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August 19, 2019

Episode 32 – Graham Skipper Interview

Episode 32 – Graham Skipper Interview

 
 
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NHE host Scott Murphy chats to writer/director/actor and pop-up bar owner Graham Skipper about a range of his projects including his directorial effort “Sequence Break”, one of his latest acting roles in Joe Begos’s “Bliss” and his horror themed bar the Rated R Speakeasy.

Over the course, we particularly deep delve into his “Sequence Break” in terms of how he first got inspired to write/direct the film, the casting of picture (including why he didn’t cast himself), the shoot of the film and also how the deal with Shudder came about.

That is not all as we also chat to Graham about how he came to be involved in the LA horror scene, his thoughts on the current horror landscape and what it was like to work with horror royalty like Barbara Crampton.

Check out the “Sequence Break” trailer here

You can watch “Sequence Break” on Shudder here

Check out the “Bliss” trailer here

Graham Skipper will be in attendance at Arrow’s Frightfest for the UK Premiere of “Bliss” on Friday 23rd August. You can buy tickets here

If you live in the States you can check if the Rated R Speakeasy bar will be swinging by your town soon here

May 13, 2019

Episode 25 – David H. Thornton (AKA Art the Clown) Interview

Episode 25 – David H. Thornton (AKA Art the Clown) Interview

 
 
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NHE host Scott Murphy chats to actor David H Thornton about his role as Art the Clown in “Terrifier” (interview begins at 1:46). Over the course of the conversation David explains how he came to replace Mike Giannelli in the role, tells some fun on-set stories and how he closely worked with director Damien Leone to develop the character. He even chats a little bit about Terrifier 2 although unfortunately, we could not get any plot details out of him. Also, David gives his reaction to how horror fans have taken Art to their hearts, and he also tells us a bit about his horror convention experiences thus far.

Away from “Terrifier,” David tells Scott all about his love for slashers. We also delve into David’s acting background and how his career got started. Plus he also chats a little about his love for the Joker expresses his ambition to play the character on screen one day. Something we would love to see!

You can buy Terrifier on Amazon here
Alternatively you can watch on Prime Video here

January 21, 2019

Episode 17 – J R Park & Daniel Marc Chant Interview

Episode 17 – J R Park & Daniel Marc Chant Interview

 
 

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In this latest episode our guests are novelist’s and Sinister Horror Company co-founders JR Park and Daniel Marc Chant . NHE host talks to both Justin and Daniel about how they came to form the Sinister Horror Company (along with Duncan P. Bradshaw), the company’s charity anthology series The Black Room Manuscripts and various projects the company are currently working on. As well as the discussion on their publishing Scott also talks to both Justin and Daniel about their respective writing careers, how they got into horror and more in what is one of the most epic and riotous episodes New Horror Express has had to date!

December 31, 2018

Episode 16 – Rob Grant Interview

Episode 16 – Rob Grant Interview

 
 

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In this edition of New Horror Express our guest is Rob Grant. NHE host Scott Murphy talks to Rob about his latest movie “Alive”. In an interview that was sadly cut short as Rob had to take to jump on plane as part of the festival tour for that movie. However we still got Rob to also talk about his previous film “Fake Blood”, the influence horror movies have, his experience on blockbuster films such as Deadpool 2 (In the Editorial Department), the Canadian horror scene and more.

December 17, 2018

Episode 15 – Braden Croft Interview

Episode 15 – Braden Croft Interview

 
 

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In this edition of New Horror Express our guest is Braden Croft. NHE host Scott Murphy talks to Braden about his upcoming feature “True Fiction” (expected in late 2019/early 2020) as well his first two features “Hemorrhage” and “Feed the Gods”. Braden tells us about the challenges of filming on a micro-budget and gives tips for any budding DIY filmmakers. As well as this Scott chats to Braden about his film-making philosophy, his influences and the much debated term of “elevated horror”.

December 3, 2018

Episode 14 – Grant McPhee Interview

Episode 14 – Grant McPhee Interview

 
 

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In our latest episode, our guest is Scottish director Grant McPhee. The first Scottish for this Edinburgh based podcast yet! NHE host Scott Murphy talks to him about his upcoming movie folk horror “Far from the Apple Tree.” Scott also chats to Grant about how he got into film-making, his documentary work and his work on big features such as “Cloud Atlas,” “Under the Skin” and “Trainspotting 2” plus much, much more…

 

After the episode  and before the release of  “Far from the Apple Tree” early next year why not check out a couple of scene excerpts from the movie here:

Scene Excerpt 1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkfNvthS6lQ

Scene Excerpt 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkB5Yu_QkIc

You can also check out some further images from the movie here

November 5, 2018

Episode 12 – Robert Krzykowski Interview

Episode 12 – Robert Krzykowski Interview

 
 

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In our latest episode NHE host Scott Murphy talks with writer/director Robert Krzykowski. Scott talks to Robert about his debut feature “The Man who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot” about how he came up with the idea of the movie, the design of the film, how he assembled his all-star cast and how it is very much not the grindhouse picture you would expect from that title. Aside from the film our host also talks to Robert about how he got into filmmaking, his comic “Elsie Hooper,” his possibly unexpected directorial influences and much, much more…

October 22, 2018

Episode 11 – Kevin Chicken Interview

Episode 11 – Kevin Chicken Interview

 
 

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In our latest episode NHE host Scott Murphy talks to British director Kevin Chicken about his debut feature film “Perfect Skin.” Scott talks to him about how the idea came about, and it’s long journey from page to screen, the casting, and the films then very recent premiere at Arrow’s Frightfest in London. As well as chatting extensively about the film Kevin tells us about his love of Hitchcock (We mean who doesn’t love a good Hitchcock picture, right?), his other directorial influences, his background in advertising plus much more.