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Live- Evil showing this holiday weekend on Amazon Prime

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To be honest this was a strange one and yet I still thoroughly enjoyed it. Live-Evil happens on one Halloween night in a small American town. After an arrest at a large house with many dead bodies, an Evil presence appears that is willing to be arrested by tough as nails Cop "Hancock".On arrival to the Police station the Evil presence, has different effects on who ever sees it. With it bringing out your deepest fears, to Pete the Hardened Sheriff sees his long dead Dad, who abused him,to another Deputy's seeing the person who hit and disabled his sister in a drunken hit and run.This film is very art-house but still very clever,with a slight nod to Mr. Quentin Tarantino, as it is filmed in chapters with each chapter introducing a new character, with the Evil eventually taking over all the townsfolk who are weak willed except Hancock who seems to be unaffected by the whole Evil happening to this small town.With other influences from John Carpenter, the final third did remi…

Cult Of Chucky 2017 film review. Distribution by Universal Pictures. Directed by Don Mancini. Running time 91 minutes, certificate 18

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Cult Of Chucky, is it any good, well after the last one Curse Of Chucky, which I was impressed with, and with the online build up to Cult Of Chucky I was looking forward to it. I will admit I did give up on this franchise years ago, after seeing Child's Play 3, which was poor, then Bride Of Chucky, when it was going in the wrong direction, and almost becoming a parody of itself. Thank god the creator Don Mancini came back and saved the franchise in 2013, Curse Of Chucky was nothing  short of outstanding, to tie up this movie into the first movie, was class, and genius writing, Fiona Dourif as Nica was enlightening, the one loose end Charles Lee Ray needed to untie. Then after a four year wait Cult comes out, on VOD and straight to DVD, the film carries on from the last, and is a direct sequel, Nica is in a secure unit, believing now that she killed her family, and not Chucky. When the therapist brings in a Good Guy Doll to prove to Nica that it is not evil and not alive, and all h…

Sightings 2017 Film Review. From High Octane Pictures. Written and Directed by Dallas Morgan. Not yet rated, running time 91 minutes.

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A family is in grave danger in a small rural community from an unknown presence in the woods. Many thanks to High Octane Pictures for the screener copy. Sightings released in November 7th on VOD, is a supernatural, sci-fi  movie written and directed by Dallas Morgan, about a creature that lives in the woods, and has a certain taste for female blood, and a rare one at that O' Negative. 
When the local police chief recently retired, finds three dead female corpses on his land, then a spate of further attacks on women in and around the Mid West, the Police Chief Tom Mayfield  is first the main suspect. Except his brother in law, the crazy redneck, is convinced a Sasquatch creature may be involved. Although this movie is in no way original, it is a cross between Signs, and the movie Exists, a character driven movie, that is way to slow to begin with, but does surprisingly get better as the movie progresses. With some great, to average acting, with a good performance from lead actor B…

The Babysitter (2017) film review. Directed by McG. Distribution by Netflix. Not rated, running time approx 90 minutes.

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Oh my god I cannot believe I've actually enjoyed a movie by MC G, the wannabe James Cameron, Tony Scott, but actually being like a crap Michael Bay. The director of Charlie's Angels, Terminator Salvation, Three Days To Kill, he has finally found his forte which is horror, and I'm so impressed by this movie. We see blood by the gallons, knives in heads, throat cuts, heads exploding, bullets in boobs we have it all, in this strange adult version of home alone. When 12 year old Cole (Judah Lewis) is left with his best buddie and hot babysitter Bee (Samara Weaving) his only friend In the world, the coolest babysitter ever, that really gets him, and completely understands him, is left alone whilst his parents have a dirty night away.Little does Cole know, is that Bee isn't who he thinks she is, and after a failed drugging attempt, instead of passing out, Cole happens to spy on Bee, and her friends, who she invited in, after he was asleep, and perform a human sacrifice, yes …

Slipknot Day Of The Gusano. Live in Mexico City, December 5th 2015.

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This historic live event, the first time in Slipknot's 16 years history to travel south of the border into Mexico. Bringing Knotfest the first time outside of America Day Of The Gusano, the Spanish word for Maggot, which Slipknot's fans are known as. This 85 minute thrash fest of the most energetic musicians around is a sight to behold, with Corey Taylor never sounding so good, with Jim Root's thrash and lead guitar, and Clown running about the stage frantically, with some great camera angles involving his microphone. With all the hits including Spit It Out, Vermilion, Devil In I, Before I Forget, although some songs were missing from the time I saw them in January 2015 including AOV. This is a must see concert for any 'Maggots' 
My only disappointment is the documentary directed by Clown, that was shown on the theatrical release is not included, shame as this is the one reason I got this, the concert is amazing though, and blasting through 5,1 surround speakers in…

Handjob cabin, is certainly not a real film, but is a fun, rude trailer, fan made by Bennet Silverman about a randy female ghost intent on jerking men into the afterlife. Obviously Cumming Soon.

