Film Review: VISITOR (Short Film 2017)
Feb20

Film Review: VISITOR (Short Film 2017)

VISITOR may come in at just under 10 minutes, but it has enough content to interest even the shortest attention span. Written and Directed by Roger Sampson, with an accompanying and with the impressively well put together score by Ryo Utasato. Sampson crafts a simple story about Doctor Price (played amazingly by Ashley Maure), a fertility specialist who becomes the victim of an unknown caller and  unseen encounter. The story could...

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Film Review: LAKE NOWHERE (2014)
Feb13

Film Review: LAKE NOWHERE (2014)

LAKE NOWHERE is a 51 minute modern film, created in a retro Grindhouse/VHS style. Prior to the short feature itself are several clips of things like a few fake Italian giallo style films (titled Sangue, Mysterio and Quando Il Fiume Scorre Rosso (easily translated as Blood, Mystery, and When the River Runs Red). There is also a small trailer for a supposed film called Harvest Man (very reminiscent of one of Creepshow’s most memorable...

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Film Review: CIRCUS OF THE DEAD (2014) w/ Bonus Doll Boy Review
Feb08

Film Review: CIRCUS OF THE DEAD (2014) w/ Bonus Doll Boy Review

DOLL BOY WOW!!! It had been a while since I had found a film, short, or regular length feature that had affected me so deeply, as when I watched this back in 2010. This was one giant ride back to the 80’s and the beginning of my lust to endure all things horror related as a child. The short film itself packed in so much of a punch , in its minimal time frame, that I forgot it was a short until I had finished viewing it!! The...

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Film Review: MARVELOUS MANDY (2016)
Jan22

Film Review: MARVELOUS MANDY (2016)

MARVELOUS MANDY (2016) Synopsis: Down-on-his-luck single dad Harvey Fowler gets a much needed boost when he meets children’s author Mandy Simpkins, author of the Marvelous Mandy storybooks that his daughter loves. Their beautifully vivacious relationship seems like it couldn’t get any more perfect, until Harvey gains some disturbing insights into her fractured mental state. When cracks start to show through her dreamlike...

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Film Review: THE BOOGEYMAN (2010)
Jan18

Film Review: THE BOOGEYMAN (2010)

THE BOOGEYMAN was part of Stephen King’s  “Dollar Babies” incentive for budding film makers which enables them to purchase the rights to a selection of King’s stories for $1 and turn them into films (only to be screened privately and within festivals- not commercial gain). Notably popular Director/Screenwriter Frank Darabont began his feature film career with a Dollar Baby. In 1983 he recreated Stephen King’s The Woman In...

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