[GEORGE A. ROMERO TRIBUTE] Creative Fans Talk About The Director’s Influence

[GEORGE A. ROMERO TRIBUTE] Creative Fans Talk About The Director’s Influence


July 21, 2017    Jeremy Lowe

          The passing of George A. Romero has left his fans and friends in a state of shock and mourning. George was an innovator and a legend in genre filmmaking. He created the modern zombie mythos with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. His films weren’t only…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MATTHIEU RATTHE OF ‘THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MATTHIEU RATTHE OF ‘THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT’


July 15, 2017    Sharon Gissy

        Mathieu Ratthe is the writer, star, and director of THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT, a unique found footage movie about invading creatures that has the twist that the protagonist is outfitted with a prosthetic eye. For a film shot under budget and time constraints, THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT boasts…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JULIUS RAMSAY, DIRECTOR OF ‘MIDNIGHTERS’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JULIUS RAMSAY, DIRECTOR OF ‘MIDNIGHTERS’


July 14, 2017    Sharon Gissy

      MIDNIGHTERS, which made its world premiere at the LA Film Festival on June 19th, is a tense horror-thriller which marks the directorial debut of Julius Ramsay, who has previously worked on The Walking Dead and Battlestar Galactica. The script, which was written by his brother Alton Ramsay,…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LEGENDARY GENRE DIRECTOR GARY SHERMAN!!!

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LEGENDARY GENRE DIRECTOR GARY SHERMAN!!!


June 30, 2017    dailygri

For our money, Gary Sherman is a filmmaker whose work is fascinating and unique and perennially worthy of rediscovery. (For only two examples, check out our reviews of his horror films DEATH LINE andDEAD & BURIED).       Daily Grindhouse’s Wendi Freeman and Nathan Smith got the chance to ask Gary Sherman a few questions,…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] AARON KOONTZ OF ‘CAMERA OBSCURA’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] AARON KOONTZ OF ‘CAMERA OBSCURA’


June 9, 2017    Sharon Gissy

  CAMERA OBSCURA is a horror-thriller film about a veteran war photographer with PSTD who sees imminent deaths in his developed photos, which makes him question his already fragile sanity and puts those he loves in danger. Director Aaron B. Koontz, who cut his teeth in the Austin film scene…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] THE SOSKA SISTERS

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] THE SOSKA SISTERS


May 18, 2017    Nathan Steinmetz

  In the back of the celebrity room at Texas Frightmare weekend there were more than a few bright spots. The stars of Bates Motel held down one wall, drawing in large crowds of adoring fans holding posters and prints awaiting signatures, Wilford Brimley held a stately cowboy-hat-clad court over…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MASTER OF HORROR TOM HOLLAND!

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MASTER OF HORROR TOM HOLLAND!


May 9, 2017    Nathan Smith

  Tom Holland has had an illustrious career ranging from acting roles some sixty years ago, starting in 1958 with the role of Millsap on the television series Telephone Time, and moving through the years, acting in PSYCHO II, THE STAND, and Adam Green’s films, HATCHET II and DIGGING UP…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JUSTIN BENSON & AARON MOORHEAD

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JUSTIN BENSON & AARON MOORHEAD


May 3, 2017    Jason Coffman

  Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s debut feature RESOLUTION made a big impact with horror fans when it was released in 2013. It was the first “cabin in the woods”-style movie released after THE CABIN IN THE WOODS that proved there were still new ways to approach territory that seemed to…

[INTERVIEW] ‘BLACK ROSE’ AUTEUR & MR. UNIVERSE ALEXANDER NEVSKY

[INTERVIEW] ‘BLACK ROSE’ AUTEUR & MR. UNIVERSE ALEXANDER NEVSKY


April 27, 2017    Sharon Gissy

  Alexander Nevsky, international action star and former Mr. Universe, recently wrote, directed, and starred in the film BLACK ROSE. BLACK ROSE is an action-thriller film about a Russian police major who is recruited by the Los Angeles Police Department. There he works with an American police officer, played by…

[INTERVIEW] The DREAM STALKER Himself, Mark Dias

[INTERVIEW] The DREAM STALKER Himself, Mark Dias


April 12, 2017    Sharon Gissy

DREAM STALKER is a shot-on-video comedy-horror film from 1991 available in a re-release April 11, 2017 by Severin Films. In the film, Mark Dias plays Ricky, who has been described as a “dirt-bike Freddy Krueger,” a possessive and murderous ex-boyfriend manifested in telekinetic dreams by the grieving girlfriend, Brittany, he…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JACKEY NEYMAN JONES, OF “MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE”

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JACKEY NEYMAN JONES, OF “MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE”


April 11, 2017    Nathan Smith

    Let’s get this out of the way – MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE isn’t a bad movie. Nor is it the worst movie I’ve ever seen, and I’d hedge my best that you’d agree. Going further, I would posit some people have seen way worse movies than this particular…

Prime Directives: An Interview With the ROBODOC Team – By Rathan Krueger

Prime Directives: An Interview With the ROBODOC Team – By Rathan Krueger


April 9, 2017    Rathan Krueger

    “Dead or alive, you’re coming with me.” That’s what ROBODOC’s Kickstarter said to wallets worldwide the second it went live. Currently in post-production, it’s the latest documentary from Cult Screenings UK about that other 80s cop from Detroit. ROBOCOP was the combination of ideas from Michael Miner and Ed…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] BRIAN WILLIAMS, WRITER & DIRECTOR OF ‘SPACE BABES FROM OUTER SPACE’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] BRIAN WILLIAMS, WRITER & DIRECTOR OF ‘SPACE BABES FROM OUTER SPACE’


