Film Review: Ouija (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. REVIEW: Universal Pictures team up with Hasbro to bring the board game “Oujia” to cinematic life much like Battleship (2013) but with a far reduced budget and an equal reduction of imagination, passion and effort. The resulting film, Ouija, represents everything that is wrong with modern horror. It waters down the horror for … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 56

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The Quiet Ones ushers the return of Hammer Films to the theaters after the success of their last film The Woman in Black. Doc and Santos dig the Seventies feels and Vixen returns to share her thoughts on the first horror film she has seen where she did not have to cover her eyes. Yeah, there is some debate on how scary it actually is. Sigh. Doc discusses the slasher film Camp Dread in this week’s What Have You … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Quiet Ones (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Videographer Brian McNeil is asked to join Oxford Profressor Joseph Coupland and his group of Quiet Ones, a small group of trusted students who help him investigate the supernatural. Coupland needs Brian to record their experiments involving a young girl, Jane Harper, who is prone to unexplained projections similar to those described as poltergeist activity. Coupland hopes to be able to isolate the entity, remove it from the subject and cure her of her … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Secret of Crickley Hall (Mini Series) (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After the disappearance of their son a married couple and their two daughters move to Crickley Hall, unaware that some horrible events took place there back in the 1940’s when it was an orphanage and that the place is possibly haunted. REVIEW: I am sort of on the fence when it comes to this series (which is based on the novel by James Herbert). On the one hand I thought that the premise was … Continue reading

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