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Butcher the Bakers

Butcher The Bakers is a comedy/horror film from Hometown Hero Productions, and director Tyler Amm. It was co-written by Tyler Amm and Virginia Campbell. It starts off with the story being centered around a bakery called "The Ottawa Bakery" and the two guys who are running it, Martin (Ryan Matthew Ziegler) and Sam (Sean Walsh). Unbeknownst to them, there is a much more serious situation developing around them because a grim reaper and previous Romanian knight from the days of the crusades named Dragomir or "Drag" (Mike Behrens) has been fired and is now mortal. But Drag is now out killing people and collecting souls. His former boss Lance The Commissary (Alex Dittmer) who has just fired him just happens to be sitting outside the bakery at closing time and recruits Martin and Sam to help him kill the now mortal former grim reaper believing they are stout of heart. Martin and Sam agree to help Lance kill Drag for a bunch of gold in return. Drag recruits some oth...

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The Redeeming

The Redeeming is a horror/suspense/psychological thriller that is the feature-length directorial debut from director Brian Barnes. The film was written by Roger Thomas, and Barnes and Thomas had previously also worked together on a TV series called Persona as writer and director. They did a great job combining their efforts for this film. The film starts off with a woman named Joyce (Tracey Ann Wood) looking out at the ocean. She then returns home, and after losing her electricity has a visitor knocking at the door (Ryan Wichert) who says he is injured and needs help. She reluctantly lets him inside. Joyce decides to take a look at her visitor's arm and reveals to him that she used to work with nurses. As there is a terrible storm outside, she invites him to stay for the evening so that he can keep out of the storm and his arm can heal. He later tells her his name is John. The characters are complex and have an element of mystery about them right from the beginning. S...

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The Void

That just doesn't necessarily mean that what they were going for was GOOD. "The Void" essentially presents itself as a kind of send-up, in some fashion, to the "Apocalyptic" horror films of John Carpenter, among others. The influence from 1982's "The Thing" is blatantly obvious. The "plot", what phantom threads there is of one, concerns an only very vaguely defined cult, which seems to worship some manner of HP Lovecraftian style "Outer God" or somesuch, a being form beyond who they are hoping will come and more or less destroy the world. Now mind you, I'M telling you that, the film doesn't entirely. Not fully, or coherently. It is one of modern breed of horror film that I have noticed cropping up more and more in the 2000s, but 2010s especially, wherein the focus is either on being as fucked up as possible, to be "shocking" and to thoroughly disturb the viewer. And then there are films which basically provide you with the bar...

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