Film Review: Ratline (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In a flash of blood-drenched violence, Crystal Brewer’s life has taken an unexpected turn. On the run from the law for her part in a gruesome drug-money heist gone wrong, she has become seduced into a seedy underworld of death and betrayal. Escaping into the night with her half-sister Kim, Crystal seeks refuge in a small Midwestern town to make sense of her life-threatening ordeal. However, any plans for solace are soon derailed when … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savage Harvest (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: What was thought to be Indian folklore instead becomes all-too real as ancient demonic spirits turn six teens’ lakeside weekend into a blood-soaked battle for survival. It seems the land sits on a Cherokee burial ground, and the blood of one unwitting youngster rouses the evil demons — who begin to possess their human visitors. Ramona Midgett, Lisa Morrison and Rick Fischer star in this gory indie fright-fest helmed by Eric Stanze. REVIEW: I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scrapbook (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his “life story” by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of clothing, and other small trophies to the pages, Leonard has forced his victims to personally write in the scrapbook about their individual ordeals. Clara is beaten, raped, starved, and locked up like an animal, filthy and naked. She is forced to … Continue reading

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Interview: Emily Haack (Ratline, ScrapBook)

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WHO: EMILY HAACK MOVIE: SCRAPBOOK Due to the controversy of Scrapbook, how did fans of the genre react towards you? For instance, I know a lot of women had to of been offended seeing how you’re naked through the whole film, being beaten and raped, sodomized by a huge bottle, and lets not forget that infamous shower scene. (For the record I do not have a problem with it, I laughed a lot, but I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ice From the Sun (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: The angels in Heaven and the devils in Hell have a common enemy: The Presence, a being who dominates a dimension gorged with terror and bloodshed. Alison is the mortal recruited to hunt down and assassinate The Presence. She must journey through this universe of chaos and depravity, enveloped by the screams of the tortured and the stench of the long dead. REVIEW:  Ice from the Sun takes advantage of kinetic editing with an … Continue reading

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