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Bill Burke

Bill Burke is the author of the horror novel, Voodoo Child, Book One: Zombie Uprising, which has gotten rave reviews from The Columbia Review of Books and Film, Horrornews.net, Horrorpalace.com and won the Hungry Monster Book Award. His print articles have appeared in Fangoria and Videoscope Magazine. In the world of television he was the Producer and occasional screenwriter on the Cinemax series Forbidden Science, Lingerie and Sin City Diaries and was creator and director of the Destination America paranormal Series Hauntings and Horrors. He also created and directed the campy Canadian paranormal series Creepy Canada. He lives in Toronto and is currently busy writing Voodoo Child, Book Two as well as more articles and reviews for horrornews.net.

Film Review: Orca (1977)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Captain Nolan (Richard Harris), a financially desperate fisherman attempts to capture a live Orca in the hopes of selling it to a marine park. Sadly, he unwittingly kills a pregnant female. The dead Orca’s mate declares war on Nolan, pursuing him to a remote fishing village. REVIEW: It’s fair to say that all shark movies owe their …

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Film Review: Heavy Traffic

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In this adult animated feature, aspiring cartoonist Michael falls in love with Carol, an African American bartender. The couple struggle to escape their hellish urban environment, but fate isn’t on their side. REVIEW: The seventies represented a golden decade for filmmaking, spawning some of the most important and personal works ever committed to celluloid. Taxi Driver, …

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RainForest Horror: A Cinematic Trek in the Green Inferno – Part 1

Scholars say there are four primary conflicts in literature—man vs. nature, man vs. man, man vs. self and man vs. God. Well, no backdrop better combines all these elements than the Amazon Rainforest—an untamed jungle populated with hostile tribes where all of God’s creatures are out to devour you, if your own fear and ignorance doesn’t kill you first. That’s …

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Film Review: Down on Us (Beyond the Doors) (1984)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: To quote George Bernard Shaw, “Assassination is the sincerest form of flattery.” In director Larry Buchanan’s alternative history drama, a sinister cabal within the US Government plots to kill those three ‘pied pipers of rock and roll,’ Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison to ensure Nixon’s re-election. REVIEW: Today I’m reviewing a film, that, prior …

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FRIGHTENING FUN FACTS – Check out These New Clips!

A new series of short videos for horror fans titled FRIGHTENING FUN FACTS. They’re five minute long, safe for work funny pieces. EPISODE ONE Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpW_bVUOngo&t=125s DESCRIPTION: Hungry for some intriguing, funny and occasionally creepy facts? Check out the first episode of FRIGHTENING FUN FACTS! Was Plan 9 From Outer Space director Ed Wood a government agent? What famous actress …

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Keeping The Pulp Fires Burning: An Interview with Author James Mullaney

James Mullaney is a literary renaissance man, dedicated to keeping the spirit of pulp literature alive—and I consider the term “pulp” to be high praise. He kick-started his writing career by authoring 26 novels in the popular adventure, semi-superhero series “The Destroyer.” His association with that character carried over to collaborating on a big-screen adaptation with screenwriter Jim Uhis (Fight …

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13 Forgotten Halloween Classics

Halloween always means tons of candy, horror movie marathons, naughty nurse costumes, and, of course, holiday song lists. These “horror rock” rundowns usually put “Don’t Fear the Reaper” and “Pet Semetary” near the top, alongside a parade of Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie tunes. But, to shake things up, I’ve hit the vinyl boneyard to unearth a few …

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The Most Overplayed Game! A Century of Hunting Humans on Film – Part 2

It’s time to load the crossbows and unleash the hounds for Part 2 of The Most Overplayed Game. We’re running down the endless parade of Most Dangerous Game knockoffs. After that we’ll jump in the Hum Vee for a real-life human safari. Hard Target (1993) Director John Woo’s English language debut suffered from star Jean-Claude Van Damme’s creative interference, including …

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Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967-1968)

Gerry Anderson’s, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967-1968) holds two distinctions. Firstly, it contains some of the most dazzling miniatures and special effects created for television. But it’s also one of the most violent shows to be broadcast before cable loosened the reins of censorship. Oh, did I mention Captain Scarlet was a puppet show for children? It’s a genuinely …

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Film Review: Robot Jox (1989)

Rate This Movie   SYNOPSIS: In a post nuclear holocaust world the global powers have outlawed war. In its place, disputes between the two major powers, The Market and The Confederation, are settled in trial by combat bouts between giant robot fighting machines. The champions piloting these machines are known as Robot Jox. After a tragic accident The Market’s greatest …

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