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Interview: Marcus Nispel – Director

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Although he’s only 45, Marcus Nispel has been making TV commercials and music videos for 20 years, as he says, “to pay the bills.” But, obviously, Nispel’s heart has been to make feature films. He burst onto the scene with a revised Texas Chainsaw Massacre, starring Jessica Biel, in 2003. That version of the often-filmed tale in sequels and remakes stood out ...

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Interview: Stevan Mena (Brutal Massacre, Malevolence)

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The art of mingling horror and comedy together is more subtle than one might think, despite the slapstick ease of say, Evil Dead II or even Lou Costello and Bud Abbott shambling against a Universal goon squad. Some horror films are inherently dark and serious, though yielding bursts of perfectly-timed humor, as An American Werewolf in London did with glorious pastiche. ...

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Interview: Kevin Greutert – Director (Saw VI) – Editor (various)

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On the opposite side of the west coast director Kevin Greutert is braving the Toronto cold and preparing to crank out another SAW installment. Saw VI pre-production commenced this week & with about 41 weeks until the SAW VI release date here in North America, Kevin & the SAW production crew will no doubt be pulling some long hours in ...

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Interview: Gregory Caiafa – Director (Intruder, John Hook)

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Heya Freaks and Minx! I sat down with Gregory Caiafa for an Meet The Movie Double Feature about his new flicks INTRUDER and JOHN HOOK! Here is what he had to say: What is INTRUDER about? Intruder is an old school slasher story with an extremely dark moral perspective. It involves a paranoid schizophrenic, her boyfriend, and others stalked and killed at ...

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Interview: Rob Cohen – Director (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)

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Former wunderkind producer and executive Rob Cohen burst onto the directing scene with his biopic Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story in 1993. Since that time, he has become one of the renowned action directors in Hollywood with films including Dragonheart, The Fast and the Furious, and XxX. Last year, he undertook his biggest project to date, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon ...

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Interview: Doug Sakmann – Director (Evilhead, The XXXorcist, Re-Penetrator)

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MJ : HOW CLOSE DOES “EVIL HEAD” FOLLOW THE STORYLINE OF THE EVIL DEAD? DS : ‘Evil Head’ pays homage to the Evil Dead series, in particular Evil Dead 1 & 2. I am a huge fan of Sam Raimi’s work with the series, and while ‘Evil Head’ is a parody of sorts I definitely consider it a tribute to the original films. You’ll ...

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