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Gore and Loathing in Phoenix III: The Casting of "One Bloody Night"

Part of a series of essays related to the on-going production of an Arizona-based indie horror film, One Bloody Night.

I changed the ring on my cell phone recently; every time I heard the old ring it reminded me of actors. The thought that an actor, a prospective actor or someone who wants to give me news of actors, was possibly behind the ring of my cell made me cringe and want to curl up in my bed and hide my head under the covers.(read more...)

Gore and Loathing in Phoenix II: The Writing of "One Bloody Night"

Part of a series of essays related to the on-going production of an Arizona-based indie horror film, One Bloody Night.
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Gore and Loathing in Phoenix I: Conceiving "One Bloody Night"

"Why are you making a horror movie?" I get that one a lot here lately, and my pat answer is I've always liked horror movies and I've always wanted to make movies so it seems natural that I'd be cranking out horror flick.(read more...)

Bruce Campbell Interview

Bruce Campbell

The undisputed god of the modern B movies, Bruce Campbell is most known for his work from the Evil Dead series. He’s constantly working on various projects in the industry from movies to video games. Classic-Horror got the opportunity to meet up with him for a discussion about all things evil and dead. (read more...)

Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf Interview

Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf

The winner of three Emmys for her makeup work on "The X-Files," Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf was on the fast track for success at an early age. At age 17, while still in high school, she was the department head for makeup on the movie Fear No Evil. Now, she is one of the most sought after makeup artists in the business. I got the chance to interview this perfectly lovely woman, and she gave the people of Classic-Horror a wonderfully insightful behind-the-scenes glimpse of "The X-Files."

Classic-Horror: Hi Cher! Are you ready to do the interview?

Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf: Sure!

C-H: Thank you so much for doing this.

Montesanto-Medcalf: My pleasure.

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Al Feldstein Interview

Al Feldstein

Being one of those immature people who still read Mad Magazine, this interview was a pleasure for me. However, from a horror buff point of view, this man is important to our genre because he helped create perhaps the most successful horror comic book in history, Tales From the Crypt. I caught up with him via Internet, and he gave the readers of classic horror a very “MAD” chat about all things from the Crypt. (read more...)

Gene Colan Interview

Tomb of Dracula

In the fickle world of comic books, there is one true survivor: Gene Colan. Well known for his work on the TOMB OF DRACULA comic, Gene has done everything from Captain America to Daredevil to Howard the Duck. I got the pleasure to interview this outstanding man, and he gave the readers of Classic-Horror a wonderfully unique interview. (read more...)

Frank Dietz Interview

Frank Dietz

Disney animator, actor, screenwriter, and just a plain old geeked-out monster kid, Frank Dietz is most known in the horror community for his business SKETCHY THINGS (www.sketchythings.com). Sketchy Things is a classic-horror caricature business which sells Frank's monster sketch books, posters of Frank's works, and an opportunity to have yourself drawn with your favorite movie monster! Not to mention, Frank does a moderately decent Christopher Lee impression. I got the opportunity to talk to this perfectly charming guy and it was probably the most easy going 30 minutes I ever spent interviewing.

Classic-Horror: Hi Frank! You ready?

Frank Dietz: Sure am!

C-H: Thank you so much for doing this by the way.

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Matthew W. Mungle Interview

Matthew Mungle

Who put the gore in Dracula's fangs? Who can turn a beautiful young woman into a crotchety old lady? Who is known for burn scars, shark bites, and other hideous decapitations? This man is none other than Matthew Mungle. An Academy Award winner for his brilliant work on Bram Stoker's Dracula, and an Emmy Award winner for his work on "The X-Files," Matthew is easily one of the top notch makeup artists in Hollywood. I got to chat with this talented man who gave the readers of Classic-Horror a wonderful glimpse behind the scenes of movie magic.

Classic-Horror: Hi Matt! Are you ready to start?

Matthew Mungle: Sure!

C-H: Thank you very much for doing this, by the way!

Mungle: Oh, no problem. It's my pleasure!

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Ben Chapman Interview

Ben Chapman newsreel pic

Whether you were trick-or-treating, partying in a Playboy Bunny costume, or toilet-papering your boss’s house, I’m sure I got your Halloween beat. On October 31, 2002, I got the opportunity to have a lengthy chat with the last of the Universal Monsters.(read more...)

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