Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 19

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Elysium, it is either the best or worst science fiction summer film of 2013. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen debate the good, the bad and god-awful with Neill Blomkamp’s follow up to District 9. Before the grue-crew lash, loath and love the film starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley, the guys (and gal) are joined by Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka from Midnight Syndicate to discuss their latest CD, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Elysium (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The Earth is a hive of poverty in 2154 where the wealthy and powerful live in an orbiting space station called Elysium, free from disease and hunger. Where the majority of humanity lives in crowded cities struggling to keep low paying jobs and finding their next meal on the ruined planet below, the population above live a life of luxury, peace and freedom. Max DeCosta dreams of reaching Elysium with his childhood sweetheart, Frey … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Brothers Grimm (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: “In 1811, in a French occupied Germany, the crooks Brothers Grimm pretend to fight against evil witches and monsters to make money. However, they are arrested by Cavaldi and General Delatombe, but they have a chance to redeem themselves in the village of Marbaden, where ten young girls have vanished. Will and Jacob are guided by the local Angelika through an enchanted forest where they face the evil Mirror Queen that depends on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inside Job (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: ‘Inside Job’ provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, the film traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Contagion (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak. REVIEW: I hate Steven Soderburgh, I really do. Why do I hate him so much you ask? Because after I walked out of the theater where I saw his latest thriller “Contagion”, I went straight to the bathroom & washed my hands twice with very hot water. Because … Continue reading

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Contest: Win a CONTAGION PRIZE PACK!

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Friday brings the opening of the blockbuster virus gone wild film CONTAGION. Sporting an all star cast and a spooky storyline this one could be the first major hit of the fall season. To celebrate the opening we have got an unbelievable prize pack for one lucky reader All the details are below and make sure to click on the email link at the bottom to throw your hat in the ring to take all … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hereafter (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A drama centered on three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. George (Damon) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (de France), a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. REVIEW: Inspired by the short story “Adjustment Team” by Philip K. Dick which was first published in Orbit Science Fiction, Sept-Oct 1954, “The Adjustment Bureau” is a definite story of freewill, inspiration and that notion that there is some kind of secret society hanging in the wings. Though the idea arrives in an almost innovative fashion, one … Continue reading

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