Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival

Oct 19 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2012: “The American Scream” Reviewed

(This review was originally published on October 19, 2012 at Reel Film News) 2009‘s “Best Worst Movie” showed us that director Michael Stephenson could make a relevant, widely appealing documentary out of some pretty obscure subject matter. That film, his first as a director, chronicled the making of a cult horror phenomenon called “Troll 2”, […]
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Oct 17 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2012: 10 Questions With “Gut” Star Sarah Schoofs

(This interview was originally published on October 17, 2012 at Reel Film News) On Tuesday night, I had a chance to sit down with Sarah Schoofs, co-star of the moody horror/thriller “Gut”, which was showcased at this year’s Spooky Movie Festival. The film, written and directed by Elias (“Dead Sucks”), explores some pretty creepy stuff, […]
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Oct 15 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2012: An Interview With Justin Timpane, Director of Ninjas Vs. Monsters

(This interview was originally published on October 15, 2012 at Reel Film News) A few hours before “Ninjas Vs. Monsters” had its World Premiere at the AFI Silver on Sunday night for the 2012 Spooky Movie Horror Film Festival, I was able to make the acquaintance of writer/director Justin Timpane, a fellow native of Montgomery County, MD, who […]
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Oct 14 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2012: “Excision” Reviewed

(This review was originally published on October 14, 2012 at Reel Film News) Opening night of the Spooky Movie Horror Film Festival kicked off with “Excision”, Richard Bates Jr’s expansion of his own 2008 short film, a morbid twist on the plight of an outcast teenage girl (to say the least) who is misunderstood on […]
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Feb 13 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2011 Interviews: Howard Ford, director of “The Dead” and Alex Cutler, co-producer of “Pig”

(This interview was originally published on February 13, 2012 at The Rogers Revue) If you’ve read my reviews of “The Dead” and “Pig”, you’ll appreciate the breadth of horror sub-genres that were represented at the 2011 Spooky Movie Festival in Washington, DC last October.
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Nov 16 2011

Spooky Movie Festival 2011: An Interview With John Charles Meyer, Star of “The Millennium Bug”

(This interview was originally published on November 16, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) John Charles Meyer at the 2011 Spooky Movie Festival at Artisphere – Photograph by Michael Parsons With guest starring roles on “CSI: NY” and “Southland”, appearances in over forty short films including leads in “love/junkie” and “Affliction” (not to mention his multiple stage performances), it seems difficult […]
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