Interview Dirk Rodgers, actor Nightmare Cinema

Longtime Horror News Radio listeners are sure to remember that HNR co-host and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore listed NIGHTMARE CINEMA on his top 10 horror films of 2018, having seen the film at the New York City Horror Film Festival in November. His admiration of the film made a strong impression the rest of the Grue-Crew making them incredibly curious about this new anthology film. Well, this week brings good news!

NIGHTMARE CINEMA is finally arriving on this Friday, June 21, 2019, and to celebrate Gruesome Magazine has declared this week Nightmare Cinema Week. With this special episode of Horror News Radio, the Grue-Crew present a special interview with the creature-actor and FX artist, Dirk Rogers.

Dirk Rogers in a scene from Mick Garris’ Dead / Nightmare Cinema

Doc Rotten joins Christopher G. Moore to speak with Dirk Rogers who portrays two of the creatures featured in NIGHTMARE CINEMA. In Mick Garris’ Dead segment, he is Mr. Stitches. In Ryûhei Kitamura’s short, he portrays the title monster, Mashit. Dirk shares his history with KNB, the effects they created for the film, and some behind the scenes secrets in creating this incredible anthology film. And, to Doc’s delight, there’s an unexpected discussion about Bruce the shark from Jaws.

Dirk Rogers in scene from Ryûhei Kitamura’s Mashit / Nightmare Cinema