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Paul Rodriguez Talks Mixing Horror and Comedy in Gravy



Delivering comedy over the course of his career, Paul Rodriguez has put a multitude of smiles on millions of faces, and his latest role takes him in a slightly different direction (not too far off, however). He takes on the role of Chuy in Paul Roday’s horror/comedy Gravy (review).  He was kind enough to offer up a few moments of his time to talk about the role, and what he’s working on for the future – settle in and enjoy!

DC: Can you give us a look at the film’s storyline and your character, Chuy?

PR: Chuy is a guy that’s working in this restaurant that’s about to close on a holiday, and these people come in, and at first they think it’s a robbery – they’ve been robbed before, no big deal. But it isn’t money they want – they’re hungry, so we offer to cook something up, but it’s not regular food they want – we’re on the menu. The thing that’s frightening about this is that they just look like regular people.


DC: What can you tell us about the filming on-set? It looked like it was a wild time.

PR: Yeah, it was an experience for me – I was the oldest dude on the set, and that hasn’t happened for a long time, and I was surrounded by a lot of talented people. I was impressed by all of their work, and it really forced me to try and keep up with them. If anyone offers you an opportunity to work in a movie with a cast like that, you’ve gotta take it. I admire each and every one of them, and I’d do it in a second.

DC: There have been quite a few good horror/comedies to come out over the past few years – what do you think it is about this movie that people are going to love?

PR: I think that it breaks certain rules – no creepy people, no scary house – it doesn’t look like a horror movie until you’re in it, and you see people tied up and there’s games being played with their lives. Before that, it’s just an ordinary day. People are going about their regular lives, and before you know it, things get very bloody and gory.

DC: Lastly, after the release of Gravy, what else can fans get to see you in?

PR: I hope to get on TV – I’m working on a syndicated show with my kids, and we’re going to talk to a network soon. It’s going to be Cheech Marin, myself, and my kids – three generations, and if everything goes right, we’re hoping to have that going sometime next year.


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Ellen Page and The Cured Come Home to VOD



We’ve been talking about the new zombie flick starring Ellen Page entitled The Cured for quite some time now, and we’ll soon be able to sink our teeth into it courtesy of IFC Films.

The flick stars Page (Juno, Hard Candy), Sam Keeley (Anthropoid, In the Heart of the Sea), Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Avengers: Infinity War, The Infiltrator), and Paula Malcomson (The Hunger Games trilogy, “Ray Donovan”) and is directed and written by David Freyne in his first feature film. Look for it in theaters and On Demand on February 23, 2018​.

What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins. Among the formerly afflicted is Senan (Sam Keeley), a young man haunted by the horrific acts he committed while infected. Welcomed back into the family of his widowed sister-in-law (Ellen Page), Senan attempts to restart his life—but is society ready to forgive him and those like him? Or will fear and prejudice once again tear the world apart? 

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#Brainwaves Episode 74 Guest Announcement: Creature Designer Mike Hill – The Shape of Water and More!



We’re getting monstrous on Episode 74 of Brainwaves Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio as joining us will be award-winning artist, filmmaker, and creature designer Mike Hill, whose work you can see right now in a little film called The Shape of Water.

Join us this coming Wednesday, January 24th, at 8:00PM PT/11:00PM ET for all the shenanigans fit to be had!

It’s radio without a safety net, kids. It’s Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio.


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Spooky, funny, touching, honest, offensive, and at times completely random, Brainwaves airs live every Wednesday evening beginning at 8:00 PM Pacific Time (11:00 midnight Eastern Time) and runs about 3 hours per episode.

Knetter and Creepy will be taking your calls LIVE and unscreened via Skype, so let your freak flags fly! Feel free to add BrainWavesTalk to your Skype account so you can reach us, or call in from a landline or cellphone – 858 480 7789. The duo also take questions via Twitter; you can reach us at @BrainwavesRadio or @UncleCreepy, @JoeKnetter, or @MrDarkDC using the hashtag #BrainWaves. You can also check us out on our Brainwaves Discord channel!

Have a ghost story or a paranormal story but can’t call in? Feel free to email it to me directly at with “Brainwaves Story” in your subject line. You can now become a fan of the show via the official… BRAINWAVES FACEBOOK PAGE!

Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio is hosted live (with shows to be archived as they progress) right here on Dread Central. You can tune in and listen via the FREE TuneIn Radio app or listen to TuneIn right through the website!

For more information and to listen live independent of TuneIn, visit the Deep Talk Radio Network website, “like” Deep Talk Radio on Facebook, and follow Deep Talk Radio on Twitter. And don’t forget to subscribe to Brainwaves on iTunes.

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The Saw Chapter Comes to Dead By Daylight January 23!



Time to play a game of Dead by Daylight! We told you last week that none other than Jigsaw would be coming to the hit PC and console game, and today we have a brand new trailer for you detailing what to expect when the hardest working corpse in cinema history gets digitized for an all-new adventure.

Let’s Play a Game… The Pig is here to create a whole new version of hell for all Survivors. Mentored by Jigsaw, she comes carrying Reverse Bear Traps into the Realm of the Entity. So if you’re gonna play, you have to accept that the stakes are high. The SAW Chapter comes with a New Killer (The Pig), a new Survivor (David Tapp), and a new Map (Gideon Meat Plant).

Jigsaw joins the previously released original killers alongside Freddy Krueger 2010, Michael Myers, and Leatherface.

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