everyone’s go to list. Watch for Rotten Jack’s Creepshow 3 next September, I will probably be there not sleeping (and there would be no reason to … Continue reading

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Jason Dark: Ghost Hunter – economic 99 Cents offer

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Thunder Peak Publishing, a division of international content developer G3 Studios, today announced the price reduction of the digital version of “Demons Night,” the first volume in the Jason Dark: Ghost Hunter series of dime novels. Since its launch earlier this year, the series has steadily built a catalog of stories, exploring a wide variety of action-packed encounters for the super sleuth Jason Dark to solve.

“With the repricing of the … Continue reading

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The 3 Best, and Only, Thanksgiving Themed Horror Movies

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Snow has started to fall in some states around the country and department stores have begun their annual Christmas sales. But wait, isn’t there another holiday between now and Christmas? Something about Pilgrims and Indians? Thanksgiving is slowly becoming the forgotten holiday, but not to worry, because I have compiled a list of the best Thanksgiving themed horror films to get you in that turkey eating spirit! So grab everyone in your family and curl … Continue reading

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Still ‘Psycho’ after all these Years – a movie overview

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WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS NUMEROUS DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PLOT
Peripherally based on the real life character of Ed Gein, who killed two people in the 1950s and kept their body parts, the Alfred Hitchcock film Psycho still resonates as one of the greatest horror films of all time, even 50 years after its 1960 release.

Published shortly after the discovery of Gein’s misdeeds, Robert Bloch’s novel partly inspired Joseph Stefano’s … Continue reading

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Vampire Circus: rolls its caravan onto Bluray 12.14.10

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DO YOU PREFER YOUR VAMPIRES VIOLENT, BLOODTHIRSTY, AND MEAN?

SYNAPSE FILMS LETS THE ANIMAL FUR FLY WITH VAMPIRE CIRCUS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN HIGH-DEFINITION AND BLU-RAY!

A little girl is brutally slain by a vampire in a tiny 19th century Austrian village. Seeking revenge, the townspeople invade the foreboding castle of Count Mitterhaus and kill him for the crime. As the Count falls, he curses the villagers and vows that … Continue reading

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Signed Copies of RAIJU

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Author Karen Koehler, whose book Raiju I reviewed for Famous Monsters of Filmland has stated on her blog that her mother has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She has to undergo a double mastectomy.

For those who know someone stricken with any type of cancer, you know what a toll it can take physically, emotionally and financially.

Karen is offering signed copies of her novel Raiju to help out her … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Future – Issue 2

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DEAD FUTURE #2 (COMIC)
Writers: Sebastian Piccione, Candy Hart, Daniel Palmer
Artists: Martinho Abreu, Julio Falkenhagen, Juha Veltti
Letters: Martin Brandt II, Juha Veltti
Publisher: Grim Crew
Publication Date: 2009
Format: 40 pages
Price: $3.99

” The stories of undeath continue in anthology two. These tales of the undead, arisen to devour the living, leaving nothing but a wasteland behind them. Yes, that is what … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Horror Hosts

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Gather around one and all,

Plant yourself in front of the boob-tube for some of your favorite horror treasures. I used to love watching scary movies as a kid. Even better, I used to love it when someone hosted those movies and talked a bit about them and took you through each commercial breaks. Those were the times. Now, most people “gather round” the computer screen instead… and I guess that’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dark Delicacies – Issue 1

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DARK DELICACIES ISSUE #1 (COMIC)
written by F. Paul Wilson, Steve Niles, Joe R. Lansdale and Neal Barrett Jr.,
Published by IDW
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color
Price: $3.99

Dark Delicacies is the first edition from the IDW line of comics to come our way. Set up like “Tales from he Crypt” each edition is designed to feature 2 horror tales by noted authors to be released … Continue reading

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Film Review: Poultrygeist: Night of the Dead Chicken (2007)

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What happens when a fast-food chicken franchise is built on a sacred Native American burial site rife with restless spirits? Zombie chickens! Now it’s up to high school grad Arbie (Jason Yachanin) to find a way to destroy the featherless fiends. Or will the fowl beasts turn the hungry drive-thru customers into the insatiable undead, too? This gleeful free-range romp through the supernatural also features Kate Graham and Allyson Sereboff.

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Film Review: Push (2009)

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On the run from the Division, a dangerous government agency that uses people with psychic abilities to do their bidding, telekinetic Nick Gant (Chris Evans) and clairvoyant Cassie Holmes (Dakota Fanning) team up to find a third psychic who can help them destroy the organization. But when the Division picks up their trail, it sends a powerful agent (Djimon Hounsou) to stop them at all costs. Paul McGuigan directs this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Prey (1978)

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Barry Stokes, Sally Faulkner and Glory Annan star in this horror film about an alien with a yen for human flesh. After landing his spacecraft on Earth in a remote part of Britain, an alien kills a young man, assumes his identity and shows up at the home of Jessica and her jealous lover, Josephine. Unaware that the strange light she saw in the sky is connected with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dark Faith – Editors: Maurice Broaddus | Jerry Gordon

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DARK FAITH
Edited by Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon
Published by: Apex Publications
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Black / White – 360 pages
Price: $19.95

Many people believe that faith and horror do not mix, but I would be among the first to argue that point. The experience of terror is an intensely spiritual one and spiritual experiences can often be quite terrifying.

Dark Faith is an … Continue reading

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Horror Talk: 11.10.10

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Greetings, boys and ghouls! Welcome back to Horror Talk, hosted once again by your friendly neighborhood gorehound and indie filmmaker extraordinaire, Travis Legge. I have not gotten the ax as of yet, so apparently I must be doing something right!

Let me begin by giving a big thank you to the readers who shared and reposted the link to last week’s article. I’ve already had the fortune of making some new friends … Continue reading

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Film Review: 20/20 (Short film) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: 

In 2010, time is running out for those who haven’t already been affected by an inexorable super-virus that spreads from computers to humans through radio waves.

 REVIEW: 

We are told that the planet has changed. An intelligent force has taken over, namely our own technology. This new program which is dubbed 20/20 is a version the Albert Eistein program which ______

We are told that the planet has changed. An … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tetsuo – The Bullet Man (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:

An American named Anthony is living and working in Tokyo and married to a Japanese woman. When their son is killed by the same driver who creates the Tetsuos in previous films, he makes the transformation into Tetsuo

REVIEW:

An assault on your senses… this was the first and presiding thought that came over me as I dug into Shinya Tsukamoto’s latest and long awaited follow up to the Tetsuo … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death Watch (1980)

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SYNOPSIS:
“Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular television series Death Watch.” (courtesy IMDB)

REVIEW:
A common feature of modern dystopias is to imagine a future so devoid of natural fulfillment for ordinary people that, like vultures of the mind, they … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zardoz (1974)

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SYNOPSIS:
“In the distant future, Earth is divided into two camps – the barely-civilised group and the overly-civilised one with mental powers. A plague is attacking the second group, after which its members cease to have any interest in life and become nearly catatonic. When Zed, one of the barbarians, crosses over, the tenuous balance in their world is threatened.” (courtesy IMDB)

REVIEW:
“I have seen the future and it … Continue reading

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