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Todd Martin

Todd Martin grew up in Irvington, a small town in Kentucky. Thanks to his mother, father, and favorite uncle he started watching horror films at a very young age and has been a horror geek ever since. He is basically a walking encyclopedia of horror flicks (especially the 80’s slashers), comic books, and pro wrestling, and has been writing for the biggest majority of his life.

His first book, Nightmare Tales was published in 2006 and he has had several short stories published in several collections. He and his wife Trish published their book “The Gardener,” a horror novel that is a throwback to the slasher films of the 80’s in 2011 and he is working on a collection of short horror stories When he isn’t reviewing movies and books or doing interviews for Horrornews.net he has been known to act from time to time as he has appeared in a handful of low budget horror films. He also enjoys writing screenplays and enjoys making movies as well. He wrote the segment “Angel” which appeared in the 2004 film “Tales from the Grave 2: Happy Holidays!” which was produced and directed by Stephanie Beaton, and recently appeared in Tim Ritter’s film “Deadly Dares: Truth or Dare 4.”. He resides in Kentucky with his wife Trish, their cat Buffy, and their wiener dog, Cujo

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Film Review: Blitz (2011)

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  SYNOPSIS: A crazed gunman calling himself “Blitz” is running around killing police officers. It’s up to a tough detective with anger management issues to stop the madman before any more cops are killed. REVIEW: While I have always liked Jason Statham (he always does an excellent job of playing a hardcore badass and just seems like a genuinely nice ...

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Film Review: 2:13 (also Two: Thirteen) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A serial killer who likes to quote Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” is stalking the streets and claiming victim after victim. A troubled police profiler haunted by his past is on the killer’s trail, but catching him isn’t such an easy task. As the body count starts to rise will our hero be able to overcome his personal demons ...

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Film Review: Under the Scares (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: A documentary about independent filmmaking featuring interviews with Lloyd Kaufman, Debbie Rochon, Amy Lynn Best, and several other people involved with independent films. The movie discusses the trials and tribulations of making your own film and offers tips on how to get your movie distributed. REVIEW:  I personally love most documentaries, especially if they are about horror films. ...

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Film Review: Deadly Friend (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: Loosely adapted from Diana Henstell’s novel Friend, “Deadly Friend” revolves around boy genius Paul (Matthew Laborteaux) who has moved to a new town with his mother his mother and his robot pal that he built himself named BB. Paul soon falls in love with pretty neighbor Sam (Kristy Swanson), who lives with her abusive father. Things soon go downhill ...

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Film Review: Stripperland (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In this parody of “Zombieland,” we follow a group of survivors trying to stay alive after the zombie apocalypse takes place. These zombies are a little different though, as they are all female strippers who enjoy tearing people apart and devouring them (when they’re not busy dancing to Hip Hop music and trying to earn tips). Zombies have never ...

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Film Review: Ultimate Death Match 2 (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A wrestling promoter who is desperate to gain fan support for his wrestling promotion comes up with a unique way to attract fans. In an attempt to get away from the image of “sports entertainment” that wrestling has been associated with in recent years he holds an elimination tournament where the competitors in the final match battle to the ...

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