Film Review: DON’T KILL IT (2016)
Mar11

Film Review: DON’T KILL IT (2016)

What happened to Mike Mendez, or more accurately, to his career? He built a following with quirky and effective films like THE CONVENT and GRAVEDANCERS before directing the film that got him widespread notice BIG ASS SPIDER. But he hasn’t been able to capitalize on Spiders success. His next film, another giant spider film for SyFy LAVALANTULA did well enough to spawn a sequel but without him, then THE LAST HEIST which featured Henry...

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Film Review: SAVAGELAND (2015)
Mar09

Film Review: SAVAGELAND (2015)

Despite the success of the found footage film, it’s close cousin the mockumentary hasn’t seen much of a boost in it’s popularity. While the two genres may at times overlap, the mockumentary is a genre of it’s own. With roots going back to the mondo films of the 60’s, although not advertising themselves as fact although some such as BBC tv’s GHOSTWATCH has certainly convinced watchers that it was real. Now directors Phil Guidry,...

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Film Review: KILL SYNDROME (2006)
Mar06

Film Review: KILL SYNDROME (2006)

I usually try to avoid totally slagging a movie, but sometimes I run across a film I just can’t find much if anything good to say about it, KILL SYNDROME is one such film. A wannabe cross between TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and AUGUST UNDERGROUND the film tells the story of an inbred family who kidnap, torture, kill and eat random people, filming it all to sell to a rich collector of snuff films.  That’s it, there’s no backstory, no...

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Film Review: SLASHER.COM (2017)
Mar03

Film Review: SLASHER.COM (2017)

A first date can be a very special thing in either a good or bad way, especially now in the era of dating sites and apps. It’s never been easier to meet the partner of your dreams, or your worst nightmare. To find the perfect partner, or victim SLASHER.COM from director Chip Gubera (SONG OF THE DEAD) uses this as the jumping off point for a tale of death and other perverse goings on. Beginning with a pre-credits murder, and bit of...

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Film Review: BETHANY (2017)
Mar01

Film Review: BETHANY (2017)

Since he hit the indie horror scene with his first feature MY PURE JOY in 2011 James Cullen Bressack has amassed an incredible list of credits that range from the brutal found footage HATE CRIME and TO JENNIFER, to more mainstream, and even TV movies films like BLOOD LAKE and IF LOOKS COULD KILL. Add in his writing and producing credits and I have to wonder if he ever sleeps. Now he’s back with BETHANY which he produced, directed and...

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