• Barefoot (2014) – The Perfect Romantic Film

    Reviewed by Melissa Antoinette Garza I’m most definitely a girly-girl at times. When the hubby is sleeping, I’ll peruse the romantic catalog of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon to see if anything jumps out at me. Today as I was looking, I came across a film I had never heard of. I read the synopsis and [...]

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  • DISASTER L.A.: THE LAST ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BEGINS HERE – Blu-Ray Movie Review

    By Geno McGahee Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just unleashed Turner Clay’s zombie film DISASTER L.A.: THE LAST ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BEGINS HERE. Zombie apocalypse is a popular subject in horror films. With films like WORLD WAR Z and THE WALKING DEAD TV series, the demand is there to see dead people walk around and rule [...]

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  • Interview with Brad Berkwitt: An Actor Born to Play Any Role

    Interview by Melissa Antoinette Garza   I recently had the opportunity to interview the very accomplished and multifaceted Brad Berkwitt.  Mr. Berkwitt’s resume is filled with a myriad of impressive accomplishments.  Whether it be his dedicated 20 year service in the US Navy or his extensive background within all elements of the entertainment industry spanning [...]

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  • Playdate (2012) – Killer Kid Story – Redbox Rental

    By Melissa Antoinette Garza I had never heard of this film before seeing it in Redbox.  It seemed to have an interesting premise so I figured I’d give it a try. The basic story follows two families.  First, we have the Valentines:  Emily (Marguerite Moreau) Brian(Richard Ruccolo) and their young daughter Olive (Natalie Alyn Lind). [...]

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  • Break-Out Artist Stephen Ray Garza Pays Homage to Halloween III

    The very talented Stephen Ray Garza has created an amazing and fun homage to Halloween III.  This professional artwork is available for purchase (both with the frame and without) at: http://society6.com/toboralucard/the-sassy-halloween-three-5cm_framed-print#12=60&13=54. Just in time to celebrate the holiday and a great and underrated film, be sure to buy Sassy Halloween III for your closest friends [...]

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  • Horror Geeks vs Horror Creeps – A War of the Wicked

    By Melissa Antoinette Garza I am and have forever been a proud horror geek.  I love unknown gems like Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things (1973) and recognized classics like Black Christmas (1974).  I enjoy no-to low-budget horror productions with heart like The 28th Day: The Wrath of Stephanie (2013) and blockbusters like Oculus (2013). [...]

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  • As Above, So Below (2014) In Theaters Now – Movie Review

    By Melissa Antoinette Garza There is almost nothing that I enjoy more than going to the movies with my best friend Meghan Winkler. Recently, we had the good fortune to see Oculus (2013) which was one of the best films of the year.  We have also seen absolutely horrible movies.  You’re Next (2013) for example [...]

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  • The Quiet Ones (2014) – Redbox New Release

    Reviewed by Melissa Antoinette Garza   Upon seeing the trailer for The Quiet Ones, I wasn’t very compelled to see it.  If not for Jared Harris portraying the lead character and Hammer films producing it, I most likely would have never wasted my time.  Hammer Films are respected by all true horror fans as it [...]

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  • Angry Video Game Nerd-The Movie (Atlanta Showing August 14, 2014)

    By Joseph Garza This is the first entry on Scared Stiff Reviews written by the very talented Joseph Garza, who excels in all aspects of his artistic craft. James Rolfe has won many fans with his web series, The Angry Video Game Nerd. Some of those fans nearly packed a theater on August 14th for [...]

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  • Happy Camp (2014) – SASQUATCH HORROR MOVIE REVIEW

    By Geno McGahee Horror has been in this found footage holding pattern for some time. They are easier to make and take less thought than any other sort of film. Put a bunch of people together, make small talk, and then have the money shot. In HAPPY CAMP we have mixed found footage with the [...]

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Barefoot (2014) – The Perfect Romantic Film

Reviewed by Melissa Antoinette Garza I’m most definitely a girly-girl at times. When the hubby is sleeping, I’ll peruse the romantic catalog of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon to see if anything jumps out at me. Today as I was looking, I came across a film I had never heard of. I read the synopsis and [...]

