The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

The Terrifying Evolution of Horror Gaming Classic Horror Shows that should be Rebooted British Horror 'Whispers' Continues to Scare Up U.S. Audiences The Best Retro Horror Games
The 12th Annual Salt City Horror Fest Returns to New York this April Death By Sport: Surprise Sporting Goods That Kill Craig Rees and Keeley Hazell Haunted in 'Whispers' - OUT 21 March The Devil is Real as New 'Holy Terror' Trailer Makes its Debut

WIN The Evil Within on Blu-ray
WIN The Evil Within on Blu-ray
Win LUCIFER: The Complete Second Season on DVD - OUT ON DVD 21 AUGUST
Win LUCIFER: The Complete Second Season on DVD - OUT ON DVD 21 AUGUST
WIN a copy of VOICE FROM THE STONE starring Emilia Clarke on DVD
WIN a copy of VOICE FROM THE STONE starring Emilia Clarke on DVD
WIN Chilling Horror TEMPLE on DVD
WIN Chilling Horror TEMPLE on DVD
WIN a DVD BUNDLE with FINAL RECALL
WIN a DVD BUNDLE with FINAL RECALL
WIN a WISH UPON Limited Edition Poster & TShirt
WIN a WISH UPON Limited Edition Poster & TShirt


Something to Scream About
Buy from Play.com Buy from Zavvi.com

Something to Scream About (2003)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"Actresses best known for the power of their lungs in horror classics and cult favorites discuss what it's like to work within the B-movie industry and have a career based in horror."


Review by
Phil Davies Brown
Follow me:
@horrorasylum
Review Date: 16 June 2005 My Rating: out of 5

 

This documentary from Writer/Director Jason Paul Collum features many of the genre's most adored actresses discussing what their lives are really like when the cameras are switched off.

The lineup includes Ariauna Albright, Brandi Burkett, Debra Deliso, Denice Duff, Judith O'Dea, Debbie Rochon, Felissa Rose, Lilith Stabs and Julie Strain.

Brinke Stevens presents the documentary, and if anyone is qualified to talk about the subjects at hand it would be her. She is as lovely as ever, and the actresses do reveal some very interesting and deeply personal secrets to the camera.

Jason Paul Collum is fluent in genre history, so he asks questions that many of us want to hear answered, but I'm afraid that the sequential nature of the piece means that parts of the conversation feel as though they should have been used in earlier categories.

The actresses all look great and are very warm and informal, but I'm surprised that they didn't take time to ensure that each of the beauties was photographed correctly, as some of the ladies are poorly lit and there are a few moments of audio trouble also. I guess this fits in well through a twist of irony, as the ladies complain about the poor treatment they often receive in the genre, due to ageing and not having big enough boobies amongst other unflattering things.

By far the most surprising thing for me when watching the DVD was that the women have no idea how influential and highly regarded they each are by horror fans. I have had the pleasure of chatting to and interviewing many of the ladies featured here, and like the majority of people working in the genre, they are extremely modest about their cult status.

OVERALL SUMMARY
A highly informative look at life as a working horror genre actress. You'll learn a lot that you didn't already know about the women, and you'll respect them all the more for it. Something to Scream About is a highly insightful piece of cinema that works so well because of the bonds between the women and their director.




Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



LATEST REVIEWS

The Witch Movie Review

The Witch

The Other Side of the Door Movie Review

The Other Side of the Door

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

The Conjuring 2

The Bye Bye Man Movie Review

The Bye Bye Man

Rings Movie Review

Rings

The Boy Movie Review

The Boy

Red Christmas (Short) Movie Review

Red Christmas (Short)

Life Movie Review

Life

Whispers Movie Review

Whispers

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A Movie Review

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A

Suspiria Movie Review

Suspiria

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN The Evil Within on Blu-ray Win LUCIFER: The Complete Second Season on DVD - OUT ON DVD 21 AUGUST
WIN a copy of VOICE FROM THE STONE starring Emilia Clarke on DVD WIN Chilling Horror TEMPLE on DVD
WIN a DVD BUNDLE with FINAL RECALL WIN a WISH UPON Limited Edition Poster & TShirt
WIN Mind-Bending Horror A DARK SONG on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Doug Hawley
Doug Hawley







Vampires.com Werewolves.com