Author Archives: Mike Joy

Interview: Keith Wright – Director (Harold’s Going Stiff)

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HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE CONCEPT FOR “HAROLD’S GOING STIFF”? I was trying to figure out a way to do a film that was a bit different but still had one foot in a popular genre. I spent a couple of years going out to the Cannes film festival to see what was selling at the markets and horror films just seem to keep going, regardless of the market conditions. It’s one of … Continue reading

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Chris Hemsworth announced for Philadelphia Comic Con

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Chris Hemsworth Powers Into 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Star of THOR, THE AVENGERS, and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN To Headline Event at Pennsylvania Convention Center June 2 NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, March 19, 2012 – Millions of fans flocked to theaters to see him as the God of Thunder in the blockbuster film THOR last summer and are eagerly anticipating his next potential hit Marvel movie, THE AVENGERS, in the spring. This … Continue reading

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Interview: Elina Madison (Huff, Barracuda)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview with Elina Madison Movies: Huff & Barracuda What are your best memories of watching horror movies from your childhood? some of the best memories I have are watching horror films with friends and family the later at night the better. It’s the suspense and build up to the kill. the music and then the blood and gore of course. everyone starts screaming and running around like crazy & I have to tell … Continue reading

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Zombie Grandmother wants Lunch

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This is not a movie plot. The undead have risen from the grave. In the village of Liulou, in Beiliu there are reports of a 95 year old grandmother climbed out of her coffin, six days after she was found dead. Li Xlufeng suffered a fatal head injury, and her Chinese family were holding a wake in their home preparing for her funeral. What they didn’t expect was that this elderly grandmother would leave her … Continue reading

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Interview with Sean Kotz (Hi There Horror Movie Fans)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview with Sean Kotz Documentaries: VIRGINIA CREEPERS: THE HORROR HOST TRADITION OF THE OLD DOMINION HI THERE HORROR MOVIE FANS Tell us about your fascination with horror movie hosts? Well, I grew up in a time and place when horror hosts were truly important figures in a community. I had the great fortune to see Bowman Body, Dr. Madblood and Count Gore De Vol in my formative years and it had an impact. … Continue reading

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Horrornews.net Giveaway : The Killing – The Complete First Season

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DISCOVER AMC’S RIVETING EMMY® AND GOLDEN GLOBE ®NOMINATED CRIME DRAMA The Complete First Season Comes to Blu-ray and DVD on March 13 Season 1 of AMC’s critically acclaimed new show “THE KILLING” comes to Blu-ray and DVD on March 13 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. With exclusive Blu-ray and DVD features, including an extended season finale, loyal fans and new viewers alike will dive deeper into the captivating mystery and complex characters that garnered … Continue reading

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Interview: Jackey Hall (Snow Shark, Patient Zero)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview w/ Jackey Hall How did you first get started in modeling/acting? A. It was something I had always wanted to do. When I graduated high school I heard about a horror movie being filmed near me, So I went down for auditions and got the part. After that I was addicted.. The rest is history:) Did you have a favorite horror movie from your childhood? A. Yes children of the corn. It … Continue reading

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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview with Bill Oberst Jr. Movie: Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies Q: What made you interested in playing the role of President Abraham Lincoln in the movie, Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies? A: Producer David Latt, one of the co-founders of The Asylum, asked me to do it. When David Latt calls, actors answer. Q: How much research went into playing the role of President Abraham Lincoln and what books or movies went into that research? … Continue reading

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MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE – DVD GIVEAWAY

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  HORRORNEWS.NET IS READY TO GIVEAWAY TWO COPIES OF MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE FOR FREE!   To enter — email joyhorror@horrornews.net with your full name and mailing addresss.  In the subject line all you need to put is ” MMMM Giveaway ” and you will be automatically entered.  This contest is for residents of the United States and Canada ONLY.   Good Luck!  GET CAPTIVATED BY ELIZABETH OLSEN IN THE GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER

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Interview: Shane Douglas (Extreme Reunion)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview w/ The Franchise Shane Douglas The Horror & Wrestling Connection is HERE!  Shane Douglas (former ECW World Champion) has resurrected EXTREME from the dead and on April 28th, 2012 at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory there is going to be an Extreme Reunion.  This wrestling show at night and fan fest during the day is going to feature the likes of Sabu, Raven, Rhino, Jerry Lynn, The Original Gangstas, Tracy Smothers, Axl … Continue reading

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Interview: Darren Lynch (Ouija)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview: Darren Lynch Movie: Ouija www.ouija-movie.co.uk How long did it take you to script out your movie – Ouija ? Ouija took 4 days to script being my first script I think it was done relatively quick. What kind of research did you do regarding Ouija Boards ? Well always being a curious child like a lot of young teenagers a friend of mine sparked up the idea of doing an Ouija board … Continue reading

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Interview: Richard Driscoll ( Eldorado 3D )

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Interview with Richard Driscoll Movie : Eldorado 3D What the hell possessed you to make a 3D comedy/horror/musical/road movie? Good question…… I wanted to make something a little different. There are so many films that come out that all look the same, especially UK films. I am sure the rest of the world think we can only make them type of movies. The two main characters in this movie are Stan and Ollie, “The Jews … Continue reading

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The Phantom of the Opera – Giveaway!

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Horrornews.net Giveaway: Horrornews.net has 3 Blu-ray copies of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall. Please email joyhorror@horrornews.net with PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in the subject line and then in the body of the email, your full name and mailing address.  You will automatically be entered in this outstanding giveaway brought you by Universal Home Entertainment and Think Jam!  Winners  will be picked at random and announced sometime in February.  United States … Continue reading

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Interview: Joe Davison – Director (100 Tears, Fearmakers, Experiment 7)

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How did your days with “Beat the Dead Horse” get you ready for filmmaking?  I feel that without those years doing improv comedy I would not have learned the essentials of acting. But, what improv really showed me was how to formulate a plot device to construct a proper script. Jumping from one character to the next and imagining what each character might be going through allows me to develop a stronger connection between all … Continue reading

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Trailer: Tormented (2012)

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Trailer: Tormented (2012) New micro-budget trailer from Tri-phecta Films

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Wizards 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray and Book

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DELVE INTO RALPH BAKSHI’S CULT CLASSIC LIKE NEVER BEFORE WIZARDS The Fantastical Allegory Comes to Life for the First Time On Blu-ray March 13 Summary: Twentieth Century Fox’s first-ever animated film, created by renowned director Ralph Bakshi, WIZARDS appears in a 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray + Book release on March 13 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the “epic fantasy of peace and magic” stars the voice talent of Mark Hamill … Continue reading

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About Mike Joy

HorrorNews.net Manager. Located in New Jersey. I've been with HNN since it's creation in 2008. Responsibilities: managing talent, acquisitions, new programs, website strategizing, celebrity interviews, public relations, the paranormal column, “Unexplained Confidential”, and more. unexplainedconfidential.blogspot.com