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Movie Review: Pay the Ghost (2015)

Pay the Ghost

A professor frantically searches for his son who was abducted during a Halloween parade. Director: Uli Edel Writers: Tim Lebbon (novel), Dan Kay (screenplay) Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres, Lyriq Bent, Lauren Beatty, Kalie Hunter, Jack Fulton, Stephen McHattie Production: A RLJ Entertainment release of a Voltage Pictures presentation of a Voltage

Movie Review: Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

Stonehearst Asylum

A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues — though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change. Director: Brad Anderson Writers: Joe Gangemi (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis, Michael Caine, Ben

Stephen King’s A Good Marriage Picked Up By Screen Media

Stephen King Full Dark No Stars

The film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “A Good Marriage” has finally found a distributor in Screen Media who has taken North American rights to the King thriller. Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia star as a couple whose happy life is threatened when the wife finds out her husband is a serial killer. The

Movie Review – The Perfect Host (2010)

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary. Director: Nick Tomnay Writer: Nick Tomnay Stars: David Hyde Pierce, Clayne Crawford and Nathaniel Parker The Perfect Host is Australian director and screenwriter Nick Tomnay’s feature film debut and it is a good one. Not

Movie Review – Priest (2011)

Priest, a post-apocalyptic action thriller, is set in an alternate world — one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest (Paul Bettany) from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the

Movie Review – Skew (2011)

When Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey. What starts out as a carefree adventure slowly becomes a descent into the ominous as unexplained events threaten to disrupt the balance between the three close friends. Each one of them must

Movie Review – Deadrise (2011)

Paula, (Renee O’Connor) an inspector for the Historic Trust, wraps up a successful and important project in the upper Midwest. On her way home to Chicago, she gets a call from her office and is asked to check out a new applicant. It’s on her way anyway, and even though it’s late on Friday, she

Movie Review – Unknown (2011)

A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is. Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Writers: Oliver Butcher (screenplay), Stephen Cornwell (screenplay) Stars: Liam Neeson, Diane

Movie Review – Steven Spielberg’s Duel (TV 1971)

Also Known As: Belâ Director: Steven Spielberg Writers: Richard Matheson (screenplay), Richard Matheson (short story) Stars: Dennis Weaver, Eddie Firestone and Gene Dynarski Storyline: While traveling through the desert for an appointment with a client, the businessman David Mann from California passes a slow and old tanker truck. The psychotic truck driver feels offended and

Horror Review – F (2010)

Synopsis: A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours. Director: Johannes Roberts Writer: Johannes Roberts Stars: David Schofield, Eliza Bennett and Ruth Gemmell As far as Independent Horror goes, it is pretty much hit or miss in regards to what we get.