Samantha Françoise McCabe

Samantha Françoise McCabe is a Capetonian, South African born aspiring artist/photographer and editor who stems from a creative and artist background. She started as a Ballerina and dancer of other mediums, She worked in the film/media industry for a few years, starting as a movie extra and moving upward to producing an African Horror indie film with her husband, who is a British born director and author. She has a small art collection that is ever expanding and has a few years editing experience which involves conceptual art and conceptual writing for ongoing projects with her husband. Teamwork makes for an interesting concoction of creativity and the challenges are rewarding. Other than her art contribution to Brilliant Flash Fiction, she is a freelance literary editor and Intern at Dark Regions Press. Favourite books are written by Stephen King, Dean R. Koontz, Clive Barker and Steven Laws. The book that got her into the horror genre was The Devil’s End by D.A. Fowler. When it comes to cinema, Hammer Horror is on the top of the list.

Interview With ‘I Spit On Your Grave: Deja Vu’ Actress Maria Olsen

Last year, I had the honor of interviewing Maria Olsen, an awe-inspiring actress who has indeed excelled in her field. She is recognized worldwide for her outstanding achievements in the acting field for her 200+ roles, including in Rob Zombie’s Lords of Salem (2012 – read our review here), I …

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Up Close And Personal With Simon Bamford – An Interview with Hellraiser’s Butterball

It’s a new year, and I’m pleased to announce my first interview was with none other than Simon Bamford, known for his role in Clive Barker’s cult classic, Hellraiser. It is indeed a treat to chat to the one and only Butterball, who took the time out of his extremely busy schedule …

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Review of ‘Uzumaki (Spiral)’ (2000) – A New Level in J-Horror

“Curse of the Spiral – The Fingerprint of Life.” Uzumaki is one of my personal favorite J-Horror films, and I’ve seen it numerous times. This is a unique, weird, creepy tale indeed, and makes us aware of how nature affects us in many complex ways – on several levels of …

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Trailer Released for Shinsuke Sato’s ‘Bleach’ (2018)

Japanese cinema lovers, are you ready? It’s finally time to check out the trailer for the manga adaptation of Bleach! I absolutely love Japanese cinema, and one of my favorite directors is none other than Shinsuke Sato. I’ve had the opportunity to interview Shinsuke recently, and we chatted about his career …

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Shinsuke Sato Will Direct Film Version of ‘Inuyashiki’ (2018)

“THE DIGITAL HUMAN” I’m a fan of Japanese cinema. Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Japanese director Shinsuke Sato, who directed I Am a Hero (2015), The Princess Blade (2001), The Time of Death (2011), the upcoming film version of Bleach and most definitely my favorite, Deathnote (2016), which is extremely addictive! I’ve reviewed a movie of his …

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Interview with Shinsuke Sato, the Japanese Director of ‘Bleach’

I’m extremely excited to have had the opportunity to interview the amazing Japanese director, Shinsuke Sato. Being a fan of Japanese cinema and culture, I was thrilled to delve into the creations of Shinsuke Sato, a man renowned and highly respected for both writing and directing I Am a Hero …

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Through The Looking Glass of Gaiman and McKean’s ‘Mirrormask’ (2005)

“Eye-scorching screen candy.” Mirrormask is a personal favorite film of mine, and with good reason. It’s all of that eye candy that left me begging for more! The film was created by two immensely gifted artists and storytellers, Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean, both of whom worked on the epic Sandman …

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Celebrating the 55th Anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’

“It’s the end of the world.” Today, we celebrate the 55th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s riveting masterpiece, The Birds, which was released in 1963. Along with 1960’s Psycho, The Birds is one of the films that are identified with Hitchcock. The man is known as a Master of Suspense for good …

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Up Close and Personal With The Elegant Actress Françoise Pascal

My first interview to spring into March is with the elegant cult actress, Françoise Pascal. I’ve had the pleasure of getting up-close-and-personal with Françoise, chatting with her about her zest for life and her career path, as well as her devoted support in the charity organizations that she has been …

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Celebrating WIHM 2018 – Interview With Hellraiser’s Female Cenobite, Barbie Wilde

It is truly an honor to celebrate the amazing women in this month of WIHM and remind those out there in the industry how far women have come, sharing vision, talent and determination in each task they perform, and going that extra mile. This amazing lady has no need for …

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