New Anthology Film SANITARIUM Get A Red Band Trailer

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Anthology films are all the rage it seems and the trend continues with a new one titled SANITARIUM is heading our way and a new red band trailer brings to light what this one is all about: Shock Till You Drop explains the plot line like this: “Three half-hour stories make up Sanitarium and each segment is based on particular patients of a mental institution. The episodesbegins with Dr. Stenson, the primary physician at the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hatchet (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare. REVIEW: Hatchet, a 2006 film written and directed by Adam Green has all the clichĂ©s of the typical horror flick. A compelling and believable creepy premise, a more than suitable locale, thunder, lightning, rain, darkness, blood, gore, body parts, and victims. Victor Crowley, played by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eaten Alive (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in the backwater swamps of Louisiana kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel. REVIEW: “Eaten Alive” is director Tobe Hooper’s 1977 follow up to “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” (1974). While it is still a horror film that takes place in the deep … Continue reading

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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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