Film Review: Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror as your closest friends were devoured by a zombified Nazi battalion, you’d have to assume that things couldn’t get much worse. In Martin’s case, that was only the beginning. REVIEW: At the end of Dead Snow, Director Tommy Wirkola left Martin (Co-writer Vegar Hoel) in a pretty awful situation. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Special ID (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A cop goes undercover in a ruthless underworld organization to stop a gang leader, only to put himself in great danger after being exposed by his former protégé and best friend. REVIEW: Donnie Yen stars as Chan Zi-Long Chen / Arlong in the new martial arts release “Special ID“. Of course bringing to the screen his flair for action, drama and kicking ass, Donnie Yen plays a character gone undercover with the sole intention … Continue reading

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Film Review: McCanick (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Set over the course of one day, a narcotics detective hunts for a seemingly harmless young criminal who knows a truth about the cop’s past REVIEW: McCanick is a 2013 crime drama released under Well Go USA directed by Josh C. Waller. The movie stars actor David Morse in the lead role of Eugene ‘Mack’ McCanick. McCanick is a older narcotics detective residing in the town of Philadelphia. While the younger guys work there … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eastern Bandits (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The movie is set during the Japanese invasion of China. The story is told from the perspective of Gao – a soldier seeking revenge from the Japanese. He is trying to assassinate the visiting Japanese commander. In the process of plotting such scheme, he had a chance encounter with a local Mafia, lead by its charismatic leader Fang. REVIEW: Set in a gritty land of western mentality and Asian finesse, “Eastern Bandits” goes for … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kill Zombie! (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy. REVIEW: Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright have a lot to answer for. Since Shaun Of The Dead stumbled and staggered on to cinema screens in 2004 there has been no shortage of attempts at emulating the success … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Wrath of Vajra (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Before the West entered World War II, a Japanese death cult called the Temple of Hades is ordered to aid in the spiritual destruction of China. Their method: abduct their enemies’ children and train them as killers for the Emperor. Young Vajra was especially gifted, but swears a secret oath of revenge when his brother dies. Now the greatest assassin in the temple, Vajra escapes to China and begins his quest to protect the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Truth About Emanuel (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario), a troubled young woman, becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor (Jessica Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. REVIEW: This is a dark drama exploring issues of loss, motherhood and secrets, and there’s an intensity to this film that some might find unsettling. I’m not entirely sure if the more surrealistic elements of the film worked, but there was certainly a fresh and creepy quality present throughout … Continue reading

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Film Review: Confession of Murder (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After the statute of limitation expires on the murders he has committed, Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing all his murders in great detail. Detective Choi, who investigated Lee’s murders 15 years ago starts the chase once again and Han Ji-soo, who lost her daughter to Lee, pledges vengeance. Meanwhile, another killer appears, casting doubt to whether Lee is the real serial killer. The key here is how well the story juggles the truth … Continue reading

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Film Review: Painted Skin: The Resurrection (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: According to ancient lore, if a human freely offers their heart to a demon, that monster can become mortal, experiencing the true pains and passions of existence. This is the ultimate triumph of the underworld. Xiaowei (Xun Zhou, THE GREAT MAGICIAN, FLYING SWORDS OF DRAGON GATE), a millennia-old fox spirit, is freed from her frozen prison and transforms into a dangerous seductress, consuming living hearts to keep her beautiful as she searches for her … Continue reading

