In this conversation, I was able to speak with Elma Begovic, the star, co-writer and producer for the short film "The Day We Left," a story about a family caught in the religious conflict of the Bosnian War, who flee to seek refuge in Serbia, with their enemies.
Interview: Director Randall Okita for Home Invasion Thriller, “See For Me”
From my early days of loving film, I’ve always loved the subgenre of home invasion, with films like Panic Room (which was probably the first I watched), I was hooked. Whether it’s horror or more pure thriller, it works for me. It’s a bit ironic as I hate being home alone, so my love of home invasion is probably what’s stirred that paranoia. There’s something about the structure of them that’s always familiar and great, so when films are able to add twists and turns and feel like it offers something fresh to the genre, I’m generally a big fan. That's very much the case with the new thriller "See For Me." I was able to speak with the film's director, Randall Okita, which you can find here.
“Ditched” Interview | Actress Marika Sila | The Filmcraziest Show
Ditched is a story about an ambulance that is overturned at the side of a highway, in a ditch below, after it crashed during a prison transfer. Still stuck in the upside down ambulance include Melina (Marika Sila), a criminal named Franson (Kris Loranger), and many others. When they have an unexpected visit, Melina leads them all in a night-long fight for survival. The twists and turns for the film are fun as they come about, seeming to promise one kind-of film before going in a different direction. Sila leads her first horror film here, and I was able to speak with her about the release for my podcast The Filmcraziest Show. In our conversation, we talk about what she related to most about her character, the importance of representation in mainstream media, some of her acting inspirations and Miss Congeniality, her tolerance for gore and this being her first horror film, as well as working with such a collaborative team.
“The Last Thing Mary Saw” Interview | Director, Writer Edoardo Vitaletti | The Filmcraziest Show
Featured Image :Stefanie Scott in The Last Thing Mary Saw. (Photo Credit: Shudder.) The 1800s and horror are just such a great mix. Really, any film that’s horror but also a period piece is such an opportunity to utilize some of the underappreciated aspects of horror films; like showcasing great production design (by Charlie Chaspooley … Continue reading “The Last Thing Mary Saw” Interview | Director, Writer Edoardo Vitaletti | The Filmcraziest Show
“The Scary of Sixty-First” Interview | In Conversation with Director and Co-Writer Dasha Nekrasova | The Filmcraziest Show
I was able to speak with Dasha Nekrasova about her first feature film as a director, "The Scary of Sixty-First," a film about a pair of roommates who move into a Manhattan apartment that harbors a dark secret.
Interview: In Conversation with Chloe Carroll and Brittany Snyman about Fear Crypt and Their Short Films “Delicious,” “Ticks” and “Elysia”
In this conversation, I was able to talk with Chloe Carroll and Brittany Snyman about their production company + YouTube channel Fear Crypt, where we talked about three of their short films with "Delicious," "Ticks" and "Elysia." Check it out here:
Review: Lair (2021)
In this review, I take a look at that the horror film "Lair," starring Corey Johnson as a skeptic of the paranormal, setting out to capture something paranormal on tape to get his friend out of prison. The film has a strong look and some decent scares, but is too convoluted to be truly entertaining.
“Double Walker” Interview with Colin West, Sylvie Mix | The Filmcraziest Show
Check out my interview with director and writer Colin West and star, producer and writer Sylvie Mix about their work on the new ghost story "Double Walker," about a woman who discovers the truth behind her own death after choosing to live forever as a ghost.
“Motherly” Interview | Director, co-writer Craig David Wallace | Blood in the Snow Film Festival
In Craig David Wallace’s Motherly, Kate (Lora Burke) and her daughter Beth (Tessa Kozma) live in an isolated farmhouse in the woods. The atmosphere is quickly eerie; like doors being left open when Kate swears she’s closed them… Then, Kate slowly thinks something sinister is happening, and her motherly instincts are put to the test when people from her past invade her home.
For Motherly, I was able to ask the film’s director and co-writer Craig David Wallace some questions via e-mail in time for the film’s screening tonight on the Super Channel (at 9 p.m.) as part of the Blood in the Snow Film Festival.
“The Secret of the Sinchanee” Interview | Director, Writer, Star Steven Grayhm | The Filmcraziest Show
For this interview, I was able to speak with director, writer and actor Steven Grayhm for his new film "The Secret of the Sinchanee." In it, he plays an industrial tow truck driver who returns to his childhood home after his father's death, only to learn a presence is haunting the home and the sacred ground it's built on.