Archive for December, 2014

Cellblock 11

Sunday, December 28th, 2014 by Christianne Benedict -

Cellblock 11   Cell Block 11 dvd front 85x120 reviews drama action Director: Jules Stewart
Writer: Jules Stewart and Jared Kurt
Release Year: 2012
Alternative title: ‘K-11′

Cellblock 11   Zeno Pictures mini logo reviews drama action Trapped in the Body of a Bad Movie

Coked-out record producer Richard Saxx (Goran Visnjic) is accused of murder and thrown into a prison ward for at-risk prisoners; mainly gay and transgender inmates. The ward is ruled by trans capo Mousey (Kate del Castillo), who holds onto power at the behest of the vile Sgt. Johnson (D.B. Sweeney), and by child molesting monster Detroit (Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister). Saxx, who is neither gay nor trans, slowly builds alliances in the ward, which comes in handy when the last straw breaks and the prisoners rise up to turn the tables against their tormentors.

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Conjurer

Monday, December 29th, 2014 by Vomitron -

Conjurer   conjurer affiche 85x120 thriller reviews reviews horror drama Director: Clint Hutchison
Writer: Clint Hutchison and David Yarbrough
Release Year: 2008

Don’t mess with the cabin.

After having suffered a miscarriage, Helen Burnett (Maxine Bahns) and her photographer husband Shawn Burnett (Andrew Bowen) move to a house on the country side. What was intended to be a fresh new chapter in their lives, will soon become frighteningly entangled with the supernatural, as the land comes with a legend of witchery and hauntings.

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Killing Obsession

Monday, December 29th, 2014 by Vomitron -

Killing Obsession   Killing Obsession poster 01 67x120 thriller reviews reviews Director: Paul Leder
Writer: Paul Leder
Release Year: 1994
Benelux title: ‘A Killing Obsession’

A Fabulously Shitty Film!

Albert (John Savage) once killed the mother of a little teenage girl he was in love with. He spent half of his life behind the walls of a mental health institute because of this. Due to lack of funding, Albert is now pronounced cured and ready to enter society again. But of course Albert is still utterly insane, and very much ready to go on a killing spree to get to his beloved little Annie Smith (Kimberly Chase), with only the intelligible Dr. Sachs (John Saxon) determined to stop him.

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Pin

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 by Anna McKibben -

Pin   Pin dvd front 82x120 thriller reviews reviews horror Director: Sandor Stern
Writer: Sandor Stern, based on a novel by Andrew Neiderman
Release Year:
1988

Oh dear… it looks like Leon’s been playing with his doll again…

Pin   Mr Horror minilogo thriller reviews reviews horror A boy’s best friend may not be his mother, but rather a mannequin named Pin. Just the normal way of life for the Linden children… until Pin starts taking on a life of his own.

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Rubber

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 by Vomitron and Coventry -

Rubber   Rubber dvd front 85x120 thriller reviews reviews horror drama comedy Director: Quentin Dupieux
Writer:
Quentin Dupieux
Release year:
2010

One tire, two reviews.

Rubber   Offscreen 2011 mini logo thriller reviews reviews horror drama comedy Rubber   Zeno Pictures mini logo thriller reviews reviews horror drama comedy Rubber is a roadmovie about the most lonesome killer imaginable. He doesn’t talk. He doesn’t walk. He doesn’t listen. He just lurks, stalks and… blows things up.  His name is Robert, and he was the star of this year’s opening movie for Offscreen Film Festival 2011. Not one, but two of us attended the screening. Hence, another dual-review.

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The Giant Claw

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 by Perfesser Deviant -

The Giant Claw   giant claw poster 1957 cr 80x120 sci fi reviews horror Directors: Fred F. Sears
Writers: Samuel Newman & Paul Gangelin
Release Year: 1957

When giant space-birds attack.

Electronics expert Mitch MacAfee (Jeff Morrow) is working with the US Defense Department to calibrate their northern radar network when he sees a UFO that he describes as a “flying battleship”. No one, not even the lovely female mathematician Sally Caldwell (Mara Corday) believes him, but soon the plane that they’re flying out on is downed by… something. Soon it becomes clear that there’s a giant bird flying around that’s immune to any kind of attack. So it’s up to the scientists to find a way to deal with the problem with the entire strength of the military behind them….

Oh, the giant bird is really, really stupid-looking.

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The Quiet Ones

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 by Coventry -

The Quiet Ones   the quiet ones poster 01 77x120 reviews horror Director: John Pogue
Writer: Graig Rosenberg, Oren Moverman, John Pogue and Tom de Ville
Release year: 2014

Too quiet, dammit! Show some guts!

The Quiet Ones   BIFFF 2014 mini logo reviews horror An unorthodox Oxford professor sets up an experiment to prove his theory that poltergeists manifest themselves through the traumatized minds of unstable people. A couple of students will assist him with manipulating an emotionally scarred female guinea pig. Loosely inspired by a true story.

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The Seasoning House

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 by Coventry -

The Seasoning House   The Seasoning House dvd front 85x120 thriller reviews reviews drama Director: Paul Hyett
Writer: Paul Hyett, Conal Palmer and Adrian Rigelsford, based on an original idea by Helen Solomon
Release year: 2012

Four devastating Seasons in one House…

The Seasoning House   Zeno Pictures mini logo thriller reviews reviews drama Somewhere in the Balkans, an illegal brothel becomes the sinister new home for the recently abducted deaf-mute Angel. The abuse and rape the young female inhabitants have to endure from the visiting military misfits, goes from bad to worse. When her best friend Vanya gets fatally brutalized, Angel has nothing but vengeance left on her mind.

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The Unborn

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 by Perfesser Deviant -

The Unborn   The Unborn poster 01 80x120 reviews horror Director: David S. Goyer
Writer
: David S. Goyer
Release Year
: 2009

Sibling rivalry

After an encounter with a screwed up kid – Matty (Atticus Shaffer) – she’s babysitting, Casey Beldon (Odette Yustman) ends up with heterochromia – mixed color – in her eye. It soon becomes clear that she’s got a problem, and she starts looking for help. Her boyfriend Mark (Cam Gigandet) and her best friend Romy (Meagan Good) try to be supportive, even taking her to see an old woman – Sofi Kozma (Jane Alexander) – that Casey’s mother had some interest in. It turns out that Sofi has information on the spirit that’s bothering Casey, and sends her to Rabbi Sendak (Gary Oldman) who hooks up with Episcopal priest Arthur Wyndham (Idris Elba) to perform an exorcism….

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Would You Rather

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by C. John Archer -

Would You Rather   wyrposter 81x120 thriller reviews reviews horror Director: David Guy Levy
Writer: Steffen Schlachtenhaufen
Release year:
2012

I’d rather do something else.

In a bid to help her sick brother, a desperate young woman (Brittany Snow) attends a dinner party hosted by a wealthy aristocrat (Jeffrey Combs). The party culminates with a game against other down-on-their-luck attendees in a winner take all version of the children’s game, would you rather?

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