[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] CHARLIE STEEDS, DIRECTOR OF ‘WINTERSKIN’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] CHARLIE STEEDS, DIRECTOR OF ‘WINTERSKIN’


May 16, 2019    Jon Abrams

  Charlie Steeds is the director of the new horror film WINTERSKIN.         Tell us a bit about yourself, Charlie. Where do you hail from? I’m a writer/director/producer of horror films, based in London, UK, and I’m about to begin production on my sixth horror movie. My…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] TOMMY STOVALL, DIRECTOR OF ‘ROOM FOR RENT’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] TOMMY STOVALL, DIRECTOR OF ‘ROOM FOR RENT’


May 15, 2019    Jon Abrams

                   Tommy Stovall, director of AARON’S BLOOD, is back with an equally unsettling and effective movie. In ROOM FOR RENT, the legendary Lin Shaye plays a lonely woman who grows unhealthily attached to her housemate. Stovall talks about working with Shaye (INSIDIOUS, THE…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ‘THE GASOLINE THIEVES’ DIRECTOR EDGAR NITO

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ‘THE GASOLINE THIEVES’ DIRECTOR EDGAR NITO


April 29, 2019    Justin Leon

THE GASOLINE THIEVES is an arrhythmia inducing narrative film inspired by the people of Irapauto, directed by Edgar Nito, a native of the city that will leave your emotions drained. I had the pleasure of speaking with Edgar about his debut feature that has captured the hearts of many at…

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[WINDY CITY HORRORAMA 2019] THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW WITH J.R. BOOKWALTER, DIRECTOR OF ‘ROBOT NINJA’ (1989)

[WINDY CITY HORRORAMA 2019] THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW WITH J.R. BOOKWALTER, DIRECTOR OF ‘ROBOT NINJA’ (1989)


April 22, 2019    Jeremy Lowe

  I’m not going to lie, before the announcement of the Windy City Horrorama film festival line-up announcement, I wasn’t familiar with the 1989 cult classic ROBOT NINJA. The more research I’ve done on this film, the more excited I’m getting about seeing it on the big screen.   I…

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[WINDY CITY HORRORAMA2019] THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW WITH JASON TROST, DIRECTOR OF ‘FP2: BEATS OF RAGE’

[WINDY CITY HORRORAMA2019] THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW WITH JASON TROST, DIRECTOR OF ‘FP2: BEATS OF RAGE’


April 14, 2019    Jeremy Lowe

  The Windy City Horrorama 2019  film festival line up is boiling over with some of the most insane genre films to grace the screen. It’s going to be an intense weekend of of cinematic insanity.   Closing out the fest is FP2:BEATS OF RAGE, the sequel to the mind-blowing…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GREYDON CLARK ON ‘JOYSTICKS’ (1983)

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GREYDON CLARK ON ‘JOYSTICKS’ (1983)


April 4, 2019    Mike McPadden

    “Totally awesome video games!” McDorfus. King Vidiot. Eugene. Coach Straight. “More fun than you can shake your stick at!”   Yes, of course, the subject is JOYSTICKS (1983), writer-director Greydon Clark’s arcade-set teen sex comedy pinnacle that depleted its initial audience of countless Missile Command quarters and that…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] PETER STRAY, DIRECTOR OF ‘ALIEN PARTY CRASHERS’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] PETER STRAY, DIRECTOR OF ‘ALIEN PARTY CRASHERS’


March 21, 2019    Jon Abrams

      ALIEN PARTY CRASHERS tells of a group friends at a New Year’s Eve bash in the Welsh Valley, who must fight against an invasion force of time travelling aliens. We spoke to the ‘mastermind’ behind the film, Peter Stray.       What sounds like a horror…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] VETERAN CHARACTER ACTOR VINCE LOZANO, OF ‘ACTS OF DESPERATION’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] VETERAN CHARACTER ACTOR VINCE LOZANO, OF ‘ACTS OF DESPERATION’


