Tag Archives: Roger Corman

“What About The Goddamned Piranhas?” “They’re Eating The Guests Sir…” – Joe Dante’s ‘PIRANHA’ Turns 45


NOTE: This story was published during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films being covered here wouldn’t exist. PopHorror fully supports the WGA and SAG-AFTRA and their efforts. Can you believe Joe Dante’s Piranha was released all the …

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Defending Nobody’s Favorite: Why ‘Scream 3’ Is Better Than You Thought

Scream 3

Recently I conducted a 24 hour survey on SCREAM sequels, asking Twitter their favorite. An overwhelming majority mentioned Scream 2 as their favorite (our writer, Jason, seems to agree). The least favored, however? Scream 3 by a harsh difference. So it’s fair to say it’s not popular. However, I want …

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Horror-On-Sea 2023 Film Festival – ‘A SHIP OF MADNESS: DEEPER AND HIGHER WITH PAZUCUS’ (2021) – Movie Review


A Ship of Madness: Deeper and Higher with Pazucus (also known as A Nau dos Loucos : Mergulho e Decolagem de Pazucus) is a 2021 documentary written and directed by Gurcius Gewdner (Pazucus: Island of Vomit and Despair 2017, Symbolicus Vol 1 2021). It stars Lígia Marina (Uptake Fear 2016, …

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R.I.P Wally Campo (1923 – 2023) – Star in Roger Corman Films

Wally Campo

We are very sad to announce that Wally Campo, star of such Roger Corman films like The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), and Tales of Terror passed away on January 14, 2023. He died of natural causes at the age of 99 his musician son, Tony Campodonico reported. The Hollywood …

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Roger Corman’s Lost Film, ‘VIRTUALLY HEROES’ (2013), Coming Soon To VOD

From Executive Producer Roger Corman comes VIRTUALLY HEROES! The film premiered at Sundance 2013 and was…promptly lost? We’re not really sure how that happens, but guess what? It’s back! And it’s coming to video on demand soon for your viewing pleasure. Check out this gloriously ridiculous trailer, then read on …

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CURIA October Collection and Podcast: So Many Spooky Films To Choose From!

Check out below all the October curated collections coming to CURIA, a new streaming platform featuring fresh, monthly curated collections of films and award-winning short films, plus film festival highlights. The October collection will feature several new collections including a Gothic Horror collection, anchored by the legendary Roger Corman, Mario …

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Happy Birthday To ‘The Pope Of Pop Cinema’ Roger Corman – Looking Back On The Over 7 Decades Of His Career

If you search Roger Corman, you will find over 400 filmmaking credits to his name. The man is one of, if not the most, prolific film producers ever. He has earned such nicknames as The King of the Cult Film, The King of the Bs, and The Pope of Pop …

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A Look Back At ‘House’ (1986) Maybe You Can Go Home Again… Retro Review

What do you get when you mix one-part Evil Dead 2 with two part The ‘Burbs then add a pinch of Platoon? Well, boys and ghouls, you get the recipe to the insanely fun and one-of-a-kind ’80s gem of a haunted house flick, House, which released February 28, 1986. Synopsis  …

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Women in Horror Month 2019: Interview with Heather Buckley

Heather Buckley is a powerhouse in the horror genre – producer, actress, journalist – and that’s just the beginning. Anyone who is anyone knows who she is, or has seen something she’s worked on or been a part of, such as the films We Are Still Here (2015 – read our …

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Interview with Yan Birch: From Under the Stairs and Beyond

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a horror fan who has not at least heard of the ’90s cult classic horror films The Slumber Party Massacre III and Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Yan Birch, a man whose career in American film was launched by …

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