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The burden of immortality: Henry Rollins on He Never Died

The burden of immortality: Henry Rollins on He Never Died

While most known for his musical work in bands like Black Flag and Rollins Band, Henry Rollins has built an impressive resume of acting credits. His latest role, as the immortal Jack in He Never Died, is easily one of Continue

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Slay bells ring: an interview with Black Christmas stars Lynne Griffin, Nick Mancuso and Doug McGrath

Slay bells ring: an interview with Black Christmas stars Lynne Griffin, Nick Mancuso and Doug McGrath

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a viewing of one of the greatest Canadian holiday films around. Black Christmas is a fantastic piece of horror history, paving the way for numerous films in the slasher genre. There are plenty of horror Continue

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Frightening fan: Kane Hodder talks about his work and the creatures he loved growing up.

Frightening fan: Kane Hodder talks about his work and the creatures he loved growing up.

Most horror fans who grew up in the ’80s will recognize Kane Hodder. He played the role of Jason, the iconic villain in the Friday the 13th series for parts 7 to 10 as well as starring in the Hatchet Continue

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Horrifying beauty: Chad Archibald, director of Bite

Horrifying beauty: Chad Archibald, director of Bite

It may not be unusual to find a horror film disgusting, but to also find it to be incredibly beautiful is something unique. Director Chad Archibald pulled it off though, and his latest film Bite is a perfect blend of Continue

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Fractured fairy tale: Christian Sparkes, director of Cast No Shadow

Fractured fairy tale: Christian Sparkes, director of Cast No Shadow

If you haven’t had a chance to watch Cast No Shadow yet, it’s probably best to avoid this interview with director Christian Sparkes. That’s your spoiler warning, as Sparkes was very open regarding his film and the various meanings or Continue

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Bloody ambition: director Harrison Smith talks about Zombie Killers

Bloody ambition: director Harrison Smith talks about Zombie Killers

When it comes to zombie movies, you usually know what you’re getting. Harrison Smith wanted to make sure to change that. His incredibly ambitious film, Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard looks like World War Z on a backyard budget. It also Continue

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Building the Boxtrolls: An interview with Graham Annable, co-director of The Boxtrolls

Building the Boxtrolls: An interview with Graham Annable, co-director of The Boxtrolls

The Film Reel had a chance to speak with Graham Annable, the Canadian co-director of The Boxtrolls. With a growing number of hits coming from Laika, The Boxtrolls is poised to become the next major success. With a great blend Continue

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Through the sunroof: Jeremy Gardner and Adam Cronheim on The Battery

Through the sunroof: Jeremy Gardner and Adam Cronheim on The Battery

The Film Reel had a chance to speak with Jeremy Gardner and Adam Cronheim about their film The Battery. Easily one of the best zombie films in years, the focus on character development over mindless blood and gore is a Continue

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The deadly world of cheerleading: An interview with Amanda Grace Cooper, star of All Cheerleaders Die

The Deadly World of Cheerleading: An interview with Amanda Grace Cooper, star of All Cheerleaders Die.

Starring in All Cheerleaders Die, Amanda Grace Cooper was tasked with playing not one role, but two, as her character winds up switching bodies with her sister in the film. That’s just one little piece of the insanity in the Continue

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The virus spreads: An interview with Kaare Andrews, director of Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

Interview with Kaare Andrews, director of Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

The bloody action of the Cabin Fever series continues with Cabin Fever: Patient Zero, directed by Kaare Andrews. The Film Reel had a chance to speak with the director, and comic book artist, about working with all the bloody practical Continue

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