Film Review: What Really Frightens You? (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A mysterious writer working for a monster fanzine asks three New Yorkers what really scares them. After the article is published the primal fears of each interviewee come true. Will they be frightened to death? REVIEW: I’m a sucker for a film that titles itself after a question. In this case, it’s that ol familiar notion of what fear inducing nightmares do we all hold inside of us. Of course, the interesting part is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Class of Nuke’em High (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: You think your high school life was rough, take a look at what the kids at Tromaville High go through in just the span of week; slime coming out of drinking fountains, the honor society turning into motorcycle punks and a monster growing in the fallout shelter. I wonder if that nuclear power plant next door has anything to do with it. REVIEW: Directed by: Richard W. Haines, Michael Herz and Lloyd Kaufman Starring: … Continue reading

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Interview: Richard W. Haines (What Really Frightens You)

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1-How were you first interested in filmmaking? 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 it appear as if they were fighting. … Continue reading

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