Film Review: Hollows Grove (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A young filmmaker documents his ghost-hunting, reality show friends as their routine investigation of an abandoned orphanage turns into a nightmare from which they can’t escape. REVIEW: “Found Footage,” words that are beginning to draw mixed reactions from many horror fans these days, often more negative than anything else. With so many film makers taking a stab at the sub genre, it seems each week two or three features are newly available on VOD, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Necessary Evil (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Locked inside Edgewater Psychiatric Institute is a deep, dark secret. Deborah Fielding, budding investigative journalist, holds the key. Nothing can prepare her for the Pandora’s box she’s about to open. Following a trail of eyewitnesses, missing persons, and anonymous tips, Deborah will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, even if it means confronting the demons from her past. Deborah’s journey plunges her into a supernatural spider web of intrigue and corruption leading to … Continue reading

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Film Review: PumpkinHead (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Seeking revenge on the city teens who inadvertently killed his only child, small-town shopkeeper Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen) enlists a local witch to unleash the titular demon on the adolescents. When Pumpkinhead’s otherworldly rage goes too far, Ed has a change of heart and tries to save the youngsters he wanted to punish but he’s lost control of the fiend. This 1989 horror film marks the directorial debut of special-effects whiz Stan Winston. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Seamstress (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: After vigilantes torture and kill a seamstress, she becomes a horrific spirit, hungry for vengeance — and when a group of young friends are trapped on the island where she died, she comes after them with her razor-sharp needles. But as one of the friends, Allie (Kailin See), searches for her missing father, she learns a terrible truth about him while her friends begin dying one by one. Lance Henriksen co-stars in this gory … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gingerclown (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: 1983: A group of high school students are having a great time near Hollywood Hills at the weekend when they bump into the Loser from their school, Sam, who’s just on his way home. Sam would do anything in order to get Jenny’s attention, one of prettiest girls in school. Unfortunately she’s also the girlfriend of the school’s bully, Biff, the quarterback of the football team. Biff and his buddies are keen to take … 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: Sin Reaper (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Young Samantha Walker has been tortured by nightmarish visions for years. With the help of Dr. Hoffman, she faces her unknown past by taking his advice and traveling to Germany where she begins to seek out the true roots of her ancestral past. Her journey leads to a former German convent and after she breaks in to the convent at night her life becomes a horrible struggle as a masked monk starts the merciless … Continue reading

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Preview of HANNIBAL E9 With Guest Star Lance Henriksen

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The NBC show HANNIBAL just keeps picking up speed and this coming weeks episode will continue a little trend they have started with bringing in kick ass guest stars that make you pretty much have to watch. Last week it was Eddie Izzaard who starred as a captured serial killer and turned in one hell of a performance amping the horrific nature of things and this week we get genre superstar Lance Henriksen. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Film Review: It’s in the Blood (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When a father and son become stranded in the wild, they must confront the horrors of their past to escape with their lives. REVIEW: This will require some soul-searching on the part of yours truly, but the creature feature may be my favorite horror sub genre. Regardless of story or characterizations surrounding it, I’m a sucker for a good monster. On the other hand, there at times stands the rarity which places its beastie, … Continue reading

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IT’S IN THE BLOOD Is On Its Way To DVD

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This one got my attention as soon I seen Lance Henriksen was in it, and I’m thinking the same will hold true for a lot of you. It’s titled IT’S IN THE BLOOD and it sounds pretty damn good. The indie horror film IT’S IN THE BLOOD makes its DVD debut April 23rd from Monarch Home Entertainment. One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son (Sean Elliot) and his estranged … Continue reading

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Film Review: Near Dark (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man reluctantly joins a travelling “family” of evil vampires, when the girl he’d tried to seduce is part of that group. REVIEW: One of the top vampire themed films ever created, “Near Dark” often sits in a class of its own. Far from the traditional aspects, void of romanticism, and even more of a cult film than some of the more predictable vampire films, “Near Dark” is a creation that has lasted … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monster Brawl (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight classic monsters fight to the death in an explosive wrestling tournament set inside an abandoned and cursed graveyard. REVIEW: It was only a matter of time before some of film’s greatest monsters squared off against each other in a fight-to-the-death match. When I first caught word of the “Monster Brawl” production, honestly, I was sold just on concept alone. In fact, being a fan of the “Freddy vs. Jason” AND “Aliens Vs Predators” … Continue reading

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Film Review: Damien: Omen II

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SYNOPSIS: The continuing saga of the Devil’s son rising to power. REVIEW: The film begins shortly after Robert and Katherine Thorne have been killed (The Omen). Burgenhagen (Leo McKern), the original archeologist in the previous film, has now discovered the Wall Yigael and desperately attempts to convince Morgan (Ian Hendry) that the Antichrist is alive and well. He gives Morgan a box filled with the seven daggers of Meggido and a warning note, to be … 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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Film Review: The Pit And The Pendulum (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: It is the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Maria does not like what is going on during the “Auto De Fe”. When she speaks out, she is arrested and accused of being a witch. Torquemada has plans for her! He orders her tortured, and her tongue to be cut out. Her husband attempts to free her… REVIEW: Director – Stuart Gordon Starring – Lance Henriksen, Rona De Ricci, Stephen Lee How many Edgar Allen … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream Of The Banshee (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An archeology professor unearths a dangerous artifact, unwittingly releasing a creature that is able to kill with the power of its bone-splitting scream. REVIEW: Director – Steven C. Miller Starring – Lauren Holly, Lance Henriksen, Todd Haberkorn, Leanne Cochran Ya just gotta love these SyFy channel movies. Okay, maybe you don’t but you do have to admit they can be great B-movie fun. Scream of the Banshee falls into the “let’s just have a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Screamers 2: The Hunting (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: In this sci-fi thriller based on a Philip K. Dick story, a team of rescuers from Earth responds to an SOS from an abandoned planet only to find a motley crew of human survivors eking out an existence there. But are these humans really human, or have the Screamers — the robotic killers that destroyed the other human inhabitants — simply morphed into human form to carry out an even more sinister mission? Lance … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cyrus, Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of “The County Line Cannibal” – Cyrus. Based on a true story REVIEW:“Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer” is a movie I stumbled upon by accident. It all started back in March while at HorrorHound Weekend in Indianapolis. “Cyrus” was playing the … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Celeb Charity for Japan hosted by Tara Cardinal

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They say you can measure the size of a person’s heart by the size of their fist. On April 7th you can measure the size of a celeb’s heart by their brain. Some of Hollywood’s top talent, creators and stars are coming out to support the relief efforts in Japan, compounded by yet another earthquake on Monday Morning.  Celebs will meet at Dark Delicacies in Burbank to sign 8X10 photos for the fans, and pose … Continue reading

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Film Review: Final Spawn (aka Dying God) (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: His city rocked by a series of vicious murder/rapes, corrupt, alcoholic cop Sean Fallon (James Horan) recruits ruthless local pimp Chance (Lance Henrikson) to help hunt down the person responsible for the deplorable crimes. But the closer they get, the more they both begin to suspect that the killer may not even be human. REVIEW: Ok, there is a lesson to be learned here……its not uncommon for a dvd title to come out under … Continue reading

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