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Interview: Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints, Saw 7)

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Mike Joy: How does ‘Deadly Impact’ compare to other action movies that you’ve done? 

Sean Patrick Flanery: Most of the other action movies had horses in them… and none of them had Joey Pants..!!!
I really like the pace of this film. It accelerates right from the first scene.

Mike Joy: Do you do much of your own stunt work and how do you prepare for it? 

Sean Patrick Flanery: Yes. Most stunt work … Continue reading

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Interview: Rick Schroder – Director (HellHounds)

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MIKE JOY: Hi Rick, Thanks for taking the time to talk to our Horrornews fans. You have an incredible body of work as an actor, but I think you are relatively new to the director’s chair. I’m curious, was that an easy transition for you? 

RICK SCHRODER: Hello Horror fans. You might not know this, but I am a huge horror movie fan! Ever since Stephan Kings ‘The Shining’.

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Interview: J.D. Lipsh*tz – Director (Killed on the Fourth of July)

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After having worked on and off as an indie filmmaker, I’ve found that often after filming has wrapped, everyone will go their separate ways and rarely keep in touch despite promises to do otherwise. However, low-budget horror indie films has always been unique for me though as whenever I’ve met someone at a convention or festival or have worked with them on a film, those who are involved in the genre actually DO stay in touch. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Interview: Derek Mears

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WHO: derek mears
WHAT: actor – “friday the 13th” (jason voorhees)

with derek mears Interview – 02.10.09

MJ : Even non-horror fans know who Jason Voorhees is, how do you feel about playing such an iconic horror character?

DM : I’ve always been a big fan of Friday the 13th and Jason Voorhees!!!! Even though we shot it, it really hasn’t sunk in yet. I’m really blown away by it. I’m so … Continue reading

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Interview: Fred Vogel – Director (ToeTag Pictures) (Maskhead, August Underground)

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WHO: Fred Vogel
MOVIE: Maskhead, August Underground

ToeTag Picture’s, man behind the madness, Fred Vogel sheds light on their sick past and the upcoming Maskhead film

Back in 2003 I started to hear rumblings from the underground about a horror movie that was so vile and had caused such an uproar, it was an immediate must see film, at least for me. Rumors of a blank tape containing snuff footage being left on subways … Continue reading

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Interview: Emily Haack (Ratline, ScrapBook)

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WHO: EMILY HAACK
MOVIE: SCRAPBOOK

Due to the controversy of Scrapbook, how did fans of the genre react towards you? For instance, I know a lot of women had to of been offended seeing how you’re naked through the whole film, being beaten and raped, sodomized by a huge bottle, and lets not forget that infamous shower scene. (For the record I do not have a problem … Continue reading

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Interview: Shane Porteous as Deadly Earnest

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Way back in the sixties, way before Elvira, a favourite amongst Australian students was Deadly Earnest, the television schlock horror host on the 0-10 Network. Late on Friday nights, the atrocious old science fiction and horror films became compulsory viewing, solely because of the Gothic Master of Ceremonies. Actors portraying Deadly Earnest were: Ian Bannerman (TEN-10 Sydney); Ralph Baker (ATV-0 Melbourne); Shane Porteous (TVQ-0 Brisbane); and Hedley Cullen (SAS-10 Adelaide). Shane Porteous … Continue reading

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Interview: Tom Savini

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Interview: fx artist tom savini – 12.13.08

How’s it goin Nerds?

What do you get when you cross 100 gallons of foam latex, and a steroid freak biker Mafia Don zombie with a cock gun? Sound the trumpets, the King of Splatter approaches! That’s right you f*ckin Nerds, kneel at the throne of blood. He’s the man who gives a new meaning to the saying, “No guts, no glory”. Tom Savini, … Continue reading

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Interview: Jovanka Vuckovic

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Interview with jovanka 04.22.09

Heya Freaks and Minx!
I’m so excited to bring you this interview!
For those who may be unfamiliar, Jovanka is the EditorInChief of Rue Morgue magazine, one in which if you’ve never picked up a copy you must have just gotten into the genre and need to recognise! Haha
This woman kicks absolute ass and it is an honor to bring her to you. Without further ado, read … Continue reading

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Interview: Damian Maffei (Closed for the Season)

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MIKE JOY: Could you tell our Horrornews fans a little bit about “CLOSED FOR THE SEASON”?

DAMIAN MAFFEI: Well, it’s the age old story of girl meets boy… In abandoned amusement park. Girl and boy are then continuously harassed by a carny who may or may not be dead as they are forced to live out the rides and attractions of the long since defunct park in order to be set free … Continue reading

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Interview: Kim Sonderholm

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WHO: KIM SONDERHOLM – ACTOR / DIRECTOR
MOVIE: “CRAIG”, “horror vault”

Interview with KIM SONDERHOLM – 12.26.08

DR.GOREHOUND: How did you get started acting/directing in films, and what fascinates and inspires you to do it?

Kim Sønderholm: Well I always wanted to be an actor ever since I was a kid. I watched way too many movies and I still do, I had a fascination for the James Bond and Star … Continue reading

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Interview: David Hess

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WHO: DAVID HESS
MOVIE: LAST HOUSE ON LEFT, SMASH CUT, FALLEN ANGELS

Heya Freaks and Minx!
I had the chance to sit down with the infamous and ultra-amazing DAVID HESS (LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, ZODIAC KILLER, ZOMBIE NATION, SMASH CUT) for an interview about his upcoming film SMASH CUT as well as a couple questions about his life in the film business. (If you’ve ever heard me talk about … Continue reading

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Interview: Amber Benson

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MJ: What attracted you to the “One Eyed Monster” script ?

AB: The script for One-Eyed Monster made me laugh out loud. That happens so rarely these days that I knew I had to be a part of it.

MJ: How is Ron Jeremy to work with ?

AB: Ron is seriously one of the nicest guys around. I got to do a couple of scenes with him (and … Continue reading

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Interview: Brian Schiavo – (Strange Werks Films – Shriven, War of the Dead)

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MIKE JOY: How did StrangeWerks Films get started?

BRIAN SCHIAVO: Well, Strangewerks Films got started because I was basically tired of playing the spec script game and taking meetings with adolescent development geeks–that whole process gets you nowhere. I did however get ripped off by The Simpsons on a spec script I sent to them, this after they told me a: “we loved the script” and b: “We have an opening on … Continue reading

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Interview: Dee Wallace (Stepford Wives, Hills Have Eyes)

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So far which director has been your favorite to work with?

DW: Rob Zombie.

The whole time working with Rob Zombie did you ever feel like there were similarities towards Wes Craven and John Carpenter or did he ever talk about being a fan and liking Wes Craven’s and Carpenter’s style?

DW: Adrienne Barbeau will tell you that John tells you to ‘do less’ well Rob Zombie tells you … Continue reading

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Interview: Author Marie D. Jones (Deja Vu Enigma)

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This week we are interviewing Marie Jones about her new book titled, The Déjà vu Enigma: A Journey Through the Anomalies of Mind, Memory and Time

Mike Joy: What possessed you to write a book on such a widely known but in my opinion, a scarcely believed subject?

Marie Jones: Oh, déjà vu is widely believed and is the most widely reported, and perhaps, the most widely researched anomalous phenomenon. There are … Continue reading

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