March 19, 2019    Jon Abrams

    You know the face – it’s been a fixture in everything from movies such as PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, ENCINO MAN, FATHER OF THE BRIDE PART II, and ED TV, to television series like  The Last Ship and American Horror Story – but you might not know the name!   Meet…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] PAUL SAPIANO, DIRECTOR OF ‘DRIVING WHILE BLACK’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] PAUL SAPIANO, DIRECTOR OF ‘DRIVING WHILE BLACK’


March 19, 2019    Jon Abrams

    Talking sex, drugs, booze, and driving while black with seasoned comedy director Paul Sapiano!     Okay, lets start at the beginning – I’m intrigued to know what THE BOYS & GIRLS GUIDE TO GETTING DOWN is! It’s a how-to guide for partying in Los Angeles. Ha-ha. Sex,…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] SHAUN A. ROBINSON, DIRECTOR OF ‘THAT’S NOT A KNIFE!’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] SHAUN A. ROBINSON, DIRECTOR OF ‘THAT’S NOT A KNIFE!’


March 18, 2019    Jon Abrams

          Not every determined and talented actor that leaves the “Land Down Under” for Hollywood looking for fame achieves Crocodile Dundee-like success right off the bat. Actor and filmmaker Shaun Robinson wants to educate the unversed on just how tough it is getting gigs in Hollywood…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GUILLERMO IVAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘WELCOME TO ACAPULCO’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GUILLERMO IVAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘WELCOME TO ACAPULCO’


March 17, 2019    Sharon Gissy

  WELCOME TO ACAPULCO is a charming action-comedy directed by Guillermo Ivan. Featuring a colorful cast of several recognizable actors, like Michael Madsen, Paul Sorvino, and William Baldwin along charismatic leads Michael Kingsbaker and Ana Serradilla, it hits the ground running and never stops. When video game designer Matt Booth…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] REBECCA MATTHEWS, DIRECTOR OF ‘PET GRAVEYARD’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] REBECCA MATTHEWS, DIRECTOR OF ‘PET GRAVEYARD’


March 15, 2019    Jon Abrams

        Anyone know any good pet cemeteries in the area that filmmaker Rebecca Matthews can visit? As the PET GRAVEYARD filmmaker admits in our exclusive interview, she couldn’t find any pet plots to visit while filming. Let’s change that!     What was the initial pitch that…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DAVID SCHMOELLER, DIRECTOR OF ‘TOURIST TRAP’ (1979)

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DAVID SCHMOELLER, DIRECTOR OF ‘TOURIST TRAP’ (1979)


March 14, 2019    J. Tonzelli

      On its surface, TOURIST TRAP is familiar, as it sports a straightforward concept that became rather go-to in the late ’70s and early ’80s thanks to THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE: a group of kids getting lost in unknown territory and falling victim one by one to a maniac….

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JOHN ADAMS, DIRECTOR OF ‘SOLDIER OF WAR’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JOHN ADAMS, DIRECTOR OF ‘SOLDIER OF WAR’


March 4, 2019    Jon Abrams

  RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK’s John Rhys-Davies is back in Nazi territory in his new movie, SOLDIER OF WAR, released by Uncork’d Entertainment in March. We speak to former military man turned filmmaker John Adams about the gritty new thriller.       What was the initial pitch that…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DARREN LYNN BOUSMAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘ST. AGATHA’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DARREN LYNN BOUSMAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘ST. AGATHA’


February 23, 2019    Sharon Gissy

  Since directing SAW II-IV and REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA!, Darren Lynn Bousman has moved on to more quietly directing a series of quirky, interesting lower-budget films. The most recent entry in this catalog is ST. AGATHA, a film that some might label “nunsploitation,” about an unmarried pregnant woman who takes…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DANIEL FARRANDS, DIRECTOR OF ‘THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DANIEL FARRANDS, DIRECTOR OF ‘THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS’


