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Video Madness: Pencil Face

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Here’s a bizarre little film I ran into on a site called openfilm. It’s called “Pencil Face” and it’s pretty f*cking disturbing. I mean that. This pencil creature really gave me the willies. He’s got this frozen grin that’s pretty unnerving. The weird musical accompaniment and the strange subject matter – that of an almost Djinn-like pencil – doesn’t help …

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Film Review: The 5th Wave (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. REVIEW: With Katniss having hung up her bow and arrows in the final Hunger Games film last year, and the Divergent series dying a slow, painful death, could The 5th Wave from director J …

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Trailer: Red Billabong (2016)

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Two estranged brothers and their friends are pulled into a world of mystery and lies when their grandfather’s property is passed into their hands. As both brothers are pulled apart by different choices, one thing is clear – something sinister is going on. As people go missing the brothers learn secrets that will change their life forever – but what …

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Film Review: Smothered (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Five horror stars ditch an autograph session to make guest appearances at a haunted RV park. Instead of easy work and fake ghouls, they find the horrors within to be real. REVIEW: The first smothering in Smothered takes place around the four-minute mark.  A man is suffocated by a pair of very large breasts belonging to a woman named …

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Video Madness: Marvel Zombies

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Ok class, today I have a homespun treat. It’s a submission I just received from an FX artist friend of mine and certified class clown, Dave Brooke. It’s a short, fan made trailer for “Marvel Zombies” created by his cohorts Scotty Fields and Jim Ojala. I believe I’ve met Scotty before, however it was at a costume party where he …

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Film Review: A Tricky Treat (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A man is kidnapped on Halloween night by a very strange family and his fate lies in the hands of the two children. REVIEW: More short films! Today we have  A TRICKY TREAT, written by Kamal John Iskander and directed by Patricia Chica. So I swiped this next paragraph from IMDB, since it tells you everything you need to …

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Psychological Shocker “The Binding” Makes BR and DVD Debut August 2nd from Scream Factory

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SCREAM FACTORY PRESENTS A Loved One’s Faith Becomes Your Greatest Fear in The Binding A Psychological Thriller of Deep Conviction Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD on August 2nd, 2016 from Scream Factory An unsettling spiritual shocker, The Binding shows the darker side of devotion when a religious family’s patriarch begins receiving visions of bloodshed. Written and directed by Gus Krieger, …

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Film Review: Manhunter (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: Using his uncanny ability to get inside psychopaths’ minds, former FBI agent Will Graham (William Petersen) returns to action to hunt down a serial killer. Graham retired after catching Hannibal Lecter (Brian Cox) and subsequently suffering a breakdown. Now, he engages in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecter to capture a new killer. This gripping psychological horror film is …

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Film Review: Voyage to Agatis (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A couple decides to go on a yachting voyage, and they buy a prostitute to accompany them on their journey. The man is a sadistic killer who enjoys raping and torturing young women, and the young prostitute quickly  learns that she has to fight for her life to survive. REVIEW: There’s a lot to say about this film. Thankfully, …

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Film Review: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits heroes and their actions. This results in a division within The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this act, claiming that heroes and their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed …

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Film Review: Bad Influence (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in–and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces himself as Alex, and the two go out to an under- ground club. Within a matter of days, …

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Interview: Jenn Burry (Alienated)

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You portray Paige in “Alienated,” how did you prepare to play the character and how did the process of starting to work with director Brian Ackley go? Jen: It was kind of funny because he wasn’t here in New York, he lives down South. The other actor George and I. There was Taylor Negron who is also in the film …

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