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Bad Frank Is A Must See Movie For Those Who Like Good Guys Who Go Very, Very Bad

Bad Frank Is A Must See Movie For Those Who Like Good Guys Who Go Very, Very Bad

        “A man can only hold so much inside…”   Bad Frank stars Kevin Interdonato as Frank Pierce, your average Italian Joe with a nice house in the suburbs, gorgeous wife, a disturbing past and medically repressed anger issues (which makes him “not average” at this point..) who finds himself in a precarious position with an old friend during a drug deal that goes way south. When push comes to shove (and the pharmacy won’t refill your […]

Beacon Point A Sci-Fi Horror Tale Of Lies, Secrets, and Bloody, Alien Shenanigans

Beacon Point A Sci-Fi Horror Tale Of Lies, Secrets, and Bloody, Alien Shenanigans

There’s a reason the woods are scary…and maybe a little complicated but definitely scary. Camping, hiking, aliens, ex-cons, and strangers in survival situations almost always makes for a good movie, but here at Beacon Point, it sets the stage for death, conspiracy, and slightly awkward social situations. The trouble begins when local mountain tour guide and survival badass Drake Jacobs accidentally kills his supervisor during an argument at the resort he’s employed with after it’s been discovered that Drake is […]

The Control Group Is An Impressive Romp Into The World Of Psychotic Scientists, Insane Asylums, And Bird People

The Control Group Is An Impressive Romp Into The World Of Psychotic Scientists, Insane Asylums, And Bird People

The living dead always look so pissed. Image via ravenousmonster.com The Control Group via Point And Shoot Productions really is an interesting twist on the old story line of college kids getting kidnapped, then get drugged up and locked in an abandoned insane asylum by a mad scientist, people dying and then coming back as insane but coherent zombies while secrete a government agency records it, all the while hoping to perfect the drug used on the students as a […]

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Team Enforcer: game bully or team protector? Depends on who you ask, and it’s about time the players got to tell their side of the story. Fighting has been a staple in hockey since the game was first played professionally in the early 1900’s. Fighting is in its roots,  in its blood,  and is fully supported by both fans and players the world over. So why has it become such a thorn in the profession’s side as of late? According […]

Horror Movie Hunting Grounds Matches Man Against Sasquatch With Strange Results

Horror Movie Hunting Grounds Matches Man Against Sasquatch With Strange Results

Original title and movie poster for Hunting Grounds So in classic horror movie style, a handful of friends and family members go on a hunting trip and end up in a fight for survival. This one, however, includes very hairy and angry landlords who want these intruders off their property at all costs, with mixed results. I give you, Hunting Grounds. After the death of his wife, a desperate father and his only child relocate to a small family cabin […]

The Covenant- Taking Demonic Possession To A Whole New Level

The Covenant- Taking Demonic Possession To A Whole New Level

There are bad days, and then there’s this… Demonic possession almost always makes for a good horror movie plot, but the cast and crew of Uncork’ed Entertainment’s The Covenant has really kicked things up a notch with outstanding results. After suffering the loss of both her daughter and husband in separate accidents, Sarah Doyle (Monica Engesser) decides to leave town and move back to her childhood home with her estranged brother Richard Doyle (Owen Conway) in tow. Once settled into […]

Metal Life horror movie review: Bornless Ones

Metal Life horror movie review: Bornless Ones

In the tradition of The Evil Dead, and starring The Newsroom’s Margaret Judson and Teen Wolf’s Michael Johnston, writer/director Alexander Babaev‘s Bornless Ones comes to theaters and VOD February 10. Emily’s brother, Zack, has cerebral palsy. Their mother passed away and their father is not in the picture which puts all the responsibly on Emily. She finds a medical institution, in the middle of nowhere, that can help her take care of Zack. She buys a cabin in the sticks […]

The Krampus Has Been Unleashed To Give You More Gore For Your Viewing Pleasure

The Krampus Has Been Unleashed To Give You More Gore For Your Viewing Pleasure

Care for a hug? It may involve disembowelment for no particular reason…image via Geeks Of Doom Merry Christmas to horror fans around the world! Here’s a new release that will give you a good laugh and some well done beheadings to add to your holiday festivities. Meet The Krampus as you’ve never seen him before.  A few fortune hunters in the Old West find the lost treasure of  German criminals related to St. Nick himself and end up awakening the […]

Abby Grace A New Nightmare You Never Needed

Abby Grace A New Nightmare You Never Needed

The sins of the past will revisit a family with horrifying consequences…image via weareindiehorror.com Some things, once done, cannot be undone, except through the unleashing of hell on earth via one pissed off ghost. Abby Grace shows us that classic horror concepts with a few nods to Stephen King can make for one excellent movie. Once his mother passes, Ben (played by Jacob Hobbs,)  an agoraphobic mess with a plethora of phobias along with OCD, finds himself a home owner […]

Award Winning Short Film The Lake Is A Beautifully Tragic Look At Life, Love, And Family

Award Winning Short Film The Lake Is A Beautifully Tragic Look At Life, Love, And Family

You never know where life will take you. The Lake is an outstanding short film by Michael Buie (The Next Three Days, Mystery Alaska, Blackbird) about a father who, after receiving a terminal diagnosis, makes the difficult decision to take control of his death rather than allow his wife (played by Rachel Wilson) and daughters see him waste away. The film will make you laugh, cry, and see a new side of life through the eyes of someone staring down […]

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