Colin Costello, 2018 WIHFF Participants Discuss Indie Horror


    Colin Costello, Shiva and Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang Exclusive Interviews

    Colin Costello Talks The After Party, Shiva and Duckie Rodriguez Delve into Indie Horror, Jennifer Nicole Stang Conjures The Whistler 

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    DecayMag Podcast S 9 Ep 3 Overview

    Welcome to this week’s episode to DecayMag Horror Entertainment News Podcast, an audio broadcast for Horror aficionados who want the latest in trending updates on all facets of film, television, and video games. S 9 EP 3 Colin Costello. Shiva Rodriguez, Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang

    Ken Artuz serves as Host for DecayMag Horror Entertainment News Podcast with Stacy Cox, serving as Co-Host.

    Our exclusive interview segment centers on the 2018 Women in Horror Film Festival filmmaker roster. DecayMag Horror Entertainment News Podcast S 9 EP 3 begins its exclusive interview segment with Director, Writer Colin Costello discussing his film The After Party, winner of WIHFF Lizzie Award for Best Thriller Short.

    We continue our segment with a conversation with Director, Writer Shiva Rodriguez, and Actor, Director, Writer Duckie Rodriguez. Our final interview is with Director, Writer Jennifer Nicole Stang. We’ll be discussing The Whistler, recipient of WIHFF Lizzie Award for Best International Short.

    Segment 1 Movie News

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”My Best Friend’s Exorcism. Film Adaptation” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 00:04:05[/vc_headings] S 9 EP 3 Colin Costello. Shiva Rodriguez, Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang My Best Friend's Exorcism

    On this week’s episode, we begin our discussion with the latest in movie news. Inaugurating the segment is the report on a film adaptation to Grady Hendrix’s 2016 novel; My Best Friend’s Exorcism. Jenna Lamia is onboard to write the screen adaptation. Christopher Landon will produce and possibly direct My Best Friend’s Exorcism. The synopsis to this latest novel to full feature adaptation reads as follows:

    The story, set in 1988, follows the relationship of two best friends, Abby and Gretchen. After an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act more and more different, as Abby slowly comes to believe her friend has become demonically possessed. Both girls must soon face a tough question: Is their friendship strong enough to beat the Devil?

    Source The Hollywood Reporter

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”The Boy 2 Cast Developments” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 00:09:44[/vc_headings] S 9 EP 3 Colin Costello. Shiva Rodriguez, Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang The Boy

    Our conversation continues with news on the latest cast developments to The Boy sequel. Filming begins in Victoria, British Columbia on the 14th, of January 2019.

    The project reunites Director  William Brent Bell and screenwriter Stacey Menear, both of whom return to their production duties. Bell directed The Boy and Menear penned the script. The film released in 2016. The synopsis of The Boy 2 reads as follows

    Unaware of the terrifying history of Heelshire Mansion, a young family moves into the estate, where their young son soon makes an unsettling new friend, an eerily life-like doll he calls Brahms.


    Source: Press Release

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”German Fantasy Horror Snowflake Release Date” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 00:15:17[/vc_headings] Snowflake Directors: Adolfo J. Kolmerer, William James Writer: Arend Remmers

    The award-winning German Action, Comedy, Fantasy feature, Snowflake will be available December 4th on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Vudu and more.

    The film is directed by Adolfo J. Kolmerer and William James based on the script written by Arend Remmers.


    Hunting down the murderer of their families in an anarchic near-future Berlin, two outlaws find themselves trapped in the wicked fairy tale of a mysterious screenplay that entangles them in a vicious circle of revenge – apparently all written by a clueless dentist.  In their quest for vengeance, they must contend with a myriad of wicked fairy tale assassins, madmen, a blood-covered angel, and an electric-powered superhero.

    Segment 3. Exclusive Interviews

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”Colin Costello. Director. Writer. The After Party” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 00:19:42[/vc_headings] S 9 EP 3 Colin Costello. Shiva Rodriguez, Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang

    Colin Costello is an Emmy-nominated, award-winning veteran brand-storyteller who has 20 years of experience guiding creative ideas for high-profile brands including, Gatorade, Lexus, The Dodgers, Toyota, Anheuser-Busch, Miller/Coors, Nike, Showtime, Sprint, Samsung, Fox Sports, Lion’s Gate, Disney, Netflix Hulu and McDonald’s.

