[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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Insect Politics: An Interview With Emma Westwood On Her Book About THE FLY (1986)

Insect Politics: An Interview With Emma Westwood On Her Book About THE FLY (1986)


November 21, 2018    Rathan Krueger

    For decades, Cronenberg’s remake was the lonely girl at the dance. Everyone thought someone else asked her out, or wrote a book about her, so she spent a long time alone on the floor — or without a book on the shelf. Emma Westwood was finally the one…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] CHRIS VON HOFFMANN OF ‘MONSTER PARTY’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] CHRIS VON HOFFMANN OF ‘MONSTER PARTY’


October 28, 2018    Sharon Gissy

    The horror/thriller MONSTER PARTY follows three teenage thieves as they plan the ultimate heist in a fancy Malibu mansion. Little do they realize, the residents of the mansion are members of the social elite holding a rehab group for a deeply disturbing addiction. As they get sucked further into…

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‘WE HATE MOVIES’ SPOOKTACULAR BOONANZA!: THE FIVE SCARIEST ‘WE HATE MOVIES’ EPISODES

‘WE HATE MOVIES’ SPOOKTACULAR BOONANZA!: THE FIVE SCARIEST ‘WE HATE MOVIES’ EPISODES


September 24, 2018    Nathan Smith

    For nearly four hundred episodes, the gut-busting, New York cinephiles (Andrew Jupin, Chris Cabin, Stephen Sajdak, and Eric Szyszka) in WE HATE MOVIES have been doling out some of the most outrageous, brilliant comedy the podcasting world has to offer. Upon discovering the podcast in 2016 – the…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ROBERT McGINLEY, DIRECTOR OF ‘DANGER DIVA’ (2018)

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ROBERT McGINLEY, DIRECTOR OF ‘DANGER DIVA’ (2018)


September 21, 2018    Mike McPadden

    DANGER DIVA (2018) is a dazzling, mind-reeling “lo-fi sci-fi” musical cyberpunk thriller from writer-director Robert McGinley. It’s his first feature since SHREDDER ORPHEUS (1990), a scrappy skate-punk cult favorite that acts as a bridge between VIDEODROME (1983) and THE MATRIX (1999).   Molly Sides, frontwoman of real-life Seattle…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LEO SCHERMAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘TRENCH 11’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LEO SCHERMAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘TRENCH 11’


September 21, 2018    Sharon Gissy

  TRENCH 11 is a unique bunker movie in that it uses the trenches and tunnels of World War I to effectively create a setting of dread and claustrophobia. As Allied troops delve deeper into an abandoned bunker, they soon discover a fatal parasite created by the Germans, which ratchets…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LUKE SPARKE, DIRECTOR OF ‘OCCUPATION’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LUKE SPARKE, DIRECTOR OF ‘OCCUPATION’


July 29, 2018    Sharon Gissy

    OCCUPATION is a thoughtful sci-fi film that begins with a monologue about humanity banding together, and then zeroes in on a small Australian town. Viewers get the opportunity to live with the characters a bit and get to know them before spaceships descend out of the sky and…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ALL THE COLOURS OF SERGIO MARTINO Author, DIABOLIQUE Editor, & Punk-Rock Cine-Freak Queenpin Forever, Kat Ellinger

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] ALL THE COLOURS OF SERGIO MARTINO Author, DIABOLIQUE Editor, & Punk-Rock Cine-Freak Queenpin Forever, Kat Ellinger


July 12, 2018    Mike McPadden

      Kat Ellinger is a titanically talented, inventively insightful, and hyper-passionately prolific multimedia authority, philosopher, and educator in the realm of cinema. She also largely focuses on the films, genres, and figures who made them that matter most to Daily Grindhouse devotees.   To attempt to encapsulate Kat’s…

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[VIDEO GAME SCARES] THE SPECTRE FILES: DEATHSTALKER – THE 16MM ’80S HORROR FILM YOU HAVEN’T SEEN (REALLY!)

[VIDEO GAME SCARES] THE SPECTRE FILES: DEATHSTALKER – THE 16MM ’80S HORROR FILM YOU HAVEN’T SEEN (REALLY!)


