Shivers Down Your Spine: A Horror Anthology (2015)

“Shivers Down Your Spine: A Horror Anthology”

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This micro budget, indie, horror anthology from Nebraska is a great example of what is right in the world of indie cinema.  The folks at Dead Lantern took their time, over 4 years, an extremely limited budget and made the absolute most of it.  Utilizing their talented cast, make up, location, and simple effects to create ten short films which successfully draw the audience into their world and keep them captivated through their stylistically diverse film.   Continue reading

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014) – Film

“Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead”

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During the zombie apocalypse, survivors, Barry and Benny, band together in search of Barry’s sister, Brooke, who has been kidnapped, to fight not only against the undead but also against mysterious gas-mask wearing soldiers. Continue reading

The Unwanted (2014) – Film

“The Unwanted”

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A young drifter, Carmilla, is seeking information about the mother she never met.  When she arrives in a rural town, she meets Laura, an awkward waitress, and they develop a relationship, of which Laura’s father disapproves. Continue reading

A Blood Story (2015) – Film

“A Blood Story”

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The story is told from the perspective of former model Madison Sheffield (Mindy Robinson), introducing her as recovering from the loss of her career and death of her husband, who, we quickly learn, was a serial killer and gave her the career ending scars.  Madison quickly embraces the decadence that hosts, Frances (Camden Toy) and Anna (Melanie Robel), offer at the villa during her weekend retreat as she becomes seduced by the power of blood ritual and controlled violence.  She meets the arrogant, unlikable Wade (Tim Hays) and becomes drawn to the quietly mysterious Carter (Mark Hanson).   Continue reading

Jersey Shore Massacre (2014) – Film

“Jersey Shore Massacre” 

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Theresa and her friends had planned a weekend trip down the Shore to Seaside Heights “for a weekend of sun and sin.”  However,  a misunderstanding by the rental owner causes them to lose the reservation they had made.  They end up staying at Theresa’s Uncle Vito’s secluded cabin in the Pine Barrens instead.  After hooking up with a group of obnoxious, self-absorbed young men at a club, then taking them back to the cabin, the group find that they have become the target of a deranged killer.   Continue reading

Camp Massacre (2014) – Film

“Camp Massacre”

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Ten “weight challenged” men are contestants on a competitive weight-loss reality TV show, called “By the Pound,” where the winner will receive $1 million.    When the contestants start disappearing, the men begin to suspect foul play.   Continue reading

Space Milkshake (2012) – Film

“Space Milkshake”

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Jimmy Anderson’s first assignment is on the orbital sanitation station Regina, whose function is to keep orbital lanes clear of debris, as an entry level engineer sent to repair the mainframe.   Just after his arrival, the station recovers some salvage, including a mysterious device, and the station loses contact with Earth, only to discover that all life on the planet has disappeared.  As the crew of the Regina work to make the necessary repairs and figure out what has happened, they find that they are under attack by Gary, a mutating rubber duck.   Continue reading

Apokalips X (2014) – Film

“Apokalips X”

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In a dystopian future, ravaged by chemical warfare, the ruminants of humanity formed clans or gangs, lead by the Big Brothers, for protection.  These gangs battled through the years, and now have an agreement of peace so they might survive.  As the younger generation struggles under the weight of this agreement, one of the Big Brothers has decided that he will conquer and rule over them all. Continue reading

Attack of the Octopus People (2010) – Film

“Attack of the Octopus People”

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Daniel Davis has returned home after fighting in the war to find that things have changed in his small town.  Something sinister is happening and it is connected to the Octo-Pie factory where he is now employed. Continue reading

Bleeding Hearts (2015) – Film

“Bleeding Hearts”

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In  Mansionville, live 5 sisters, who the townsfolk love for the contributions they have made to the community: the Van Houtens, a doctor, a lawyer, a pharmacist, an engineer, and a foot model.  Each year, the Van Houten sisters take their annual month long vacation.  Mysteriously, at the same time, several men from Mansionville happen to leave as well.  A film maker has come to do a documentary about these disappearances.   Continue reading