Tag: mikemendez

Fantastic Fest 2016: Dolph Lundgren Hunts Demons in DON'T KILL IT Trailer

Director Mike Mendez knows how to have a good time. His segment in Tales of Halloween segment, "Friday the 31st" had me grinning from ear-to-ear, while Big Ass Spider! was a glorious throwback to drive-in monster movies. With Don't Kill...

Review: In THE LAST HEIST, A Serial Killer Spoils A Bank Robbery

Say you've got the perfect bank robbery planned out, should take you no more than 10 minutes, tops. You've got your team all ready to go, parked in a van nearby the bank branch, which has already closed to the...

We Have The Key Art Premiere For Mike Mendez's Thriller THE LAST HEIST

ScreenAnarchy has the key art premiere for Mike Mendez's (Big Ass Spider and Tales of Halloween) upcoming thriller The Last Heist. XLrator Media is releasing the flick in U.S. cinemas and on VOD and iTunes on June 17th. A bank...

Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, Sure To Become A Classic

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

Fantasia 2015 Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, A Pumpkin-Flavored Love Letter From Hell

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

DON'T KILL IT: Dolph Lundgren Hunts Demons In Next From BIG ASS SPIDER Director

At the beginning of the year Big Ass Spider director Mike Mendez posted a pic of himself having lunch with Dolph Lundgren and we all thought that was pretty cool. This is after all, the Dolph Lundgren. Mendez was mum...

THE WOMAN's Lucky McKee Joins TALES OF HALLOWEEN Horror Anthology

Lucky McKee, director of notorious horror films such as The Woman and All Cheerleaders Die, has joined the horror anthology Tales of Halloween. Production is already underway in Los Angeles. "I'm delighted to be included with so many filmmakers I respect...

Eleven Directors Coming Together For Horror Anthology TALES OF HALLOWEEN

Epic Pictures Group announced yesterday that they will help produce a new horror anthology just in time for Halloween, next year. The new anthology, Tales of Halloween, is based on a concept created by Soulmate director Axelle Carolyn. Carolyn brought...

Review: BIG ASS SPIDER! Attacks Los Angeles With More Humor Than Horror

Truth in advertising is such a rare commodity that Big Ass Spider! gets one of its eight legs up on the competition because of it. Clearly, director Mike Mendez and his collaborators behind the camera completely buy into the idea...

BIG ASS SPIDER! Crawling To U.S. Theaters In October

Creature feature Big Ass Spider! will be crawling into select U.S. theaters on October 18. Directed by Mike Mendez, the horror-comedy -- with the emphasis firmly on comedy -- had its world premiere at SXSW earlier this year. I will...

SXSW 2013 Review: BIG ASS SPIDER! Attacks Los Angeles With More Humor Than Horror

Truth in advertising is such a rare commodity that Big Ass Spider! gets one of its eight legs up on the competition because of it. Clearly, director Mike Mendez and his collaborators behind the camera completely buy into the idea...

SXSW 2013: First Trailer For BIG ASS SPIDER Does What It Says On The Tin

Mike Mendez is one of the great underrated directors of low budget splattery horror. I first came to notice him with The Convent back in 2000, a fun little haunted house/possession film starring the great Adrienne Barbeau. In the years...