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Brand New - Exclusive Interview With Human Centipede 2 Actress Emma Lock
Posted on Wednesday 14th December 2011
Emma LockHorror Channel recently celebrated the controversial side of cinema with Season Of The Banned, a selection of movies that tested the BBFC to the limit. So we thought it would be cool to chat to the cast of The Human Centipede 2 which was banned in the UK earlier this year and has only been released after a selection of cuts were made. Here we ask actress Emma Lock about her role in the movie and her pla...

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Brand New - Exclusive Interview With Journalist Billy Chainsaw
Posted on Sunday 11th December 2011
Billy ChainsawDuring November Horror Channel showed a series of movies that pushed the boundaries of taste and what was deemed as acceptable under the title of Season Of The Banned. We chatted to those who grew up during this time and here we chat to respected journalist Billy Chainsaw about what he recalls of the Video Nasties era and what he’s working on at the moment. HC: Can you remember the fir...

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Season Of The Banned - Interview with Human Centipede 2 Actress Katherine Templar
Posted on Monday 21st November 2011
Katherine TemplarHorror Channel is celebrating the controversial side of cinema with Season Of The Banned, a selection of movies that tested the BBFC to the limit. So we thought it would be cool to chat to the cast of The Human Centipede 2 which was banned in the UK earlier this year and has only been released after a selection of cuts were made. Here we talk to rising star Katherine Te...

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Season Of The Banned - Interview With Craig Lapper A Senior Examiner At The BBFC
Posted on Sunday 13th November 2011
BBFC LogoThe British Board of Film Classification was established in 1912 and at that time it was known as the British Board of Film Censors. Their role – as their mission statement says - is it classify and empower the public into making informed viewing choice and protect the public and especially children from content which might raise harm risks. As we're having a season which contains some movies that wer...

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Exclusive Interview With Dick Mass Director Of Saint
Posted on Thursday 10th November 2011
Dick MassThe season slasher movie Saint has just been released onto DVD in the UK. This smart, funny and blood-drenched picture is a smart take on the hack n' slash genre so we had a quick chat with its director, Dick Mass to see where the idea came from. HC: We know you mainly in the UK for Amsterdamned and more recently Killer Babes but your output very varied. Is there one genre you like working in the most?...

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Season Of The Banned - Interview With Director Jake West
Posted on Friday 4th November 2011
Jake West Marc MorrisJake West (pictured left) is one of the UKs most talented directors. The man behind the hits Razor Blade Smile, Evil Aliens and Doghouse also runs the DVD label Nucleus with writer Marc Morris which specialises in releasing polished editions of cult movies. Jake, along with Marc will be here every Friday throughout November to introduce the movies in our Season Of The...

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Brand new exclusive interview with Matthew Parkhill, director of The Caller
Posted on Sunday 16th October 2011
Matthew ParkhillThe Caller, the latest movie from director Matthew Parkhill is out on Blu-ray and DVD from 24th October. It's a tense, psychological shocker so we decided to have a chat with Matthew about this movie, his thoughts on censorship and his plans for the future. HC: It's been a while since your first feature, was this a deliberate choice of yours? MP: Not really. I was attached to a co...

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Brand New Exclusive Interview With Cristian Solimeno Director Of The Glass Man
Posted on Monday 3rd October 2011
The Glass Man posterOne of the most original movies at this year's FrightFest event was Cristian Solimeno's The Glass Man. Beautiful, emotional and raw film it's a film that left a lasting impression on me, not only because the script and direction by Cristian are so solid but because the cast give superb performances, in particular FrightFest favourite Andy Nyman. I decided to chat with C...

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Brand New Interview With Journalist, Author And Hammer Film Fan Kim Newman
Posted on Monday 26th September 2011
Kim NewmanDuring October the Horror Channel is showing a season of classic horror movies from the legendary Hammer studios. Each movie will be introduced by acclaimed journalist and author Kim Newman so we decide to chat to Kim about Hammer and which of the five movies being shown is his favourite HC: Can you recall the first Hammer movie you saw? KN: It was probably She – a 16mm screening at a c...