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I came across this trailer on YouTube yesterday, and it is doing the rounds again on social media, a trailer first showing in 2015, that got everyone talking " is this for real" " this can not be a film can it?" As it turns out no, it is a trailer that is well made, but certainly is not going to be a film anytime soon. A one joke trailer about a randy ghost intent on jerking men off, using handjobs, I'm surprised the tag line wasn't "Cumming soon". This was obviously made by men with a running narrative that women cannot give a decent handjob, and having them do the deed is worse than death, instead you have a ghost who wants to jerk all men to death. It is as awful as you'd expect it to be, but I still found myself chuckle a few times, it is rude, crude, insinuating, and in fairness harmless fun, a film if made I would actually probably watch, it certainly looks better than the recent Cabin Fever, Evil Dead 2013.

The Strangers 2 is finally happening with a title being called Prey at Night.

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2008 The Strangers was one of my most disturbing films I've watched and it left a mark on me forever. Staring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman, as a struggling married couple having to put their differences aside to survive the night against three sinister mask wearing killers.
Well with rumours of a sequel for years it is finally happening, and it even has a title called Prey At Night, it is directed by 47 Metres Down director Joannes Roberts, and starring Mad Men, star Christina Hendricks.
The plot Summery is as follows
“A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive"

Happy Death Day is gearing up for its Friday 13th release date, but the final release poster does remind me of Thomas The Tank Engine.

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After seeing the official Happy Death Day poster today ready for its Friday 13th release, the picture reminded me of something, then it came to me Thomas The Tank Engine. In all seriousness the film Happy Death Day is getting mixed to okay reviews, with a majority saying it is a mix of Mean Girls vs Groundhog Day. With some saying it is too funny, and not gory enough to be a proper slasher movie.
With this movie going against Blade Runner 2049 which has done woefully it is hoping that this Blumhouse  produced film will kill it off completely.

The 13TH Friday, available on VOD from October 10. Directed by Justin Price. Distribution by Uncork'd Entertainment. Film not yet rated.

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The 13th Friday review.
Many thanks to the guys at Uncork'd entertainment for sending me the screener link, unfortunately it is going to be hard to say anything positive about this movie.
From the moment I saw the poster I thought "Hellraiser clone" and I was almost right, instead of a cube, that drags you to hell , you have a spherical ball instead. That once opened produces the most terrible evil, with the only way to stop the evil is 13 sacrifices.
At least that is what I gathered, as either the film I watched was edited so poorly, that it made no common sense,  all my head wasn't in the right place, as I didn't get it. With every movie cliche added to the mix, the floating possessed woman, flies coming out of mouths, a creepy demon like woman, strange demonic cave dwelling creatures, we have them all, it's like playing bullshit bingo, only not using words, but horror scenes to cross off, " yep that's in it, oh and that one too"
I like to se…

With now a serious hint from producer Robert Kirkman that these two series will have a crossover point, the thing I'm asking is "does anyone really care anymore?"

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With season 8 of The Walking Dead about to start on AMC and Fox UK this month, and season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead being commissioned, with rumours it could be the final season, as ratings has been plundering for a while now. It has been now officially hinted by Robert Kirkman, creator of both series, that a crossover event is going to happen. How this will happen God only knows, with from my experience the Walking Dead, being more advanced in the timeline, than Fear The Walking Dead. With only one character from that series that anyone cares about being involved, Alicia Clarke (Alycia Debham Carey)  Does it involve Alexandria  To be Honest I don't really give two fucks about any of this as I lost interest in Fear The Walking Dead from episode 8 Season 2, and The Walking Dead episode 9 season 5. So infairness I'm not at all excited, but a lot of fans will be. A story of two series, that have both gone on way to long, both digging that same dead horse, to pardon the pun, which…

With rumours of a nightmare on elm street remake, with a recent interview with Robert Englund on the subject he brought up a surprising actor choice to play Freddy Krueger

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With an interview recently with Robert Englund, when asked about the possibility of another reboot of A Nightmare On Elm Street franchise, and who he thought should play Freddy Krueger he only had one answer 'Kevin Bacon' Now our Kevin is more famous in the UK at the moment as the face of EE a mobile phone company, but he has done horror before, with my favourite film of his Stir Of Echoes, he has done Hollow Man, The Darkness, Tremors and The Following.  What do you think, A. The possibility of another reboot, or B. Is Kevin Bacon the ideal Freddy Krueger, me personally as much as I like Freddy, I think the idea of another reboot should be shelved, but with horror suddenly cool again wit IT on everyone's lips, it is without doubt this franchise is going to be remade, with a great fan made poster on Deviant Art by CAMW1N.

The Girl With All The Gifts, available on DVD and BluRay from Tuesday24th April, US. Directed by Colm Macarthy. Distribution by Saban films,Lionsgate. Rated R running time 111 minutes.

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Our fellow Brits have had access to this film for some months, but it finally gets a US release next week on Tuesday 24th April, and it is a decent film, with one outstanding performance from Sennia Nenua. It is currently streaming on Vudu and Amazon for $6,99, and with a retail price of $17,99 it comes as a DVD Bluray combo with a digital download code for the movie. The Girl With All The Gifts starring three outstanding actors, Paddy Constantine, Gemma Arterton and Glenn Close, with the outstanding performance from young actress Sennia Nenua as Melanie, who although being infected seems to hold the key to beating the desease, she is intelligent willing to learn and please, and is practically human, apart from her urges to eat living things, with children being the second generation of this desease, and able to learn, are being monitored in an army base, and being dissected to find out through their neurological brain matter how this fungal infection attacks the brain, and how they a…