Ronald D. Moore’s FUTURE-KILL (1985) faced illustrating a large story with a limited budget. A big part of its success in demonstrating a bleak, near-future vision was not what you see, but what you hear. Film composer Robert Renfrow’s electronic score perfectly complimented the on-screen action. Unlike many composers who start working on films after [...]
Movies are a collaborative medium, but if you had to place just one face to THE NAIL GUN MASSACRE (1985) – everyone’s favorite 80′s nail gun slasher film (by default!) – it’d be writer/producer/director Terry Lofton. Terry took some time during the 20th Anniversary to answer all our nitpicky questions, for which we’re grateful.
Jim Harper has written a book about the slasher genre entitled LEGACY OF BLOOD: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SLASHER MOVIES, released in the UK in 2004. The blurb reads: The “slasher” movie is the bloodiest incarnation of the modern horror film, tainted by criticisms of misogyny, yet remaining-on and off-a box-office draw for 30 years. [...]
Few outside the slasher fanbase remember 1980′s To All A Goodnight. Even those inside will cite a hamhanded plot, slackjaw-inducing character actions, and an unconvincing yet excitable spray of oatmeal gore from an airplane propellor – but like many slashers from the era, like it or hate it, pointing out its misgivings is half the [...]
Rumour has it that you were a med student who changed majors to film, before later enrolling at UCLA. How did you first develop an interest in filmmaking and what kind of projects were you working on during those early years?
When did you first develop a love of cinema and how did you take your first steps into filmmaking? What kind of movies were you inspired by and which directors had the greatest influence on your work?
HE CAME HOME pt. 8 – Exclusive Interview With ANTHONY MASI, former webmaster of halloweenmovies.com and co-writer/producer of 25 Years of Terror
What kind of movies did you enjoy as you were growing up and which do you feel helped shape you as a filmmaker later in life?
INTERVIEW: Christian Sellers How did you first hear about FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 3 and did you audition for a specific role? What was asked of you during your audition and who did you meet during this process?