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The Mist (2007)

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Finding a gem in Stephen King’s work is not all that hard and The Mist, which was first published by King as a novella in a 1980’s horror anthology called Dark Forces and then again in 1985 as part of his short story collection Skeleton Crew, a tremendous read. If you have read the original […]

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One of the great luminaries in the horror and sci fi fan communities, music composer Paul Dunlap, recently passed away of natural causes on March 11, 2010 in Palm Springs, California at the age of 90. Mr. Dunlap was well known to many long time fans of the horror movie genre due to his extensive […]

Eden Lake (2009)

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In any horror movie where you have a couple going camping, you can pretty much guarantee that things are not going to turn out as planned. This is certainly the case for Eden Lake, a UK horror film that goes above and beyond the call of duty in showcasing the sheer depravity that people, youths […]

Mulberry Street (2007)

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Whenever there’s a movie set in New York City, wondering if there might be rats is just part of the game plan. In Mulberry Street, we get to have a dose of rats in a whole new way that is a shining part of what separates this film from a host of other horror films […]

The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

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Are you familiar with the first Hellraiser movie? That’s probably the finest level of atmosphere captured on film that translates some of what Clive Barker (the creative horror genius behind both Midnight Meat Train and Hellraiser) offers in his fiction. In recent memory, no other film has gone to quite the same lengths to display […]

The 3rd Floor (2007)

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When it comes to low budget films, there are those that follow the Blair Witch type, such as Paranormal Activity – films which really do have a higher budget than some might believe – and there are those films which genuinely are made on next to nothing but passion. The 3rd floor is of this […]

Splinter (2008)

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As far as zombie type movies go, the ever popular ‘reason’ we horror fans are frequently given is that there’s been this terrible plague that is re-animating the dead and so now they shamble the Earth, etc. This is all well and fine, but an occasional twist on this particular theme is definitely welcome, wouldn’t you say? The […]

Severed (2005)

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All independent films have to have a unique hook if they want to get noticed, that is simply how the game is played. In the case of the lower budget end of the scale, being able to use cheaper locations is going to be a major boon to any filmmaker. If you mix this with […]

The Quick and The Undead (2006)

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Well, there’s a saying among film reviewers that goes something along the lines of, ‘for every good movie you review, if you really are watching everything you get your hands on, there are going to be some that make you wish you didn’t have to write the review for.’ The Quick and The Undead is one […]

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As far as really slick and highly entertaining darker films go, the Underworld might not be considered traditional horror in the minds of some fans, but when you’ve got vampires and werewolves in a movie then it’s horror as far as this reviewer is concerned. That goes for Twilight, as well, since it has definitely […]