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Motor City Comic Con Interview: Paul Harding, Sculptor

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Hey, everyone, Slack Jaw Punks didn’t do just the Michael Rooker Press Conference, we also interviewed a few of the guest artists that were at the convention! One such guest that I myself was excited to sit down with, was Paul Harding from Paul Harding Studios, he does sculptors for Marvel, DC and many other companies, so if you enjoy …

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I’m Mary Poppins, Y’all: Michael Rooker Is As Cool As You Think! (Motor City Comic Con)

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Michael Rooker is one of the coolest actors around right. Between supporting roles on The Walking Dead and in Guardians of the Galaxy, you’d think Mr. Rooker would be sitting high on the genre throne, but that’s a seat Rooker has been sitting on for years. Fans of the genre know that Michael Rooker is one of the all times …

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Talking with Sam Firstenberg (RIVERBEND, BREAKIN 2) part 2

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Last week I posted the first half of my interview with AVENGING FORCE director Sam Firstenberg (you can read it here).The final portion of our conversation covers the little seen film RIVERBEND which starred the late, great Steve James as well as the upcoming book “Stories From the Trenches” from author Marco Siedelmann which will cover his exciting career in …

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Interview: Eric Jacobus (Blindsided, Death Grip)

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Eric Jacobus is one of the hardest working men in the business of action. He’s taken the classic Hong Kong style of fight films and has adapted it for American audiences. If you’re a martial arts fan, then you will know Jacobus. If not, then you need to get on YouTube now and check out his ultra-stylistic shorts with comedic …

INTERVIEW: Director of Dead West Jeffery Ferrell

In DVD/BluRay, Interviews, Movies by Bub Smith0 Comments

 We (as a society) have a strange fascination with serial killers. It’s morbid and bizarre fixation, but we have thousands of hours television and movies and countless websites dedicated to these people and that number continues to grow. It seems we cannot get cannot get enough of them. It’s weird really, but I can’t act like I’m above it. I …

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INTERVIEW: Writer/Director: Chris Smith

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Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film DETOUR at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Chris Smith tells us the importance of FrightFest, his love of ‘film Noir’ and  his hatred of reality TV… FrightFest has premiered all your genre movies CREEP, SEVERANCE, TRIANGLE, BLACK DEATH, except GET SANTA obviously. Is this positioning an important part of the rollout process …

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INTERVIEW: Deadly Intent Actress Rebecca Reaney

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Rebekah Fortune’s unnerving British horror/thriller Deadly Intent is now available on VOD and digital (via platforms such as Amazon and iTunes) in the U.S. We spoke to actress Rebecca Reaney about her role in the film. Slack Jaw Punks: Favourite horror movie of all time? Rebecca Reaney: Hard to narrow this one down, so I’ll list a few! As a …

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INTERVIEW: Dan Hill writer of Go Home

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I hope everyone’s Thanksgiving was wonderfully fattening, now that your tummies have been filled up, check out this interview from the awesome writer Dan Hill, he is here to talk about Alterna Comics: Go Home!   For those of us reading this, can you explain Go Home to everyone? Sure thing. Go Home follows a young sailor, Husk, as he washes …

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INTERVIEW: Director of The ID, Thommy Hutson

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If you are a fan of the horror genre there is a couple of documentaries that are ‘must sees’: Never Sleep Again and His Name Was Jason. These movies give an in-depth look into two of  the biggest franchises in horror film history and both are superbly constructed. This is all thanks to film maker Thommy Hutson. Thommy loves the …

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INTERVIEW: Star of Krampus Unleashed, Amelia Brantley

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Tis the season! We are at the start of the holiday season and for horror fans this use to mark the end of our favorite season, Halloween. Out goes the jack-o-lanterns and costumes and in comes the horrible holiday shopping and visiting with relatives (since the election this can add a whole new level of torture for people…). Worst of …

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INTERVIEW: Director of The Similars, Isaac Ezban

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Recent years have shown us that when it comes to Sci-Fi and horror flicks we cannot over look our brothers (and sisters!) to the south of the border. Mexico City seems to be giving us some of the most creative and daring film makers the genre has ever seen and I’m not just talking about Guillermo del Toro. Adrian Garcia …

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INTERVIEW: The Id’s Amanda Wyss

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Amanda Wyss is talented actress who starred in one of the greatest horror movies ever made A Nightmare on Elm Street. Having a heavy hitter like that on your line up is damn impressive and you would think could lead to a pretty descent career off the strength of that film alone. Weirdly, that is not always the case. Some …

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A Conversation with B-Movie Producer DAVID ZANI

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Hey Dave, first exploitation/B film you remember and why? Hello! hmm I think the first one I saw in a video store, as a kid, that was true exploitation was Ilsa she wolf of the SS,which terrified me back then. I did not end up seeing that until years later. The first one I became a true fan of was …

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James Moran, Writer of COCKNEY’S VS ZOMBIES

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Cockney’s VS Zombies is just one of those fun flicks perfect for Friday nights with the gang or watching on an iPad in the toilet (I’m not the only one). It’s got laughs, heart and plenty of gore. Remember when they kick the baby?! Classic. Anyways, the guy responsible for that depravity is James Moran. Below James talks about making …

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INTERVIEW: Wednesday 13 (horror punk and metal icon)

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It doesn’t matter how you classify Wednesday 13 and his music. You can call it horror punk, horror rock, metal, whatever, you can even say it’s a fusion of them all and then some. He’s one of the hardest working guys in the business, he’s out there playing show after show, building a devoted following who are hungry for his …