March 23, 2017    Jason Coffman

  Indiana-based filmmakers Scott Schirmer (FOUND) and Brian Williams (TIME TO KILL) joined forces to form Bandit Motion Pictures in 2016. The first production from Bandit was HARVEST LAKE, an erotic fantasy/horror very much unlike anything else in the independent horror scene. They followed that film with PLANK FACE, a…

[INTERVIEW] ATOMICA Director Dagen Merrill

[INTERVIEW] ATOMICA Director Dagen Merrill


March 20, 2017    Sharon Gissy

  ATOMICA is a science-fiction thriller set during an energy crisis in the near future. When communications go offline in a remote power plant, safety inspector Abby Dixon (Sarah Habel) goes out to bring them back online, only to find the occupants of the facility (played by Dominic Monaghan and…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ETHAN EMBRY OF ‘THE DEVIL’S CANDY’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ETHAN EMBRY OF ‘THE DEVIL’S CANDY’


March 15, 2017    Wendi Freeman

  Ethan Embry is an actor perhaps best known for his work in ’90s comedies such as THAT THING YOU DO, EMPIRE RECORDS, and CAN’T HARDLY WAIT, but recently he has been transcending expectations in darker films like CHEAP THRILLS and LATE PHASES. His most recent role is as the…

[INTERVIEW] Filmmaker Ed Gass-Donnelly Of LAVENDER

[INTERVIEW] Filmmaker Ed Gass-Donnelly Of LAVENDER


March 3, 2017    Sharon Gissy

  LAVENDER is a spooky psychological thriller featuring Abbie Cornish as Jane, a photographer of old houses who suffers severe memory loss after a traumatic accident and goes to visit her childhood home hoping to recover. Her home was once the site of a horrific crime that claimed the lives…

[INTERVIEW] DRIFTER Writer & Actor Aria Emory

[INTERVIEW] DRIFTER Writer & Actor Aria Emory


February 16, 2017    Sharon Gissy

  Aria Emory is the co-writer and star of DRIFTER, described on its Indiegogo campaign site as “a micro-budget action/thriller feature film inspired by films such as THE PROPOSITION, WOLF CREEK and MAD MAX with a little bit of TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE thrown in for good measure.” The film…

[INTERVIEW] DEAD WEST Filmmaker Jeff Ferrell

[INTERVIEW] DEAD WEST Filmmaker Jeff Ferrell


February 1, 2017    Sharon Gissy

Indie horror writer and director Jeff Ferrell has just completed his second feature, DEAD WEST, in which a “charismatic serial killer embarks on a murderous cross-country road trip in search of true love.” Brian Sutherland of Ferrell’s previous film GHOSTLIGHT turns in a compelling performance as the killer and a…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] PHIL MUCCI, METALLICA MUSIC-VIDEO DIRECTOR

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] PHIL MUCCI, METALLICA MUSIC-VIDEO DIRECTOR


January 9, 2017    Rathan Krueger

FINALLY CURE THE EARTH OF MAN: An Interview with Phil Mucci, Metallica Music Video Director – By Rathan Krueger         A robot uprising lead by power chords and double bass kicks doesn’t sound so bad. Well, apart from the global genocide. Hetfield must not’ve gotten enough apocalypse…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] EMMA WESTWOOD, AUTHOR OF THE 30th ANNIVERSARY BOOK ABOUT 1986’s ‘THE FLY’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] EMMA WESTWOOD, AUTHOR OF THE 30th ANNIVERSARY BOOK ABOUT 1986’s ‘THE FLY’


January 4, 2017    Rathan Krueger

    Many of us are fans of horror, but few of us get to be a part of horror history. Even fewer get to make horror history. Emma Westwood is someone who dances between those two worlds, simultaneously participating in and creating with her upcoming book about David Cronenberg’s…

[INTERVIEW] Brea Grant of BEYOND THE GATES

[INTERVIEW] Brea Grant of BEYOND THE GATES


December 12, 2016    dailygri

You may be familiar with actress Brea Grant from her roles on such shows as HEROES, DEXTER and FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, but she has been steadily carving out a name for herself in independent horror. Most recently she stars as Margot, one of the main characters in the enjoyably retro BEYOND…

[INTERVIEW] ABATTOIR Director Darren Lynn Bousman

[INTERVIEW] ABATTOIR Director Darren Lynn Bousman


December 9, 2016    Sharon Gissy

Darren Lynn Bousman is nothing if not ambitious. He’s probably known for his writing and directing run on the Saw franchise, which he earned by writing a script that attracted attention, and his genre-blending horror-musical REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA. Now he’s back with a film steeped in mythology, whose universe started in a…

[INTERVIEW] SCORED TO DEATH Author J. Blake Fichera

[INTERVIEW] SCORED TO DEATH Author J. Blake Fichera


December 9, 2016    Nathan Smith

It’s a dark night. The young woman who made the mistake of checking into this low-rent, out of the way motel, has decided to take a shower. It’s relaxing, it’s comforting. The bathroom door opens, a silhouette appearing in the doorway. This young woman, unaware that she’s alone no longer,…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GRAHAM SKIPPER, CHASE WILLIAMSON, & JACKSON STEWART OF ‘BEYOND THE GATES’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GRAHAM SKIPPER, CHASE WILLIAMSON, & JACKSON STEWART OF ‘BEYOND THE GATES’


December 8, 2016    Matt Wedge

    BEYOND THE GATES is a fun, scary, and surprisingly touching horror film that boasts a great cast of genre favorites and one of the best hooks of a movie in any genre this year. Co-writer/director Jackson Stewart and actors Graham Skipper and Chase Williamson were nice enough to…