Katharine Coldiron is the author of “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” a new book about Ed Wood’s notoriously bad 1957 movie. Paul chats with Katharine about Ed Wood’s life, why she decided to write this book and some of her other favorite bad movies.
Roger Conners is a Cleveland-based actor and filmmaker who recently completed work on his new zombie film, “Rebirth”. In this interview, Paul Brooks chats with Roger about the process of making the film, transforming a classic character from “Night of the Living Dead” into a gay man, some of his other upcoming projects and more!
It’s time for another interview, Maniacs! Paul Brooks recently chatted with Donovan and Tony from the legendary L.A. video store, Eddie Brandt’s Saturday Matinee. Listen as they discuss the history of the store, the guys’ favorite b-movies and much more!
If you’re in Los Angeles, make sure to visit Eddie Brandt’s at 5006 Vineland Ave. Tell ’em B-Movie Mania sent you!
Bonjour, Maniacs! Our own Paul Brooks recently sat down with actor Diane Franklin to discuss her experience making the movie “TerrorVision”, as well as lots of other highlights from “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”, “Better Off Dead” and her entire career!
Tony Wash is an independent filmmaker from the midwest who has completed four feature films and a variety of shorts. Jason Huls chats with Tony about the modern indie film landscape, his projects, working with Sid Haig and more!
The Rake Trailer (Amazon Prime)
Skeletons in the Closet Trailer
High on the Hog Trailer
The Muck (short film)
Find out more about Tony and his company, Scotchworthy Productions at www.scotchworthy.com.
Mark Pirro is a writer and director who’s been making ultra low budget movies since the late 70’s. Paul Brooks sits down with Mark to chat about his career, some of his favorite b-movies and what it was like working with actor Conrad Brooks!
On this special episode, Paul and Mike head to Milwaukee to check out the Twisted Dreams Film Festival! The boys chat with some cool folks involved with the festival and watch a few scary flicks! Later in the night, things take a turn when noted ghost enthusiast Tim Bavlnka leads the Maniacs on a creepy ghost hunt at the Brewhouse Inn! Prepare to be spooked, Milwaukee style!
Actor and Producer Sarah Nicklin sits down to chat with Paul about her career, the current state of the movie industry, and her undying love for Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Check out the links below to connect with Sarah on social media!
The end of B-Movie Mania’s “off-season” has arrived, but we got time for one last Quick Take! Join Paul and Chris as they break down the 1990 comedy flick “Dream Trap,” starring Buffy herself, Kristy Swanson! There’s a few surprises along the way and a very catchy theme song, so sit back and enjoy the dream!