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Interview with Devin Faraci

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Hey Geeks! Recently, I was able to snag a few minutes with geek-critic pioneer Devin Faraci. Devin’s is one of those writers that everyone seems to have an opinion on, and Devin always has an opinion just about everything. While I don’t always agree with the bearded one, I never miss his articles. Despite your views on his viewpoint, his …

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INTERVIEW: Paul Mormando (BOUND BY DEBT)

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A doctor telling you that you’ll never walk again, or ever practice the martial arts, should never be a factor when chasing a dream. Paul Mormando knows these words better than anyone, he had to hear them from his own doctor when he was in a car wreck just when he was about to begin filming his first feature film. …

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Interview: Matt Horak of EarthQuaker Devices

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Okay everyone, this was an interesting email and a special request from a few people that I know! Turns out that there is this guy named Jamie Stillman that owns a custom guitar pedal company called EarthQuaker Devices,  Well it Matt Horak the Art Director of EarthQuaker Devices has drawn on a little known book called The Covenant by Rob …

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Interview: IDW’s REVOLUTION Creative Team-John Barber & Fico Ossio!

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IDW’s epic Hasbro toy crossover Revolution is one of the biggest comic events for the year. It’s Yuuugee! GI Joe, Transformers, M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, Rom, Micronauts, and Action Man sharing the same multiverse for the first time ever. The ten-year old me just had a stroke over the possibilities. This geek was lucky enough to talk to two …

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Interview: Shahin Sean Solimon (SINBAD: THE FIFTH VOYAGE)

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Shahin Sean Solimon is a DIY filmmaker, the kind of guy who doesn’t wait for opportunities, he creates them. He makes the type of films he enjoys himself and has a vision all his own. He’s about to make some serious waves with his next feature film: a sequel/re-imagining of the Ed Wood classic, PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE. I …

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Interview: HELL TOWN writer/director Steve Balderson!

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Yo yo yo! Comedy and horror are like apple pie and ice cream for me, the two just taste so good together. Separately they’re great, but meshed together you get something special. Writer/Director Steve Balderson I believe would agree. Along with writing partner Elizabeth Spear, Balderson’s HellTown is tasty bite of soap opera melodrama and bloody slasher. Pieced together in …

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INTERVIEW: Eric Andre From The Eric Andre Show

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Julia Lehman sits down for a chat with Eric Andre about human centipeding bands, male nudity and season 4 of The Eric Andre Show! The Eric Andre Show Season 4 Season Premiere August 6th at MIdnight, on Adult Swim The Eric Andre Show is a late night talk show, with an alternate reality.   THIS INTERVIEW IS SPONSORED BY DETROIT BEARD …

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Interview: Vladimir Kulich (THE 13TH WARRIOR, GRAVE WALKERS)

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Vladimir Kulich is an opposing force in film, someone who should never be over-looked and be given the credit he deserves. Having started in television, this former hockey player has had memorable roles on THE X-FILES and ANGEL while making an impression on the big screen in films like THE 13TH WARRIOR and THE EQUALIZER. Vladimir has been working hard …

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SJP Exclusive Interview With Hannibal Buress

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Hannibal Buress may just be the funniest man alive. Between Broad City, his excellent stand-up and The Eric Andre show, Hannibal  Buress is a busy man, but some how he found the time to sit down with Julia Lehman  and chat it up about The Eric Andre Show Seaon 4 premiering August 6th on Adult Swim!     THIS INTERVIEW …

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INTERVIEW: Offensive Director Jon Ford

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We talk to Jon Ford, who, alongside his brother Howard, took the zombie genre to new global heights with The Dead & The Dead 2. Here Jon talks about his first solo feature film, OFFENSIVE, a dark, violent tale of rage and revenge set in rural France, which receives its World Premiere at Horror Channel FrightFest 2016. Q: Firstly, congratulations Jon, …

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Interview: 3rd Street Blackout’s Jeremy Redleaf

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Jeremy Redleaf is jack of all trades, voice over guy (Red Dead Redemption), children’s programing (Sesame Street), writing, directing, and actor(MTV, Time, Funny or Die). Guy’s done it all! He’s also a certifiable geek. His new flick with comedian Negin Farsad, 3rd Street Blackout is a quirky take the Rom-Com. Set during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, focuses on the …

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Interview: Comedian Negin Farsad

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While out promoting her new film 3rd Street Blackout, comedian and frequent Daily Show guest Negin Farsad took time to chat with us. Negin’s timely comedy is not only funny and relatable but will make you think. You can pick up here best selling book “How To Make White People Laugh” right now as well. 3rd Street Blackout is out …

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Interview: Brett Gelman & Jason Woliner Talk Dinner With Friends

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Julie Lehman chats it up with Brett Gelman and Jason Woliner about their upcoming special Dinner in America! Brett Gelman’s Dinner in America Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim About: For the the third installment in their “Dinner” series of half-hour specials, Brett Gelman and director Jason Woliner present Brett Gelman’s Dinner In America, an …

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Interview: The Horde Producer Beth Thune & DP Laure Beth Love

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Much like Andy Palmer’s Funhouse Massacre last year, The Horde written and starring Paul Logan is shaping up to be my guilty genre pleasure this year. Mixing 80’s action with over the top gore, The Horde lands a striking blow. While not a perfect movie, it does so many things right it’s easy to overlook some of the them one-dimensional …