DEATH KISS-Gritty Crime Drama with a Familiar Look & Feel

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Release Details: Uncork’d Entertainment announces a digital/VOD release date of October 2nd for new action-vigilante feature DEATH KISS. With the DVD, that includes special features such as director’s commentary and the trailer, will be released December 4, 2018.

Tagline and Synopsis:

THIS OCTOBER, JUSTICE HAS A FAMILIAR FACE

DEATH KISS concerns a vigilante with a mysterious past who goes to a crime-infested city and takes the law into his own hands, at the same time protecting a young mother and her child.

My Review:

The first thing that I felt I had to do before giving this movie and its star, Robert (Bronzi) Kovacs an objective review, was to immerse myself into the Charles Bronson iconic movies, Death Wish for which Death Kiss is patterned after. I watch all five of them. Then I sat back and watched the screener for Death Kiss. I have to tell you, it was extremely hard to watch this movie and not think that some unearthly magic had been used to bring Charles Bronson back to life. As they say, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, however, my review is also about the storyline and the acting talents of Robert Kovacs beyond his uncanny resemblance to Charles Bronson. Continue reading “DEATH KISS-Gritty Crime Drama with a Familiar Look & Feel”

Review: Johnny Gruesome…Not So Much

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Movie Details: From Uncork’d Entertainment, Johnny Gruesome,  which is based on the award-winning novel by Gregory Lamberson (Slime City, Killer Rack), who also directs the movie, comes out on VOD 10/16 and DVD 1/1/2019

Movie Hype:

Running tire marks around Ghost Rider…More vengeful than the Crow…
Johnny Gruesome grants y’all a death wish this fall…. This October, Johnny Grissom returns for revenge.

Movie synopsis: High school students Eric Carter (Byron Brown II) and Johnny Grissom (Anthony De La Torre) are best friends. Johnny is a heavy metal rebel nicknamed “Johnny Gruesome” by his classmates. When Johnny is murdered while on a drunken joyride, his killer persuades Eric and Johnny’s girlfriend to help him make the murder look like an accidental death. Johnny returns from the grave as a murderous, wise cracking zombie hell-bent on revenge.

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Review: Johnny Gruesome? Not so much:

Johnny Gruesome definitely has its ‘by the numbers’ roots firmly planted in the horror movie formula of the early 1980’s. Every recognized element is on display: from the ‘outcast teenager’, the ‘slutty girl, the ‘self centered jerk’ to the various and sundry generic high school characters.  It all seems geared to bring to mind such ‘murdered classmate comes back from the dead to seek revenge’ classics as Prom Night and Terror Train. Yet, with all those elements going for it, Johnny Gruesome just doesn’t quite fulfill the gruesome part of its name. Continue reading “Review: Johnny Gruesome…Not So Much”

First Look – New Sci-fi Horror The Dawn Seeker

Before we meet The Predator, come face to face with The Dawnseeker!


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Premiering September 4 On Demand from Uncork’d Entertainment, Justin Price’s explosive new sci-fi horror actioner pits five mercenaries against a dangerous alien creature.
Continue reading “First Look – New Sci-fi Horror The Dawn Seeker”

Coming to VOD in July: Darkness Reigns

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A film crew is ravaged by a demon in the unique new horror film Darkness Reigns, premiering from Wild Eye Releasing on VOD 7/10/18.  
Genre icon Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers, Alita: Battle Angel) plays himself in a clever spookfest from Emmy nominee Andrew P.Jones about a group of filmmakers shooting a movie in a reportedly haunted hotel that are faced with an unfathomable demonic force that possesses and attacks both the crew and the film’s star, Casper Van Dien. Will the film’s director be able to escape with the paranormal proof he has captured, or will he succumb to the hellish plans of the demon who has surfaced?
 
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From the director of Haunting on Cellblock 11, and starring Casper Van Dien, Zachary Mooren (“Aquarius”), Linara Washington (“Grey’s Anatomy”) and Jennifer Wenger (Tales of Halloween), Darkness Reigns this July on from Wild Eye Releasing.
Look for our review of Darkness Reigns coming soon.
Click on the image below to watch the trailer

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Coming To DVD In September: VOODOO

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From Wild Eye Releasing comes the highly-anticipated DVD premiere of VOODOO, a “gory, unique, and utterly creepy” (Inquisitr) ride into the fiery mouth of hell, from visionary director Tom Costabile, arriving 9/11/18.
 
Featuring “strong lead performances and a startling twist” (L.A Times), the no-holds-barred horror jaunt has been called “groundbreaking” (DecayMag), “a modern cult classic” (BeyondtheGore) and a “must see” (RogerEbert.com).  
 
VOODOO tells of an innocent southern girl, Dani, vacationing in Los Angeles to evade her increasingly complicated life.  Once Dani arrives in Los Angeles, she learns that trying to escape her past is not as easy as she had hoped.
 
Samantha Stewart, Dominic Matteucci, Ruth Reynolds, Daniel Kozul, Ron Jeremy, and Lavelle Roby star in one of the best reviewed horror films of 2017, VOODOO, making its long-awaited DVD debut this September.

Look for our review of VOODOO coming in September.

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