Horror is an emotion first and a setting later. It’s the only genre that is directly named after an emotion, and that gives horror a universal appeal. It also makes each person’s experience and interpretation personal.
We close out June, Pride Month, with a celebration of the contributions the LGBTQ community has brought to the horror genre since the creation of the Gothic novel. Continue reading “Episode 086- Horror Pride”
The 6th Annual Etheria Film Night will be held on Saturday, June 29th at the legendary Egyptian Theatre, and H4H is celebrating with a series of interviews with the filmmakers!
Etheria Film Night is the world’s most prestigious showcase of new short genre (horror, science-fiction, fantasy, action, comedy, and thriller) films directed by women.
This interview is with writer/director Chelsea Lupkin (Flutter, Uncovering Eden) to discuss her newest short film, Lucy’s Tale and her love of genre film.
Join me as I ask Chelsea some horrible questions!
Etheria Film Night: http://www.etheriafilmnight.com/
Lucy’s Tale: http://www.chelsealupkin.com/lucy
The 6th Annual Etheria Film Night will be held on Saturday, June 29th at the legendary Egyptian Theatre, and H4H is celebrating with a series of interviews with the filmmakers! Continue reading “Hellbent for Horrible Questions: Ivy Liao”
Nothing marks the end of an era more potently than when the icons of that era pass away.
The cold reality is that when horror icons pass away, they rarely get memorialized in mainstream arenas.
So, I wanted to give an “Irish Wake”, a happy send-off for several of the people who passed away over the last few years. The people who gave horror fans their First Kiss. Continue reading “Episode 085- Last Kiss”
The best thing about being a horror fan is sharing the love with other horror fans!
And I had the pleasure to do just that!
Continue reading “Episode 084- Screaming for Pleasure LIVE! From Dark Delicacies”
(Photo Credit: CHRISTOPHER WAHL/CONTOUR BY GETTY IMAGES)
If director Guillermo del Toro didn’t exist, we horror fans would have had to invent him.
He’s a true lifelong fan himself, who brought his unique style and passion to horror films, and his love for monsters paid off when The Shape of Water won Best Picture in 2017.
So…why is there so little conversation about Guillermo del Toro in the horror community? Continue reading “Episode 083- We Need to Talk About Guillermo”
Fire! Flood! Earthquake! Killer bees!
Disaster Movies have been a staple of cinema since the Silent Era, and they are far more diverse in scope than you might think.
Most Disaster Movies want to thrill you, but there are those proud few that really want to scare you. Continue reading “Episode 082- The Hidden Horror of Disaster Movies”
The excellent new documentary, HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR, is a love letter to the rich, powerful history of Black American artists in horror cinema.
The story is told by the artists who made the movies, and they give their unflinching perspectives on the past, present, and future of black horror.
Join me as I speak with Executive Producers Dr. Robin Means Coleman and Tananarive Due about their documentary, Black horror, and their “First Kisses” with horror! Continue reading “Episode 081- Hellbent for HORROR NOIRE!”
On October 4th, 2018, hundreds of figures dressed in black walked into the Wisdom Woods of Georgia to perform an unholy ceremony.
Beasts were conjured and blood was spilled by the gallons in the pursuit of graven images.
And popcorn was eaten.
I was a witness to the Women in Horror Film Festival, and I lived to tell the tale! Continue reading “Episode 080- Violent Femmes: Women in Horror Film Festival”
February is Women in Horror Month, and we’re celebrating with an interview with the writer/actress Rakefet Abergel! We discuss her short horror film, the multiple-award-winning Jax in Love (2017).
Join us as we discuss horror and comedy timing, Rakefet’s First Kiss with horror, and her cinematic “guilty pleasures”! Continue reading “Women in Horror Month: Rakefet Abergel Interview”