February 22, 2019    Sharon Gissy

    There have been many films made about the haunting of Amityville, but none that really focus on the events of the family murder that took place in 1974 prior to the haunting. Daniel Farrands, who directed a documentary on the Amityville story, used extensive research as well as…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ANGELA COLE, STAR OF ‘FIGHTING THE SKY’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ANGELA COLE, STAR OF ‘FIGHTING THE SKY’


February 10, 2019    Jon Abrams

            Actress Angela Cole, fresh from the Matthew McConaughey-starrer WHITE BOY RICK, tells us about her latest film, the unique alien invasion film FIGHTING THE SKY!       Sci-fi must be a very cool genre to work in, Angela – does it feel like…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ROBERT D. KRZYKOWSKI, DIRECTOR OF ‘THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ROBERT D. KRZYKOWSKI, DIRECTOR OF ‘THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT’


February 6, 2019    Sharon Gissy

    THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT is a thoughtful, understated film masterfully written and directed by Robert D. Krzykowski. The film starts Sam Elliott in a role it feels he was born to play, that of Calvin Barr, an aging veteran haunted by loss and…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] NICOLAS PESCE, DIRECTOR OF ‘PIERCING’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] NICOLAS PESCE, DIRECTOR OF ‘PIERCING’


February 1, 2019    Sharon Gissy

    The second film from critically-lauded EYES OF MY MOTHER director Nicolas Pesce, PIERCING, is a unique psychological thriller that borrows conventions from giallo films to create its own stylish aesthetic. Using source material from Ryu Murakami, who wrote the novel Takashi Miike’s AUDITION was based on, Pesce fashions a…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JIMMY LEE COMBS, DIRECTOR OF ‘TERROR TALES’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JIMMY LEE COMBS, DIRECTOR OF ‘TERROR TALES’


December 29, 2018    Jon Abrams

        A who’s-who of horror and sci-fi team up for a brand-new kind of Creepshow… TERROR TALES!     From writer-director Jimmy Lee Combs, a film that brings together cast members from FRIDAY THE 13th, MANIAC COP 1 & 2, George Romero’s THE CRAZIES, Wes Craven’s THE PEOPLE…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MATTHEW TOMPKINS OF ‘THE HARROWING’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MATTHEW TOMPKINS OF ‘THE HARROWING’


December 29, 2018    Jon Abrams

  Matthew Tompkins (Prison Break, Friday Night Lights) plays Ryan Calhoun in the new killer thriller THE HARROWING, which arrived Christmas day. Daily Grindhouse is happy to present this conversation with Matthew Tompkins about the making of the movie.     If this film is anything to go by, we’ve a…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ALEC TRACHTENBERG, PRODUCER OF ‘THE CABIN’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ALEC TRACHTENBERG, PRODUCER OF ‘THE CABIN’


December 29, 2018    Jon Abrams

    Alec Trachtenberg wanted to produce a movie that had Swedish and American talent involved. The result? THE CABIN, an international co-production filmed in Sweden, with two American leads. Daily Grindhouse is happy to present this conversation with Alec Trachtenberg about the making of the movie.     How does…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] J.M. STELLY, WRITER/DIRECTOR OF ‘THE DEMONOLOGIST’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] J.M. STELLY, WRITER/DIRECTOR OF ‘THE DEMONOLOGIST’


December 29, 2018    Jon Abrams

              J.M. Stelly’s fascination with the occult and crime stories paved the way for his new project, THE DEMONOLOGIST, which hits VOD on January 1. Daily Grindhouse is happy to present this conversation with J.M. Stelly about the movie and the forces that influenced its…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DEBBIE ROCHON OF ‘BLOODY BALLET’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DEBBIE ROCHON OF ‘BLOODY BALLET’


November 25, 2018    Jeremy Lowe

        I recently had the extreme pleasure of watching the the modern American giallo, BLOODY BALLET. What a top-notch film. It’s a wild roller-coaster ride of twists and turns, deeply routed in the style of classic Italian films, while maintaining a current horror sensibility. This little slice…

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