Interview Ryuhei Kitamura, director of 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 director, Ryuhei Kitamura, the man behind films such as Versus, The Midnight Meat Train, and Godzilla: Final Wars.

A scene from Ryûhei Kitamura’s Mashit / Nightmare Cinema

Join Christopher as he sits down with the director to discuss his segment of NIGHTMARE CINEMA, Mashit. This short plays on 70s possession film trope with a healthy splash of Italian Giallo. Mr. Kitamura gets into the casting, the challenges of working with kids, and all the gore in the final scenes. And, of course, he discusses the demon Mashit as well. Fun times!