Do ya feel lucky, punk? Well…do ya!? Then pick up DELIRIUM #33 and check out our massive interview with actor Andrew Robinson! Robinson is the veteran actor who is beloved (and reviled) as playing the Cotton brothers in Clive Barker’s HELLRAISER, as well as hundreds of other credits on screens both big and small. But Robinson will forever – and rightly – be associated with his first film, Don Siegel’s 1971 thriller DIRTY HARRY, starring the great Clint Eastwood! In this brand new chat, Robinson fully dissects “Scorpio”, his malevolent serial killer alter-ego, and muses on why the character and the film has endured. We’ll also go deep-diving on all of his storied roles in stuff like COBRA, LIBERACE, STAR TREK and, of course, HELLRAISER! Plus, we’ve got features on the new creeper TRAP, actress Isabella Percival, a tribute to actor Clu Gulager and much more!
The cover of our DELIRIUM #32! Beautiful art by the immortal Suspirialand! We sit down with GDT to flashback on the 20th anniversary of BLADE II! Seb Godin defends DRACULA 3D to the death! We dissect Neil Jordan’s THE COMPANY OF WOLVES! Tony Timpone grills Daniel Roebuck about working with Rob Zombie on THE MUNSTERS! Dennis Daniel goes deep on Zombie’s THE DEVIL’S REJECTS! And much, much more!
DELIRIUM dials back the clock to chronicle the making of one the SCARIEST vampire entertainments ever made: 1979’s chilling Stephen King adaptation SALEM’S LOT!
Editor Chris Alexander unearths an EXCLUSIVE and unpublished interview with SALEM’S LOT’s iconic, now deceased, director Tobe Hooper, who speaks about getting hired to helm the TV miniseries and tells tales about his working relationship with the head vampire, Mr. Barlow, played by Reggie Nalder. We support this incredible chat with words with LOT’s youthful hero Lance Kerwin and town hussy Julie Cobb, making this one of the most thorough and unique reflections on the film EVER. Elsewhere, Lee Gambin reflects on the trashy AIP classic THE BAT PEOPLE, burgeoning multi-hyphenate creator Meosha Bean talks about her road to success, the stunning Oksana Orlan dissects her role in the malevolent Gothic shocker THE RUSSIAN BRIDE, Dennis Daniel goes deep into the “Nunsploitation” subgenre, Jason Bene gets into Culture Shock and SO much more.
Don’t miss the 30th exciting issue of the world’s WILDEST cult movie magazine, ON SALE HERE!
I’ve been a fan of Axelle Carolyn since her first short film THE LAST POST, through her feature debut SOULMATE and onward. And when I saw her episode of THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR – one of the most moving and unsettling 60 minutes of Gothic horror poetry I’ve ever seen – I became aware of a burgeoning auteur. And so, we close out the year with a huge, career-to-date interview with the writer/director about her growing body of work and her singular creative point of view. A true dissection of an artist whose evolution is exciting to witness. Cover art by the brilliant (to put it mildly) Suspirialand – the concept was to take Axelle and some of her imagery and “Ingrid Pitt” her. And Suspirialand delivered, hard. Really excited about this unique issue.
‘Tis the season where everyone’s bugging John Carpenter to talk about HALLOWEEN.
We harassed John long and hard enough and he eventually caved.
In this upcoming issue of our DELIRIUM magazine, you’ll find Carpenter talking about the making of his insane and underrated 2001 masterpiece GHOSTS OF MARS.
And we’re super excited to be celebrating it with the man who made it for this awesome upcoming October issue. And dig that crazy wicked exclusive cover painting by visionary artist Matthew Therrien!
The upstart boutique label is putting the finishing touches on the disc release for the cult favorite that has not been readily available to own since the heyday of VHS.
The plot crunch follows Maggie (Liane Curtis), a shy high school girl that isn’t very good with men. This changes after she’s possessed by Satan, who uses Maggie’s body to seduce the souls out of various men. Satan is followed by an angelic Chaser (Dana Ashbrook), who is intent on capturing her once and for all.
Culture Shock Releasing is the union of Lo-Fi Video and Verboden Video, notes co-owner Daniel Del Pozzo.
After the success of our joint release of SLASHDANCE, we decided to merge our love of obscure cult films into one brand. Under this new name we are dedicated to bringing you the best in cult, horror, and beyond!
We will be preserving movies shot on video as well as film, and releasing them on DVD and Blu-ray, respectively. There will be a heavy focus on films from the 80’s and 90’s, mixed with some outstanding contemporary genre films.
We are running headlong into the future, uncovering lost gems and polishing up the classics to share with you!
Visit the Culture Shock Releasing website HERE!
