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Interview: Taylor Ri’chard Talks The Final Project (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Taylor Ri'chard Talks The Final Project (Exclusive)

People’s deepest fears often come to life as they desperately seek the horrifying truth and secrets of their harrowing environment and circumstances. Indie filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard enthralling proved that the most frightening and dangerous superstitions truly can come to life in his feature film writing, directorial, producing and visual effects debut, the horror movie ‘The Final Project.’ The protagonists in the thriller determinedly set out to capture every moment of their great adventure as they explore the local folklore at a historic Louisiana plantation that time has forgotten. But in the process, they horrifyingly discover that the dead are awake, and there are some places the living should never go.  [ Read More ]

Sundance 2016 Interview: Babak Anvari Talks Under the Shadow Phone Interview (Exclusive)

Children often can garner a fear of the unknown in the world around them as they hear frightening stories and urban legends from their peers. While many kids subsequently learn to outgrow their terrors as they start to realize the myths are untrue, others will continue to be driven to learn more about the demons and how to escape them. Award-winning British-Iranian filmmaker Babak Anvari is one such person who decided to face his concerns in the story of his feature film writing and directorial debuts, the new horror thriller, ‘Under The Shadow.’ Having been born and raised in Tehran, Iran, the filmmaker often heard legends about Djinn, which are  [ Read More ]

Interview: Kevin and Michael Goetz Talk Martyrs (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Kevin and Michael Goetz Talk Martyrs (Exclusive)

Setting out to create a new identity and sense of purpose can be a challenging task, as people are usually guided through life by their past decisions, emotions and experiences. That’s certainly the case with the directors and main characters in the upcoming horror film, ‘Martyrs,’ which is a retelling of the French 2008 horror cult film written and directed by Pascal Laugier. Kevin and Michael Goetz, who are collectively known as the Goetz Brothers, took over helming duties for the French filmmaker on the remake, after proving their captivating abilities to chronicle the gripping psychological struggles people are forced to contend with during times of conflict in their first  [ Read More ]

Interview: Eytan Rockaway Talks The Abandoned (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Eytan Rockaway Talks The Abandoned (Exclusive)

Devotedly committing to taking whatever means necessary to fulfill your dreams in life can be a terrifying prospect in life. The process can be even more daunting when your emotions are easily manipulated by the intimidating physical challenges that you’re forced to face along every step of the journey. That frightening situation of trying to overcome your fears as you try to achieve your goals is captivatingly presented in the new horror thriller, ‘The Abandoned.’ The film, which was released in select theaters and on VOD by IFC Midnight this weekend, marks the feature film directorial debut of filmmaker Eytan Rockaway. The movie not only intriguingly presents the horrifying obstacles  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: James Ransone Talks Sinister 2 (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Providing innocent humor to people who you are beginning to care about during their menacing struggles can often times offer them a sense of hope that their lives will improve again. But when you’re inadvertently pulled into their ominous conflicts after you form a true bond with them, you harrowingly realize that there’s nothing remotely amusing about the terrifying situation. In order to survive, you have to courageously step into unfamiliar emotional and physical territory, and explore the natural human condition as you fight back, no matter what the potential personal consequences you’re forced to face. That brave approach to protecting yourself, as well as the people you have bonded  [ Read More ]

Interview: Taylor Kinney Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 5 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Taylor Kinney Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Offering to nobly help a stranger who you just met try to achieve their goal, particularly when their plans have the potential to put your life in danger, comes with an alluring romanticism that implies you’re an upstanding citizen. But when your bohemian lifestyle, particularly your lack of connection to any particular community, is ultimately revealed, your initial willingness to help and sense of selfless become ambiguous. That captivating debate of a person’s true motives and intentions is compellingly presented in Taylor Kinney’s character, Aiden, in the new supernatural thriller, ‘The Forest.’ The psychological horror film grippingly explores Aiden’s dark psychological nuances as he offers to help the lead character,  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jason Zada Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 4 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

