…And the Economics Behind Why We Must Endure Them in the First Place “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.” – Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987) I’m sure you clicked on this article expecting to read a fun list of good horror movie sequels. We’ll certainly get to that, but first I have […]
Ravenous Monster’s Rob Hibbs interviews R.A. Mihailoff, star of Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3. R.A. discusses his casting in the iconic role, playing Leatherface, and his tactics in a Leatherface battle Royale!
Hidden deep in the wilds of the Canadian Wilderness is a place known as “The Devil’s Woods.” It’s in this place that men have disappeared for centuries and it’s there that Kyle Elkheart will return to find his father whose expedition has just gone missing. Brian Moreland’s The Devil’s Woods follows a widower—Kyle Elkheart and […]
Warning: Spoilers Ahead! And, no, that’s not one of the handful of folksy, slangy pet names for zombies our heroes are fond of using. The Walking Dead Season 4, Part 1 is over and the series is on hiatus until February 2014. What begins as a profoundly dark if not fast paced season ends with […]
Writer/director Karen Lam’s latest feature Evangeline is currently globetrotting the festival circuit, having made its North American debut on November 29th at the Blood in the Snow film festival in Toronto, Canada. After chatting with Lam earlier this year just after Evangeline had wrapped, Ravenous Monster was eager to devour this movie. And that we […]
“German expressionism meets Jack Kirby.” That’s how kooky old Alan Moore once described the artwork of Mike Mignola, the creator of the demonic hero Hellboy. Ever since Seed of Destruction was published in 1994, Mignola has been at the top of the heap insofar as writers and artists are concerned. His style, which does indeed […]
I may be a history geek, but that doesn’t mean I want to hang out with Calvin Coolidge. I found this out the hard way, when a Coolidge impersonator dropped by our ninth grade auditorium. Admittedly, the bar had been set pretty high after a visit from a Frederick Douglass impersonator a few years before. […]
Paper Street Pictures president and founder Aaron B Koontz is a writer first. Like many writers, this scribe included, storytelling knows no bounds and as is often the case, the love of storytelling via cinema usually takes hold like an insidious virus and eventually overruns the system. Such is the case with Koontz. A couple […]
I can empathize with Gary A. Braunbeck. Much like the impressive hand behind 2005’s Keepers, I too once thought that my students could benefit by writing from the perspective of a fictional character. Specifically, during an assignment that coincided with Halloween, I tasked my eighteen to twenty year-olds with rewriting an already published and celebrated […]
Ravenous Monster’s Rob Hibbs interviews Gunnar Hansen, star of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and the original Leatherface! Listen to Gunnar talk about his new book, making TCM, and who would win in a Leatherface battle royale!