For this round, we’re dialing back the counterculture clock to take a long, loving look at 1972’s groundbreaking horror film BLACULA, a movie that found fame due its dime-store joke title, but was in truth both a sophisticated tragedy and razor sharp socially aware fantasy. We’ve locked down director William Crain – the man who birthed this delirious American International Pictures classic – to discuss his own wild ride behind the camera, the making of this brilliant and often misunderstood movie and the many ways in which he (along with star William Marshall) managed to rewrite the script they were given (originally called COUNT BROWN’S IN TOWN) to weave in potent commentary while also having a blast making a genuinely scary and often very funny horror thriller. You do NOT want to miss this exclusive, in-depth interview!
Also in the issue, we’ll look at the lesser but still important sequel SCREAM BLACULA SCREAM, continue on the so-called “Blaxploitation” thread to discuss the little-seen William Marshall Exorcist clone ABBY, have words with ROBOCOP and PIRANHA producer and film print collector/enthusiast Jon Davison, talk with DEATH LINE and DEAD AND BURIED auteur Gary Sherman, explore the restoration of the ALIEN meets FRANKENSTEIN shocker THE KINDRED and so much more. All this plus a DYNAMITE cover by artist/designer Ryan Brookhart make DELIRIUM #27 a must-own. Keep your eyes peeled for an on-sale date coming late June and subscribe to DELIRIUM by visiting www.DeliriumMagazine.com!
Synopsis: The year is 2029. A horrible flu virus has devastated the planet leaving the global health infrastructure in ruins and leading to the creation and rise of hideous mutants. All large cities are now extermination camps and the new government, called “The Executors”, are in charge of eliminating these ghastly abominations. Survivors are left to fend for themselves, taking refuge in the most remote of areas, but a special team of “Executors” have been formed to find the survivors and eliminate them with no mercy.
Massacre Video proudly presents Lorenzo Lepori’s FLESH CONTAGIUM, written during the first Italian lockdown and in the vein of cult filmmakers Jess Franco and Bruno Mattei, FLESH CONTAGIUM is a gory throwback film that fans of cult and exploitation will appreciate.
-Making Flesh Contagium – Interviews with Antonio Tentori, Lorenzo Lepori and Alex Visani
-Basement’s Glare – Rise of the Enlightened Music Video
-English Captions for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
-Trailers for Other Massacre Video Releases
-THE FIRST 1000 INCLUDE AN AUDIO CD OF THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK BY BASEMENT’S GLARE!
The iconic 94 year old producer, director and B-movie mogul sits down with us to discuss the making of the classic 1980 exploitation film plus reveals what he’s been up to during the pandemic and what pictures he’s currently prepping. We also take a look at some of Corman’s greatest creature features unleashed over his nearly 60 years making movies. On top of all this killer Corman content, we talk to director John Harrison about his chilling anthology horror film TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE, hang out with the cast of the crazy 3D chiller SILENT MADNESS, go deep into the creation of Full Moon’s recent monster mash WEEDJIES!, preview the new Lovecraft romp MISKATONIC U: THE RESONATOR, examine the lush art of British comic book illustrator and painter Nick Percival and so much more!
Beloved Instagram cinephile has been spreading her movie gospel to positive effect
A social media influencer is a person who has the ability to affect other people’s thinking in a social online community. The individuals who thrive at it don’t do it for personal fame, but a love for a particular medium that is infectious because it is genuine.
Digital creator Naima, also known as Hello Film Lover, caught our eye as a movie historian and she goes out of her way to bring fans together in a truly organic way that is positive in these somewhat cynical times that we live in.
DELIRIUM: Tell us a little about yourself…
NAIMA: I am originally from Barcelona, Spain. I went to film school in Barcelona and then I left Spain and never looked back! I moved to Los Angeles, experienced the film industry up close, met my husband there and then we moved around and ended up in London, where we now live with our two cats.
DELIRIUM: Where did your love of cinema begin?
NAIMA: My grandma has always been a cinephile. She used to tape all the movies she liked from television and she would also buy copies of her favorites. Cinema is something very usual at home. I spent a lot of time with my grandma and she always watched classics and spoke highly of directors. She always had fun facts and I grew up to learn to love film. My mother is also a classics lover but from her I learned to love science fiction and fantastic ’90s television shows like BUFFY, THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. It then became clear that I wanted to be involved with cinema in my future.
DELIRIUM: What are the films that shaped you?
NAIMA: PSYCHO, LITTLE WOMEN, and GHOSTBUSTERS. I’ve always been drawn to all types of genres. Movies are part of my life and they help me express and understand emotions very well.
DELIRIUM: There have always been female fans of horror, but I feel in the last 25 years or so they have been championing the genre in a positive light and are just as versed as their male counterparts. Do you feel like the horror community is united?
NAIMA: I do not find myself part of the horror community because I do watch all types of films. I feel like women have slowly been more empowered. I have always felt like a weirdo around my girlfriends for liking science fiction films or thrillers that are usually not considered girly. I think the community of horror is united, but they set themselves apart from the rest of film lovers, and that is something a bit sad. I feel we should all be able to love and cherish each other no matter our cinematic preferences.