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Film Review: Contracted (2013)


SYNOPSIS: A young girl has a one-night stand with a random stranger and contracts, what she thinks is, a sexually-transmitted disease – but is actually something much worse. REVIEW: Samantha (Najarra Townsend) has all kinds of personal problems. She’s a former drug addict working hard to stay clean, she lives with her over protective mother (Caroline Williams), is in a ...

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Film Review: V/H/S/2 (2013)


SYNOPSIS: Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance. REVIEW: Last year’s “V/H/S/” was a surprise hit and something of a critical darling as well and it’s success has inevitably led to ...

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 21


You’re Next has descended upon audiences providing screams, laughs and mayhem. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and review the  film with Thomas declaring it an instant cult classic. We also have Alan Tuskes, one of the FX artists on You’re Next, on board with the inside scoop on the gore and make-up. Dave fires up the ...

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 09


Found footage meets horror anthology again with V/H/S/2 as co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen discuss the sequel coming out June 6 on VOD and in July in a theater near you from Magnet Releasing. An impressive gathering of young horror directors unite to film a series of shorts that include zombies, aliens, ghosts, demons and a ...

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