Film Review: Cheap Thrills (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar. REVIEW: Echoing classic episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents & Tales From The Crypt, director E.L. Katz‘ black comedy Cheap Thrills is a nasty little thriller that serves as a spotlight of sorts on the nature of greed, competition & the depths of human depravity. Considering … Continue reading

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Film Review: Terror Firmer (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: As a team of filmmakers attempt to get their latest movie made, a serial killer strikes, bumping off the cast and crew one by one. Can they survive for long enough to complete filming on the project? And can Lloyd Kaufman really manage to pull off a sensitive portrayal of a blind man? The answer to the latter question is, of course, no. REVIEW: This is exactly what I imagine the set of a … Continue reading

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Film Review: 616: Paranormal Incident (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When Special Agent Watts and his Investigation Unit are called to the derelict Woodburrow Prison he thinks it’s business as usual. But there’s nothing usual about Woodburrow. A mysterious woman is found attempting to flee the scene and things begin to spiral out of control as an evil force picks the team off one by one. Soon Agent Watts is left alone to face what might be the world’s most powerful evil…The Devil. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killjoy Goes to Hell (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The demon clown Killjoy is on trial in Hell! Having failed in his last outing to claim his victim’s soul, he must face the devil himself in Hell’s courtroom and prove that he’s evil and worthy of a demon. His only hope is the testimony of his last victim and a trial by combat. Killjoy’s murderous minions Batty Boop, Punchy, and Freakshow plot a daring rescue attempt, but they have nosy detectives, renegade clowns, … Continue reading

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Film Review: DeadGirl (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When high school misfits Rickie (Shiloh Fernandez) and JT (Noah Segan) decide to cut school and find themselves lost in the crumbling facility of a nearby abandoned hospital, they come face-to-face with a gruesome discovery: a woman whose body has been stripped naked, chained to a table and covered in plastic. When both react to the situation in extremely different ways, the boys soon find themselves embarking on a twisted yet poignant journey that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chop (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Lance Reed is forced by a psychotic stranger to confront his duplicitous past. Seeking retribution for a crime, the man forces Lance to reveal his inner most secrets by systematically removing his limbs. REVIEW: It’s pretty amazing how great films can somehow just glide under the radar. In a way, it’s sad since some of these films end up going unnoticed. On the plus side, when you do stumble upon them, you get that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killjoy 3 (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: The demon clown Killjoy is resurrected once again, but this time he is not given the name of his victim and is trapped in his realm. Using a magic mirror he lures four unsuspecting college students into his realm where he can have his macabre fun! A mysterious man returns and we finally discover who Killjoy’s true target is! REVIEW: I have to tip toe carefully with my review of “Killjoy 3”mostly because I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Debbie Rochon Confidential: My Years in Tromaville Exposed! (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Debbie Rochon is not just a world famous Scream Queen but she is the Queen of Independent Cinema and has appeared in more films than all the Ellen Pages and Parker Poseys put together.  From her start as a Tromette along side Troma founder and creator of THE TOXIC AVENGER, Lloyd Kaufman, to her starring roles in some of Troma’s greatest films such as TROMEO & JULIET and TERROR FIRMER, Debbie Rochon has endeared … Continue reading

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Film Review: He (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A very bizarre and paranoid man sees, does, and hears a lot of weird things as his miserable wife slowly goes insane and plans to kill him. REVIEW: First off, let me just say that I love low-budget and independent films of all kinds. I think that most independent films are a million times better than the majority of the mainstream garbage that Hollywood pumps out on a weekly basis. Having tried my hand … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slices (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: In the tradition of Creepshow, this macabre anthology features five short horror films, including “The Exterminator,” in which a ruthless businessman gets a taste of his own medicine — and then some — when he’s abducted by his own hatchet man. Other eerie tales include “Turnout,” “The Range,” “Night Scream” and “Dead Letters,” in which a grieving writer discovers a way to resurrect his beloved dead wife — but at what cost? REVIEW: Written … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jessicka Rabid (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A dysfunctional family, the Hoffman’s have been living their lives in a veil of secrecy. Incest, rape are a part of their every day lives. A product of which, is Jessicka. After years of nameless abuse of her family and neighbors, Jessicka has been reduced to something less than human. She’s more of a family pet than she is a true member of the family. Jessicka is the tragic character brought up from her … Continue reading

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