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Doc Rotten, film critic for HorrorNews.Net, is also the host of the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast, the Monster Movie Podcast and Shock Treatment: The American Horror Story Fan Podcast. Read more from Doc Rotten at DocRotten.com, Facebook and Twitter.

Film Review: Furious 7 (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Dominic Toretto, Brian O’Conner and family face down Deckard Shaw, the older, meaner brother of Owen Shaw, who is intent on destroying their lives one by one. With Agent Hobbs and “Mr Nobody” at their side, Dom and Brian must rescue government hacker Ramsey and take down a Somalian terrorist named Jakarde before they can survive …

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Film Review: Lizzie (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Lizzie Allen (Amanda Baker) suffers from amnesia set on by a traumatic event during her formative years. Working with psychiatrist Dr. Fredricks (Corbin Bernsen), she struggles to uncover the mysteries of her youth and memories of her parents who dies when she was very young. When she returns to her childhood home and decides to stop …

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Film Review: No One Lives (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young couple struggling with trust issues and a souring relationship encounters a band of rough necks in a local pub. When a pair of the criminal crew goes rogue, kidnapping the girl and leaving the man for dead, they unknowingly awaken an evil they are unprepared to handle. Ruthless, vicious and deadly, the man traps, …

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TV: Dracula (NBC – 2013)

Rate This MovieNBC’s Dracula premiere’s tonight, October 25, 2013, and the good Doctor (Doc Rotten) has already caught the Pilot episode. Let’s start off by saying the show looks great, strong production values and Jonathan Rhys Meyers is an elegant and handsome Dracula.The show is a co-production between NBC/Universal and BBC – who more perfect to bring Bram Stoker vampire …

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Film Review: Die and Let Live (2006)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Best friends, Benny (Joshua Lively) and Smalls (Zane Crosby), plan to throw an epic party to impress Benny’s crush, Stephenie (Sarah Bower). That night, an accident at a nearby medical testing facility releases a dangerous substance that turns the dead into flesh eating zombies. Too busy trying to impress his Stephanie, Benny fails to notice the living …

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Film Review: Valley of the Sasquatch (2015)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A fractured family battles against a tribe of angry Sasquatch. REVIEW: Making it’s debut at the Nevermore Film Festival at the historic Carolina Theater in Durham, North Carolina, Valley of the Sasquatch succeeds in entertaining its audience with a better-than-average entry in the Bigfoot sub-genre – which is unusually over saturated of late – with a tale …

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Film Review: Maniac (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Fixing mannequins by day and killing women by night, Frank Zito fights his insanity and urge to kill when he meets a young, attractive photographer (Anne) who hires him to provide faceless mannequins for her next exhibit. The closer they become the further into madness Frank slips as he must decide between falling in love with …

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Film Review: Exit Humanity (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Returning home after surviving the horrors of the American Civil War, Edward Young (Mark Gibson) enjoys only the briefest amount of happiness with his family before tragedy strikes. His farmland is overtaken by a swarm of the living dead costing him his wife and child. As he hunts for his missing son, Edward discovers the flesh …

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Film Review: R.I.P.D. (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Boston police officer Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) finds himself on the wrong end of his corrupt partner’s gun barrel when he decides to turn in evidence the pair lifted at a recent bust. Upon realizing he did not survive the fatal shot to his face, Walker avoids judgment when the R.I.P.D. (Rest in Peace Department) recruits …

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Film Review: John Wick (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. REVIEW John Wick, the latest action film from Keanu (The Matrix) Reeves, is a bizarre mix of Pulp Fiction, Deathwish, Lethal Weapon and Scarface. But not. The film is very similar to a very many action and gangster film that …

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Film Review: The Call (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Veteran operator Jordan (Halle Berry) Turner, still reeling from a 911 call months ago that resulted in the death of the caller, must face her fears when another similar caller phones in. In this case, Casey (Abigail Breslin) Welson finds herself kidnapped and thrown into the trunk of a killer’s car. Jordan struggles to keep the …

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