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Alienology – my first book review

Well, my first book review outside of Midnight Showing. Head over to Sonar4 Landing Dock Reviews and check out my review of Alienology. It’s a pretty good book with aliens, gore and other assorted sickness.  🙂

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Midnightshowing.com Presents Alex’s Top 10 (+1) movies of 2009 (In no particular order except for the top 2!)

Midnightshowing.com Presents Alex’s Top 10 (+1) movies of 2009 (In no particular order except for the top 2!) from Alex S on Vimeo.

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The strange and bizarre world of handpainted movie posters in Ghana

The 1980’s brought video cassettes to the country of Ghana (West Africa). With VHS being (relatively) mobile, this made cinemas (relatively) mobile too. Small scale ‘cinemas’ (ie: some guys with a VHS player, a TV set and a generator) would … Continue reading

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Infestation (2009) Review

Infestation is the latest contestant in the game of horror and comedy hybrid films.  While this isn’t a particularly new niche, I feel it would be safe to say that sometime in the mid early to mid 00’s, around the … Continue reading

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Hellbinders (2009) Review

Hellbinders is a low-budget action/horror crossover flick written, directed, and starred in by martial artists and stuntmen who all have some seriously impressive Hollywood resumes.  Ray Park, who plays the European accented mercenary who now operates in the City of … Continue reading

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Demonwarp (1988) Review

Here’s how I imagine the pitching of Demonwarp went. Pitcher- “So we wanna make this horror movie, because horror is hot right now and we can make money” Studio person- “Oh really?  What’s it about?” Pitcher- “Bigfoot…and aliens and zombies … Continue reading

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An Interview with Jamin Winans

Recently I had the pleasure of conducting a lengthy and detailed interview with the main mind behind 2009’s hottest and most talked about independent movie, INK.  For those of you who are unaware of this momentous achievement of a film, … Continue reading

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Xtro (1983) – creepy and surreal alien horror from the UK

This is one weeeeeird movie! Xtro starts off as your bog standard happy family movie with dad and kid playing in the garden… then things go a bit pear shaped. Bright lights appear and little Junior stands gawping as dad … Continue reading

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My Ten Favourite Movie Monsters

I present to you, dear reader, my ten movie monsters! *rapturous applause* These are not in order, just my ten favourites. Jason – Friday 13th Part VII Easily the best Jason look of all ten films. Also one of the … Continue reading

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From Beyond (1986) REVIEW

From Beyond is another film from the golden decade of horror, but instead of trying to make a quick buck off of a preexisting trend, Stuart Gordon and frequent collaborator of Brian Yuzna (co-writer and producer) tapped into the works … Continue reading

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