Mike Deak and Billy Butler Reminisce on All things Empire Pictures in Brand New DRINKIN’ DRIVE-IN Show!!

Between 1983-1989 longtime special effects men/actors Mike Deak and William Butler worked on a multitude of genre films (many for the legendary Empire Pictures) and thanks to the power of the internet (for now, I’d love to see these guys have a TV show doing this!), they’ve joined forces again to bring you fright fanatics […]

A “Renny Harlin Horror”Double Feature Adventure: PRISON/A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4!!

Alright fright fanatics, it’s Double Feature Adventure time. While my usual sidekick Natty isn’t along for the ride this time (she’s currently hard at work writing the next Pauly Shore film. Not really, but hey, she has big dreams, ok?), I had a jonesin’ for the early horror entries from Finnish director (and obviously my […]

Jerry’s Best of Empire International Pictures!!

Hey everyone. I was relaxing last night, enjoying Scream Factory’s great release of Ted Nicolaou’s 1986 monster film TERRORVISON, when I thought that it would be fun to go over my five favorite films that Charles Band’s Empire International Pictures had released during their very impressive run. Sure, they went on to form Full Moon […]

PRISON Finds A Home With Scream Factory!

Before Renny Harlin further transformed Freddy Krueger into a wise cracking anti-hero with the MTV-toned A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, he came to America to make a horror film for Empire Pictures (one of my favorite, now defunct, studios’ who brought us Terrorvision, Re-Animator, and Dolls to name a few) titled […]