Film Review: Optica (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In the southern tier region of Western New York there is a dense wooded area known as “The Hollows”. Regarded as cursed by the Senecas, the region has been the site of strange lights, inexplicable sounds, countless disappearances, and brutal murders. This documentary includes footage found in “The Hollows” at an abandoned camp site. The individual who filmed these images has never been found. REVIEW: I remember it was late one night, I was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Scream Nosferatu (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Red Scream Nosferatu is an edgy, blood-drenched revisioning of the classic original vampire film. When Jonothan Harker travels to the castle of Count Orlok on business he instead becomes a prisoner of the Count and the plaything of the Count’s three vampire brides. When Orlok abandons the castle to make Jonothan’s wife Mina his new love, the three brides seek to transform Jonothan into their new master through a ritual of torture and blood. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Scream Ghost Hunt (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Red Scream Ghost Hunt was an experiment in “organically-built minimalist cinema”. Rather than a script, we had an idea – “group of ghost hunters exploring the dark passages of the Buffalo Central Terminal (BCT)”. We then took a group of actors and non-actors who happened to have a free weekend and who were interested in being able to explore the BCT and play “ghost hunt”. Groups of actors were given a camera, some simple … Continue reading

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Film Review: Prison of The Psychotic Damned (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Five ghost hunters, led by professor Rayna Bloom (Susan Adriensen), investigates undead activity in a spooky terminal in Buffalo’s rough East Side neighborhood. But our heroes find more than they bargain for in this claustrophobic horror thriller. Along for the gory ride are Rayna’s cameraman (Jim Vaughn), a psychic (Demona Bast), a trust-fund goth princess (Melantha Blackthorne) and Rayna’s pal Nessie (Noel Francomano). REVIEW: “That would be showing, that would be telling.” –Kansas “The … Continue reading

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