JIMMY SCREAMERCLAUZ Interview: Ft. Butchers Harem “SNUFF PORN HOLOCAUST” Video
May20

JIMMY SCREAMERCLAUZ Interview: Ft. Butchers Harem “SNUFF PORN HOLOCAUST” Video

We sat down with infamous independent underground animated filmmaker Jimmy Screamerclauz to ask him about his latest work, the Butchers Harem “SNUFF PORN HOLOCAUST” Video. BTU: How many music videos have you made besides “SNUFF PORN HOLOCAUST” BUTCHERS HAREM FT TOECUTTA? SCREAMERCLAUZ: Let’s see, I believe the list goes:  2003 – You Gotta Make Them Stop (ScreamerClauz) (Flash Animation) 2004 – Smooth Man...

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Digging Deep with Filmmakers David B. Stewart III and John Martineau
May14

Digging Deep with Filmmakers David B. Stewart III and John Martineau

What do you get when two horror fans mind meld during some raucous summer fun? Nazisploitation / horror flicks of course! With titles like OPERATION: NAZI ZOMBIES (2003) and REICHSFUHRER SS (2015), the team of David B. Stewart III and John Martineau have embraced a taboo niche.

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Digging Deep with Filmmaker, Matthew Reel
May07

Digging Deep with Filmmaker, Matthew Reel

Matthew Reel is composer and filmmaker whose films are a blend of art and horror with a strong social commentary. His Troma-released JESSIKA RABID (2010), staring Elske McCain and Trent Haaga, influenced a multitude of filmmakers and gained him a cult following. While he holds a degree in film and broadcast, he has a general disdain for film school theory and rhetoric, siding with originality and even obscurity for his unique portrayal of politics and values.

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Q&A Interview with Underground enigma: MOSS GARCIA
Apr05

Q&A Interview with Underground enigma: MOSS GARCIA

Beneath the Underground sat down (figuratively) with the underground mixtape enigma known as MOSS GARCIA. Little is know about the man behind the trail of mixtapes that he has produced, so we wanted to delve a little deeper into what makes this person tick: As a little background, Moss makes 13 copies of each mixtape and send about half of them out to a small group of friends who have helped and supported him over the years. The rest...

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JENNIFER VALDES Interview with Jay Kay
Feb12

JENNIFER VALDES Interview with Jay Kay

Creating a distinctive style all your own is the heart of filmmaking. In a world where anyone can pick up a camera, use technology to edit or buy a laptop to write, we lose sight in the ocean of expression and creative power the minds that cultivate this talent and take it to the next level. With a flair for the macabre that is found on every level of her being, filmmaker Jennifer Valdes is a force. An accomplished filmmaker on many...

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Interview with Father of Transgressive Cinema, Nick Zedd of Penetration Films
Jan22

Interview with Father of Transgressive Cinema, Nick Zedd of Penetration Films

  Immersed in the heart of the punk rock movement, the philosophic enigma and King of the Underground, Nick Zedd, has been an innovator and pioneer, pushing artistic and social boundaries since the 70’s.   Books by Burroughs, Bukowski and DeSade were inspiration for the films that Nick Zedd unleashed on the New York underground scene: THEY EAT SCUM (1979), THRUST IN ME (1985), POLICE STATE (1987) and WAR IS MENSTRUAL ENVY...

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Digging Deep with Actor, Evan Stone
Jan09

Digging Deep with Actor, Evan Stone

  If you’ve ever seen a porno, and there’s a good chance you have, there’s even a better chance that you’ve seen Evan Stone. He’s also been nominated for 60 awards and have won 21 including Hall of Fame. He’s credited on IMDb for working on 1,214 films, but that’s actually a low number. He’s ubiquitous as Ron Jeremy and much like Ron, he’s doing quite a bit of mainstream cinema as well. In fact, I interviewed Sean Donohue...

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Digging Deep with Filmmaker, Michael S. Rodriguez: An Exclusive
Jan01

Digging Deep with Filmmaker, Michael S. Rodriguez: An Exclusive

The realization of our own mortality is eye-opening. There’s an urgency involved and priorities become abundantly clear. Michael Rodriguez has spoken with us previously, but today he is opening up about a terminal illness he was diagnosed with recently. He wants to share his message with the world while there is still time. We are humbled and honored that he felt comfortable including us in this part of his life.

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Digging Deep: With Filmmaker James Cullen Bressack
Dec11

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker James Cullen Bressack

Growing up a child of parents in the entertainment industry, (His father is the Emmy award-winning writer and director, Gordon Bressack, and his mom Ellen Gerstell is an actors.) James Cullen Bressack has always had the desire to create. It started with short films that he would often attempt to hand into his teachers in lieu of written assignments, and turned to feature length films into adulthood. With each endeavor, James grows, learns and attempts something new. Each film is artistically different, but all have a social commentary, intensity and sense of diligence that has become his characteristic.

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Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Shaun Costello
Dec05

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Shaun Costello

The meat and potatoes of roughies always started with WATERPOWER and FORCED ENTRY. They became the stuff of great discussion and legendary in their own right as cult horror and exploitation films. Equally colorful is Shaun Costello, the porn star/director behind these films who is the very hallmark of the quintessential 70’s New Yorker.

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