Tag: Behind The Scenes
Episode 5: “Endings Are Never Pretty”
How a movie starts is really important. How it ends though – how it sends its audience out into the night – is really, really important. The script for “Bordello Of Blood” had a perfectly acceptable ending. The Hollywood sausage-making process that put Bordello on the screen however had no ending. Put in horror movie…
Episode 4: “Special Effects”
Nothing is more important to a horror movie than its makeup special effects. Ironically, we live and die by the quality, the craftsmanship, the authenticity and the sheer OMG-ness of how well we re-create the illusion of gore. That’s where this episode begins: we’ve realized that our local makeup special effects team – talented and…
Episode 3: “Welcome To Vancouver/Can We Go Home Yet?”
There’s something inherently hopeful about starting a feature film or TV show. A team of strangers comes together to make something they all believe in. And then there’s “Bordello Of Blood”. Where a team of strangers got together – and simply got “stranger” with each other. In Episode 3, we settle in for the long…
Episode 1: Sausage Making, Hollywood Style
Our story begins… How Universal pulled the plug on Dead Easy (a project we all loved and looked forward to making) and had us make “Bordello Of Blood” instead – a film not a single one of us wanted to do.
Preview: “When Coming Attractions ‘Kill’!”
“Bordello Of Blood” – even 30 years after it’s tortured making – stands as an object lesson in what happens when you do things for all the wrong reasons. Spoiler Alert: Nothing Good!