[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…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW]  Kika Magalhaes, STAR OF ‘THE EYES OF MY MOTHER’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] Kika Magalhaes, STAR OF ‘THE EYES OF MY MOTHER’


December 2, 2016    Jamie Righetti

      At its core, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER is a film about a woman longing to love and to be love in returned, but what director Nicolas Pesce ultimately accomplishes is the quiet horror of how something so simplistic and pure can be warped through loneliness. The…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GREGORY LAMBERSON & BROOKE LEWIS OF ‘KILLER RACK’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] GREGORY LAMBERSON & BROOKE LEWIS OF ‘KILLER RACK’


December 1, 2016    Andy Vanderbilt

    Earlier this year, I had the chance to check out KILLER RACK, and walked away in love with the movie. A funny, bloody good time is the best way to describe it off-hand, and the director, Gregory Lamberson, along with the voice of the killer rack herself, Brooke…

[INTERVIEW] SiREN Director Gregg Bishop

[INTERVIEW] SiREN Director Gregg Bishop


December 1, 2016    Sharon Gissy

DAILY GRINDHOUSE had the pleasure of chatting with SiREN director Gregg Bishop about the V/H/S spinoff film. Daily Grindhouse: This film was adapted from the short AMATEUR NIGHT that played as part of the horror anthology V/H/S. What was the process of adapting a short for a feature-length film like? Gregg…

[INTERVIEW] SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK: THE DOCUMENTARY!

[INTERVIEW] SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK: THE DOCUMENTARY!


October 31, 2016    Andy Vanderbilt

  The SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK series has been a big part of a lot childhoods, both the stories themselves and of course, the haunting, nightmare-inducing illustrations. While Guillermo Del Toro’s big screen adaptation is slowly and [hopefully] surely on its way, Cody Meirick and his crew are…

HELL’S ASSASSIN: THE DEFINITIVE “JASON GOES TO HELL” INTERVIEW WITH ADAM MARCUS

HELL’S ASSASSIN: THE DEFINITIVE “JASON GOES TO HELL” INTERVIEW WITH ADAM MARCUS


October 21, 2016    Nathan Smith

    Daily Grindhouse had a moment to speak with Adam Marcus about JASON GOES TO HELL, his entry in the FRIDAY THE 13th canon. What follows is a candid, honest interview that hopefully sheds light on an unfairly maligned film and will help you get to know its creator….

[INTERVIEW] Adolfo Dorta OF The DAYS OF THE DEAD Convention

[INTERVIEW] Adolfo Dorta OF The DAYS OF THE DEAD Convention


October 20, 2016    Jeremy Lowe

Chicago is hands down one of the greatest cities there is, and if you are involved in the horror community there is always an awesome event going on. Whether it’s an art opening, live theater, a movie marathon, or a book reading…there is always something for a fan of the…

[INTERVIEW] Adam Wingard & Simon Barrett Of BLAIR WITCH

[INTERVIEW] Adam Wingard & Simon Barrett Of BLAIR WITCH


October 12, 2016    dailygri

On July 22, 2016 one of the best-kept secrets in Hollywood was let loose when it was announced that Adam Wingard’s new found footage film THE WOODS was actually the sequel BLAIR WITCH. With that announcement came a trailer that, as is the case with so many other horror movie trailers that have…

[INTERVIEW] Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark Talks Halloween, Cats, and Vincent Price

[INTERVIEW] Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark Talks Halloween, Cats, and Vincent Price


October 5, 2016    Mia Mayo

YOU GUYS. I got to interview Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira, aka Queen of Halloween, aka my idol) and chat with her about her new book, horror hostessing, and running for president! I’m now black and blue from pinching myself to make sure I wasn’t unpleasant dreaming!!! Squeaaaaaaaaal! Check it out!…

[HORROR MOVIE A DAY: THE BOOK!] AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN COLLINS

[HORROR MOVIE A DAY: THE BOOK!] AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN COLLINS


October 4, 2016    Nathan Smith

      Many nights, I find myself bouncing back and forth between streaming channels, the usual suspects like Hulu, Netflix, or Amazon Prime. Sure, there’s a wealth of horror films on each stream, but the quality varies from undiscovered talent to “bury it next to those Atari E.T. cartridges…