Film Review: Terminator II Judgment Day (1991)

SYNOPSIS: “More than ten years have passed since the first cyborg called the Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John Connor. John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance, is now a healthy young boy. However another Terminator is sent back through time called the T-1000, which is more advanced and more powerful than its predecessor. The mission, to kill John Connor when he’s still a child. However, Sarah and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Terminator (1984)

SYNOPSIS: “A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector – Kyle Reese – also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg?” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: After seeing Star Wars … Continue reading

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Film Review: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: John Connor is now in his 20′s, and a female terminator, called T-X or Terminatrix, is after him. Another T-101 is sent back through time to protect John once again on the verge of the rise of the machines. REVIEW: Director Jonathan Mostow, who brought us the Kurt Russell vehicle “Breakdown” (no pun intended) and the exciting “U-571″ directs this under-rated, unfairly panned science fiction actioner in “The Terminator” franchise. T3 has become sort … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Abyss (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: A civilian diving team are enlisted by a Conglomerate Oil Company and the U.S. Navy to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species. REVIEW: “I survived The Abyss” – First Unit Crew Tee Shirt Upon revisiting The Abyss from Director James Cameron (True Lies) I realized that it has to be really seen on the big screen to appreciate it. Something my good friend The Black … Continue reading

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Film Review: Aliens (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? REVIEW: Ahh…1986, what a fine year it was. I had a cool fiance, a good job AND “Aliens” the first official sequel to “Alien” was released (No need to mention all of the Italian ripoff films with “Alien” in the title). And what expectations it brought along with it! No … Continue reading

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Film Review: Piranha Part 2: The Spawning (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort. REVIEW: I love watching the early films of what are to become legendary directors both good (Peter Jackson’s “Meet the Feebles”, or Ridley Scott’s “Alien”) and bad (Michael Mann’s “The Keep”.) “Piranha Part Two: The … Continue reading

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Key Genre Films 1980s

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How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production house around that didn’t have at least one genre project in the making. The first … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sanctum (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master diver Frank McGuire has explored the South Pacific’s Esa-ala Caves for months. But when his … Continue reading

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Interview: Michael Biehn (The Victim, The Divide)

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Hey Fiends! I have yet another amazing interview for you to check out. . maybe under the warm covers as you protect yourselves from the frigid air of the night and all of the creatures lurking around you. I would love the pleasure of introducing you all to one of my favorite actors of all time, and it was such an honor for me to have the chance to speak with him as well. I … Continue reading

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Cult Movie Favourites

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When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite cult films, I got a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Reefer Madness (1938), Citizen Kane (1941), Glen Or Glenda (1953), Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes (1978), or The Toxic Avenger (1984), I can only count … Continue reading

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Guillermo del Toro and James Cameron Team Up

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It looks like two Hollywood powerhouses will be combining forces to put together a H.P Lovecraft movie adaptation. At the Mountains of Madness will have Guillermo del Toro directing and James Cameron producing. Naturally James Cameron will be working on getting the film ready to be shot in 3D. That’s certainly no surprise, however since James has the only film I have ever heard of worth watching just because its 3D is something worth remembering. … Continue reading

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