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[Exclusive] Check Out This Gruesome Magazine Exclusive Clip From Gabriele Mainetti’s FREAKS OUT

You’re gonna freak out with Gruesome’s exclusive clip from co-writer/director Gabriele Mainetti’s wild dark fantasy Freaks Out, which launches the 21st edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema at NYC’s Lincoln Center (playing the Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street). The fest runs June 9 to 15 and will screen 15 acclaimed Italian films […]

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[Exclusive] “Freaks Out,” Freaks In! – Tony Timpone Interviews Director Gabriele Mainetti

Italian writer/director Gabriele Mainetti reinvents the superhero movie with supernatural audacity and…freaks! Though the homegrown genre scene in Italy has been on life support for decades, one Italian filmmaker is slowly making a difference. Gabriele Mainetti made his feature film debut with his 2015 superhero farce They Call Me Jeeg. The movie took the festival […]

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[Exclusive Column] SCARRED FOR LIFE – Tony Timpone

In Gruesome’s ongoing survey, see what horror hits left some of our favorite fear personalities—and today’s genre practitioners—Scarred for Life! You’ve been warned! Joseph Bishara, composer (Insidious trilogy, The Conjuring trilogy, Annabelle, Malignant) “Dawn of the Dead [1979] played at my local drive-in when I was 8. I remember seeing the ads, and the invitation […]

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[Exclusive Interview] – Director Rob Schroeder And Stars Chelsea Lopez And Breeda Wool – ULTRASOUND (2022)

ULTRASOUND starts off like countless horror films. During a stormy night, Glen’s (Vincent Kartheiser) car breaks down. Seeking help, he’s welcomed into the house of an overly-friendly couple, Art and Cyndi (Bob Stephenson and Chelsea Lopez). But when Art insists that Glen sleep with his much younger wife, things start to get a little weird. […]

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Winter Chills at NYC’s Film Forum

New York City’s Film Forum www.filmforum.org (209 West Houston; [212] 727-8110) will be presenting a double dose of great genre films as part of its Winter season repertory program. Best of all, you can catch the stars themselves talking about their work after these special shows. First up is Otto Preminger’s 1965 mystery thriller BUNNY […]

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[Exclusive] Scarred for Life – The ISOLATION Edition

For this month’s installment of Scarred for Life, we’re trying something a little different. The new lockdown-inspired anthology ISOLATION debuts this week on VOD from Gravitas Ventures, uniting the talents of 11 genre directors telling nine unique terror tales. To celebrate ISOLATION’s release, we enlisted 13 of the omnibus’ directors, screenwriters and producers to tell […]

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Father Knows Unrest – PAT HEALY Plays A Dad Who Loses It In The Apocalyptic WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING

Chicago-born actor Pat Healy has been a welcome presence in horror films over the years, including memorable turns in Compliance, Cheap Thrills, The Innkeepers, The Pale Door and Velvet Buzzsaw. The 50-year stage-trained performer frequently plays excitable, edgy characters, both on big screen and small. In We Need to Do Something, Healy dials that persona […]