Film Review: NightBreed – Directors Cut (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: Aaron (Craig Sheffer) is haunted by nightmares of Midian, a mythical underground of monsters. But his therapy involves a serial-killing psychiatrist (David Cronenberg) who pins his own crimes on his patient. When Aaron dies as a result of his doctor’s deception, he enters the underworld and joins the Nightbreed — and then leads the species in a revolution. Clive Barker directs the film, which is based on his novel Cabal. REVIEW: It should go … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream Park (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A failed amusement park owner devises a plan to commit gruesome murders in the park as a publicity stunt to sell tickets. REVIEW: The plot, much like this movie, is paper thin.  A bunch of kids work at an amusement park that’s closing down and decide to have an after hour’s party on premises.  Two men show up wandering around suspiciously when the body count starts. Apparently the park’s owner had the bright idea … Continue reading

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Doug Bradley Invites You To The SCREAM PARK

Horror icon Doug Bradley has a new retro slasher heading your way, it’s titled SCREAM PARK and a press release showed up that breaks down the release, reveals the cover art and teases us all with a nice new trailer. Ready to check it all out? Wild Eye Releasing is excited to announce that Cary Hill’s Scream Park will be available nationwide on DVD and VOD April 22nd. Hailed by Doctor Carnage Reviews as “creepy” … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Reverend (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A Reverend begins his first day at his new parish only to be bitten by a vampire. His faith is soon tested when his thirst for blood and an encounter with a prostitute gives him a thirst for justice. REVIEW: “I kick arse for the Lord!” Every time a film involves men of the cloth battling the forces of evil with a heady blend of faith and badassery, I’m reminded of that iconic moment … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shame the Devil (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A London detective tracking a serial killer finds the killers “truth or die” methods take him to New York to solve the case. REVIEW: Serial killer films are a dime a dozen. You can’t just make a film like that and expect people to flock to it. The planets have to align if anyone is to give a damn about the film or the characters who reside in it. SHAME THE DEVIL is one … Continue reading

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HELLRAISER Remake May Bring Originals Back Together

Been talking about remakes a lot these last few days and lets face it, that’s just the way it’s going to be for genre followers for the foreseeable future. Today’s news is a little more solid then most as it comes directly from the creator of the franchise. Clive Barker has taken to Facebook to announce his plans to take over the reins of arguably his best and certainly most popular franchise HELLRAISER. He’s got … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 7: Deader (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, the journalist Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape. Her editor Charles Richmond received the footage of an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently becoming zombies through the power of their leader Winter from a member, Marla, and invites Amy to prepare the story. Amy accepts the challenge, and once in Romania, she finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deer Crossing (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: This film is about the Walton family. The mother (Maggie) and her son (Cole) head off after saying goodbye to Cole’s father only to have an accident near a country farm. They are found by a farmer called Lukas Walton who takes them to his farm and they are never seen by the father again. It’s now 8 years later and the father gets a call from someone who claims to be his son … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrong Turn 5 (2012)

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 SYNOPSIS: A small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where throngs of costumed party goers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals kill the fun when they trick and treat themselves to a group of of visiting college students. REVIEW: I’m not entirely sure how the watchable but unremarkable WRONG TURN has managed to spawn four sequels but then again … Continue reading

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The Infliction (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: David O’Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims…

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The 4th Reich (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: During the early hours of June 6th 1944 a bloody but victorious offensive took place in occupied Western Europe that would claim thousands of lives. Codenamed ‘Operation Overlord’ the armies of the combined allied forces would begin their long push to Berlin, with the aim of bringing down the despised Nazi regime. But the chilling realities of Hitler’s true intentions are exposed, to create a force that can never be beaten, a 4th Reich … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 6: Hellseeker (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A shady businessman attempts to piece together the details of the car crash that killed his wife and rendered him an amnesiac– and left him in possession of a sinister puzzle box that summons monsters. REVIEW: Directed by Hellraiser regular Rick Bota (also Hellraiser Deader and Hellraiser Hellworld) comes another odd entry into the Cenobium-driven franchise. This time it wears the more promising flag of returning star Ashley Laurence reprising her role as Kirsty … Continue reading

