Almost Human is a throwback to the sci-fi/horror flicks of the 1980s. Old school scares, alien invaders, and all practical effects. We spoke to writer/director Joe Begos, who talked about making his first feature, filming outside Los Angeles, and where a sequel will go if he has the chance.
His most high-profile characters to date are as creepy as hell, but in reality, veteran actor David Dastmalchian is one of the coolest cats you could ever hope to chat with in an interview.
Well, 2013 has come and gone and it was a pretty darned good year for horror, both at the theaters, as well as on TV with more horror television programming than ever and the exponential growth of VOD releases. This year may have just started, but 2014 doesn't show any signs of slowing down in terms of genre offerings.
A few days ago we offered up our best horror films of 2013 -- although truth be told the list was written by me and I'm not the only horror freak at FEARnet -- but we thought it would be helpful to highlight some interesting horror movies on their way in 2014.
The scrappy, super-violent, and consistently amusing new sci-fi horror film called Almost Human is certainly a short, sharp shock of indie-style scares and splatter, but here's what impresses me the most about the flick: it virtually reeks of love for the finest in 1980s horror cinema, yet it was written and directed by a 25-year-old guy!
It's that time of year again.
Mike Pereira continues his ten year anniversary of covering the Toronto International Film Festival with a review of Joe Begos’ highly ambitious, Almost Human, which harks backs to classic