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Women in Horror Month: Interview with Filmmaker Heidi Moore

Women in Horror Month (WiHM) is an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the underrepresented work of women in the horror industries. Whether they are on the screen, behind the scenes, or contributing in their other various artistic ways, it is clear that women love, appreciate, and contribute to the horror genre. More information is available at the WiHM website.   Heidi Moore is awesome, both as a director and as a human being. During this year’s Women in Horror Month, we celebrate the awesome ladies of the genre. I was lucky enough to have
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Review: SLIMED

Slimed, an independent blast of schlock wonder was finished nearly ten years ago, and it’s packed with everything writer/directors Eric Manche and Jeff Nitzberg wanted in a movie: “absurdity, action, comedy, apocalyptic stakes and evil hand puppets.” Yep. Hand puppets. This movie has everything you could possibly want from a trashy flick. And a mystical cat. And green screen running scenes. So, yeah: like, everything. It’s a crazypants bag of tricks which manages to subvert expectations at every turn, both from a Troma movie and a film which openly advertises the fact it has exploding children in its tag line.
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Interview: Lloyd Kaufman on the 18th annual TROMADANCE Film Festival

The long-running TromaDance festival began as a rebuttal to the fact that Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Cannibal! The Musical submitted to Sundance, and didn’t get so much as a “fuck you, go away” in response. In the intervening years, the festival has moved away from Park City, Utah, but not from its original idea, conceived of back in 1999. Since then, TromaDance has been committed to the principals of being “free to enter and attend, focusing on independently produced films made without the Hollywood system.” The 18th Annual TromaDance Film Festival will be held at The Peoples Improv Theater
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