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Film Review: Ginger Snaps (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: One of the Fitzgerald sisters, suburban goth girl outcasts, gets bitten by something in the woods (and it ain’t a neighborhood dog). REVIEW: What do lycanthropy & menstruation have in common? An odd question for sure but as presented in the film “Ginger Snaps”, the answer is pretty damn scary. It’s been a dog’s age (Pun unintended) since I’ve ...

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Film Review: Night Wolf (2010)

Night Wolf (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Sarah Tyler returns to her troubled family home in the isolated countryside, for a much put-off visit. As a storm rages outside, Sarah, her family and friends shore up for the night, cut off from the outside world. But something comes out of the driving rain and darkness. Something that holds a dark secret so devastating that, in one ...

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Film Review: The Wolf Man (1941)

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SYNOPSIS: “Upon the death of his brother, Larry Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with village girl Jenny Williams, who is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Larry kills the werewolf but is bitten during the fight. Bela’s mother tells him that this will cause him ...

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Film Review: Werewolf The Beast Among Us (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A monstrous creature terrorizes a 19th Century European village by moonlight and a young man struggles to protect his loved ones from an unspeakable scourge in Werewolf: The Beast Among Us, Universal Studios’ all-new addition to its time-honored legacy of classic monsters. During his studies with the local doctor (Stephen Rea), Daniel (Guy Wilson) witnesses the horrific consequences of ...

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Film Review: Werewolf In A Girls Dormitory (1961)

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SYNOPSIS: “The new science teacher Doctor Julian Olcott with a mysterious past arrives in an institutional boarding school for troublemaker girls. Along the night, the intern Mary Smith, who is blackmailing another teacher – Sir Alfred Whiteman – with some love letters, is slaughtered by a werewolf. The detective in charge of the investigation attributes the crime to a wolf, ...

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Film Review: Wolfen (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks. REVIEW: 1981 was the year of the “Werewolf” in Hollywood as no less than three major films were released that year that featured menaces of the lupine variety. First out of the gate was Joe Dante’s classic “The Howling” which featured Rob Bottin’s amazing creature ...

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Film Review: Wolf (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job. REVIEW: There is sometimes a weird relationship that comes from horror themed films that feature A-list actors. It’s that same notion that we got when we heard that Tom Cruise would star in “Interview with a Vampire”. I think as horror fans, there is this ...

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Film Review: The Werewolf Versus Vampire Woman (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: “Elvira is traveling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a likely site in the castle of Waldemar Daninsky, who invites the women to stay as long as they like. As Waldemar shows Elvira the tomb that supposedly houses the countess, she ...

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Film Review: Skinwalkers (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: As 12-year-old Timothy (Matthew Knight) prepares to turn 13, he’s blissfully unaware that he’s a half blood slated to transform — and that his extended family of good-hearted werewolves has been protecting him since the day he was born. Elsewhere, lurking in the shadows, an evil pack of werewolves (led by Jason Behr) has been waiting for more than ...

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Film Review: Dog Soldiers (2002)

Dog Soldiers (2002)

SYNOPSIS: In Neil Marshal’s directorial debut, a squad of soldiers is sent out on what should have been a routine military exercise in the wilds of Scotland. But the excursion turns into a waking nightmare when Sgt. Harry Wells (Sean Pertwee) and his men discover the bloody corpses of Capt. Richard Ryan’s (Liam Cunningham) battalion. As the sun goes down, ...

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Book Review: The Werewolf’s Guide to Life – Author Rio Youers

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THE WEREWOLF’S GUIDE TO LIFE: A MANUAL FOR THE NEWLY BITTEN (PAPERBACK) Author Ritch Duncan, Bob Powers Published by Broadway Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black & White – 256 pages Price: $13.99 If any a time for Werewolf books, I suppose now is the time with a fresh re-release of “An American Werewolf in London” out on shelves. Which I’m ...

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