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‘Wrong Turn 5′ Production Roll Forward with Doug Bradley

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Declan O’Brien Returns as Writer/Director of the Fan-Favorite with Horror Legend Doug Bradley Leading the Cast Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has started production on the next installment of the horror genre hit, Wrong Turn. Director and writer Declan O’Brien (Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, Sharktopus) returns to the helm of his third film in the franchise, with Doug Bradley, best known for his role of ‘Pinhead’ in the Hellraiser films, leading the cast. Filming … Continue reading

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Film Review: Umbrage – The First Vampire (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: When a dysfunctional family moves into a remote farm, they find themselves in the middle of a centuries-old feud. As night falls hard, terror emerges from the darkness in the form of a deadly seductress, and a cowboy vampire hell-bent on revenge… REVIEW: Written and Directed by Drew Cullingham Starring: Doug Bradley, Rita Ramnani, Jonnie Hurn “I’m not a witch. I’m an ornithologist.” There were a few things I found fun about Umbrage. In … Continue reading

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Film Review: Exorcismus (The Possession of Emma Evans) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A family allows their young daughter’s exorcism to be recorded secretly. REVIEW: You know acolytes, I think I’ve made it clear in the past that if there is one thing The Black Saint doesn’t like to watch are films that deal with Satanic possessions. Ever since the summer of 73′ when I first viewed “The Exorcist” (the only time I’ve seen it, I might add) I have avoided films of this ilk. Some scars … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 4: Bloodline (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: Spanning four centuries, this petrifying Gothic thriller recounts the anguished past of the L’Merchant clan, who unwittingly fashioned the puzzle box that unlocked Hades’ gates — and unleashed the monstrous Pinhead (Doug Bradley). As he and his band of diabolical demons propagate evil on Earth, three generations of L’Merchants (all portrayed by Bruce Ramsey) battle the legions of darkness to annihilate Pinhead … permanently. REVIEW: First and foremost, I’m a fan of Clive Barker’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 5: Inferno (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: After solving a creepy puzzle, unscrupulous Det. Joseph Thorne (Craig Sheffer) finds himself trapped in hell with the hair-raising ghoul Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and a murderer at large. Thorne tries to outwit Pinhead and discover the killer’s identity in an effort to escape, but the trail keeps leading back to one man: Thorne. As his transgressions begin to torment him, Thorne learns the real meaning of the word REVIEW: When you think of Hellraiser … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 3: Hell on Earth (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: When J.P. (Kevin Bernhardt), a playboy club owner, buys a mysterious-looking puzzle box and mistakes it for a work of art, he has no idea that Pinhead, “the Black Pope of Hell” (Doug Bradley), is trapped inside. Playing tricks on his captor’s mind, Pinhead tries his best to manipulate J.P. into breaking him out of his prison — that is, until an astute journalist (Terry Farrell) begins to suspect something. REVIEW: Sequels are often … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Clive Barker’s directing debut follows the tale of a couple (Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins) who move into an old house and discovers a hideous creature (Oliver Smith) — the man’s half-brother (and his wife’s former lover) — hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to three demons, the man’s been brought back to life by a drop of blood on the floor. Soon, he’s forcing his former mistress to bring him human sacrifices to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Tongue (La lengua asesina) (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes near the station transforming the woman into an alien being with a gigantic voracious tongue and her poodles are transformed into four drag queens. The whole thing grows even weirder as her boy friend escapes from prison and also encounters … Continue reading

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A Hellraiser without Doug Bradley?!?!

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The Hellraiser franchise has seen it’s share of ups and downs. The first two were phenomenal and the third was a big disappointment to say the least. Let’s not even talk about the fourth one in this series. Through it all there has been one constant however. It’s that Doug Bradley has been Pinhead. He plays the character well (as well as a script will allow) and has always been a fan favorite horror movie … Continue reading

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