Category Archives: Movie Reviews

A CURE FOR WELLNESS REVIEW by Rachael Kozak

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Rarely is there a film outside the bombastic Hollywood Action /IMAX experience I feel a need to see in the cinema.  After having seen the trailer some months ago, I was almost surprised to see “A Cure For Wellness” was getting a showing in the big Cinema here in Kuopio, as I was under the assumption that it may be too experimental for their regular programming. For many films I have interest in viewing, I do my best to avoid reviews, spoilers and sometimes even the trailer.  My self imposed rule also applies to bands I am planning to see of which I have never previously heard of.  The element of surprise conjoined with a fresh mind clear of any bias always makes for a lasting impression – whether positive or negative.  This last Thursday I met up with the owner of Skullbanger Magazine to accompany him in the 2 hour and 30 minute evening screening after having spent a long day in town amidst heavy snowfall.  Continue reading A CURE FOR WELLNESS REVIEW by Rachael Kozak

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MOVIE REVIEW: CHATTER

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BY: TJ FOWLER

Official Websites:

https://www.facebook.com/ChatterMovie/

http://www.KungFuManFilms.com

 

Ever wonder what the NSA would do if they were spying on your Skype calls and witnessing some crazy supernatural shit going down during your calls?  Well…not much, like most government entities they are worthless.  However in ‘Chatter’ we get to see some strange ghost mojo go down between David (Brady Smith) and his super hot, full figured wife Laura (Sarena Khan).  All the while they get some government sanctioned peeping tom looking in on their activities with ever growing concern.  Cue the pseudo- sex tape shenanigans and one pissed off ghost that can cyber hop between Skype calls.  One important question…where were all the boobies!    Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: CHATTER

FUNDED: JASON VOORHEES LIVES AGAIN! FRIDAY THE 13th: THE GAME is A GO!!!

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The Kickstarter campaign currently underway to bring the Friday the 13th and hockey masked slasher Jason Voorhees back to the video game world for the first time since 1989 has reached its funding goal!

Endorsed by the the franchise’s creator Sean Cunningham and recruiting the talents of Kane Hodder (Jason) and legendary make-up effects artist Tom Savini who has previously worked on the films, Friday the 13th: The Game pits seven camp counselors against the unstoppable Jason Voorhees.  The camp counselors work together, and sometimes against each other, in an attempt to survive a night at Camp Blood.  And if they are extremely lucky possibly even kill Jason.

The game is currently only multiplayer but there is still time to pledge money to help it achieve a single player mode along with other rewards.  Follow the link to check out more on the game’s Kickstarter page!  Hurry while there is still time left!

FRIDAY THE 13th: THE GAME KICKSTARTER PAGE

Meanwhile, party like it’s Friday the 13th!

FAN VIDEO for Friday the 13th: The Game

Don’t forget! An Official Friday the 13th game is in the works being made by Gun Media and I also made this video as a tribute to that.If you get the chance go pledge on the Kickstarter page! The song originally premiered in the movie Better off Dead starring John Cussack. I thought the lyrics and sound of the song had a certain horror theme to them even though it is poppy, but it is also a little dark. So I used Friday the 13th footage and mixed it in.

FAN MADE music video using Friday the 13th clips to the song One Way Love performed by E.G. Daily. I DO NOT OWN ANY RIGHTS TO THE MATERIAL USED. All Rights belong to the respective owners.

Short Film review: Chateau Sauvignon: terroir

BY: TJ Fowler

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It isn’t very often I get to review shorts unless they are part of an anthology of some sort but I was contacted by director David Maire and asked if I would give his short, Chateau Sauvignon: terroir a view and I thought why not, it will be a quick watch and maybe I will find something interesting. I was actually a bit surprised in what I saw actually.  I was expecting perhaps a low budget affair with so-so acting but what I got was a well performed and produced thirteen minute little horror show about a winery that likes to add a little extra flavor to their house wine. Continue reading Short Film review: Chateau Sauvignon: terroir