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JR Bookwalter

JR Bookwalter is an American filmmaker known for movies like Murder Weapon (1989) and Robot Ninja (1989) with Michael Todd, Burt Ward, James L. Edwards, Bogdan Pecic, Maria Markovic and Linnea Quigley.   You can find JR Bookwalter here on his personal website. You can also follow him on Instagram. JR Bookwalter Filmography Day of the Dead (1985) The… read more »

David Lynch

David Lynch is an iconoclastic American writer, director and actor. Acclaimed the world over for his entrancing off-center films like Blue Velvet (1986) and Twin Peaks (1990–1991), among others like Mulholland Drive and Dune. Growing up in a self-described idyllic childhood, he lived in near-poverty after an early marriage, and said that his experience in… read more »

Carmine Capobianco

Carmine Capobianco is an American actor, writer, director and all-around renaissance man. He is best known for both starring and directing in such cult classic films as Psychos in Love (1987) and Galactic Gigolo (1987) costarring alongside the effervescent Debi Thibeault. Carmine Capobianco can be found online at his website. Carmine Capobianco Filmography The Only… read more »

Tim Kincaid

Tim Kincaid is an American director known for such films as Necropolis (1986) with LeeAnne Baker and Robot Holocaust (1986) with Nadine Hartstein and Angelika Jaeger. Kincaid was born as Timothy Gambiani on July 2nd, 1944 in Santa Barbara, California. Although the majority of his career has been spent on unknown films, a handful of… read more »

Interview With A Filmmaker: Hank Kellerman

Earlier this summer, I was browsing Reddit as one does when one wants to waste an entire afternoon, when I saw a teaser trailer that confounded the crap out of me. Before I go any further, just watch it for yourself: Yeah, weird right? Is that last egg an…avocado? I’m not sure. Well, today we’re… read more »

Charles Band

Charles Band is a film director born in Los Angeles on December 27th, 1951. He famous for his decades-long production of B-movies and direct-to-video films, and for his production companies Full Moon Pictures and Empire Pictures. Empire International Pictures was started in 1983, and produced films until bankruptcy in 1989. Full Moon was founded after Empire’s… read more »

Interview With A Filmmaker: Matt Spease

Today we have the pleasure of sitting down with Matt Spease, an Arkansas-based director of cult horror films. We reviewed one of his latest films, 2018’s Then The Night Comes, a couple months back. Tell us a little bit about your beginnings. Your origin story, so to speak. How did you get into filmmaking, and… read more »

Brian Trenchard-Smith

Brian Trenchard-Smith is a film director born in London, England in 1946. He is most famous for his multiple Australian films in the 1970s and 1980s. Born the son of a Royal Air Force officer, he lived in Libya and England as a child. He made his first films on 8mm film as a teenager…. read more »

Jim Wynorski

Jim Wynorksi is a director, producer, and writer. He was born in Long Island, New York on August 14th, 1950. He has directed a huge number of low-budget B-movies in his career. Failing film school, he worked at Doubleday publishing during the 70s. Wanting to break into film, he quit his job and moved to Los… read more »

Clint Howard

Clint Howard was born in Burbank, CA on April 20th, 1959. He is the younger brother of Ron Howard. Clint Howard Biography Clint appeared in several episodes of the Andy Griffith Show as a child, alongside his older brother Ron. He also appeared in other television shows, like Star Trek and Gentle Ben. He voiced… read more »

Roger Corman

Roger Corman is a film producer famed for directing and producing low-budget films from the late 1950s through the 2000s. He is notable for many B-movie productions, as well as introducing several high-profile directors into the industry. Roger Corman Biography Roger William Corman was born on April 5th, 1926 in Detroit. His father was an… read more »