INTERVIEW with Actor and Director Dominic Brunt

November 13, 2013 by horrorbug | 0 comments

British actor and director Dominic Brunt is probably best known as Paddy in ITV’s ever-popular ‘Emmerdale Farm’ but he is increasingly gaining a reputation as a horror filmmaker. On the eve of his film ‘Before Dawn’ receiving its network TV premiere on the Horror Channel (UK), Dominic reveals how a row with his wife led to the making of the zombie horror film, drops news on his next feature ‘Delered’ and why he’s always been a massive horror fan. Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: Robert Conway, director, author & producer of SICKLE

June 28, 2013 by horrorbug | 0 comments

Horror legend and stuntman Kane Hodder stars as Sheriff Sickle, alongside Tiffany Shepis, Rena Riffel, Dan Higgins, Owen Conway, Michael Harrelson and many more, in the upcoming horror feature ‘Sickle’ from Arizona filmmaker Robert Conway. ‘Sickle’ premiered at this years’ Phoenix Comicon to high acclaim and is already set for release in Germany later this year, while a distribution deal is in the works for the US. After having watched the film (read our review here), our Carsten Berg met up with Robert in the remote desert town where the film was shot to talk about the film and character Sickle, working with Kane Hodder, the horror genre and more. Come on in to watch our video interview, join us in the world of ‘Sickle’, and enjoy parts of the original score composed by Mike Awesome. Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Fresh Interview with ‘Elfie Hopkins’ director Ryan Andrews

June 17, 2013 by horrorbug | 0 comments

On the eve of the UK TV premiere of his film ‘Elfie Hopkins’ on Horror Channel (UK), director Ryan Andrews talks about a thwarted career as a vampire hunter, working with the Winstones and his new ‘raw’ film. ‘Elfie Hopkins’ will be on Horror Channel Saturday, June 27, 10:55pm (22:55h). Check your local listings. Now come on in and check out what Ryan has to say. Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: ‘The Devil’s Business’ Director/Author Sean Hogan talks Horror, Scripts & ‘2000AD’

May 8, 2013 by horrorbug | 0 comments

On the eve of the UK TV premiere of the independent horror feature ‘The Devil’s Business’ on Horror Channel, director and author Sean Hogan talks about the future of the horror film industry, the importance of a good script and his forthcoming documentary on the UK comic ‘2000AD’. Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Q&A with ‘Backtrack’ Author Mick Sands and Director Tom Sands

April 17, 2013 by horrorbug | 0 comments

Earlier this week we told you about ‘Backtrack’, a new British independent psychological horror thriller ‘Backtrack’ from father and son team of writer Mick Sands and director Tom Sands. Today we bring you a Q&A with Mick and Tom about their upcoming project. Come on in and read what they have to say about ‘Backtrack’ and what to expect from the film, what motivates and inspires them, and the future of cinema from their personal perspective. Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Rob Zombie talks ‘The Lords of Salem’ and New Album

March 11, 2013 by horrorbug | 0 comments

Rob Zombie’s highly anticipated latest film ‘The Lords of Salem’ will hit the big screen in a little over a month, on April 19. Rob sat down with our Carsten Berg to talk about ‘The Lords of Salem’, his experience shooting the film in Salem, Mass., as well as about his new album ‘Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor’, which will be released on the heels of his new film on April 23, and the influence of music in general. Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE: A Conversation with Jourdan McClure, Bill Oberst Jr. and Ryan Finnerty – part 2

December 28, 2012 by horrorbug | 0 comments

Horror has evolved tremendously since the likes of Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Ray Bradbury and many other literary visionaries put pen to paper, furthering the popularity of a kind of literature that has its humble beginnings in the 18th century. With the emerging of the film industry, the genre translated quickly and well into the, back then, new medium. But where does the genre stand today? Has it broadened its horizons, or was it streamlined for our fast-food society? Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE: A Conversation with Jourdan McClure, Bill Oberst Jr. and Ryan Finnerty – part 1

December 27, 2012 by horrorbug | 0 comments

The collaboration between director Jourdan McClure, author Ryan Finnerty and actor Bill Oberst Jr. has produced one of, if not the most outstanding independent genre film to come out next year: ‘Children of Sorrow’. Shaking off constrictive genre and filmmaking conventions, ‘Children of Sorrow’ goes deeper than most genre films today, adding an invisible layer that takes fear beyond what is seen on screen, beyond the definition of horror today. It has moved audiences who had the privilege of seeing the film at one of its screenings much more than to be expected going in. Continue Reading →

NEWS: Misty Simmons-Poteet talks new short ‘In The Pines: The Beginning’

November 24, 2012 by horrorbug | 0 comments

Earlier this month we brought you the first news about the short horror drama ‘In The Pines: The Beginning’, written and directed by Misty Simmons-Poteet, set in one late October in the late 1800s and based on local folklore in White County, Tennessee. We did not have much information back then – neither about the folklore, nor about the film itself – so we got together with Misty to find out what is behind it. Come inside to read what she told us. Continue Reading →