Interview with the Twisted Twins Part 1

Oct 08, 2011 No Comments

I was at my grandmother’s cozy little hobbit hole for dinner the night I decided to drop a line to Jen Soska. I wanted to let Jen and her sister, Sylvia, know how much I loved their film, Dead Hooker in a Trunk.  I also figured, what the hell, so I asked if I could […]

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Exorcist III Retrospective: Evil Is Legion

Oct 01, 2011 No Comments

“It’s the smiles that keep us going, don’t you think? The giggles and bits of good cheer…” — The Gemini Killer In 1973, the movie-going public went somewhere it hadn’t really been before: The heart of Hell on Earth. They went via the medium of film; in particular, the movie “The Exorcist”. In a time […]

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Interview with Late Night Horror Host Rich “Freakshow” Peterson

Sep 25, 2011 No Comments

Sometimes the most inspirational epiphanies strike during the unlikeliest times.  Take Rich “Freakshow” Peterson for example.  The self-made late night horror host and director of the Madison Horror Film Fest was neither of those things five years ago when he was kicking back on the couch, squeezing in the last bit of available rest and […]

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Dead Hooker in a Trunk: An Indie Exploitation Exposé

Sep 18, 2011 No Comments

In early 2010, I caught wind of a film hailing from Canada that had the indie world abuzz. I did a little research and was immediately dragged into the hype. Two beautiful twins who coined themselves the Twisted Twins had made a faux-grindhouse trailer and showed it at their film school’s graduation ceremony. Half the […]

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Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties I: Vampires

Sep 11, 2011 No Comments

From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us! –Scottish Prayer When I was a kid I really wanted to study dinosaurs, then I wanted to study sharks, then I wanted to study reptiles, then I wanted to write horror.  My Mom and I used […]

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Apollo 18 Movie Review

Sep 05, 2011 No Comments

Although delayed about as many times as an actual space launch, Gonzalo López-Gallego’s Apollo 18 finally achieved lift off on September 2nd after six changes in its release date. A Wikileaks-style release of footage at lunartruth.com reveals the real fate of the last mission to Earth’s proverbial satellite. This found footage sci-fi movie purports to tell […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Movie Review

Aug 28, 2011 No Comments

In 1973 a made-for-TV movie scared and inspired future cretin creator Guillermo del Toro so much that it’s stuck with him for nearly forty years.  And after much hype and plenty of creepy commercials, the del Toro-produced and co-written remake of ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ lives up to most of the manufactured anticipation […]

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Alma Movie Review: A Concise Creepy Doll Nightmare

Aug 20, 2011 3 Comments

This is more of an artistic critique, over film review, so as not to distract with spoilers. The moral in this sublime animated fable is actually a crusting of several worn, oft-spoken and trite truisms any child of the Bible belt or seasoned guru quipper knows: “Curiosity killed the cat.” “Be careful what you wish […]

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes Movie Review

Aug 13, 2011 No Comments

Ravenous horror humorist, Billy Boyce is back with more amusing musings on the latest genre output…. When I heard this movie was in pre-production, I was stoked. When I heard that the West Londoner, and motion capture expert, Andy Serkis was on board, I cried tears of joy. When I heard Marky Mark Wahlberg was […]

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DEAD Journal: Diary of an Indie Filmmaker 3

Aug 07, 2011 No Comments

As yet another summer melts away, the realization that I have a pending film premiere in roughly three months is starting to set in. For me, the biggest challenges have been the most fun aspects of this process. There are still plenty of things to do before ‘DEAD.’ is ready to hit the projection screen […]

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