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  1. Blu-ray Review: "Stake Land II" (2016)

    When his home of New Eden is destroyed by a revitalized Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin (Connor Paolo) finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor and legendary vampire hunter, Mister (Nick Damici), to guide him.

    This sequel was written by Nick Damici without the input of Jim Mickle, who co-wrote the first film. Mickle was tied up in other projects, but Damici wanted to return to Stake Land whether through film, TV or a web ...
  2. Film Review: "Havenhurst" (2016)

    A troubled young woman takes up residence in a Gothic apartment building where she must confront a terrifying evil.

    Director Andrew C. Erin (Embrace of the Vampire) brings us this film from a screenplay co-written with Daniel Farrands (Amityville: The Awakening). We also get music from tomandandy (Mothman Prophecies, The Strangers and a couple Resident Evil films), some of the best in the business. Farrands may be best known for writing "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers" ...
  3. Blu-ray Review: "Cinema Paradiso" (1988)

    A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

    In many ways, this film anticipates "The Long Day Closes" and "Hugo". While "Cinema Paradiso" is probably not the first movie about enjoying movies, it is easily the most successful and critically acclaimed. Terence Davies was likely influenced, and there is no doubt that Martin Scorsese was. ...
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  4. Film Review: Havenhurst

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    Those old apartments - the stories they could tell, and the secrets that reside within the walls could be enough to amuse, bewilder and frighten many timid souls...and then we come to Havenhurst, from director Andrew C. Erin - so grab your bags and let's meet at the front steps to dissect this flick, shall we?

    Starring Julie Benz as Jackie, an alcoholic fresh out of rehab, her next order of business is to take the offer of a new residence ...

    Updated 02-09-2017 at 12:18 PM by bronxtko

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  5. DVD Review: Dead West

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    As these first couple of months begin to wane away early into 2017, I've been less than impressed with the glut of "horror" films that promise to lead the pack ahead of the wanna-bes that follow...yep, STILL WAITING. While we're on the topic, let's tackle Jeff Ferrell's Dead West.

    Brian Sutherland holds down the lead here as a drifter who we simply know as "The LadyKiller", and with good reason - he drives from town to town, charming ...
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