Film Review: Beneath (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Six high school seniors celebrating with day’s excursion find themselves on rowboat attacked by man-eating fish and must decide who must be sacrificed as they fight their way back to shore. REVIEW:

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Film Review: Hellbenders (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Following the exploits of a band of misfit, fallen ministers known as The Augustine Interfaith Order of Hellbound Saints as they gallantly throw the very forces of evil back to hell. REVIEW: Directed By: J.T. Petty Starring: Clifton Collins Jr, Clancy Brown, Andre Royo, Robyn Rikoon Hellbenders is based upon a graphic novel of the same title directed by the author that delivered this gem from its initial print conception. Original, thought provoking and … Continue reading

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Larry Fessenden’s BENEATH Emerges onto Blu-ray

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RISES ON HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES EVERYWHERE MARCH 25, 2014 Bring Home Chiller Film’s Highly Acclaimed Movie Pre-Order This Scream Factory™ Home Entertainment Collection Today! There’s something terrifying in the waters in Black Lake, but what’s above the surface is just as dangerous! On March 25, 2014, SCREAM FACTORY™ will unleash director Larry Fessenden’s enthralling creature thriller BENEATH on Blu-ray™ and DVD. Featuring a general dose of suspense terror and wicked satire, BENEATH follows a group … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ritual (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After receiving a distressed phone call, a man arrives at a seedy highway motel to find that his estranged wife has killed a stranger who is connected to a dangerous cult. REVIEW: A man.  A woman.  A seedy motel room.  A dead body.  This scenario has launched so many entertainments throughout the years, it’s hard to imagine where it originated.  Was it born within the pulp fiction pages of the early twentieth century, or … Continue reading

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Film Review: Birth Of The Living Dead (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead. REVIEW: Larry Fessenden and his Glass Eye production company are all over the place as of late. The latest from Glass Eye is a bit of a departure from their usual fare, it’s a documentary on the making of George A. Romero’s seminal horror classic Night Of The Living Dead. … Continue reading

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An Amazing Teaser Trailer And A Poster For GREY MATTER

Coming at us from Red Clark is the short film GREY MATTER based on the story from Stephen King’s short story collection many moons back NIGHT SHIFT. Starring genre fave Larry Fessenden this short film tells the following tale: A group of locals at a liquor store brave a storm to check on Richie (Fessenden), a regular customer who hasn’t left his house in months and – according to his terrified son – has been … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jug Face (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A teen, pregnant with her brother’s child, is trying to escape from a backwoods community when she discovers that she must sacrifice herself to a creature in a pit. REVIEW: Any horror film that connects with its viewer on a personal level is an anomaly in its basic priorities.  So often in the writing process, the creation of empathetic characters becomes a hindering afterthought, at times an avenue never explored at all in the process.  … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hypothermia (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Ray Pelletier just wants to spend a pleasant and relaxing weekend ice fishing with his family. Alas, Ray’s plans are ruined by the unwanted presence of the obnoxious big city father and son duo of Steve Cote and Stevie Jr. However, the two squabbling families are forced to set aside their differences and work together after a vicious monster awakens from the cold waters of the remote frozen lake area they are staying at … Continue reading

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Film Review: Headspace (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: 25-year-old Alex Borden is handsome, charming, and intelligent. In fact, he may be too smart for his own good as his life is swiftly becoming a living hell… REVIEW: If there’s one thing that I hate, it’s a horror movie with delusions of grandeur. Don’t get me wrong…I can dig a horror movie with a “Message” every so often but in all honesty if I’m sitting down to see something called “The 12 Toed … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Winter (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: When strange things start happening at an Arctic oil-drilling outpost, workers fear their cabin is haunted by ancient spirits, and the unexplained events spark a feud between an oil company representative (Ron Perlman) and an eco-activist (James LeGros). Larry Fessenden’s supernatural thriller adds a terrifying new layer to global warming and the perils of oil production. Connie Britton, Kevin Corrigan, Zach Gilford and Jamie Harrold co-star. REVIEW: My dad is not a big fan … Continue reading

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Film Review: Habit (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: In this stark vampire film, the near-alcoholic Sam (Larry Fessenden) meets the hauntingly beautiful Anna (Meredith Snaider) at a Greenwich Village, N.Y., costume party — and then she promptly disappears. Sam becomes obsessed with the woman, abandoning his friends when they need him the most — most notably his pal Larry (Jesse Hartman), who had a fling with a similarly mysterious girl and now appears sickly and pale. REVIEW: “Actually, I’m committing suicide on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Session 9 (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Session 9 is a contemporary tale of terror set in an abandoned insane asylum. The residents on Danvers, Massachusetts steer well clear of the place. But Danvers State Mental Hospital, closed down for 15 years, is about to receive five new visitors. REVIEW: Session 9 is one of those movies people rent because it’s Saturday night, they’re bored, and it has a cool box cover. They’re looking for a way to pass the time, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water REVIEW: When I first got word about Cabin Fever 2, that often feeling of recycling came over me much in the way that most sequels deliver. I did enjoy Cabin Fever 1 immensely but had some doubts about a sequel. Though the trailers looked pretty good and the marketing efforts seemed to be high … Continue reading

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