Special mention: “Funny Games” (1997)
Take my advice and just stick with the 1997 German version. The accents will drive you a bit crazy but what made this film work so well was the directors way of lingering on shots. 2 [...]
Exclusive Horrornews Interview -Â Brett Anstey
writer / producer / director DAMNED BY DAWN
How did you come up with the story for damned by dawn?
Many years ago I remember watching the Disney film, DARBY O’GILL & THE LITTLE PEOPLE which featured a Banshee. The visual aspects & concept of a Banshee scared the bejeezus out of me! So as we nutted out the story I … Continue reading
Hey acolytes old & new! The Black Saint has returned after a long Samhain weekend to regale you with some more interviews from the Creation Weekend Of Horrors a few weeks back. I recruited so many new acolytes into my Army Of Darkness over the Samhain weekend & indoctrination was a bit taxing (on them, not me) but they persevered & are serving me as I type these words to all of you. Let’s begin … Continue reading
In the mid-sixties my parents bought me a Super 8 camera and I began making amateur movies in that format at age ten. Later they purchased me Super 8 sound equipment and I created sound shorts. I rounded up friends to appear in them and
also made animated movies using GI Joes, shooting them a frame at a time to make … Continue reading
HorrorNews Interview: Paul Duncan – Horror Cinema
Mike Joy: Its hard to believe that horror cinema has only been around for over 100 years. This book gives the reader an entertaining glimpse through the history of horror on film, from the Edison Studios Frankenstein short film in 1910 to this modern era of horror here in 2010.How long did it take to compile all the knowledge that is trapped in this … Continue reading
Hello acolytes, how are all of you feeling? Terrible I hope! It is I, your liege The Black Saint back with another interview from the Creation “Weekend Of Horror” held last weekend in LA. Seeing as we’re getting ever closer to Samhain (Halloween for those who aren’t as ancient as I am) I’m trying to get all the rest of my interviews up this week so I can enjoy this coming Sunday. … Continue reading
Stacy Davidson stopped in to talk about his new film SWEATSHOP and discuss a bit on what itâ€™s like being a film maker today.
He is such a talented guy, so if youâ€™re unfamiliar with him, it is my pleasure to introduce you! Here is our interview in full, enjoy!
Dai: Hi Stacy! Welcome to HorrorNews.net! Thanks for joining us today!
Another luminary of the Horror world I was able to talk to for a short while was the one & only Sid Haig. Mr. Haig was more than generous with his time & agreed to sit down & answer a few questions about his work past, present & future,
TBS: I’m sitting here with the legendary star of many films that are near & dear to any horror/exploitation fans heart. I’m talking … Continue reading
Hey Fiend Club! I have got to tell you the month of October, and of course Halloween have always been my favorite moments of the year. But since I have become a writer, well, there has been nothing like it! The reason is the incredible people that I have had the opportunity to speak to, and of course, the legends that I have been an avid fan of for many years. This … Continue reading
It’s me The Black Saint again reporting from The Creation “Weekend Of Horrors” with more interviews from the show. Unfortunately your favorite deity had himself a long night last night & was on a bender with some of the other attendees (Great people by the way). So I woke up with a bit of a headache & A sour stomach. But f*ck that noise! I’m here to let you know what’s going … Continue reading
FW: No problem dog but it’s Fred “The Hammer” Williamson homeboy…
TBS: (Laughing) No problem, I’ll refer to you as Mr. Williamson or maybe Mr. Hammer or just Hammer is that ok?
FW: Hammer, Hammer is what’s happening.
TBS: Ok … Continue reading
Hello again my faithful ones. I know it’s been awhile since I’ve blessed the masses with my words of wisdom but I’ve had some personal business to take care of. You know…some people ought to leave well enough alone. Especially if involves me, but in their insolence they continue to push my buttons even after I give em’ a pass. So they can only blame themselves for my wrath. I’ve said it before & I’ll … Continue reading
When you set out to create the Zombie Cheerleader persona, what goals did you have in mind that you wanted to accomplish in the world of horror?
It all started with a gag around 2003, and itâ€™s been a gag ever since. At the time I was chatting on the Horrorhost Underground about doing my own horror hosted show and I needed to develop a character. Sallyâ€™s costume was initially a … Continue reading
Hey Fiends! This month has already been an incredible time to speak to so many amazing people in the genre, and this happened to be one of those times. Here is yet another interview, but this time with Human Centipede’s Lindsay, Ashley C. Williams. If you read my Danielle Harris interview, she had mentioned some incredible true life facts about some horror greats, including the fact that Kane Hodder is a member … Continue reading
Creep CreepersinÂ is a busy man. In addition to his normal, everyday writing, directing, and producing gigs, the horror-styled everyman is gearing up to star in his own self-written and directed web series, The Monster Killer Club, which is set to make its debut forÂ DreadCentral.com on October 20th.
Needless to say, Creepersin is pretty excited. â€śIâ€™m extremely pumped, man! This is a lot of fun and I can’t wait to see what … Continue reading
Corey Feldman is a rock star. Many know him best as the former child actor famous for his roles in movies such as “The Goonies” and “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” but outside of the acting realm he is also an accomplished musician. Feldman heads the band Truth Movement, and he was at NY Comic Con to promote both the reprisal of his role as Edgar Frog in “Lost Boys: The Thirst” and the … Continue reading