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Interview With Martin Kemp - Director Of Stalker
Posted on Thursday 22nd September 2011
Martin Kemp Directs Anna BreconBlack And Blue Films is quickly becoming one of the UK's leading independent producers of genre related movies. In this the second of two interviews highlighting their diverse range of horror films we chat to Martin Kemp. Martin first found fame as the bassist in recently reformed 80s supergroup Spandau Ballet. As an actor he won worldwid...

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Interview with Adele Silva - Star Of Strippers Vs Werewolves
Posted on Wednesday 21st September 2011
Adele SilvaBlack And Blue Films is quickly becoming one of the UK's leading independent producers of genre related movies. In this the first of two interviews highlighting their diverse range of horror films we chat to stunning actress Adele Silva who has a starring role in their wonderfully titled Strippers Vs Werewolves which is due for release soon. Adele is better known as super bitch Kelly ...

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Brand New Interview With Guy Adams, Author Of Kronos.
Posted on Sunday 18th September 2011
Guy Adams Photo Credit Peter ColebornGuy Adams is one of the most original writers around. His books The World House and its sequel Restoration gained huge acclaim upon their release. He also penned bestselling humour titles based on TV show Life On Mars and original Torchwood novels. More recently Guy has written one of the first titles to be released un...

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Brand New Exclusive Interview With Actor Zak Kilberg
Posted on Thursday 8th September 2011
Zak KilbergMidnight Son is a gem of a vampire move that I was lucky enough to see at this year's FrightFest event. The lead character of Jacob is played by Zak Kilberg, a talented actor who gives a stunning performance of a young man who is desperately trying to come to terms with the fact that he's a little bit different to everyone else. We spoke to Zak about this and his plans for the future. HC: Did yo...

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Brand New Exclusive Interview With Andy Nyman Star of The Glass Man
Posted on Tuesday 6th September 2011
Andy Nyman 1Andy Nyman is one of our finest character actors. He's also an accomplished magician, voice-over artist, director, in fact the list just goes on. At FrightFest 2011 he gave a career best performance in Cristian Slomineo's stunning feature The Glass Man. We chatted to Andy about this beautiful film and his plans for the future. HC: You're a FrightFest regular, what do you think it is about this...

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Brand New Interview With Actress Maya Parish
Posted on Wednesday 31st August 2011
Maya ParishThe urban vampire movie Midnight Son was one of my favourites of FrightFest 2011. A realistic blend of human emotions and pure horror it proved that the vampire genre was far from dead thanks to a very intelligent script and a superb cast. Maya Parish plays the female lead Mary and we’ve been luck enough to talk to her to bring you this exclusive interview. HC: Did you know from a young age tha...

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Brand New Interview With The Silent House Director Gustav Hernandez
Posted on Sunday 24th July 2011
Gustavo HernandezAudaciously filmed as one continuous tracking shot, The Silent House is at once a love letter to cult horrors from the annals of cinema history and a daring experiment that delivers its scares in a truly unique way. It's coming to DVD on August 1st so we chatted to director Gustav Hernandez about the inspiration for the movie and his plans for the future. HC: Have you always bee...

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Brand New - Interview With Twilight Zone Expert Tom Elliot
Posted on Tuesday 19th July 2011
The Twilight ZoneTom Elliot started his horror career as the co-host of The Gentlemen's Grindhouse podcast, as well as being the horror reviewer at GeekPlanetOnline.com. He's currently writing for Scream: The Horror Magazine where he's interviewed some of horror's greats, including Doug Bradley, Kane Hodder and Joe Pilato. When he's not up to his neck in blood and guts he hosts the official Twili...

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Exclusive Interview With Jen And Sylvia Soska, Directors of Dead Hooker In A Trunk
Posted on Friday 8th July 2011
Dead Hooker In A Trunk Soska SistersJen and Sylvia Soska are twins who enjoy the darker side of cinema and their first movie, the wonderfully titled Dead Hooker In A Trunk is getting its UK TV premiere on Horror on July 29th. It's so cool Eli Roth called it "F***ing awesome" so we decided to have a quick chat with this talented pair. HC: Would you consider y...

