Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 56

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The Quiet Ones ushers the return of Hammer Films to the theaters after the success of their last film The Woman in Black. Doc and Santos dig the Seventies feels and Vixen returns to share her thoughts on the first horror film she has seen where she did not have to cover her eyes. Yeah, there is some debate on how scary it actually is. Sigh. Doc discusses the slasher film Camp Dread in this week’s What Have You … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Quiet Ones (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Videographer Brian McNeil is asked to join Oxford Profressor Joseph Coupland and his group of Quiet Ones, a small group of trusted students who help him investigate the supernatural. Coupland needs Brian to record their experiments involving a young girl, Jane Harper, who is prone to unexplained projections similar to those described as poltergeist activity. Coupland hopes to be able to isolate the entity, remove it from the subject and cure her of her … Continue reading

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Poltergeist (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic…

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Film Review: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Clary is your typical rebellious teenager struggling to fit in and understand her single mother Isabelle. After a reasonably trivial quarrel one day she flees their humble apartment only to find out she’s disappeared. One bizarre event begins to unfold after the next as Clary realizes there is most definitely something her mother has concealed about their history. In a race against time will Clary be able to find her mother seemingly trapped within … Continue reading

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Film Review: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile. REVIEW: For me, “Resident Evil: Apocalypse” is a great follow up. The film leaves off right where the last one film ended (“Resident Evil (2002)”)(about 13 hours after) taking the universe of Resident … Continue reading

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‘Quiet Ones’ Update – Sam Claflin attached to star opposite Jared Harris

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LONDON, 11 May 2012: Simon Oakes, Vice-Chairman of Exclusive Media and President & CEO of Hammer and Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, Co-Chairmen of Exclusive Media, Hammer’s parent company, announced today that Sam Claflin (SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES) has signed on to star opposite Jared Harris in THE QUIET ONES. Claflin will play BRYAN MCNEIL in THE QUIET ONES, a supernatural thriller/horror to be directed by John … Continue reading

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Film Review: Natural Born Killers (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. REVIEW: It was 1994, and I had been anticipation seeing Oliver Stone’s latest creation titled “Natural Born Killers“. I rushed to the theatre expecting a really unique film experience that looked like it was loaded with action and visual appeal. I was correct on those issues but was not ready for the “kind” of film that played … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ward (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost. REVIEW: Kristen a young traumatized girl is sent to the state mental hospital after she is arrested for setting fire to a local house. There is little revealed as we assume that Kristen is just a troubled girl who has to spend some time in a women’s mental hospital. Beyond the shock of thrown into a new environment, she comes … Continue reading

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Film Review: From Within (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a rash of mysterious suicides strikes the idyllic burg of Grovetown, it galvanizes the faith of the largely Christian community, which staunchly clings to its evangelical beliefs. Convinced that the deaths are the work of something far more sinister than sheer fate, teenagers Lindsay (Elizabeth Rice) and Aidan (Thomas Dekker) band together to unearth the real culprits … and uncover a shocking revelation. REVIEW: “You’re not gonna like this.” I want to make … Continue reading

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