    He also has worked on such financial accounts as Citibank and Wells-Fargo. He is also one of the founders of Spike Lee’s 20-year-old ad agency, Spike/DDB. Although well-versed in traditional advertising, Colin has spent the last few years in digital and social marketing as well as content creation. Being a producer, screenwriter, author, journalist, and copywriter, Colin calls himself, “The Swiss Army Knife of Writers.” When not searching for a new creative spark, he spends much of his time focused on his two daughters and hoping one of his Philadelphia teams will pull a championship out.

    Source:  Website

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”Shiva and Duckie Rodriguez, Director, Writer” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 00:57:26[/vc_headings] S 9 EP 3 Colin Costello. Shiva Rodriguez, Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang

    Shiva Rodriguez was practically raised in the theatre with both her parents in the live entertainment business. While no stranger to being on stage, she developed an interest in special effects and makeup at an early age and took every opportunity she could to break open her makeup kit.

    Throughout most of her childhood, she would study horror films and then recreate the makeups and effects on family and friends.

    Source: IMDb Profile

    D. Duckie Rodriguez always knew what he wanted to be in life; world-renowned astrophysicist Carl Sagan. Unfortunately, there already was a world-renowned astrophysicist Carl Sagan, so his fallback was to become a superhero. He discovered that magic and psychic powers did not actually exist, so he learned stage magic and performed his first live act at 9 years of age.

    He incorporated electronics and computer science into his act at 14. Upon graduation from high school, he became a nuclear engineer with the United States Navy. He discovered that being on a nuclear-powered ship just wasn’t cool enough and that he wanted to fly hydrofoils and hovercraft, which required that he cross-rate at least twice… so he learned deck engineering and signalman.

    Source IMDb Profile 

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”Jennifer Nicole Stang. Director,Writer, The Whistler.” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 01:54:52[/vc_headings] S 9 EP 3 Colin Costello. Shiva Rodriguez, Duckie Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole Stang

    Jennifer Nicole Stang was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has lived in England, Canada, the U.S., and Spain. Jennifer founded her film production company, Round Table Pictures (Formerly Heart Anchor Productions), with her brother, Emmett, in 2011.

    With her company, Jennifer has directed award-winning music videos and short films and has produced videos for clients such as Sotheby’s International, USC, and Jamie Nichols for Celebrate Dance, which is one of the “top 5 dance shows” in Los Angeles.

    Her short film, El Lago (The Lake) has received various awards, including Best Fantasy Film at the Mexico International Film Festival, and 1st place at the Honolulu Film Awards. El Lago is also featured on GAIA TV and Cinemakers. Jennifer directed Livvy Stubenrauch (young Anna from Disney’s Oscar-winning film, Frozen), in her short film Les Nuages (The Clouds), which is part of The Dream Series on YouTube.

    Source: Website

    Segment 4: Trailer First Impressions

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”Leprechaun Returns” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 02:31:09[/vc_headings]

    Director: Steven Kostanski Leprechaun returns

    Writer: Suzanne Keilly

    Release Date: December 11th, 2018

    Release Format: TV Movie

    MPAA Rating: R

    Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

    Running Time: 1 HR 26 min

    The Leprechaun returns once again when a group of girls unwillingly awaken him when they tear down a cabin so that they can build a new sorority house.

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”The Intruder” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 02:35:33[/vc_headings]

    Director: Deon Taylor The Intruder

    Writer: David Loughery

    Release Date: 26 April 2019

    Release Format: Cinemas

    MPAA Rating: PG-13

    Genre: Drama, Thriller

    Running Time: TBA


    A psychological thriller about a young married couple who buys a beautiful Napa Valley house on several acres of land only to find that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

    [vc_headings style=”theme3″ borderclr=”#940000″ lineheight=”2″ title=”Cam” titleclr=”#940000″]Timestamp 02:39:49[/vc_headings]

    Director: Daniel Goldhaber  


    Isa Mazzei 

    Daniel Goldhaber 

    Isabelle Link-Levy

    Release Date: 16 November 2018

    Release Format: Netflix

    MPAA Rating: TV-MA

    Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

    Running Time: 1 hr 34 min


    Alice, an ambitious camgirl, wakes up one day to discover she’s been replaced on her show with an exact replica of herself.


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