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Interview With The Director Of The Resident Antti Jokinen
Posted on Monday 27th June 2011
The Resident PosterThe Resident, a new chiller from Hammer FIlms has just been released into UK cinemas. It boasts a cast that includes Academy Award winner Hillary Swank and Hollywood legend Christopher Lee. Notable for Lee's return to Hammer for the first time in over 30 years, it has been directed by newcomer Antti Jokinen and we caught up him to discover how he came to direct one of Hamme...

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Brand New: Exclusive Interview With Adam Mason, Director Of Blood River
Posted on Monday 20th June 2011
Adam MasonWriter/director Adam Mason is one of the rising talents of the movie industry. His films Broken and The Devil's Chair pushed the horror genre into very raw and dark places, earning him a reputation of an artist who doesn't shirk from dissecting the dark side of the human soul. One of his latest movies, the acclaimed Blood River is showing on the Horror Channel in July so we decided to chat to this ve...

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Brand New - Exclusive Interview With Kim Newman
Posted on Monday 13th June 2011
Kim NewmanRespected journalist, author and all-round nice guy Kim Newman is best known for his vast knowledge of movies of the fantastical variety, faultless article writing and enlightening reviews. His brilliant and critically acclaimed novel Anno Dracula has just been re-released by Titan in a special updated edition so I thought it was time to chat to one the finest writers around. HC: Do you r...

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Sexy Killers Season - Exclusive Interview With Victoria Hopkins, Star Of Zombie Women Of Satan
Posted on Thursday 26th May 2011
Zombie Women OF Satan Victoria HopkinsFans of our Sexy Killers season can’t have failed to have noticed that Emily Booth has been joined by two actresses to help introduce each movie, Victoria Broom and Victoria Hopkins who both star in Zombie Women Of Satan. We’ve already had a chat Victoria Broom see we decided to catch up with Victoria Hopkins and ...

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Brand New - Exclusive Interview With Julia's Eyes Director Guillem Morales
Posted on Thursday 19th May 2011
Julias Eyes PosterA few weeks ago we brought you news of the anticipated movie Julia's Eyes (Los Ojos de Julia), the Spanish thriller which is directed by Guillem Morales and produced by Guillermo del Toro. It hits UK cinemas on 20th May. We decided we should chat to this exciting director so here he chats about the film and how the film came together. HC: Are you a big horror fan? GM: Yes, f...

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Eurotica: Exclusive Interview With Cult Movie Expert Stephen Thrower
Posted on Wednesday 18th May 2011
Stephen ThrowerDuring June Horror Channel is celebrating the work of Jesus Franco with a special season of his movies showing under the banner of Eurotica. Each movie is introduced by Stephen Thrower who is an expert on all things Franco so we decided to have a chat with this interesting guy about his knowledge of the genre, Franco's cinematic legacy and why Franco was a true original. HC: When did...

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Sexy Killers Season - Exclusive Interview With Victoria Broom, Star of Zombie Women Of Satan
Posted on Tuesday 10th May 2011
Victoria BroomThings are hotting up on Horror during May with a short season of shockers showing under the banner of Sexy Killers. Each of these steamy fright flicks (three of which are premieres) will be introduced by our Diva of the Dark Side Emily Booth who is joined by two of the stars from Zombie Women Of Satan, Victoria Broom and Victoria Hopkins. Here Victoria Broom chats about her career so far...

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Cruel Britannia - Exclusive Interview With Simon Rumley, Director Of The Living And The Dead
Posted on Wednesday 20th April 2011
Frightfest Simon RumleyDuring April the Horror Channel celebrates the best of contemporary British horror with a special season of UK TV premieres under the banner Cruel Britannia which showcases some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. Each movie is accompanied by a filmed introdu...

