Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 08

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It’s all about Maniac: Joe Spinell versus Elisha Wood as co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen discuss the William Lustig 1980 classic and the fascinating new remake from Franck Khalfoun. Then Dave Dreher surprises the entire cast by introducing special effects legend Tom Savini as special guest host to discuss secrets and stories behind the making of the original Maniac, Tom’s career and his thoughts about remakes, zombies and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Maniac (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Fixing mannequins by day and killing women by night, Frank Zito fights his insanity and urge to kill when he meets a young, attractive photographer (Anne) who hires him to provide faceless mannequins for her next exhibit. The closer they become the further into madness Frank slips as he must decide between falling in love with Anne or giving in to his homicidal tendencies. REVIEW: In the Alexandre (High Tension, Piranha) Aja and Gregory … Continue reading

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Film Review: High Tension (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: Two college friends, Marie and Alexa, encounter loads of trouble (and blood) while on vacation at Alexa’s parents’ country home when a mysterious killer invades their quiet getaway. REVIEW: As the name implies, High Tension (2003) is certainly not a misnomer. It is a terrifyingly suspenseful film and absolutely one of the best to come out in a long time. But beware, once the gory action starts, relatively soon enough, you will spend the … Continue reading

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Film Review: P2 (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s the night before Christmas, and workaholic Angela Bridges (Rachel Nichols) is late for her family holiday party. She tries to leave the office, but her car won’t start and her cell phone won’t work — and then she meets the too-friendly security guard Thomas (Wes Bentley). After Angela turns down his dinner invitation, the twisted Thomas spends the rest of the night terrorizing her as she tries to escape the now-infamous parking level … Continue reading

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