[INTERVIEW] ABBATOIR Director Darren Lynn Bousman

[INTERVIEW] ABBATOIR 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…

[INTERVIEW] Erica Benedikty, Director Of Phobe

[INTERVIEW] Erica Benedikty, Director Of Phobe


September 27, 2016    Matt Wedge

PHOBE: THE XENOPHOBIC EXPERIMENTS looks like the sort of oddity you would run across on a cable access channel back in the early ’90s. That is because it is that oddity. Shot in the early ’90s in and around the Niagara, Ontario area with an amateur cast that often doubled…

[PHANTASM WEEK] Creative Types Tell Us Why PHANTASM Speaks To Them

[PHANTASM WEEK] Creative Types Tell Us Why PHANTASM Speaks To Them


September 20, 2016    Jeremy Lowe

    Whenever fans discuss the experiences with seeing the original PHANTASM, the usual response is, “That movie scared the crap out of me!” or “That movie freaked me out!” PHANTASM has haunted filmmakers’ dreams and nightmares since 1979, and it’s influenced creative types of all kinds, from writers to directors, from actors to adult film stars. With…

[Interview] Directors of LAKE NOWHERE, Christopher Phelps & Maxim Van Scoy

[Interview] Directors of LAKE NOWHERE, Christopher Phelps & Maxim Van Scoy


September 7, 2016    Jason Coffman

  On August 16th, BRINKvision released a special Blu-ray/DVD combo of the 80s slasher tribute LAKE NOWHERE. After playing several horror festivals, the film was self-released on a “bootleg” VHS version, but now it’s available on disc and on demand so horror fans can get a look at its loving…

[Interview] Eric Szyszka of BLAME IT ON OUTER SPACE

[Interview] Eric Szyszka of BLAME IT ON OUTER SPACE


September 7, 2016    Nathan Smith

Starting in 2012, Eric Szyszka, one of the co-founders of the hilarious WE HATE MOVIES  podcast premiered a podcast project that would take him to some strange and unimaginable places. BLAME IT ON OUTER SPACE, brought to us via the Sideshow Network that delves deep into the never-ending world of conspiracy theories,…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] FOUND FOOTAGE 3-D

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] FOUND FOOTAGE 3-D


August 24, 2016    Nathan Steinmetz

FOUND FOOTAGE 3D had its world premiere Saturday, September 20th at the 2016 Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival in Chicago, IL and by all accounts they tore the roof off the place. Contrary to popular belief, there’s more to making a found footage film than just a handful of friends…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JASON COFFMAN TALKS TO FILMMAKER SCOUT TAFOYA

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JASON COFFMAN TALKS TO FILMMAKER SCOUT TAFOYA


August 18, 2016    Jason Coffman

      Scout Tafoya’s film I AM NO BIRD will be having its Chicago premiere this coming Saturday, August 20th at Chicago Filmmakers. This is also the first time any of Tafoya’s features have played in Chicago, and he will be attending the screening. Daily Grindhouse’s Jason Coffman talked to…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] HORROR ICON LARRY FESSENDEN!

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] HORROR ICON LARRY FESSENDEN!


August 1, 2016    Patrick Smith

    As some of you might remember, a few months ago I wrote pretty extensively about the films of Larry Fessenden. It was a pretty deep dive into the work of a director who effectively shaped my tastes in more ways than I probably realize, both through his own films, and through…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DANIEL ZIRILLI & SHAWN LOCK OF ‘CROSSING POINT’ (2016)

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DANIEL ZIRILLI & SHAWN LOCK OF ‘CROSSING POINT’ (2016)


May 2, 2016    Sharon Gissy

    CROSSING POINT is a tense action-thriller set in Baja, Mexico. When American Michael Taylor (played by Shawn Lock) and his Mexican girlfriend Olivia (Maria Gabriela da Faria) vacation on the beach, the film’s images of drug busts contrasted with their idyllic seaside hotel foreshadow the dark premise to…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] TRISTAN RISK, STAR OF ‘HARVEST LAKE’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] TRISTAN RISK, STAR OF ‘HARVEST LAKE’


April 29, 2016    Jason Coffman

          HARVEST LAKE has arrived early on VOD — you can check it out over at Vimeo starting today. Since Daily Grindhouse has a soft spot for creature-features, not to mention many of us having appreciated director Scott Schirmer’s previous feature FOUND., we’re happy to encourage…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MICHAEL HURST, DIRECTOR OF ‘PARADOX’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] MICHAEL HURST, DIRECTOR OF ‘PARADOX’


April 12, 2016    Sharon Gissy

PARADOX is a fast-paced sci-fi thriller starring Zoë Bell (CAMINO, THE HATEFUL EIGHT, DEATH PROOF) and Malik Yoba (“Empire,” “New York Undercover”, COP LAND, COOL RUNNINGS), and is written and directed by Michael Hurst (who wrote NINJA and RE-KILL and who made ROOM 6 and THE DARKROOM). The story, in a nutshell:  A group of young scientists are working on…

[INTERVIEW] ‘CAMINO’ DIRECTOR JOSH WALLER!

[INTERVIEW] ‘CAMINO’ DIRECTOR JOSH WALLER!


March 16, 2016    Sharon Gissy

          CAMINO: An Action Thriller Trek Through The Jungle With A Female Badass     Much like its central figure, CAMINO isn’t the film you think it is. It begins with celebrated reporter Avery Taggert winning a prestigious award for photojournalism. She is offered an assignment deep…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JAMES SHAPIRO OF DRAFTHOUSE FILMS AND HADRIAN BELOVE OF THE CINEFAMILY!

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JAMES SHAPIRO OF DRAFTHOUSE FILMS AND HADRIAN BELOVE OF THE CINEFAMILY!


November 13, 2015    Mike Vanderbilt

    November 13th, 2015 will mark the theatrical release of Drafthouse Films’ DANGEROUS MEN. A film 26 years in the making, DANGEROUS MEN is the passion project of filmmaker John S. Rad. A truly bizarre film, it’s one part rape-revenge thriller, one part Cannon-style action film, and 100% enjoyable. It…