Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 73

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Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014) is Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s return to Marv, Dwight and Nancy. It is all style over substance in glorious black and white with spectacular 3D and fun performances from Mickey Rourke and Eva Green. But Mr. Miller may have slid too far into seedy life behind Sin City without any meaning.  Doc shares the horror news of the week with news of The Omen on TV, the series finale of True Blood and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. REVIEW: Weaving together two of Miller’s classic stories with new tales, the town’s most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants. Ten years ago, Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller set the world of cinema on its collective ear with their extremely stylized and heavily fetishistic film version of Miller’s comic series of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead in Tombstone (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A gang overruns a small mining town murdering their own leader Guerrero (Trejo) in a cold-blooded power grab. Sentenced to eternity in hell he finds himself confronted by Satan himself (Rourke), offering a daring proposition: deliver the six souls of his former gang and he will escape damnation. With time running out, he sets out on a brutal rampage to avenge his own death. REVIEW: Over the last few years, director Roel Reine has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fade to Black (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A socially awkward young man who is also a film addict, jumps into his favorite past time and uses his favorite Hollywood characters to cope with life and exact revenge on those who have wronged him. REVIEW: This film begins in the home of the main character, Eric Binford, portrayed by Dennis Christopher (chariots of fire, Stephen King’s IT). Eric is a film addict and trivia buff, often living in seclusion and watching films … Continue reading

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Film Review: Immortals (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity. REVIEW: Director Tarsem Singh has garnered quite the rep for himself in Hollywood despite having made only two films. Those two films (The Cell & The Fall) both met with some critical success but what really got the critics all flustered were … Continue reading

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Film Review: Angel Heart (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke), a down-and-out 1950s Brooklyn gumshoe, is hired by shady Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro) to locate a pop singer who reneged on a debt. Each time Harry makes contact with someone who might know the singer’s whereabouts, though, he or she is killed in a horrible, ritualistic fashion. Harry’s journey soon leads him to the sweltering, voodoo-filled swamps of Louisiana in search of a Satanic cult. Lisa Bonet co-stars. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Iron Man 2 (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and James “Rhodey” Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, must forge new alliances — and confront powerful enemies. REVIEW: Iron … Continue reading

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