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Film Review: This Violent World (1976)

SYNOPSIS: A mondo film from 1976, This Violent World gives the viewer an inside look at violent traditions and practices from around the world. REVIEW: Mondo films have a long history, filled with bizarre footage and social commentary. This Violent World carries on that “proud” tradition, contrasting the violence in the natural world with the violence committed by mankind. We are shown …

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Film Review: UFO: It is Here (2016)

SYNOPSIS: While shooting a documentary, a group of film students spots a fireball in the sky and proceed to track down its location in the woods; unbeknownst to them, something deadly is waiting for them at their final destination. REVIEW: This little bit of kibble from Germany is written and directed by Daniele Grieco, founder of Stella Maris Film and …

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Genre icon Bill Oberst Jr joins the HUNTING GROUNDS this February

Uncork’d Entertainment has set award-winning creature feature HUNTING GROUNDS for a Feb 7 release. Winner Best Sci-Fi Horror Film at the Toronto Independent Film Festival 2015, writer-director John Portanova’s acclaimed film sees a fractured family forced to go up against an angry clan of Bigfoot. Festival audiences and horror critics have gone crazy for the story of a father and …

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Film Review: The Antichrist (1974)

SYNOPSIS: Ippolita is a young woman paralyzed by a childhood accident and confined to a wheelchair ever since. Struggling with a crisis of religious faith, she consults a psychiatrist who hypnotizes her as part of past life regression therapy. The treatment temporarily cures her paralysis, but also awakens a demon that has haunted the family for generations. The demon possesses …

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Film Review: The House by the Edge of the Lake (1979)

SYNOPSIS: Years after her mother drowned under mysterious circumstances in a lake a woman returns to the site where it happened. It isn’t long before some weird things start to happen (such as any man she has sex with dying immediately afterward and her developing some sort of weird psychic link with another woman). Will she find out the truth …

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Film Review: Gloria Mundi (Tortura) (1976)

SYNOPSIS: A young actress throws herself into her work, unwittingly becoming a terrorist in the process. REVIEW: The film opens with a young actress sitting in a bathtub, listening to her director’s instructions through a radio/recording device. Hamdias, the mysterious director, has gone missing for the time being, but has recorded his direction for her to practice her acting at …

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Film Review: Bukarest Fleisch (2007)

SYNOPSIS: A young woman discovers that her family may have been killed in Eastern Europe, so she sets out on a journey to find the truth. Along the way, she uncovers a terrible secret about a local food scam. REVIEW: First films are difficult. You can either hit it out of the park, becoming an instant celebrity and someone whose …

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Film Review: Blood Brothers (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Two brothers, Charles and Thomas, who feel they are of superior intelligence, concoct a deadly game of murder to fulfill their devious fantasies, but doing so derails their relationship with horrifying results. REVIEW: “Blood Brothers”, is a fantastic piece of art, and I do consider it art. Writer and director Jose Prendes takes the audience on a stylized and …

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Film Review: Farts of Darkness (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Farts of Darkness, the behind the scenes documentary made during the filming of Troma’s “Terror Firmer” (1998) REVIEW: For those entering into the world of schlock independent cinema blind, there is a name you should remember and will be encountering often, Troma Entertainment. Troma is one of the longest surviving independent distributors and studio, with a reputation for filming …

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Trailer: Beyond The Gates (2016)

Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father’s video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets. As they dig through the store, they find a VCR board game dubbed ‘Beyond The Gates’ that holds a connection to their father’s disappearance and deadly consequences for anyone who plays it.

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Book Review: Clockwork Universe – Author John W. Dennehy

CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE A STEAMPUNK THRILLER By John W. Dennehy 98 Pages When Kevin waits on a platform for a commuter train to Boston something most surreal unfolds. A beautiful stranger named Sarah introduces herself after he awakens from a nap. One glimpse around he realizes something is dreadfully amiss. Everyone is dressed and composes oneself seemingly from an entirely different …

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Trailer: Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017)

DETENTION SUCKS BUT IT’S KILLER FUN: It’s four years later, and a new group of students has been placed in Saturday detention at the infamous and prestigious Crestview Academy. When Siouxsie, sophomore ‘undercrust,’ crashes the party to avenge her sister’s death, a Saturday detention reserved for the privileged seniors of Crestview Academy turns into a date in hell. It’s not …

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Trailer: American Skumbags (2016)

American Scumbags is the new full length feature by Denver filmmaker Dakota Bailey. The film features three interconnected stories revolving around heroin addicted drug dealer/hitman Johnny (Dakota Bailey), sadistic psychopath convict Billy (Darrien Fawkes) & drug kingpin Chester (Fred Epstein).

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