The Screwballs trilogy, Recruits (1986), State Park (1988) and of course Valet Girls (1987): a perfect cross-section of low-brow, direct-to-video ‘80s comedy. All directed by Rafal Zielinski, a Canadian journeyman who Dave was convinced would be thrilled to look back on his early career…Read More Into the Valet: Rafal Zielinski’s Scruples with Screwballs (1983) & Co.
From the vault of Zombie Hamster: Matty’s epic 2015 chinwag with cult filmmaker David DeCoteau, who discusses his underrated thriller in this unprecedented, career-encompassing interview.Read More The Bones of It: Skeletons (1997) in Conversation with David DeCoteau
Matty looks back at a neglected Tobe Hooper twosome with writer and star Daniel Matmor.Read More The Matmor Chronicles: A Look Back at Night Terrors (1993) & The Mangler (1995)
In this exclusive, career-spanning Q&A, Matty catches up with the elusive star of Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor.Read More The Villain & The Verse: In Conversation with John Marcus Powell
Matty dusts off his chat with helmer Brian Thomas Jones, who talks the making of his criminally forgotten body horror gem.Read More Rejuvenator (1988): A Look Back at a Forgotten Classic with Director Brian Thomas Jones
Matty revisits William Lustig and Joel Soisson’s much-maligned Maniac Cop 3, an unheralded gem of a sequel that’s part B-movie thrills and part social commentary.Read More Bit Parts & Social Comment: A Look Back at Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)
Plucked from the vault of dear ol’ Zombie Hamster, Matty takes a look at John Eyres’ rollicking, straight-to-video riff on Wes Craven’s Shocker; the surprisingly poignant From Beyond the Grave.Read More Revenger’s Tragedy: From Beyond the Grave (1996)