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Film Review: Eat (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Novella McClure is like most struggling actresses in Los Angeles: she’s in her early 30s, her fake name sounded cooler ten years ago, and she hasn’t landed a role in three years. To top it all off, she’s developed a disturbing habit of eating her own flesh. Novella desperately tries to hide her strange condition from her motherly landlord, ...

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Film Review: Camp (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Kozue and her younger sister are driving through the countryside on the first leg of a camping trip. A minor accident leaves them stranded in the middle of nowhere, out of range of mobile phone service. They are soon found by one of the locals, a polite young man, who escorts them to his home. When four other men ...

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Film Review: Voices From the Grave (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The dead have stories to tell a horror fan seeking the obscure. REVIEW: An anthology horror film by Richard Stoudt (Death By VHS) and Laurence Holloway (Nightmare Alley), VOICES FROM THE GRAVE presents three compelling short tales held together with a wrap-around story. Our story begins in a book shop. The nameless customer (although named in the closing credits, ...

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Film Review: Exorcism (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: In 1963 a young woman was possessed by a demon claiming to be the Devil, a local priest was requested by the girl’s mother to perform an Exorcism. No one knows what became of them. 50 years later a group of filmmakers attempt to recreate the Exorcism but they are not prepared for the horror they will encounter. Captured ...

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Film Review: Dead Still (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Upon the death of his great grandfather, Brandon Davis a wedding photographer inherits an antique camera famous for taking Victorian death photography. After photographing his subjects they start to die from horrible, bizarre deaths. REVIEW: Upon discovering the subject of the movie I was pretty eager to watch this film. It is a subject that a few before this ...

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Film Review: The Pirates (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, an unprecedented robbery shocks the nation-in-waiting: a whale has swallowed the Emperor’s Royal Seal, and a bounty placed on its retrieval. Now, every infamous gang of thieves, thugs, pirates, and government agents take to the seas, battling the elements, creatures of the deep, and each other to possess the ...

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Film Review: A Cry From Within (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Overcoming the heartache and tragic loss of a child a family relocates from New York City to the country. The house they’ve chosen soon begins to reveal a most ominous presence. Will the apparition get their new cohabitants to hear their Cry From Within? REVIEW: Aka Sebastien Directed by: Zach Miller, Deborah Twiss Starring: Eric Roberts, Deborah Twiss, Cathy ...

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Film Review: Late Night Double Feature (2014) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: A double bill of 1950s-style B-movie shorts from writer/director Christopher R. Mihm, the king of “new old, good bad” movies. REVIEW: Where to begin! This one kind of left me a bit speechless and asking myself what the hell did I just watch! Seriously, everything about it is very ‘different’ to anything else I have seen recently. This actually ...

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Film Review: It Follows (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After a young girl gets involved in a sexual confrontation, she is followed by an unknown force. REVIEW: It’s become something of a regular occurrence for those of us who watch horror films. Every so often, there’s a new one that has the critics falling down over themselves to declare it the scariest new film in decades, or the ...

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Film Review: Altar (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A family of four moves in temporarily to a house on the British moors. They have the intention of renovating it, but, they find, it’s the site of an old ritualistic killing. Naturally, the house is haunted. REVIEW: Meg Hamilton (Olivia Williams) restores historic houses. That’s what brings her and her family to the Radcliffe house, a crumbling mansion, ...

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Film Review: Cut! (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Nothing is as it seems as an ex-con and aspirant filmmaker set out to manufacture a horror film by scaring real people; however, when it goes too far and someone actually dies, the pair decide that killing for real on film is the way to make a truly terrifying movie. REVIEW: One of the most affecting aspects of horror ...

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Film Review: Cannibal Fog (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: First bite gives you focus, third bite gives you pleasure, fifth bite – Cannibal Fog. REVIEW: Cannibal Fog is a Swedish film by writer/director Jonas Wolcher about cannibals, this I do know for sure. Now, there are a lot of foreign language horror films where not a word of English is spoken throughout the entire running time, but someone ...

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Film Review: Foreclosure (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The story of a broken family striving to stay together while a curse and the ghosts of a haunted house try to tear them apart. REVIEW: Haunted houses are the new zombies. Though there remains no foreseeable shortage of the undead baddies gracing our screens anytime soon, isolated homesteads with dark histories are as abundant now as they were ...

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Film Review: Crazy Murder (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The film follows a severely mentally ill homeless man over the course of a year in the streets of New York City as he commits a string of senseless murders and disgusting acts. With very little dialog and subtle background music, as Crazy Murder unfolds the viewer is subjected to disgusting nails-on-chalkboard visuals and senseless acts REVIEW: Crazy Murder is a ...

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