Film Review: Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Fin Shepard, survivor of the legendary Sharknado of LA, returns home to New York City but finds a mega-storm waiting. Once again Fin must risk his life to save his family and friends – and all of New York – from a tornado full of hungry, man-eating sharks ready to devour anyone in their path. REVIEW: Sharknado 2: The Second One is an abomination, a horrible piece of dribble that is silly, lazy and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Axeman at Cutter’s Creek (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Nine vacationing twenty-somethings are hunted by an axe-wielding local legend. REVIEW: Premise: A bunch of horny young adults travel to a backwoods cabin near Cutter’s Creek to engage in the sport of all out debauchery. After a scary storytelling session talking about the exploits of the “Axe Man,” the killing begins. You’ll never guess who dies first and here’s a spoiler, it isn’t the black guy per the rules of how a horror movie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Do Not Disturb (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Holed up in a seedy hotel, Hollywood screenwriter Don Malek is writing about a bloodthirsty serial killer but he’s doing all of the research himself, by actually committing the murders! REVIEW: I’m just gonna come out and say it, “Do Not Disturb” is one of the oddest movies I’ve seen this year. A really strange amalgamation of a serial killer flick and a character drama that feels like it’s being made up as it … Continue reading

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Wrath of the Crows (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In a dirty and narrow jail, Larry (Domiziano Arcangeli), Deborah (Debbie Rochon), Hugo (Brian Fortune), Hernest (John Game), and Liza (Tara Cardinal), the prisoners, are obliged to suffer injustices from the guards and from their chief, the officer. Above all of them is the judge. Nobody ever sees him, but he is the one that sets the rules, and he’s feared by inmates and guards alike. The prisoners know how to behave and what … Continue reading

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Film Review: Outtake Reel (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Thomas Grayson is a Horror Film director with principles. The schlock that’s passed off as horror films these days is an affront to his artistic sensibilities. A documentary filmmaker is shooting the behind the scenes footage of Grayson’s newest effort and is looking to make him see the merits of contemporary horror in his own way, but his efforts have dire consequences. REVIEW: Written by Scott Feinblatt ad Jeffry Chaffin Directed by Scott Feinblatt … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dropping Evil (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After his friends slip him LSD on a camping trip, ultra-nerdy Nancy hallucinates that they are evil beings and begins to systematically hunt them down. Meanwhile, a mysterious corporation monitors the entire event for their own hidden purpose. REVIEW: Last night I had trouble sleeping. I woke around 3 or 4am. I tried going back to sleep but nothing was working. I knew that I had films to review so I figured I would … Continue reading

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Film Review: HomeSick (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A bizarre stranger crashes a homecoming party and forces all the teens to identify the person they hate the most. Soon, those singled out by the partygoers begin turning up dead at the hands of a spooky, hooded killer. Worse, the surviving kids realize that one boy at the party claimed to hate them all, so they turn to the town’s eccentric gun enthusiast to help keep them alive. Adam Wingard directs this suspenseful … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psycho Street (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Four Twisted Tales that lead to a Dead End. REVIEW: It was in late 2010 when I had my first exposure to the film “Psycho Street”. I was at the HorrorHound Weekend show in Cincinnati, Ohio and they were having a short film festival. Most of the shorts were forgettable with the exception of three. “Meth”, “United Monster Talent Agency”, and “Hypochondriac” were all distinctly different, with “Hypochondriac” being the funniest and most outrageous. … Continue reading

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Tiffany Shepis and Robert Pralgo Headline Thriller “The Morningside Monster”

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Independent film company Blue Dusk Productions announces the September production of the horror-thriller feature film “The Morningside Monster,” to be lensed in the greater Atlanta area and Macon, GA. Director Chris Ethridge and writer Jayson Palmer, the dynamic team behind the 2011 award-winning adaptation of Stephen King’s classic short story “Survivor Type”, have returned with a powerful original tale of brotherhood, right versus wrong and the true roots of evil. “The Morningside Monster” stars indie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death Factory (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility to have a party and come face-to-face with creature

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Film Review: Dorm of the Dead (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: At Arkham University, campus bitches Clare and Julie have a score to settle with goth chicks Sarah and Allison. And when Amy accidentally unleashes a campus zombie epidemic, Clare picks Sarah as the perfect candidate to join the walking dead! But things have a way of backfiring. . .don’t they? So don’t be surprised if Clare and Julie wind up on tonight’s menu! REVIEW: When a movie boasts the quote “Nice Job! Congratulations” from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beg (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Jack Fox, a burnt out detective, is being forced into early retirement, as the worst serial killer since the Boston Strangler begins a killing spree through the streets of Salem. When detective Steve Ryan moves to town with his family, Jack is torn between a life of retirement and sanity or helping rookie detective Ryan in his quest to solve these killings that are haunting the people of Salem. REVIEW: What do you get … Continue reading

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Interview: Tiffany Shepis (The Frankenstein Syndrome)

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What attracted you to The Frankenstein Syndrome? What attracted me to TFS?? There were many things that made me want to be involved with The Frankenstein Syndrome. First it’s not often I get to play characters with brains let alone playing a doctor of sorts. Also I thought Sean Tretta had something special with this script, it was so different I just knew I had to be a part of it. How was it working … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Frankenstein Syndrome (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of researchers conducting illegal stem cell research discover a cell anomaly that has the potential to regenerate dead tissue. Unable to conduct legal human trials, the researchers turn to corpses to test their serum. REVIEW: As I looked at the title of this film I thought to myself “Oh crap, my editor just sent me another dud”. I mean really…”The Frankenstein Syndrome”? It just sounds cheesy…super duper cheesy actually. Let me take … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Violent Kind (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: One night at a secluded farmhouse deep in the Northern California woods, a small group of hardened young bikers and their girlfriends are tormented when one of the girls becomes savagely possessed and a gang of “Rockabillies” seemingly from the 1950′s descends upon them to collect what is growing inside her REVIEW: Director – Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores Starring – Cory Knauf, Taylor Cole, Bret Roberts, Tiffany Shepis The Violent Kind, a film by … Continue reading

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Film Review: NeoWolf (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When an aspiring rock musician TONY returns to his college town to make up with his estranged girlfriend ROSEMARY, he finds his life taking an unexpected turn to the dark side when he encounters a mysterious rock band NEOWOLF led by rocker VINCE and the alluring band girl PAULA. When Rosemary’s best friend KEVIN turns up dead, Rosemary seeks out a Nursery owner MRS. BELAKOV who knows the secrets of an ancient evil. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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