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September 24, 2014
Two first-time filmmakers team up to make a microbudget, DIY fantasy-horror feature about “a portal that allows an unspeakable evil to travel freely into our world.” Sounds like a recipe for disaster? Well, it was. Luckily, the finished product, director James Sizemore and producer Tim Reis’ The Demon’s Rook, is a fun, rip-roaring (and, uh, jugular-ripping) homage to 1980s creature-features, complete with lovingly crafted practical effects and costumes. We asked Reis to share some things he learned from the production, now that he’s on the other side.