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  • The Serpent and the Rainbow

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

    ★★★★½

    Sent to a Haitian village, a botanist for a US pharmaceutical company is asked to explore the uses of a psychotic drug used there and as he continues looking into the stories is soon immersed into the world of voodoo and ancient spells that goes way over his head and has to fight for his very soul.

    This is quite the chilling and enjoyable effort. Among the films' positives is that this is one of the very few horror films…

  • Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm

    Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm

    ★★★★

    Having escaped from the castle, the dreaded vampire king sets off to rescue his fledgling from the hands of a scientist and his assistant who have inadvertently stolen her to cure her of her vampiric condition leaving a trail of destruction in his path as he tries to regain his control.

    This was an utterly enjoyable and fascinating entry that continues the series along nicely. Among the more enjoyable elements in here is that much like the others the Gothic…

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  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★½

    RIP Mr. Romero, thanks for everything.

  • Apt Pupil

    Apt Pupil

    ★★★

    A somewhat decent and mildly engaging drama that does have a rather potent plot at its core. Some of the stories told here are incredibly chilling and the memorable scene of Dussender in Nazi regalia imagining the past where his personality snaps back to the person capable of ordering concentration camp personnel to gas hundreds of Jews stands out in stark contrast to the rest of the movie. There are some plotholes throughout here (a high school student finds out…