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So Long, And Thanks For All The Brains: A Review

January 17, 2012

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by Alex McDermott: I’ve always had a soft spot for zombies. I’ll admit it! But even as a long-time fan I can see when a walker has passed its less than fresh date! In the wave of zombies over the last number of years, the story seems to be getting stale. So Long, And Thanks […]

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A Review of Kelland by Paul G. Bens: FIVE STARS!

December 22, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Horror, real horror, creeps up on you. It crawls down the back of your neck and unsettles you. You turn on the lights, hoping that feeling will go away. It doesn’t. It lingers just around the corner like a thought you just can’t quite remember. Paul G. Bens’ novel Kelland is horror. […]

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A Review of Batman: Noël

November 13, 2011

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by Todd Vinson: DC Comic’s Batman: Noël is the collaborative creation of Lee Bermejo (story and art), Barbara Ciardo (color), and Todd Klein (letters). It is also Bermejo’s first solo attempt as a writer and artist. As if this first solo project isn’t challenge enough, in this story, he merges Batman with the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. […]

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Tattered Souls 2: A Review

November 12, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott The world of horror writing is a struggle. There are millions of time-worn cliché ideas to fall back on and many writers do just that. Taking a chance means taking a risk and that’s a dangerous idea. Selling the cliché is far easier. Editor Frank Hutton had put together a collection of […]

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A Review of Willy, by Robert Dunbar

October 7, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott As any of my regular readers know, gore and violence are not my thing. Most horror today, however, is just an excuse for torture, graphic violence, and bloodshed. Every now and then though, an author throws out the Horror 101 handbook and really digs into terror. Robert Dunbar’s Willy is one of those no-rules […]

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Eternal: A Review

July 22, 2011

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ETERNAL (2004) Directed by Wilhelm Liebenberg & Frederico Sanchez Starring: Conrad Pla Caroline Néron Victoria Sanchez by Sher Boudreau: Filmed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Eternal is a dark sexy film loosely based on the life of The Countess Erszebet Bathory[1]. Elizabeth Kane (played by Caroline Nèron) is an exotic lesbian who has a passion for blood […]

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“We had no interest in drawing a monster. We wanted to see a good, patriotic man, and watch him as he makes bad choices, and things get away from him…. We want people to weep for him.”

July 21, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews A.J. Hartley: Shakespeare’s Macbeth is frequently referred to as “The Scottish Play” or “The Scottish Tragedy” by those who believe the name itself invokes a curse when spoken inside a theatre.  Its legend of death and disaster goes all the way back to 1606, when Shakespeare himself was forced to take the stage […]

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Cell, by Stephen King: A Review

July 17, 2011

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By Zombie Theology Synopsis: One October afternoon a pulse is sent out through everyone’s cellphones which makes them turn violent and mindless. Clay, a graphic artist, leads a small group of survivors trying to make their way from Boston to Maine. On their way they run into a flock of the “phone-crazies” sleeping in a field and […]

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Vicky Van Helsing, by Solomon J. Inkwell: A Review

July 17, 2011

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By Alex Mcdermott On July 5th, a group of us chatted about the definition of horror on DarkMediaCity’s weekly discussion. What is horror? How do you divide works into the subgenres? What are the subgenres? One important question we missed, probably due to lack of time, is the issue of comedy. How funny can something be […]

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Eyes of The Bersai, by J.D Phillips: A Review

July 17, 2011

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By Alex Mcdermott: In the world of horror, there is a new subgenre that seems to thoroughly throw people for a loop. Dark fiction has become the new term for literary horror- books and movies that just don’t fit into the splatter and gore mold but are too creepy for science-fiction or fantasy. What defines dark fiction? Why […]

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My Frankenstein, by Michael J. Lee: A Review

July 15, 2011

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By Alex Mcdermott Review: Michael J. Lee My Frankenstein  In another strange coincidence, my review of Michael J. Lee’s novel My Frankenstein comes right after a discussion of Frankenstein’s monster as a zombie. In the July 12th chat on DarkMediaCity, someone argued that if a zombie was a reanimated corpse, then Frankenstein’s monster was a zombie. In Lee’s romance/ […]

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World War Z: a review

June 11, 2011

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Written by Zombie Theology World War Z By Max Brooks Synopsis: The book is composed of short interview pieces, compiled by a journalist, describing the history of World War Z, or the war against the zombies. While the interviews are from various individuals in several different locations around the world, they are put together in such a […]

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