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Film Review: From Beyond (1986)

From Beyond (1986)

SYNOPSIS: After inventing a way for creatures from the fourth dimension to come into his own world, Dr. Edward Pretorious (Ted Sorel) suffers a gruesome decapitation at the hands of those he brought “from beyond.” But authorities suspect his assistant (Jeffrey Combs) is to blame. Barbara Crampton co-stars as a beautiful psychiatrist brought in to help police solve the case …

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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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Death House (2017)

SYNOPSIS: During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the Death House sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of horrors while being pursued by a ruthless army of roaming inmates. As they fight to escape, the agents push toward the lowest depths of the facility where they learn a supernatural group of evil beings …

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Film Review: Road Games (2015)

SYNOPSIS: While hitchhiking through the French countryside Jack meets up with Veronique when he saves her from a potentially physical altercation with her male companion.  The two soon find themselves staying at the house of a friendly older couple for the night, but unfortunately their hosts may not be quite as nice as they seem. REVIEW: I wasn’t too keen …

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 114 – Insidious Chapter 3 – We Are Still Here

Leigh Whannell steps into the director’s chair for the latest James Wan productions, INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 3. Santos starts the reviews off with a surprising positive review of latest film starring Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Lin Shaye, Tate Berney, Michael Reid MacKay, Steve Coulter and Hayley Kiyoko. For the “What Have You Been Watching” segment, the grue-crew review the …

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Interview: Barbara Crampton (You’re Next (2013)

She’s gorgeous, she’s talented, she’s charismatic…she’s Barbara Crampton! After making her first film appearance in Brian De Palma’s Body Double (1984) she made a much bigger (& bloodier) splash in director Stuart Gordon’s seminal shocker Re-Animator (1985). She continued on to appear in films such as From Beyond (1986), Castle Freak (1995) & Space Truckers (1996) all directed by Mr. …

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Film Review: You’re Next (2011)

SYNOPSIS: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. REVIEW: An unexpected mélange of “The Strangers“, “Straw Dogs“ and “Home Alone“, director Adam Wingard’s “You’re Next” is one of the most bracing and exciting films of the year! …

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Film Review: Castle Freak (1995)

SYNOPSIS: A recovering alcoholic and his grieving wife and daughter inherit an enormous Italian castle left to them by his estranged mother. What she left out of the will is that they’ve also inherited the sexually frustrated monster living in the basement. There’s always a catch. REVIEW: It was while watching Castle Freak that I was struck with a sudden …

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Film Review: The Evil Clergyman (1988)

SYNOPSIS: In 1987 Charles Band directed Pulse Pounders, an anthology film comprised of three 30 minute sequels to the biggest hits of Empire Pictures: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Evil Clergyman, a Trancers sequel, and a sequel to The Dungeonmaster. Pulse Pounders was shot and edited in 1988 before circumstances prevented it from being released. In addition the original 35mm negative for …

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Film Review: Re-Animator (1985)

SYNOPSIS: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. REVIEW: It’s pretty safe to say that any real horror fan from the 80’s remembers the release of the “Re-Animator“. A film that also bases itself on the horrific …

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