Michele "Izzy" Galgana

Michele “Izzy” Galgana is a freelance writer (Rue Morgue, Fangoria.com, Diabolique) and film festival programmer living in Boston, MA. She was seduced by the velvety voice of Vincent Price during her toddler years and has been addicted to horror films ever since. She was also the Marketing Director for the Viscera Organization and has curated films for the Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston Science Fiction Film Festival, and All Things Horror Online screening nights.

Trailer: DON'T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT 2, Plus Exclusive Words From Star Andrew Sensenig

There's a special place in my black heart for '70s horror films that are just the right blend of shlock and and grit. Like-minded fans may recall the 1973 film Don't Look In The Basement, aka The Forgotten, aka what... More »

Jovanka Vuckovic To Direct Clive Barker's JACQUELINE ESS: Lena Headey To Star

It's a good day for Jovanka Vuckovic, as well as for strong women in film overall. According to Variety, Vuckovic will adapt Clive Barker's tale Jacqueline Ess: Her Will And Testament, part of his Books of Blood series. Game of... More »

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Day 4 Brings A Bloody End

Day four brings us to the Horror Awards Brunch, Big Wheel Death Race, a hotel history and ghost tour, and screenings of The Sacrament, What We Do In The Shadows, shorts programs, and too much for one person to ever... More »

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Day 3, Or, Death Becomes Us

Festival exhaustion has set in, leaving the most hardcore among us shuffling about nearly as well as the afternoon's zombie procession. Day three was filled with enough panels, parties, performances, karaoke, and movies to rival an elevator blood tsunami.... More »

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Days 1 & 2 Get Off To A Scary Good Start

The first two days of the Stanley Film Festival started with a strong turn out; hordes hungry for horror and international weirdness once again descended upon the Stanley Hotel (the fictional inspiration for The Shining's Overlook Hotel) for a fix... More »

Interview: I Am DUNE - Frank Pavich on Jodorowsky's Unmade Masterpiece

Jodorowsky's Dune -- a film that was supposed to have starred the likes of Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, Sting, Dali, and David Carradine, with a soundtrack by Pink Floyd, art by H.R. Giger, storyboards by Moebius, effects by Dan O'Bannon,... More »


Note: Major spoilers abound. Martin Scorsese is a master of horror, whether he realizes it or not. Of course, if one simply adds up the piles of dead bodies from his violent gangster films like Goodfellas, Casino, Gangs of New... More »