Horror Month: Interview with Betsy Baker (The Evil Dead)

Horror Month – June 2015

MV5BMTUzNzM3MjA3OV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwOTE3ODc1MQ@@._V1_UX214_CR0,0,214,317_AL_We spoke with legendary actress Betsy Baker known for her role as Linda in The Evil Dead.  She has also had many other film roles including Oz the Great and Powerful and has appeared in TV shows such as ER & True Blood.

We love the conventions!  We get to meet the fans

 

 

Continue reading

Advertisements

Horror Month: Interview with Brennan Elliot (Curse of Chucky)

Horror Month – June 2015

IMG_0640We spoke with actor Brennan Elliot known in Horror for his role as Ian in 2013’s Curse of Chucky. He has also had many other TV and film roles including Night of the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and recurring roles in the shows such as Strong Medicine and the current Hallmark series Cedar Cove.

“It was an intense experience on set since every scene was emotionally at such a high and personal level. It was like life and death every day…”

Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview with Erik Preston (Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers)

Horror Month – June 2015

IMG_0633We spoke with actor Erik Preston; known for his role as Young Michael Myers in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and has gone on to numerous other film roles including Danielle Harris’s 2012 film Among Friends.

 

“I was raised on horror films and have been watching them long before I can even remember”
Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview with Christine Elise McCarthy (Childs Play 2)

Horror Month – June 2015

MV5BMjEyODM5MDA0NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNjI1MjE1MDE@._V1_UY317_CR127,0,214,317_AL_We spoke with actress Christine Elise McCarthy; known for her role as Kyle in Childs Play 2. She has also had many other Film roles including Vanishing Point, Body Snatchers and TV roles including recurring characters in ER and Beverly Hills 90210.

“….The other thing I loved was – at the screening – seeing that iconic Universal logo at the start of the film. I am a huge film fan & old movies always started with those classic images – like the MGM lion.  Seeing the Universal logo made me feel like a movie star.”

Continue reading

Objects of Desire: Special Edition Horror Blu-Rays – Part Two

Horror Month – June 2015

Loved by horror geeks universally; a special edition DVD or Blu-Ray release. The appeal comes equally from the packing, presentation, special features & promotional items that are included with the set. These range from well designed standard jewel cases all the way to through to full-blown promotional sets.  Here I examine a few such sets from my own collection and elsewhere.


Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary Black Maria [Blu-ray] – Region A

 

 To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the films release Dark Sky Films proudly presents THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE in an all-new 4k digital transfer and with a newly created 7.1 surround sound mix supervised by Tobe Hooper. Get ready to experience fear in a whole new way. Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview with Ken Kirzinger (Freddy vs. Jason)

Horror Month – June 2015

We spoke with Ken Kirzinger known for his role as a Jason Voorhees in the New Line horror franchise crossover epic Freddy vs. Jason. He also had a small role in the previous instalment Friday the 13th Part VIII.  Ken has also appeared in many films & TV shows including Wrong Turn 2 & Stan Helsing as well as stunt work on films such as Watchmen, The Cabin In The Woods and the X-Men franchise.

 

“Playing Jason is a gift that keeps on giving”

Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview with Thom Mathews (Friday the 13th Part VI)

Horror Month – June 2015

We spoke with actor Thom Mathews; known for his role as Tommy Jarvis in Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI. He has also had many other Film & TV roles including The Return of the Living Dead and it’s 1988 sequel Return of the Living Dead II.

hh-11-11-tm1

“….I approached this role, as with all roles, being honest, open and invested in the characters situation”
Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview with Sean Clark (Horrors Hallowed Grounds)

Horror Month – June 2015

We spoke with horror circuit legend Sean Clark.

seanclark1Sean has turned being a horror fan into a full time career. As a talent agent he represents many of the biggest names in Horror for appearances/conventions. He is also an accomplished producer/writer. He produced many of the additional special features and featurettes included in the Scream Factory/Anchor Bay special edition box set Halloween Complete Collection including a specially filmed documentary with Jamie Lee Curtis.

In 2009 he co-wrote the film ‘The Black Waters of Echo’s Pond‘ which starred Danielle Harris & Robert Patrick. He produces his own series ‘Horrors Hallowed Grounds‘ where he revisits iconic Horror locations from films such as Halloween & A Nightmare On Street and also contributes to HorrorHound magazine.

 

“….It just started as a hobby. I went out searching for the locations from the original Halloween and when I happened upon my very first location it was like visiting a childhood home”
Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview With Lance Guest (Halloween 2)

Horror Month – June 2015

We spoke with actor Lance Guest known for his role as Jimmy in Halloween II. He has gone on have to many other Film roles including Jaws: The Revenge, The Last Starfighter and recurring TV roles in shows such as Lou Grant, St. Elsewhere, Knot’s Landing & Life Goes On plus many other guest appearances.

lanceguest1

“…That guy is so great. And his job is to just rehearse all week for a half hour show and then do it on Friday.”
Continue reading

Horror Month: Interview with Tuesday Knight (A Nightmare on Elm Street 4/New Nightmare)

Horror Month – June 2015

MV5BMTQ4MDE2OTY5OV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMTgzOTgyNw@@._V1._SX541_SY750_-335x464We spoke with actress/musician Tuesday Knight known for her role as Kristen Parker A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. She also later portrayed herself in Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.  She has had many other Film & TV roles including a run on General Hospital and guest appearances on FAME & The Facts Of Life.

 

Once we started filming Elm St. I knew then my real love was acting”
Continue reading