Film Review: Strippers vs Werewolves (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When sleazy werewolf Mickey (MARTIN KEMP) is accidentally killed in a strip club the girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolfpack seek murderous retribution REVIEW: It seems like just the other day that I was saying…”yunno, there seems to be a lack of stripper horror movies”! Now of course this statement came off of a recent list I’ve been working on that finalizes my current “best of” … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wishmaster (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A demonic djinn attempts to grant its owner three wishes, which will allow him to summon his brethren to earth. REVIEW: 1997 was a pretty good year for horror films. There were quite a few titles that I really latched onto, “The Wishmaster” being one of them. Horror was ready for a new franchise characters, and with that came a demonic Djinn named “Wishmaster” (by movie title only, that is). Directed by FX genie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inkubus (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Upon the discovery of a grisly murder, a team of police working the graveyard shift are terrorized by the mysterious arrival of the century-old demon Inkubus. During their gruesome and violent battle, a detective realizes the demon has returned from his past, intent on settling a score. REVIEW: Too often, especially in the competitive, direct-to-video horror market, we see a name actor get top billing and plastered all over the artwork, only to have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Galaxy of Terror (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations. REVIEW: As we all know by now, Roger Corman helped to launch the career of pretty much everyone in Hollywood. I couldn’t tell you how many films he has produced or how many of them I have actually seen but his output during the 70’s and early 80’s is what I have most enjoyed. Up … Continue reading

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Freddy’s Nightmares (1988-1990) – TV Show Episodes List

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Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set on Elm Street. TV.com cites “Based on the Nightmare on Elm Street film series, Freddy’s Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street the Series is an anthology show hosted by Freddy Krueger. Krueger sometimes appeared in the episodes, but often he just hosted the strange, Twilight Zone-like stories about the… More residents of Springwood’s nightmares. Episodes consist of two stories, usually with a small character from … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Am Nancy (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: In the autobiographical I AM NANCY, the focus is squarely on Heather Langenkamp and her unique experience playing Wes Craven’s legendary teen heroine Nancy Thompson. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Heather asks the burning question: “Why Freddymania, and not Nancymania?” After personally experiencing the Freddy Krueger marketing craze, the rise of horror convention fandom and the phenomenon of eight Nightmare On Elm Street films, Heather reflects on the relevance of heroes in … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Phantom of the Opera (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: A newer, gorier version of the classic 1910 Gaston Leroux tale has A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Robert Englund playing the Phantom. Christine DaaĂ© is a young Broadway singer in New York City. She is auditioning for a show, and comes across an old piece of music written nearly 100 years before by an unknown musician name Erik Destler. Destler it seems had made a pact with the devil (maybe by accident) so the … Continue reading

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Two More NIGHTMARES Heading To BLU!

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This falls horror releases are beginning to take shape and today’s announcement is a biggie for Freddy fans. A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2 – FREDDY’S REVENGE and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3 – DREAM WARRIORS are heading to Blu-ray. Excellent news indeed! Here are the details: The two films will be hitting together on one disc. It’s looking like they will be a bare bones release, no special features announced. Sept. 27th is … Continue reading

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ROMERO! TREJO! ENGLUND! GELLAR! ROOKER! – CALL OF THE DEAD

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When I saw the list of folks involved in this I just about choked. George Romero, Danny Trejo, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert Englund and Michael Rooker. Too bad this isn’t a movie! I’m talking about a new game called CALL OF THE DEAD which is actually some kind of down-loadable add on to the new CALL OF DUTY that’s hitting stores for the X-BOX on May 3rd. CALL OF THE DEAD will be a level … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jack Brooks Monster Slayer (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: After witnessing his family’s violent murder, Jack Brooks (Trevor Matthews) develops an uncontrollable anger problem, but the night classes his girlfriend (Rachel Skarsten) suggests to cure Jack’s “issues” end up making them worse when his professor (Robert Englund) undergoes changes. Suddenly, Jack is the only person on Earth who can bring an unspeakable evil to its knees — but is he cut out for monster slaying and ready to face his demons? REVIEW: While … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fear Clinic (web series) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Five young adults travel to a special clinic run by the infamous Dr. Andover to treat their phobias. One by one their worst fears begin to manifest themselves and intrude into each patient’s reality. Is Dr. Andover’s cure worse than the disease? REVIEW: Fear Clinic, the break thru horror series for the Fear.net network was both a surprise and a disappointment….but wait, don’t turn the page just quite yet as we get into details. … Continue reading

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Top 13 Greatest Horror Actors

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1. Max von Sydow Let’s start this list off with someone who seems like a no-brainer: Max von Sydow, also known as Father Merrin in The Exorcist. However, I include him because he is the only actor who has ever played both God and Satan. He was Jesus in The Greatest Story Ever Told and Satan in the adaptation of Stephen King’s Needful Things, which is actually pretty good. Any actor with those kind of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Tongue (La lengua asesina) (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes near the station transforming the woman into an alien being with a gigantic voracious tongue and her poodles are transformed into four drag queens. The whole thing grows even weirder as her boy friend escapes from prison and also encounters … Continue reading

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NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL Announces films & Robert Englund

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THE NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL Announces the 2010 Feature Film Selection & The 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, ROBERT ENGLUND Opening Night Party November 10th, 2010 at Festival Screenings Take Place November 9th thru the 14th, 2010 at {New York, NY, October 26, 2010) – The New York City Horror Film Festival (www.nychorrorfest.com) today announced their full programming slate of short and feature films, featuring over 50 films submitted from the United States … Continue reading

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Film Review: 976-EVIL (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: All hell literally breaks loose when young Hoax runs across a “Horrorscope” number that changes his miserable existence in the worst way. REVIEW: Before going to a life of gay p*rn Stephen Geoffreys committed himself to two of the 80’s greatest gems, those being Fright Night and this little beauty of a monster flick, 976-EVIL. Now in this movie Stephen plays an outcast whiny little mama’s boy, Hoax Wilmoth. Seems Hoax doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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