July 9, 2018    Paul Freitag-Fey

      As a rule, I’ve never been a big fan of articles with clickbait titles proclaiming that the contents feature “20 Great Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen” or “17 Things You Never Knew About The Making of MANNEQUIN TWO: ON THE MOVE.”  It’s a headline that assumes that…

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AN INTERVIEW WITH DUSTIN MILLS, THE MASTERMIND BEHIND ‘SLAUGHTERHOUSE SLUMBER PARTY’

AN INTERVIEW WITH DUSTIN MILLS, THE MASTERMIND BEHIND ‘SLAUGHTERHOUSE SLUMBER PARTY’


July 9, 2018    Jon Abrams

    Since Dustin Wayde Mills released his debut feature THE PUPPET MONSTER MASSACRE in 2010, he has written, produced, edited, and directed over a dozen feature films and numerous shorts, often also making his own practical and digital effects. His films range from the Troma-esque insanity of EASTER CASKET to the bleak and extreme horror of HER…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LOWELL DEAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘WOLFCOP’ & ‘ANOTHER WOLFCOP’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] LOWELL DEAN, DIRECTOR OF ‘WOLFCOP’ & ‘ANOTHER WOLFCOP’


July 2, 2018    Sharon Gissy

    ANOTHER WOLFCOP is the “dirtier, harrier” sequel to the cult 2014 hit Wolfcop. Driven by the steady hand of writer/director Lowell Dean, instead of explaining Wolfcop’s origin, the film launches right into fun mayhem, featuring Officer Lou Garou (Leo Fafard) who turns into a wolf, and other members of…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DON “THE DRAGON” WILSON!

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] DON “THE DRAGON” WILSON!


June 12, 2018    Mike McPadden

      Don “The Dragon” Wilson is an 11-time professional kickboxing world champion with a record of 47 knockouts who the International Sports Hall of Fame has anointed nothing less than “the greatest kickboxer in American history.”   Of course, The Dragon is a martial-arts movie legend, as well….

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] KIER-LA JANISSE ON HER UPCOMING BOOK, ‘COCKFIGHT!’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] KIER-LA JANISSE ON HER UPCOMING BOOK, ‘COCKFIGHT!’


June 11, 2018    Mike McPadden

  Kier-La Janisse is a supernova in the world of film criticism, presentation, and just overall obsession.   The Canadian native programs dynamic movie schedules all over the planet, oversees The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies, and is the founder, proprietor, and artistic director of Spectacular Optical publishing — a…

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[PRIDE MONTH] CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS DISCUSS THEIR FAVORITE LGBTQ-THEMED HORROR FILMS

[PRIDE MONTH] CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS DISCUSS THEIR FAVORITE LGBTQ-THEMED HORROR FILMS


June 11, 2018    Jeremy Lowe

          June is Pride Month. It’s a special time of year where everyone is encouraged to celebrate equality and diversity. In the LGBTQ community, it’s also a time to remember the roots of the gay rights movement. June 28th, 1969 was the day that the Stonewall…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] SADIE KATZ OF ‘THE BILL MURRAY EXPERIENCE’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] SADIE KATZ OF ‘THE BILL MURRAY EXPERIENCE’


May 20, 2018    Jon Abrams

  Sadie Katz is a wildly popular horror kitten who has appeared in such genre classics as HOUSE OF BAD, WRONG TURN 6, and BLOOD FEAST, and who recently made the transition into filmmaking herself – as the director of THE BILL MURRAY EXPERIENCE, a very cool doc in which…

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[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JOHN MASSARI, COMPOSER OF ‘KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE’

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE INTERVIEW] JOHN MASSARI, COMPOSER OF ‘KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE’


May 19, 2018    Jerry Smith

    1988’s KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE is a great example of a true cult classic. The Chiodos Bros. Film about alien clowns harvesting humans in cotton candy not does comedy/horror like no other film does, but is a film that is impossible not to love. It’s a perfect…

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[The Daily Grindhouse Interview] Paul Kyriazi, Director of NINJA BUSTERS, DEATH MACHINES and FORBIDDEN POWER

[The Daily Grindhouse Interview] Paul Kyriazi, Director of NINJA BUSTERS, DEATH MACHINES and FORBIDDEN POWER


May 15, 2018    Mike McPadden

    A wildcard visionary in the realm of classic exploitation filmmaking, Paul Kyriazi is likely best known to Daily Grindhouse readers as the director of DEATH MACHINES (1976), THE WEAPONS OF DEATH (1981), OMEGA COP (1990), and the recently unearthed and rediscovered martial-arts comedy-philosophy extravaganza NINJA BUSTERS (1984).  …

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