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Film Review: Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: From legendary action director Tsui Hark and the creators of international smash hit Detective Dee – Mystery Of The Phantom Flame comes the captivating tale of Dee Renjie’s beginnings in the Imperial police force. His very first case, investigating reports of a sea monster terrorizing the town, reveals a sinister conspiracy of treachery and betrayal, leading to the highest reaches of the Imperial family. REVIEW: Now released under Well go USA, this Chinese film … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Seasoning House (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Seasoning House: where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, showing the little kindnesses when she can. When fate brings the men that murdered her family and the reason she ended up in the whore house, a chain of events begins that will end her captivity, free the girls still alive in the house and grant … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Hunter (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Zombie Hunter” follows the vengeful HUNTER in his journey through the post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested wasteland. Killing in the name of the family he lost, he teams up with a group of survivors and face the deadly mutations that challenge their survival. REVIEW: I’m going to say this right from the start – this is a movie that should not be taken too seriously. The storyline is predictable. The characters are clichés. The dialogue is cheesy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doomsday Book (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Doomsday Book is an anthology movie, split into 3 different chapters. The first Chapter, entitled Heaven’s Creation, is about a robot who comes alive and follows what happens afterward. The second Chapter, entitled The New Generation, is a story from the point of view of a boy who is now a zombie. The third Chapter, entitled Happy Birthday, re-interprets “The Christmas Gift” by O Henry REVIEW: “Doomsday Book“, well from the cover you might … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bedevilled (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When her pleas for help are ignored and cause her daughter’s death, a woman seeks revenge on the person she blames. REVIEW: Hae-won is having a bad day. Her financial banker life has become stressful to the point where her coworkers have taken notice. She soon is asked to take a leave of absence so she can get her head together and some needed time away. Hae-won, a 30-something year old women living in … Continue reading

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Gear up to Get Bedevilled! Well Go USA Brings to Bluray

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Bedevilled – The Award-Winning, International Hit Revenge Horror Film Debuts on Blu-ray®, DVD and Digital October 9th Bonus Features Include a Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Yeong-hie Seo (The Chaser) and Seong-won Ji (Harmony) star in Director Chul-soo Jang chilling first feature BEDEVILLED, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital October 9th from Well Go USA Entertainment. When her pleas for help are ignored and cause her daughter’s death, a woman seeks revenge on the person she blames. BEDEVILLED … 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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Kick-tastic, Raunchy Riff ‘Mutant Girls Squad’

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Three leaders in the Japanese splatter movement — Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl), Yoshihiro Nishimura (Tokyo Gore Police) and Tak Sakaguchi (Yoroi: Samurai Zombie) — join forces to bring three times the heart-pounding action, three times the jaw-dropping comedy and three times the head-exploding splatter of your average action/horror/comedy with Mutant Girls Squad, debuting on Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack and DVD May 22nd from Well Go USA Entertainment. A soon-to-be cult film from the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Helldriver (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: An alien-spawned, mysterious mist blankets the northern half of Japan, transforming those who inhale it into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies hell-bent on devouring the surviving human population. Plunged into chaos, Japan is torn in two—the southern half of the country, where the populace remains untouched by the deadly gas, lives behind a heavily-fortified wall, while the northern half is a lawless, zombie-infected wasteland. Political forces are locked in a stalemate over whether the living dead … Continue reading

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Takashi Shimuzo’s ‘Tormented’ and ‘Shock Labyrinth’ – Now under Well Go USA

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TORMENTED WILL PREMIERE IN VENICE FOLLOWED BY A COMPETITION SLOT IN SITGES PLANO, TEXAS. (August 29, 2011) — Well Go USA has preemptively acquired all North American distribution rights including theatrical, DVD, Digital, VOD and Television to the upcoming 3D horror thriller TORMENTED from Hong Kong/Netherlands-based Fortissimo Films. They have simultaneously also acquired all rights to the 2010 horror classic THE SHOCK LABYRINTH. Both films were directed by edgy auteur Takashi Shimizu, best known for … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bikini Girls on Ice (2009)

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  SYNOPSIS: When a bus-load of womens college soccer players get stranded on their way to a bikini car-wash fundraiser, they decide to set-up shop in front of an abandoned gas station on the edge of town. Little do they know the place is the stalking-grounds for a homicidal maniac mechanic named Moe. REVIEW: Ah yes, “Bikini Girls on Ice”, an incredibly clever title that arouses interest in every heterosexual male. A title that brings … Continue reading

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