mike mendez

Gimmfest 2020 Review: THE HORROR CROWD

Horror is a genre which shines a light on our darkest fears and nightmares. Horror films delve deep into human nature, taking the worst of humanity and bringing it to the fore. It also rips the most terrifying concepts from our imaginations and [...]

October 8, 2020

Interview: Ruben Pla Discusses THE HORROR CROWD

Actor-turned-director, Ruben Pla’s The Horror Crowd is a hugely entertaining and (strangely) emotional documentary which takes a look at the filmmakers behind film’s darkest genre.  As an actor, Pla has starred in such genre films [...]

August 28, 2020

Interview: DON’T KILL IT Director Mike Mendez

Mike Mendez is a director who understands the horror genre. He knows how to embrace its tropes and create films which incorporate plenty of humour alongside the darker aspects, understanding the ridiculous without ever losing sight of what [...]

November 28, 2016

The Movies In Focus Recap Of MAYHEM 2016

Mayhem 2016 was yet another impressive year for the annual genre film festival which took at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. Movies In Focus was once again on hand to sample the festival’s delights – and here’s the rundown of what [...]

October 17, 2016