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Interview with Lloyd Kaufman

Interview with Lloyd Kaufman

| January 13, 2010

Lloyd Kaufman is a Producer, Director, Writer, Author and the President of the oldest Independent Film Studio in America Troma Films. Lloyd is that funny little guy in the tweed jacket and bow tie, harmless to look at but when his creative forces are unleashed he delivers poetic debauchery on film. Films such as “The […]

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Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary Edition DVD

Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary Edition DVD

| June 23, 2009

“Four million years after crash-landing on an unfamiliar planet, sentient robots with the ability to disguise themselves as common vehicles awaken on present-day Earth. Engaged in a crucial race to find a new energy source for their home planet of Cybertron, the heroic Autobots must defend the innocent people of Earth against their arch nemeses, […]

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The Perfect Sleep Review

The Perfect Sleep Review

| March 19, 2009

“The Perfect Sleep” is the latest release from Unified Pictures and this is absolutely not your average independent film. “The Perfect Sleep” is a bizarre mixture of film noir and martial arts featuring a nearly indestructible character known only as The Narrator. The Narrator brings us along on his spiritual journey as he is faced […]

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Fangoria Weekend of Horror’s Convention 2009!

Fangoria Weekend of Horror’s Convention 2009!

| March 10, 2009

The Fangoria Weekend of Horror’s Convention in Chicago. March 6th, 7th, & 8th, 2009. Happy 30th Birthday Fangoria. Fangoria is the most celebrated horror magazine of the past 3 decades and is the single name that ties all things horror related together. Fangoria represents every facet of horror, horror movies of all varieties, horror comic […]

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Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors

Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors

| February 25, 2009

“Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors” Brings Three Monstrous days to Chicago, IL March 6-8, 2009 Exciting guests and programs for Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors include top terror directors: George A. Romero, director of NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, DAWN OF THE DEAD, CREEPSHOW, MARTIN, KNIGHTRIDERS and THE DARK HALF, will have the first news and footage […]

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An Interview with Kevin Heffernan and Paul Soter of “Broken Lizard”

An Interview with Kevin Heffernan and Paul Soter of “Broken Lizard”

| November 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

It’s November 9th, 2007, and I’m in my office in Chicago, waiting for a phone call from the Broken Lizard crew. I think to myself, How the hell am I going to know who’s talking? Whose voice belongs to whom? Sure, I’ve seen their films (Super Troopers, Club Dread, Beerfest), but there’s, like, five of […]

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Mr. Skin’s Skintastic Video Guide

Mr. Skin’s Skintastic Video Guide

| October 14, 2007 | 0 Comments

Mr. Skin, the guy that’s famous for locating and resourcing what movies you can find your favorite celebrity naked in has published a book called Mr. Skin’s Skintastic Video Guide: The 501 Greatest Movies for Sex and Nudity on DVD. Mr. Skin skips right to the good parts with a new book that compliments his […]

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Hello, Mr. Zombie: An Interview with the Director of ‘Halloween’

Hello, Mr. Zombie: An Interview with the Director of ‘Halloween’

| July 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

Everyone at this point knows I love Rob Zombie, how influenced by his art I’ve been, and how excited I was to finally get to talk with him. I watched the minutes tick by on the clock, waiting for my phone to ring, and then it did. I let it ring once, to not appear […]

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Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3

| May 9, 2007

The third installment in Sam Raimi’s Spiderman trilogy is billed as the largest budgeted movie ever made and will destroy the box office with the largest opening weekend in movie history. The question is will audiences be satisfied with this third installment? The answer is…yes, I think audiences will be satisfied with Spiderman 3 but […]

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An Interview with the ‘Hot Fuzz’ Crew

An Interview with the ‘Hot Fuzz’ Crew

| April 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

I previously interviewed the Hot Fuzz crew while they were promoting their previous film, Shaun of the Dead. You can read that interview right here on Film Monthly. Out of all the interviews I have ever done, these guys have honestly been my favorite during both interviews. They are down-to-earth guys, the kind of guys […]

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