Film Review: Swamp Thing (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: Deep in Florida’s darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist and a sexy government agent have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilization forever. Little do they know, however, that their arch nemesis is plotting to steal the serum for his own selfish schemes. Looting the lab and kidnapping the agent, the madman douses the scientist with the secret chemicals and leaves him for dead in the swamp. Mutated by his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Smashcut (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After his latest film is met with horrible reviews, Able Whitman sets out to prove the critics wrong by finding inspiration in his cast and crew. Sometimes great art requires great sacrifice- and the director always gets final cut! REVIEW: Directed by: Lee Demarbe Written by: Ian Driscoll Starring: David Hess, Sasha Grey, Jesse Buck, Michael Berryman, Herschell Gordon Lewis When filmmakers are out there trying to make the big bucks, one will do … Continue reading

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Film Review: Body Count (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Your typical gang of 80’s stereotypes (unwisely) decide to camp at an old campsite in the middle of nowhere. Unfortunately for them a curse has been placed on the land and as a result a shaman (who isn’t quite human) roams the woods, violently killing anyone who happens to cross his path. Soon the campers are brutally killed off one-by-one, but is the shaman really behind the murders or is someone else the responsible … Continue reading

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Film Review: 42nd Street Forever: The Blu-ray Edition (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Synapse Films’ best-selling 42nd Street Forever series has been a favorite of grindhouse and exploitation fans around the world. This colossal best of collection combines a selection of vintage theatrical trailers from the first two volumes of the series and mixes them up with some all-new selections! Remastered in true 1080p high definition, this mind-numbing dose of classic original coming attractions will have your Blu-ray player exploding with more than three and a half … Continue reading

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Dai Of The Dead: David Hess

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I think the only reason I am writing right now is to keep from losing my mind. David Hess passed away last night off the heels of this 69th birthday. As a matter of fact, I just spoke to him on that birthday as he was getting ready to celebrate with his friends and family for dinner. The very last words we spoke to each other were “I love you.” That is probably the string … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last House on The Left (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: In this cult horror favorite from twisted writer-director Wes Craven, a pair of repulsive, sadistic escaped convicts kidnap, rape, torture and murder two teenage girls — but the criminals have picked the wrong teens to victimize. One of the girls’ parents, not content with turning to the law, set out to exact an equally brutal revenge on the vicious murderers, who are hiding out in the family’s home. REVIEW: Sometimes the scariest horror movies … Continue reading

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Film Review: House on the Edge of The Park (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: Time to party hardy. Hardly! It’s more like time to bail when two psychotics gate-crash a perfectly delightful get-together and turn it into a gore-fest with a huge body count. Directed by Ruggero Deodato, House on the Edge of the Park makes no pretense — it’s an exploitation flick complete with ritualistic torture. REVIEW: Written by: Gianfranco Clerici and Vincenzo Mannini Directed by: Ruggero Deodato Starring: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Annie Belle, Christian Borromeo, Marie … Continue reading

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Update on Cannibal Holocaust II

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Italian director Ruggero Deodato who is known best for his gore filled films is back at it again.  He is working on getting the cast in place for Cannibal Holocaust II and has tapped horror veteran David Hess as his leading man.  It’s been three decades since these two worked together on The House on the Edge of the Park and Body Count. Cannibal Holocaust II is a follow up to the original story of … Continue reading

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Interview: David Hess

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WHO: DAVID HESS MOVIE: LAST HOUSE ON LEFT, SMASH CUT, FALLEN ANGELS Heya Freaks and Minx! I had the chance to sit down with the infamous and ultra-amazing DAVID HESS (LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, ZODIAC KILLER, ZOMBIE NATION, SMASH CUT) for an interview about his upcoming film SMASH CUT as well as a couple questions about his life in the film business. (If you’ve ever heard me talk about him especially his films, you … Continue reading

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