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Cruel Britannia - Exclusive Interview With Lawrence Gough, Director Of Salvage
Posted on Sunday 10th April 2011
Lawrence GoughDuring April the Horror Channel celebrates the best of contemporary British horror with a special season of UK TV premieres under the banner Cruel Britannia which showcases some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. Each movie is accompanied by a filmed introduction with the directors an...

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Cruel Britannia - Exclusive Interview With Gerard Johnson, Director Of Tony: London Serial Killer
Posted on Monday 28th March 2011
Gerard JohnsonDuring April the Horror Channel celebrates the best of contemporary British horror with a special season of UK TV premieres which showcases some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. The season continues on April 15th with Gerard Johnson's, Tony: London Serial Killer. This dark, brutal...

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Cruel Britannia - Exclusive Interview With Steven Sheil, Director of Mum & Dad
Posted on Saturday 19th March 2011
Steven Sheil HeadshotDuring April the Horror Channel celebrates the best of contemporary British horror with a special season of UK TV premieres which showcases some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. Each movie is accompanied by a filmed introduction with the directors and keep tunin...

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Bloody Women - Interview With Horror Fan Rachel Allen
Posted on Friday 18th March 2011
Rachel Allen PicRachel Allen is a thirty-six year old who lives with her Bengal cat, Hobbs. A huge horror fan (Rachel, not Hobbs) she is also AA Home Cook Of The Year and writes for her own blog. As part of our connection with the recent Bloody Women event at the Birds Eye View 2011 Film Festival we chat to her about how horror has played such an important role in her life and her honest opinion of...

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Bloody Women - Interview With Doctor Karen Oughton
Posted on Sunday 13th March 2011
Doctor Karen OughtonDoctor Karen Oughton is a multi talented woman. A film journalist, lecturer, broadcaster, researcher and PR advisor she is also a lifelong horror fan. Here she talks about her passion for horror and how talking the terrifying with seasoned scream fans and friends new to the fray, has changed her career. HC: Can you recall the first horror movie you saw? KO: I think it ...

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Bloody Women - Interview With Emily Booth
Posted on Tuesday 8th March 2011
Emily 1 beckphotographicEmily Booth is one of the hardest working women in the entertainment industry today. She's an actor, producer, columnist and scriptwriter and above all been the face of Horror Channel for four years. Emily will be part of a discussion panel at this years Bloody Women event at the Birds Eye View film festival and here talks candidly about her opinion on women ...

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Bloody Women - Interview With Writer/Director Jen Moss
Posted on Wednesday 2nd March 2011
Jen MossJen Moss is a multi-talented lady who loves horror movies. She works in the music industry but recently dipped her toe into movie production, writing and directing the acclaimed horror short, Dumped. Here she chats about her life long appreciation of the horror genre and how she feels about women's role within it. HC: Can you recall the first horror movie you saw? JM: My earliest horror memory has got to...

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Brand New - Interview With Producer Jonathan Sothcott
Posted on Wednesday 23rd February 2011
Jonathan SothcottStarting as a journalist, Jonathan Sothcott was running a TV channel by the time he was 24, before changing gears and moving into feature film production in 2006 with the acclaimed urban horror movie Wishbaby. Partnering with Martin Kemp in early 2007 he spent two years carefully developing four features – stylish thriller Stalker (written and directed by Kemp and starring Ja...

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Brand New - Interview With Director Sean Hogan
Posted on Tuesday 15th February 2011
Sean HoganWriter/Director Sean Hogan is one of the new exciting talents around at the moment. His writing skills have been called upon on several notable features and his latest work, Little Deaths will be getting its premiere at the Glasgow FrightFest later this month. In this candid interview Sean talks openly about his inspirations, this new project plus you can catch him on Horror on February 24th introduc...

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Exclusive Interview With Director Chris Smith
Posted on Sunday 30th January 2011
Chris Smith By Julie Edwards 2Chris Smith is one of the most exciting directors around at the moment. His CV includes the movies Creep, Severence, Triangle and Black Death and he recently hosted his own Director's Night event on Horror. We decided to pose some questions to this multi talented man to discover where his ideas come from and what he thinks of the current sta...

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