Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 77

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Tusk (2014) is Kevin’s Smith second horror comedy with the script germinating from the SModcast podcast: episode 259 The Walrus and The Carpenter. The film may be a bit uneven and controversial but the performance by Michael Parks as Howard Howe has a number of the grue-crew saying he should be considered for an Academy Award…but realize, sadly, it never will. Dave shares the horror news of the week with news of Universal hiring Noah Hawley (Fargo) to script a Classic … Continue reading

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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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The Ten O’Clock People (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After trying popular smoking cessation drug Zynex, a group of smokers return to their old habit and in the process uncover a frightening aspect of reality.

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Film Review: Jeepers Creepers (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A brother and sister driving home for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature in the isolated countryside that is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree. REVIEW: Jeepers Creepers takes a welcome approach back to the old days of monster movies. It was this premise and presentation that made Jeepers Creepers 1 of my all time favorite films to watch. It also seems to have put actors Gina Philips and Justin Long … Continue reading

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Film Review: Galaxy Quest (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: “Eighteen years after their sci-fi adventure show ‘Galaxy Quest’ was canceled, actors Jason Nesmith, Gwen DeMarco, Alexander Dane, Tommy Webber and Fred Kwan are making appearances at sci-fi conventions and store openings in costume and character. They’re wallowing in despair and at each other’s throats until aliens known as Thermians arrive and, having mistaken the show for fact and consequently modeling their entire culture around it, take them into space to save them from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drag me to Hell (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. REVIEW: At long last a new Sam Raimi film in the horror genre since his Spiderman projects. Being a fan of his work … Continue reading

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