From the vault of Zombie Hamster: Matty's epic 2015 chinwag with cult filmmaker David DeCoteau, who discusses his underrated 1997 thriller Skeletons in this unprecedented, career-encompassing interview.
A Witchboard sequel, a Roddy Piper movie and a slice of Rutger Hauer greatness. Any director with that titanic trilogy on his resume should really be better known, but the name Peter Svatek remains elusive to most genre fans. Dave... Continue Reading →
The name Richard Brandes may not be the first to trip off the tongue in a misty-eyed reminiscence of '90s genre stalwarts, but perhaps that's an oversight that needs correcting. Dave caught up with the writer, producer, director and occasional... Continue Reading →
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.
“John... John… I just sold a movie to this company, and I told ‘em I had a script, and erm… Can you write a script in two weeks?” It was the New York lilt of Jim Wynorski that guided John... Continue Reading →
It’s the nineties. The first wave of a futureproof new format is being developed with the Digital Versatile Disc, and VHS is enjoying consecutive record years for sales. Times are good. The video rental industry is thriving and more films... Continue Reading →
The name Mark Lester seems to be forever suffixed with the bracketed addition of Class of 1984 (1982), Firestarter (1984) and Commando (1985), which are all rightly considered momentous motion pictures. But, this being Zombie Hamster, our main focus of Lester-led adoration lies... Continue Reading →
Picture it, if you will; the millennium is fast approaching and VHS is enjoying a record year for sales to which it will never equal again. Times are good. The video rental industry is booming, and accompanying such success is... Continue Reading →