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DISASTER L.A.: THE LAST ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BEGINS HERE – Blu-Ray Movie Review

By Geno McGahee Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just unleashed Turner Clay’s zombie film DISASTER L.A.: THE LAST ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BEGINS HERE. Zombie apocalypse is a popular subject in horror films. With films like WORLD WAR Z and THE WALKING DEAD TV series, the demand is there to see dead people walk around and rule [...]

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Shapeshifters and Masked Maniacs: The Terrifying Visions of John Carpenter

By Brandon Engel As a filmmaker and director, John Carpenter is considered by many to be one of the true “masters of horror.” Although horror films like Halloween (1978) and The Thing (1982) are some of his most notorious films, his long career has spawned many cult classics in many different genres, and his cinematic [...]

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Between the Scenes by Jeffery Michael Bays – BOOK REVIEW

By Forris Day Jr. Do you know that feeling when someone explains a concept to you and you have one of those “Yea, right, I get it!” moments? (Sometimes called an “Ah-ha” moment). As I read Jeffery Michael Bay’s new book “Between the Scenes” I had plenty of those. I mean in a film buff [...]

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Interview with Brad Berkwitt: An Actor Born to Play Any Role

Interview by Melissa Antoinette Garza   I recently had the opportunity to interview the very accomplished and multifaceted Brad Berkwitt.  Mr. Berkwitt’s resume is filled with a myriad of impressive accomplishments.  Whether it be his dedicated 20 year service in the US Navy or his extensive background within all elements of the entertainment industry spanning [...]

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CREEPING CRAWLING is slithering to DVD & VOD October 7th – HORROR MOVIE NEWS

CREEPING CRAWLING is slithering to DVD & VOD October 7th On October 7th, Brain Damage Films will release Creeping Crawling, an entomophobia-inducing horror anthology featuring three tales sure to make viewers bug out.  DVD availability is set to include many retailers and websites including Amazon, as well as rental chains including Family Video.  VOD availability will include all [...]

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Playdate (2012) – Killer Kid Story – Redbox Rental

By Melissa Antoinette Garza I had never heard of this film before seeing it in Redbox.  It seemed to have an interesting premise so I figured I’d give it a try. The basic story follows two families.  First, we have the Valentines:  Emily (Marguerite Moreau) Brian(Richard Ruccolo) and their young daughter Olive (Natalie Alyn Lind). [...]

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Break-Out Artist Stephen Ray Garza Pays Homage to Halloween III

The very talented Stephen Ray Garza has created an amazing and fun homage to Halloween III.  This professional artwork is available for purchase (both with the frame and without) at: http://society6.com/toboralucard/the-sassy-halloween-three-5cm_framed-print#12=60&13=54. Just in time to celebrate the holiday and a great and underrated film, be sure to buy Sassy Halloween III for your closest friends [...]

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Horror Geeks vs Horror Creeps – A War of the Wicked

By Melissa Antoinette Garza I am and have forever been a proud horror geek.  I love unknown gems like Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things (1973) and recognized classics like Black Christmas (1974).  I enjoy no-to low-budget horror productions with heart like The 28th Day: The Wrath of Stephanie (2013) and blockbusters like Oculus (2013). [...]

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As Above, So Below (2014) In Theaters Now – Movie Review

By Melissa Antoinette Garza There is almost nothing that I enjoy more than going to the movies with my best friend Meghan Winkler. Recently, we had the good fortune to see Oculus (2013) which was one of the best films of the year.  We have also seen absolutely horrible movies.  You’re Next (2013) for example [...]

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The Quiet Ones (2014) – Redbox New Release

Reviewed by Melissa Antoinette Garza   Upon seeing the trailer for The Quiet Ones, I wasn’t very compelled to see it.  If not for Jared Harris portraying the lead character and Hammer films producing it, I most likely would have never wasted my time.  Hammer Films are respected by all true horror fans as it [...]

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Angry Video Game Nerd-The Movie (Atlanta Showing August 14, 2014)

By Joseph Garza This is the first entry on Scared Stiff Reviews written by the very talented Joseph Garza, who excels in all aspects of his artistic craft. James Rolfe has won many fans with his web series, The Angry Video Game Nerd. Some of those fans nearly packed a theater on August 14th for [...]