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Film Review: Be Afraid (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Not long after John Chambers and his family arrive at their new home in a small country town of Pennsylvania, John begins to experience sleep paralysis. Lying there paralyzed, trapped within his own nightmare, other-worldly beings visit John. He discovers the entities’ sole purpose… the abduction of his seven year old son. REVIEW: This film was directed by Drew …

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Film Review: Passenger Zero (short film) (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Passenger zero is the story of Aiden and Eleanor, two random strangers brought together by extreme circumstances. Their journey is new, strange and sometimes terrifying. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have PASSENGER ZERO. produced by Celtic Badger Media, written and directed by Brian O’Regan. A young girl called Elanor (Audrice Styles) walking alone on the side of …

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Film Review: XX (2017)

SYNOPSIS: XX is a new horror anthology with a gender twist – all segments will be helmed by female directors and will star female leads. The directors have been given free creative rein within budget and time constraints, but all of the segments themselves will involve the horror genre. REVIEW: With more women establishing themselves in the roles of screenwriters …

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Vamps (2017)

SYNOPSIS: The story takes place in 18th century russia. empress elizabeth’s confessor, monk named Lavr, is exiled to a monastery in a haunted mountainous region, taking his secret ancient knowledge with him. Years later, the empress sends her godson Andrey to bring the monk back. Andrey travels to the ill-famed place and meets with Lavr, but before they can return …

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Film Review: The Dark Tapes (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity. REVIEW: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more …

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Film Review: Call of the Wolf (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Kidnapped and trapped by a winter storm, this slow burn thriller follows two strangers who must outsmart an unseen killer. REVIEW: Call of the Wolf was actually Writer/Director R.D. Womack II’s thesis project for the New York Film Academy, and was picked up by Gravitas Ventures. Womack has worked on marketing campaigns for Disney, Lionsgate, Marvel, and ABC, and …

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7 Witches (2017)

SYNOPSIS: As their big day approaches, Cate and Cody should be celebrating. Their families are there, they’ve rented an island for the big day, but unbeknownst to them, their wedding falls on the day when a 100-year-old curse comes to fruition. Instead of celebrating, they find themselves fighting for their lives as a coven of witches rise for revenge.

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Film Review: Eloise (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories. REVIEW: Robert Legato, who directed Eloise, received Academy Awards as part of the teams on Hugo (2011) and The …

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Film Review: VooDoo (2017)

SYNOPSIS: When Dani, an innocent southern girl, vacations to Los Angeles to evade her increasingly complicated life, she learns that escaping her past isn’t as easy as she hoped. REVIEW: The filmmakers behind VooDoo are not good people, and I don’t mean that as a backhanded compliment or to arouse interest. This film is the definition of incompetent. The people …

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Film Review: The Institute (2017)

SYNOPSIS: In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents’ untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge, or else be forever lost

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Film Review: Colossal (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Gloria is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. …

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Film Review: Atomica (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A safety inspector at a remote nuclear power plant begins to have doubts about the sanity — or perhaps the identities — of two of her key employees. REVIEW: ‘Gibson Desert North is the largest nuclear waste repository in the southern hemisphere,’ we’re told in the Atomica. So, it’s fair to say that if something went wrong with it, …

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