Crimson Celluloid: Were you aware of the films of Frank Henenlotter before you took the role in Bad Biology? Eleonore Hendricks: Sorry to say I found out about legendary Frank Henenlotter when I was introduced to the project Bad Biology. I wish I were so cool as to have seenRead More →

Pull out the anti-depressants and crank up the tolerance level to 10, it’s Werner Hedman time again. This time the film is set in the raunchy 1920s. Count Von Lieberhaus is the kindly benefactor to a town full of nubile girls. In return for tolerating his constant perving on themRead More →

ORDER DVD Oh if only one could review films on the basis of what the director INTENDED rather than what they delivered. It would make reviewing a lot easier and there would be more happy directors out there. Case in point is Indie Director, a film from the prolific BillRead More →

The Coca-Cola Kid starts with a disclaimer that the film doesn’t represent nor has any affiliation with the REAL Coca-Cola Company. After sitting through it, I wonder if the actors say the same thing on their resumes? Eric Roberts, who is part of the more-talented-but-less-famous-than-my-sibling crowd (see also Clint/Ron HowardRead More →

ORDER DVD Ostensibly another in a ridiculously long line of slasher films Hatchet does however possesses a sharp sense of humour, great special fx and some genuine scares. The gore-filled pre-credit sequence featuring Robert (“have-scenery-WILL-chew”) Englund sets the scene for the titular Hatchet and, like most slasher films, 5 minutesRead More →

ORDER DVD Bloodsucking Nazi Zombies aka The Treasure of the Living Dead is a lurid 1981 exercise in tedium from the demented zoom lens of schlockmeister Jess Franco. Utilizing a great title and typically deceptive ad campaign Franco spins his usual incompetent but, at times, fun fare. The film opensRead More →

ORDER DVD I was actively dreading watching this DVD. I mean, ANOTHER wise-cracking-turkey-reanimated-by-dog-piss film… how many more of those do I have to watch??!!! Seriously though, this 2007 film directed by Jordan Downey and shot on lush HD Video is surprisingly entertaining and belies its $3,500 (!) budget in manyRead More →

Crimson Celluloid: Firstly on an entirely self-indulgent note I have to say a hearty thank you for all the great film entertainment you have provided over your career. You have worked with a veritable who’s who of actors and you always deliver. Is this common of the fan reaction toRead More →

ORDER DVD Reviewing films, as much fun as it can be, is a duel-edged sword. On the one hand I can sit down and watch a film that people have worked months, if not YEARS on, and dismiss it with a single paragraph. One side of me feels genuinely guiltyRead More →

Crimson Celluloid: I imagine, as the outsider I am, that it’s a massive change of lifestyle going from your home state of North Carolina to the mean streets of Los Angeles. How have you found things since you have moved? Samantha Mills: It is a big change that’s for sure.Read More →

Ted V Mikels is a legend. No two ways about it. From his earliest work through to latter day works he put his heart and soul into every film. Younger gorehounds should check out his entire back catalogue of films, we old bastards already know how cool and influential heRead More →

ORDER DVD “Horror-comedy” is a genre that I have spent most of my adult life avoiding, in terms of entertainment value I put those combined terms in the same category as “cheese-grater” and “testicles”. But I must say that Euro director James Huth straddles both genres with aplomb and style.Read More →