A person who’s struggling to support a relative who they have always felt was in need of nurturing, particularly if they sense that the tense circumstances of their surroundings have negatively impacted their mental and emotional psyche, can often times find themselves in their own distressing situation. But when the unresolved issues of the seemingly confident person in the family, who appears to be fully in charge of their life, start to pull back their stable and controlled facade, the loved one they’re trying to save unexpectedly becomes the more practical voice of reason. That intriguing exploration into the unraveling of a seemingly stronger sister as she determinedly sets out  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Magda Apanowicz Talks The Green Inferno (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Passionately and selflessly working to protect people you perceive are in need of help can harrowingly become a futile effort when the group you’re trying to save inexplicably begins to gloat about causing you harm. That terrifying experience chillingly and disturbingly drives the protagonists’ frightening plight in the drama, ‘The Green Inferno.’ Actress Magda Apanowicz portrays one of the noble humanitarians who embarks on an international goodwill mission that goes terrifyingly wrong in the film, which is now available on Digital HD. The movie, which is also set to be distributed on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand tomorrow by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, marks the highly anticipated return to classic  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Sid Haig Talks Bone Tomahawk (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Embodying the most villainous characteristics of humanity can sometimes be the most alluring prospect in life, as those traits can be the most influential on the people whose lives you callously enter. Sid Haig, who has garnered acclaim in recent years for his chilling portrayal of Captain Spaulding in the cult horror film, ‘House of 1000 Corpses,’ and its sequel, ‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ once again connected with his diabolical side in his latest drama, ‘Bone Tomahawk.’ The actor generously took the time to discuss filming the independent horror Western during an exclusive phone interview, during which he noted how he appreciates that his most recent antagonistic character, as well the  [ Read More ]

Interview: David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 21 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

The seemingly most serene and beautiful places in the world can actually surprisingly be the epitome of the idea that looks can be deceiving. Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of the upcoming drama, ‘The Forest.’ The film is what producer David S. Goyer has described as being an elevated supernatural thriller that features characters who viewers will come to care about over the course of the story. But they ultimately become steeped in a creeping dread in a real location that initially appears be a tranquil place, but is actually associated with hauntings and  [ Read More ]

Interview: Henry Rollins Talks He Never Died (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Henry Rollins Talks He Never Died (Exclusive)

As people strive to find and hold onto a meaningful purpose in their work and relationships, they often find it difficult to simply define the overall objectives in their lives. So they often determinedly set out to describe and showcase their strengths, in a powerful attempt to validate their existence and merits. Actor Henry Rollins profoundly highlighted his persistence in telling an equally emotional and action-driven horror story in his new film, ‘He Never Died,’ which Vertical Entertainment released this weekend in theaters and On Demand and on iTunes. The movie features the actor portraying a complex anti-hero who’s dedicated to finding the significance in his own life, particularly when  [ Read More ]

Interview: David Koechner Talks Krampus and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (Exclusive)

Embracing the intriguing challenge of embarking on a seemingly compelling and equally frightening situation can be both a daunting and liberating experience. Skilled actor and comedian David Koechner, who rose to fame with roles in the comedy genre, including the ‘Anchorman’ films and the NBC television series ‘The Office,’ effortlessly took on the intimidating process when he happily switched into the horror genre. After appearing in last year’s acclaimed black comedy thriller, ‘Cheap Thrills,’ the alum of the popular improvisational group Second City moved into the horror comedy subgrene. Koechner can now be seen in co-writer-director Michael Dougherty’s ‘Krammpus,’ which opened this weekend in theaters. The film was released after  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Cliff Curtis Talks Fear the Walking Dead: Season 1 (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Striving to find your own unique identity and beliefs as you set out to succeed in a respected world that’s been established by your peers can be both a daunting and liberating task. Accomplished New Zealand film and television actor Cliff Curtis once again proved his versatility and adaptability to creating a distinct character when he stepped into the lead male role of Travis Manawa in AMC’s new horror series, ‘Fear the Walking Dead.’ Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute ‘Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete First Season’ on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow, for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and $39.98, respectively. The home release of the show, which was  [ Read More ]

Victor Frankenstein-James McAvoy, Paul McGuigan and Daniel Radcliffe 2

Having an internationally infamous name can be an equally beneficial and exasperating experience for people who are intensely determined and motivated to find success in their chosen field of work. The title character in the upcoming sci-fi horror film, ‘Victor Frankenstein,’ which 20th Century Fox will distribute into theaters nationwide on Wednesday, thrives on his family’s name to obtain renowned fame as a scientist. Audiences have long embraced the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley that launched the Frankenstein story, as the writer emotionally emphasized how the title character yearned to achieve his own success, even though he has to rely on the help of his family’s influence. ‘Victor Frankenstein’ intriguingly  [ Read More ]

Interview: Tara Subkoff Talks #Horror (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Tara Subkoff Talks #Horror (Exclusive)

One of the most horrifying aspects of transitioning into adolescence for every generation is the potential for those new teens to be ridiculed by their peers. Preparing to become a teenager is even more terrifying today, however, as that devastating taunting has moved from only happening by their peers at school to now occurring all of the time by people around the world online. That harrowing transition into cyberbulling is grippingly showcased in the new horror film, ‘#Horror,’ which marks the feature film writing, directing, producing and production design debuts of actress Tara Subkoff. The drama, which is being distributed into theaters in New York and L.A., and on VOD  [ Read More ]

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