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Film Review: Friday the 13th (1980)

SYNOPSIS: Some plucky college aged kids find themselves reopening a summer camp despite the dark cloud and pile of dead bodies that surround it. As the partying begins, the clothes come off and the pots smoked, the kids find them selves killed one by one in increasingly creative ways. Who is behind this killing spree and who will survive the …

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Film Review: Night of Death (1980)

SYNOPSIS: When she takes up her new post at an eerie convalescent home deep in the French countryside, nurse Martine (Isabelle Goguey) soon discovers that several missing co-workers may have fallen prey to an unspeakable evil rumored to roam the hallways at night. But as Martine looks deeper into the mystery, she suspects the home’s aged residents know more about …

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Film Review: Stigma (1980)

SYNOPSIS: The death of Sebastian’s father engenders in him pathological fears and hallucinations. His death wishes seem to cause horrible accidents, which he is unable to control. When his older brother dies, he feels that he has caused it. He undergoes hypnosis, but his apparent supernatural powers continue. As his own life nears its end, he becomes even more violent …

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The Horror Happens Radio Show Announces Their 4th Annual “Women in Horror” Guest Lineup

With well over a 1000 guests and conversations in more than 200 episodes, THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW (http://horrorhappens.com) ushers in their 4th Annual “Women in Horror” Guests Conversations Series running for 7 weeks on http://hgrnj.org / HomeGrownRadioNJ. Over thirty diverse women of horror within film, writing, acting and more…. Join the show on the HomeGrownRadioNJ website or vis the TuneIn App …

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Film Review: Fade to Black (1980)

SYNOPSIS: A socially awkward young man who is also a film addict, jumps into his favorite past time and uses his favorite Hollywood characters to cope with life and exact revenge on those who have wronged him. REVIEW: This film begins in the home of the main character, Eric Binford, portrayed by Dennis Christopher (chariots of fire, Stephen King’s IT). …

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Film Review: Zombi Holocaust (1980)

SYNOPSIS: A series of corpse mutilations in hospitals around New York City prompt an anthropologist and her doctor colleague to investigate. The trail leads them to an Indonesian archipelago, where they rendezvous with Dr Obrero, who works there helping the natives. Not only do they encounter groups of roaming cannibals in their search, but it becomes apparent that the island …

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Film Review: Harlequin (aka Dark Forces) (1980)

SYNOPSIS: A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man. But his is nothing compared to the extraordinary power of the enigmatic stranger who mysteriously comes to “visit” him. Possessing uncanny magical prowess and miraculous psychic abilities, the peculiar, but seemingly benevolent, visitor quickly gains a spell-binding hold over the senator …

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