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The SoCal Family Christmas Massacre – A Review of ‘Mercy Christmas’

The SoCal Family Christmas Massacre – A Review of Mercy Christmas Michael Briskett (Steven Hubbell) is an all-around good guy. He’s a hard worker, eager to please, and full of Christmas cheer. He also doesn’t know how to stand up for himself and is a bit of a loner with no real friends or family.

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Girls to the Front of the Screen – A Review of ‘XX’

Girls to the Front of the Screen – A Review of XX When announced late last year that Magnet Releasing & XYZ Film were releasing a horror anthology with an all-female lineup of filmmakers, I was determined to be there opening day. Much to my good fortune, I wound up seeing it even earlier. XX is a

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The Horror Above – A Review of ‘Agatha’

The Horror Above – A Review of Agatha The orphan train comes daily, spilling hundreds of children onto the streets of Pennsylvania in the late 1800’s. Desperate and alone, the penniless 7 year old Sophie entrusts an older woman who hires her to bring food each night to someone living in her attic. There is

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Mondo Monday – Creed Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

I’m drooling. The folks at Mondo have outdone themselves with this release–the soundtrack to Creed on vinyl for the first time. According to the press release: Compiled by Ludwig Göransson himself, this “Composer’s Cut” is the first time the film’s score has been released without dialogue tracks and features four never-before-released bonus tracks. In the world of Adonis, Bill Conti’s iconic Rocky score weighs

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