Film Review: MEXICO BÁRBARO II (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
Oct16

Film Review: MEXICO BÁRBARO II (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

Following on the heels of 2014’s MEXICO BÁRBARO, MEXICO BÁRBARO II (2017) will be making it’s North American premiere at this year’s Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. It brings with it eight more tales from nine of Mexico’s best up and coming directors. The official synopsis’ follow La Leyenda de Juan Soldado” (Juan the Soldier) Directed by: Abraham Sánchez Tijuana, Mexico, 1938. Juan is a soldier sentenced to death for the...

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Film Review: TO HELL AND BACK: THE KANE HODDER STORY (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
Oct15

Film Review: TO HELL AND BACK: THE KANE HODDER STORY (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

Some of horror cinema’s icons have become synonymous with their most famous role, Boris Karloff and Frankenstein’s Monster, Sir Christopher Lee and Dracula, Robert Englund and Freddy Krueger or Kane Hodder and Jason Voorhees. TO HELL AND BACK: THE KANE HODDER STORY takes a look at the life and career of the most famous of the actors who terrorized Crystal Lake. The film covers his life and career, from a bullied child to a...

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Film Review: DEMENTIA 13 (2017)
Oct11

Film Review: DEMENTIA 13 (2017)

In 1963 legendary producer Roger Corman gave an aspiring writer director named Francis Ford Coppola a shot at his first legit credit (he’d done a couple of nudies and some uncredited reshoots on Corman’s THE TERROR). The result was the low budget classic DEMENTIA 13 (1969). Now in 2017 SyFy’s spooky sibling Chiller has given us an updated version. Can this updated DEMENTIA 13 (2017) match the original, a film that gave so many of us...

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Film Review: THEY REMAIN (2016)
Oct03

Film Review: THEY REMAIN (2016)

The conflict between man and his technology and the forces of nature has been a central theme in fiction since prehistoric hunters related tales of fighting giant beasts with their spears and bows and on through the likes of MOBY DICK and GODZILLA or disaster films like THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW. Now writer/director Philip Gelatt (THE BLEEDING HOUSE, EUROPA REPORT) pits high tech against something as old as time itself in THEY REMAIN....

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Film Review: THE FORLORNED (2017)
Oct02

Film Review: THE FORLORNED (2017)

When a company misspells the name of it’s own movie on the screener’s Vimeo page that is not a good omen, so I was a bit concerned when I sat down to watch THE FORLORNED and saw it spelled as “Forlormed” and that it had sat like that for 4 months. Thankfully in this case it was a false omen as THE FORLORNED is a genuinely creepy ghost story. Tom (Colton Christensen TREASURE STATE) accepts a job restoring an old lighthouse, a job none...

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