John Bruni reviews GOTHIC

GOTHIC87 min., 1986
Directed by Ken Russell
My rating: ★★
IMDB

As long as you are a guest in my house, you’ll play my games.

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Doomsey reviews RE-ANIMATOR

RE-ANIMATOR86 min., 1985 (unrated version)
Directed by Stuart Gordon
My rating: ★★★
IMDB • Official Site

The Evil Dead of HP Lovecraft.

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews THE VAMPIRE DIARIES S3E14: Dangerous Liasons

The Vampire DiariesOriginally broadcast February 9, 2012
Written by Caroline Dries
Directed by Chris Gismer
My rating: ★★★
IMDBOfficial Site

Giving the episode the benefit of the doubt.

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews WHITECHAPEL S1E02

WHITECHAPELOriginally broadcast February 9, 2009
Written by Ben Court & Caroline Ip
Directed by S.J. Clarkson
My rating: ★★
IMDBOfficial Site

Stuck in the middle.

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Rob Walker reviews THE SIXTH SENSE

THE SIXTH SENSE107 min., 1999
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan
My rating: ★★★★
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Let’s be honest.  The real twist in The 6th Sense is that M Night Shyamalan actually made a decent movie.

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John Bruni reviews THE ENTITY

THE ENTITY119 min., 1983
Directed by Sidney J. Furie
My rating: ★★★
IMDB

You felt him in you, though?

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews VAMPIRE ACADEMY

VAMPIRE ACADEMY104 min., 2014
Directed by Mark Waters
My rating: ★
IMDBOfficial Site

The kind of movie you watch through your fingers because you’re cringing with embarrassment for the people involved.

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Robin Franson Pruter reviews THE VAMPIRE DIARIES S3E13: Bringing out the Dead

The Vampire DiariesOriginally broadcast February 2, 2012
Written by Turi Meyer & Al Septien
Directed by Jeffrey Hunt
My rating: ★★★
IMDBOfficial Site

Four star scenes and two star scenes average out to make a three star episode.

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Blick Tolkien reviews THE WALKING DEAD, S4E13: Alone

The Walking DeadOriginally broadcast March 9, 2014
Written by Curtis Gwinn
Directed by Ernest Dickerson
My rating: ★★★
IMDB

On the road again…

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Support Indie Horror: Dismembering Christmas

Wisconsin-based independent horror filmmakers Kevin Sommerfield and Steve Goltz, AKA Slasher Studios, are currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of their second full-length project, Dismembering Christmas.

Kevin and Steve make old-school slasher flicks with a touch of new-school cleverness. They’ve produced several short films, including Teddy (previously featured on Quick Cuts), Popularity Killer and Blood Brothers. Their 2013 début, Don’t Go to the Reunion, won several film festival rewards and garnered numerous favorable reviews.

Slasher Studios describe Dismembering Christmas as “A tribute to the glory days of holiday horror…best described as Friday the 13th meets Black Christmas” with “Practical effects from beginning to end, likable characters, and a kick ass final girl.”

Dismembering Christmas will star Johnathon Krauthammer, Baker Chase, Danielle Doetsch, Austin Bosley, Nina Kova, Maria Van Lanen, and Scott Seagren. It’s written by Kevin Sommerfield and Steve Goltz and directed by Austin Bosley.

If you’ve got a yen for classic-style ’80s holiday horror, please check out their Kickstarter page and kick a few bucks their way if you can. Support Indie Horror!

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Lackey reviews A FIELD IN ENGLAND

A FIELD IN ENGLAND90 min., 2013
Directed by Ben Wheatley
My rating: ★★★
IMDBOfficial Site

“The Ultimate Trip”…Oliver Cromwell style.

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