Horrible Imaginings Podcast

ScareLa is less than a month away! That means not only is Halloween starting early, but so is Horrible Imaginings because we will have a film block at the convention! It is so exciting for us to be part of this amazing convention, and what better way to celebrate than with a friendly horror-loving conversation […]

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The Last Pinoy Action King Australia | Documentary | 2016 | 97 minutes | Andrew Leavold, Daniel Palisa This is a documentary about Filipino action star Rudy "Daboy" Fernandez. Yes, this probably has less to do with the horror genre than we tend to show, but it has everything to do with the wild world […]

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Hail to the King: 60 Years of Destruction USA | Documentary | 2015 | 60 minutes | Kyle Yount HAIL TO THE KING: 60 YEARS OF DESTRUCTION is an independent crowd-funded documentary that celebrates the sixty-year legacy of the world's greatest monster, Godzilla. In July of 2014, Kyle Yount, die-hard Godzilla fan and the host […]

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Alena Sweden | 2015 | 83 minutes | Daniel di Grado Sponsored by our good friends, the TGGeeks, Horrible Imaginings is proud to bring back the LGBT film block! The headlining feature for this block will be the dark high school thriller from Sweden: Alena! Alena’s life is far from simple. When she arrives at […]

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TAG Rioru Onigokko Japan | 2015 | 85 minutes | Sion Sono It is that time of year again, and we are expanding to five days–our most extensive festival yet! How do we kick off such a momentous lucky-7th year? By being the first place in California to screen this wild gem from director Sion […]

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It is that time of year again, and we are expanding to five days–our most extensive festival yet! How do we kick off such a momentous lucky-7th year? By being the first place in California to screen this wild gem from director Sion Sono (Suicide Club, Coldfish)–TAG! From Variety: “Equal parts flash-trash exploitation gorefest and […]

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Sometimes things just happen that take you somewhere you didn't expect to go, but there you are and it is freaking awesome. Everything about what happened Sunday feels like some kind of divine providence. I finished the novel "The Complex" by notable horror author Brian Keene at 2:00 AM, found out a couple of hours […]

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Last week, Horrible Imaginings presented a week of screenings of the new documentary Elstree 1976 at the Digital Gym Cinema here in San Diego, California. During the Saturday night screening, director Jon Spira graciously agreed to talk to the theater after the screening for a Q&A via Skype. What this meant for him was setting […]

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Index Zero is a new dark science fiction film from Italy, and a debut feature from director Lorenzo Sportiello. As with any good genre story, Sportiello uses high-concept cinema to explore some very real problems facing Europe today--namely the refugee and immigration problems that challenge many European countries. The film also boasts an impressive world-building […]

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Wow, another podcast episode more focused on classic film than horror! Horror can be peripherally involved, though, as the main thrust of our conversation is censorship and The Production Code that became the means for censorship in Hollywood for over three decades. I was graciously invited to join Cinema Junkie Beth Accomando at The La […]

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