Film Review: From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: “Two fugitive brothers at gunpoint get an ex-minister and his two children to take them across the border into Mexico. They drive to a Mexican biker bar to rendezvous with other crooks. While at the bar, a few unusual things happen.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: On the lam from the law, ruthless desperadoes Seth and Richie Gecko (George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino) coerce an ex-preacher (Harvey Keitel) and his kids (Juliette Lewis and Ernest Liu) … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 27

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Gravity from director Alfonso Cauron is the film review this week and the hardest working actor in Hollywood, Bill Oberst, Jr., joins co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen to discuss his upcoming horror films, Coyote, Circus of the Dead and DEAD afterlife. Dave once again delves into the horror news of the week. Plus Doc announces the winners of the latest Horror News Radio sweepstakes. Horror News Radio The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast Episode 27 … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino’s Rolling Thunder Pictures Triple Feature is One to Own

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Who’s says that great things come in small packages? Now this 3 pack DVD set is one to own, with the classic “ Quentin Tarantino’s Rolling Thunder Pictures Triple Feature comes to DVD April 16th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Miramax. This DVD compilation offers a sampling of films from the specialty label Rolling Thunders Pictures, which was launched by Tarantino and Miramax in 1995 to release older exploitation movies and undiscovered imports to the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Django Unchained (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. REVIEW: At first glance during the opening credits of Django Unchained, the film appears to be nothing more than a typical spaghetti western. However, within the very first few minutes it becomes clear that it is not, as a tense standoff between the slave trading Spic brothers and a witty and wise dentist … Continue reading

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Top 20 Cult Film Directors

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Celebrate the day! Being a long time follower of cult films over the years, I figured it was due time to create an appropriate Top 20 list of Cult Film Directors for readers who might “still” be seeking out worthy films to indulge in (Director collectives..that is). I knew creating this list that not every favorite cult director would make it on here (meaning in the public’s eye and that it was limited to 20). … Continue reading

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Film Review: Natural Born Killers (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. REVIEW: It was 1994, and I had been anticipation seeing Oliver Stone’s latest creation titled “Natural Born Killers“. I rushed to the theatre expecting a really unique film experience that looked like it was loaded with action and visual appeal. I was correct on those issues but was not ready for the “kind” of film that played … Continue reading

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Film Review: Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood. REVIEW: If your a fan of cinema, horror, and quirky B-grade films, then the name “Roger Corman” should be plenty familiar. His credits deem quite impressive with 100′s of films to his directing name. You would think that life is one continual production and film set for the man who’s cost effective prolific nature seems without end. The … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Dead Gremlin

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In the bog, there is a horror writer who doesn’t know he’s a horror writer. There’s a great deal of paranoia involved when writing the paranormal. As I type one letter at a time, I feel as if my soul starts to empty into the computer. Time becomes irrelevant. It may take me an hour just to type one sentence as I float in and out of consciousness. Something behind me is breathing on my … Continue reading

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Cult Movie Favourites

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When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite cult films, I got a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Reefer Madness (1938), Citizen Kane (1941), Glen Or Glenda (1953), Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes (1978), or The Toxic Avenger (1984), I can only count … Continue reading

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