Film Review: Patient X (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After twenty years, local police captures the murderer of the older brother of a young boy. Now a doctor, he must go back to his old town and face the murderers himself. He then discovers that the murderers are Aswang (folkloric Filipino vampire-like creatures) and they pose a deadly threat not only to him but also for the entire town. REVIEW: “Patient X” is a horror film from the Philippines that uses the local … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biblio Vampiro – Author Robert Curran

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Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them In my opinion one of the coolest things that I’ve seen with the increase in vampire visibility the last few years is the emergence of even cooler looking books published. Content aside, the publishers really go all out with all the visual treats and this edition titled “Biblio Vampiro” is no exception. Sporting a stylized cover reminiscent of old looking diaries, the … Continue reading

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Comedy With Bite

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I’ve recently completed a review for Mel Brooks’ 1995 film Dracula: Dead And Loving It, which takes a few lame swipes at Nosferatu (1922), Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) and Horror Of Dracula (1958), but seldom veers off into the slew of newer vampire movies, including Interview With The Vampire (1994). The problem with this approach is that sending-up old vampire cliches is no great cinematic innovation. From Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) to Old … Continue reading

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Film Review: God of Vampires (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Frank Ng is a professional hit man; in fact he is the best. Frank gets assigned his jobs via the Fixer who informs him a job that just seems too good to be true, a million big ones just for one kill. Frank is about to learn though some jobs just aren’t that easy to follow through on, in fact some of them are down right hell!  REVIEW: Year: 2010 Directed by: Rob Fitz Starring: Dharma Lim, Ben Wang … Continue reading

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