Film Review: Carrie (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. REVIEW: The Black Saint was around when Brian De Palma unleashed his startling and terrifying vision of Stephen King’s first big literary success, Carrie back in 1976. And I remember the distinct feeling … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 29

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This week, Carrie White goes all super-supernatural on the grue-crew with the release of the Carrie remake from Kimberly Peirce, starring Chloe Grace Moretz. Horror News Radio co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen rant and trash the remake of the Brian De Palma classic wondering what the hell the studio was really trying to accomplish. Instead of a thrilling retelling of the classic Stephen King story, they deliver a mediocre rehash of the … Continue reading

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Here’s A Side Of CARRIE’s Mom We Didn’t See In The Original

The week has finally arrived where the CARRIE remake will finally make its debut and today a new very short, very vague new clip showed up. What we do see is a side of Margret White that wasn’t shown in the original, at least not that I remember. Piper Laurie portrayed her as an over the top religious zealot but not really “crazy” as in “mentally ill” crazy but it looks like the new take … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Forgotten (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Told that their children never existed, a man and woman soon discover that there’s a much bigger enemy at work. REVIEW:

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New Banner Brings CARRIE To Comic Con

Yeah, you can expect a lot of these little short stories from Comic Con over the next few days as SDCC gears up and spits out a literal shit ton of news. Literally every horror property either in production of prepping for release has a panel or event at the con so, let the information landslide begin. First up, a new banner that is making its rounds at the event. This is for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Film Review: 6 Souls (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Cara (Julianne Moore) is a forensic psychiatrist who doesn’t believe that Multiple Personality Syndrome exists. Her father (who is also a psychiatrist) then introduces her to his newest patient, a young man who has a split personality (a few of them, actually). Cara soon learns that all of the personalities that supposedly lurk inside him are were once real people who are murder victims, so she goes on an investigation to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Anchor Bay Unleashes 6 SOULS On Blu-ray

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Is is just me or have I been reporting on this title for the last 30 years. Jeez, it sure seems like it’s been around forever but the good news is, it’s finally coming out!! Anchor Bay sent along the following press release spilling all the goods on 6 SOULS so read up and get ready to let loose with some more of that hard earned cash. Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS- TWC announced today … Continue reading

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Film Review: Magnolia (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. REVIEW: A most peculiar name for a film that only fashions a single flower on its cover..”Magnolia“, as titled refers to the petals of life and their interwoven purpose. “Magnolia”, is A filmed that has become a cult favorite directed by (also cult favorite director) Paul Thomas Anderson. You might recognize the director from his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Boogie Nights (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian p*rnography industry of the 1970s and 1980s. REVIEW: If you weren’t lucky enough to grow up in the 70′s (and watch the transition into the 80′s), then you can still rely on a few films to indulge in an appropriate reflection of the times. One of the great films to focus on “one” aspect, namely the adult film industry, was a movie by writer/director … Continue reading

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Carrie Gets a Mother with Julianne Moore

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The Kimberly Pierce remake of Carrie appears to be coming togther quickly with recent news of Chloe Grace Moretz taking the lead as the troubled telekinetic teenager. Now hot on the heels of that news comes the accouncement made that actress Julianne Moore will be playing the role of her mother. This takes previous announcement that Jodie Foster might sign on, out of the running. Whatever the case may be, it’s still a release that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: In a fantastical 40′s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome. REVIEW: Does anyone remember this film? If you are a big H. P. Lovecraft fan, then this one has been on the radar for quite some time. Cast a Deadly Spell (1991) is one of those legacy films left over from the VHS era that has yet to make the move to DVD (Not … Continue reading

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The Seventh Son (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The seventh son of a seventh son learns how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches, and bind boggarts in the 1700s.

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Film Review: Hannibal (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Anthony Hopkins returns as one of the great villains in screen history, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, in this riveting sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Lecter’s only surviving victim, the hideously scarred Mason Verger (Gary Oldman), tries to draw the serial gourmet out of hiding using the one person he cares about: Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore). Can the devious genius be trapped? REVIEW: Written by: David Mamet and Steven Zaillian Directed by: Ridley … Continue reading

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