[Interview] Director Joe Lynch – Mayhem (2017)

Christopher G. Moore recently sat down with director (and fellow podcaster) Joe Lynch to talk about his film Mayhem (2017). You can choose to listen to the audio or read the entire interview. Mayhem is available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Ultra High-Definition 4K/Blu-ray Combo on December 26, 2017. IN THEATERS AND AVAILABLE ON VOD AND DIGITAL HD: November 10, 2017. Christopher G. Moore: I’m here with director extraordinaire, Joe Lynch. You might know him from things […]

Interview: Steven Shainberg (Rupture)

Writer/Director Steven Shainberg is probably best known for his 2002 release Secretary, in which Maggie Gyllenhaal takes a new job as a secretary, only to see her working relationship with her boss, James Spader, devolve into a sexual/sadomasochistic one. He’s also directed the critically acclaimed Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus in 2006. His latest film, Rupture, opens in select theaters this Friday, April 28th, and it stars the always fascinating Noomi Rapace as […]

Interview: Amber Dawn Fox (The Walking Dead)

We at Gruesome Magazine recently had a chance to sit down and talk with Amber Dawn Fox who, so far, is best known for her role as Officer Bello on a couple of episodes of The Walking Dead during season 5. Not content with fading into obscurity and being the answer to a difficult Walking Dead trivia question years down the road, Amber is one busy woman. With nearly half a dozen projects in postproduction, […]

Interview: James Remar (The Blackcoat’s Daughter)

James Remar made a big impression in 1979 with the second film he appeared in, The Warriors, and he’s never looked back. He’s appeared in dozens of films like The Long Riders (1980), 48 Hours (1982), Band Of The Hand (1986), Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990), The Phantom (1996) and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997). He’s also appeared in various television shows like Walker: Texas Ranger, Nash Bridges, 7th Heaven, The X Files, Sex […]

Interview: Dayton Callie (Abattoir)

  Actor/Writer Dayton Callie is probably best known for his work on cable series such as Sons Of Anarchy and Deadwood. But he’s appeared in dozens of television shows over the years, and his voice might be familiar to you if you’re a gamer as he’s voiced video game characters in games like Left For Dead 2 among others. He can currently be seen on television on Fear The Walking Dead (Season 2, Episode 14: […]

Interview: Nick Jongerius (“The Windmill”)

Nick Jongerius is a film director, producer, editor, and writer from Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands. He may be best known to horror movie fans as the producer of Frankenstein’s Army (2013) and Dood eind (AKA Dead End, 2006), but that is likely to change as his directorial debut The Windmill (AKA The Windmill Massacre) continues to get noticed internationally. When I reviewed the film for Gruesome Magazine in October, I said that it “blends elements […]

Interview: Brian Nagel (ClownTown)

Brian Nagel is both an actor and a model who was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Although he majored in Aviation/Business at Kent State University, he decided to follow his true passion, acting, and go to Los Angeles to follow his dream. He’s since formed a production company, Steel House Pictures, with his brother Tom. Their latest production, ClownTown, opened to strong reviews on September 30th, and Brian is out promoting it now. He’s so devoted […]

Interview: Laura Allen (Clown)

Laura Allen grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, attended Wellesley College as a Sociology major and graduated in 1996. Coincidentally, she appeared in Mona Lisa Smile (2003) which took place at Wellesley College in the 1950’s She worked with the NYPD as a domestic violence counselor before pursuing acting. Since beginning her career, she’s appeared in many TV shows like Cold Case, House, Criminal Minds, The 4400, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Grey’s Anatomy […]

Interview: Joe Begos (The Mind’s Eye)

Writer/Director Joe Begos began gathering notice with his first film, a short called Bad Moon Rising (2011). After that he began work on his first full length feature, 2013’s Almost Human, which was a hit on the festival circuit, and very popular on home video. He’s now promoting his latest film, The Mind’s Eye, which is about a couple who have the ability to move things with their minds, and the power to blow your […]

Interview: Lou Simon (All Girls Weekend)

I think it’s fair to say that I’m just crazy about triple threat film maker Lou Simon. I last spoke to her a few years ago while she was promoting her (then latest) film called Hazmat, and I call her a “Triple Threat” because she produces, writes and directs her films. But she’s far more than just a pretty face (She’s a knockout!), and her story is truly inspirational. Born in Havana, Lou migrated to […]

Interview: Andy Powers (Clown)

Andy Powers is a classically trained actor originally from El Paso, TX. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, he spent the next four years in Off Broadway Theatre developing new work from young playwrights with the Barrow Group Theatre, The Cherry Lane Alternative, Second Stage, and The Hypothetical Theatre Company. Television audiences were introduced to Powers as the convicted rapist turned Neo-Nazi cross-dresser Franklin Winthrop on HBO’s hit series […]

Interview: Josh C. Waller (Director: “Camino”)

As a member of Elijah Wood’s production company SpectreVision, writer/producer/director Josh C. Waller has been behind some of the most intriguing genre titles of the last few years. He’s helped produce films like Toad Road (2012), Cooties (2014), A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (also 2014), The Boy (2015) and the upcoming The Greasy Strangler. He’s also written/directed films like Raze (2014) and his latest film, Camino. I managed to grab him for a […]

Interview: Director S. Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk)

S. Craig Zahler is a successful author with books like A Congregation Of Jackals (2010) and Wraiths Of The Broken Land (2013) to his credit. He’s also a successful screenwriter, musician, cinematographer and now director with his first feature, Bone Tomahawk currently in theaters nationwide. Here he sat down with GRUESOME MAGAZINE to talk about his experience in writing and directing his first major Hollywood film. Gruesome Magazine: I truly enjoyed Bone Tomahawk a great […]

“I Survived a Zombie Holocaust” (2015): Cheekiness and Charm Abound in New Zealand Horror Comedy

Since Peter Jackson’s early films, along with efforts from other filmmakers such as those behind Black Sheep (2006), New Zealand has had a solid track record with producing horror comedies that worked in both aspects of this subgenre, which is not an easy feat. The past year or so has seen releases that pleased both crowds and critics, including What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Housebound (2014), Deathgasm (2015), and a coproduction with Canada, Turbo Kid […]