Vamps: Amy Lynn Best

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BIO: Amy Lynn Best is a trained dancer and actress who started in the business by co-producing the independent feature horror film, The Resurrection Game, and co-stars as the pop psychologist turned zombie exterminator, Sister Mary Bliss. Like many independent film producers, Amy learned the film business from the ground up. On the short haunted house film Tenants, for instance, Amy studied cinematographer from that film’s director of photography, Bill Fuller. Out of necessity, she learned the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demon Divas and the Lanes of Damnation (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A sorority mixer at a local bowling alley goes terribly wrong when the five women who own the building turn out to not be what they seem. REVIEW: “Demon Divas and the Lanes of Damnation” (or “Demon Divas” for short) knows exactly what it is: a shot-on-video, exploitative, sexy, schlock movie. That is where it shines. This is a film for true “bad horror” fans. If the viewer goes in with the right attitude, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: George A. Romero, the renown horror writer and creator of Night of the Living Dead, has partnered with writer-actor Jeff Monahan to create horror anthology George A. Romero Presents … Deadtime Stories. The first volume of this two volume set consists of an anthology of three 30-minute horror films: Valley of the Shadow: A woman searches for her missing husband in jungles of South America…and soon, the hunters become the hunted. Wet: A lonely … Continue reading

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Film Review: Splatter Movie (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of filmmakers shooting their latest horror movie are unaware that they’re being stalked and killed by a maniac posing as a member of the crew. REVIEW: “Oh, he came while you were filming the orgasm scene, he brought cookies…” –Stacy Filmmakers are fascinated with themselves. The film industry has told many stories about itself over the years on any number of subjects, horror included. The average audience member isn’t as interested in … Continue reading

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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. I thought “Under the Scares” was interesting, entertaining, and even educational. I think anyone who … Continue reading

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