Film Review: Tusk (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When podcaster Wallace Bryton goes missing in the backwoods of Manitoba while interviewing a mysterious seafarer named Howard Howe, his best friend Teddy and girlfriend Allison team with an oddball ex-cop to look for him. REVIEW: As I was watching Kevin Smith’s latest film, Tusk, I began to wonder who came onto the Hollywood scene first: Smith or Quentin Tarantino? I had this thought because a lot of the dialog here is Tarantino-esque in … Continue reading

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With ‘ANT-MAN’ Off The Slate, Could ‘THE NIGHT STALKER’ Be Next Up For Edgar Wright?

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As any of you who read my postings or listen to our podcasts are very aware, I’m not a “super-hero” fan. We cover a lot of the films on Horror News Radio and generally all I do is bitch about the fact that it’s not a horror flick so, when news came down this week that Edgar Wright had walked away from something called ANT-MAN I could have really not cared less but today comes … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lone Ranger (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Returning to his home in Colby, Texas, lawyer John Reid comes face to face with outlaw Butch Cavendish who all but destroys everything he holds dear when the Cavendish Gang ambushes a posse of Texas Rangers. The attack results in the death of John’s brother Dan and the other Rangers while the recently deputized John Reid survives with the help of Tonto and a mystical white horse. Tonto convinces Reid to join him in … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ninth Gate (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones. REVIEW: While it might seem that the draw to this curious film is the A-lister Johnny Depp, it’s root of interest lies within the director himself Roman Polanski who many on us flocked to see based on our cinematic relationship on previous creations. And yet, with “The Ninth Gate” toted as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Shadows (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. REVIEW: Sadly I am old enough to remember watching “Dark Shadows” when it originally aired on daytime TV. I wasn’t a real fan of it but my mother was & I would come home from school to find her watching it. I watched along with her every so often but … Continue reading

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A new poster and a trailer for DARK SHADOWS

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Been a strange day for this trailer. It has been posted and removed from just about every horror news site on the net several times. I was at work all day so I didn’t get to partake in the “post it, take it down” fun but tonight, finally, the trailer has been OFFICIALLY released and you know what? it was worth all the BS. The trailer is great and the film looks amazing. Along with … Continue reading

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A new pic arrives from DARK SHADOWS – but still no trailer!

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This thing opens on May 11th and we still have not seen frame one of what this one may look like, Given that it’s a Tim Burton flick, it’s granted that we probably already know but still – it would b nice to have at least a glimpse. Another new picture did surface though. It shows Johnny Depp and Eva Green giving each other an intense stare. Depp of course is portraying Barnabas Collins and … Continue reading

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Film Review: West of Memphis (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: West of Memphis is an examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers’ unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A further investigation into the arrest of three teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of killing three young boys in Arkansas and spent nearly 20 years in prison before being released because DNA evidence proved their innocence REVIEW: Starring: Jason Baldwin, Jessie Misskelley Jr., Damien Echols, Johnny Depp, Natalie Maines, Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky and Eddie Vedder Directed by: Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky. Hello, True Crime buffs and seekers of truth, justice and the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: In London, the sideshow troupe of Doctor Parnassus promises to the audiences a journey to the “Imaginarium”, an imaginary world commanded by the mind of Doctor Parnassus where dreams come true. In the stories that Doctor Parnassus tells to his daughter Valentina, to the midget Percy, and his assistant Anton, he claims to have more than one thousand years; however, when he felt in love for a mortal, he made a deal with the … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world. … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp Talks Vampires and the iconic ‘DARK SHADOWS’

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Johnny Depp sat down with MTV to discuss his new movie RANGO and talked a little bit about his new role as a centuries old vampire Barnabas Collins in Tim Burton’s remake of the 1960s cult classic soap opera, DARK SHADOWS. In the interview Depp discusses his admiration for the life Jonathan Frid imbued into the immortal character and assures fans that he has no intentions of deviating too far away from the iconic figure … Continue reading

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Top 10 Male Horror Stars before they were famous

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How many times have you been watching an older movie and suddenly you see a famous actor or actress when they were younger in the background and they have some lame-ass line? Well these moments are most evident in horror films. Horror films are usually low budget so they can get aspiring actors to speak a few lines for little money. But then ten years down the road, that once no-name actor whose role it … Continue reading

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Go Behind-the-Scenes w/ Johnny Depp On ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

On New Years Eve, the “Movie Surfers” from the Disney Channel aired a behind-the-scenes segment that features clips of Johnny Depp talking about his Captain Jack Sparrow character from his latest Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Take a look!

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Film Review: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: 19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen’s reign of terror. REVIEW:  From the looks of the crowds gathering during premiere weekend, this one is sure to be a money maker…not to mention the fact that the extra fees for 3D put this as a pricey attendance for a family of 4. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ed Wood (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: “You are interested in the unknown, the mysterious, the unexplainable. That is why you are here. And now, for the first time, we are bringing to you the full story of what happened, on that fateful day. We are giving you all the evidence, based only on a secret testimony, of the miserable souls, who survived this terrifying ordeal. The incidents, the places. My friend, we cannot keep this a secret any longer. Can … Continue reading

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