Film Review: Shock Value (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Struggling ‘B’ movie Director blackmails a serial killer to be the star of his next film. REVIEW: “Shock Value”, A 2014 horror comedy may just be the perfect horror movie fan film of 2014.  Honestly I wasn’t sure what to expect thinking perhaps this may of been one of those over the top visceral films, however things began to lighten up very quickly. In concept, I could easily see half a dozen horror aficionados … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cat People (1982)

SYNOPSIS: “Irena Gallier, a beautiful young woman, is on the brink of sexuality. She discovers love for the first time only to find that the explosive experience brings with it tragic consequences. However, the tremendous passion of this girl’s first romantic love is so strong, it bypasses the terror around her – including her brother’s extraordinary demands – as it pushes her on to her own bizarre destiny. Desire, passion, blood, her lust transforms her … Continue reading

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Film Review: Time After Time (1979)

SYNOPSIS: “It’s 1893 London. Futurist H.G. Wells believes that the future holds a Utopian society. He also believes in time travel. He has just built a time machine which he is displaying to a group of skeptical friends, including surgeon Doctor John Leslie Stevenson. Unbeknown to Wells or anyone else among that circle, Stevenson is better known to the public as Jack The Ripper. Just as the police are about to capture Stevenson, he uses … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sanitarium (2013)

SYNOPSIS: An anthology film featuring three back stories of patients who have ended up in a sanitarium run by Dr. Stenson. The first film tells the story of an eccentric artist and his descent into madness. The second film tells the story about an eight year old boy and his struggles growing up being raised by his abusive father and the coping mechanisms that he employs. Finally, we are treated to a story about a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Employer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and drugged. The next day, they wake up trapped together in a locked room without any hope of escape. Soon the true nature of their situation is revealed when they receive a phone call from the mysterious CEO … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Philadelphia Experiment (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: In ‘The Philadelphia Experiment’, a secret government research project tries reviving the World War II “Philadelphia Experiment,” which was an attempt to create a cloaking device to render warships invisible. When the experiment succeeds, it brings back the original ship (the Eldridge) that disappeared during the first test in 1943 – which brings death and destruction to the 21st century. It’s up to the sole survivor (Lea) of the first experiment and his granddaughter … Continue reading

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Film Review: Antiviral (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: In a world consumed by obsession with those in the public eye, celebrity diseases are a highly sought after commodity. Companies like the Lucas Clinic are marketing the contracting of the hottest celebrity’s illness as being the ultimate way to connect with media royalty. Syd (Caleb Landry Jones) March sells and extracts the most sought after infections, even the most popular ills belonging to Hannah (Sarah Gadon) Geist. He also secretly infects himself in … Continue reading

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New Anthology Film SANITARIUM Get A Red Band Trailer

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Anthology films are all the rage it seems and the trend continues with a new one titled SANITARIUM is heading our way and a new red band trailer brings to light what this one is all about: Shock Till You Drop explains the plot line like this: “Three half-hour stories make up Sanitarium and each segment is based on particular patients of a mental institution. The episodesbegins with Dr. Stenson, the primary physician at the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Silent Night (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve REVIEW: If ya came looking for a X-mas horror show, then “Silent Night“, will definitely fill your stocking. I’ve often wondered why the need occurs for such horrifics to blossom under the guise of Santa and the holidays (for the horror genre). I came to a few simple conclusions. One, whatever movies … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 27

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast Episode 27 – Silent Hill Revelation 3D – The Hobbit – guest Jim Dorey This week on the Monster Movie Podcast, Doc Rotten is joined by a special guest co-host Jim Dorey from MarketSaw.com and Phobia Films to tackle another round of cinematic monsters of mayhem, this time in 3D. We have manic monsters from a demonic mind; elves, hobbits and Gandalf the Grey; and a hoary host of 3D horrors. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn’t fully understand, Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she’s not who she thinks she is. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her forever REVIEW: If you’ve been waiting for a follow-up from where … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vamps (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. REVIEW: This is a film which took me off guard a little bit. I’m well aware that vampires are all the rage at the moment, but it was something that I managed to steer relatively clear of. However, this film didn’t seem to be constrained by the same vampire ‘label’ in the way that a lot of other movies have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Excision (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother. REVIEW: Excision, directed by Richard Bates Jr, is best described “a unique experience”. Not in the way that you would describe a film that is offbeat or marginally interesting. “Excision” lets you know from the first 1 minute that it’s going to have some interesting visual inclusions. We watch … Continue reading

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The Spider (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When his archaeologist sister is possessed by the spirit of a vengeful woman, a young student finds himself enmeshed in a revenge plot aimed at his father, the incarnation of an evil emperor

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Film Review: A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: “Protagonist Alex is an ultraviolent youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he’s arrested and convicted of murder and rape. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programmed to detest violence. If he goes through the program his sentence will be reduced and he will be back on the streets sooner than expected. But Alex’s ordeals are far from over once he … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Unleashed (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When Madison Kennard (Trisha Echeverria) returns to her home town after an eight year hiatus, a certain sense of harrowing anxiety is in the air. Estranged from her family, her mother’s passing prompts the reluctant visit in order to sell the house and get her affairs in order. Memories of an unsettling upbringing are overwhelming making the appearance a challenge to cope. Lindsay, (Jessica Salgueiro) her childhood friend soon arrives on the scene offering … Continue reading

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