Mike Watt

Biography

Mike Watt is a writer, journalist and screenwriter. He has written for such publications as Fangoria, Film Threat, The Dark Side, the late Frederick Clarke's Cinefantastique, Femme Fatales and served as editor for the RAK Media Group's resurrection of Sirens of Cinema. Through the production company, Happy Cloud Pictures, he has written and produced or directed the award-winning feature film The Resurrection Game, as well as Splatter Movie: The Director's Cut, A Feast of Flesh, Demon Divas and the Lanes of Damnation and the upcoming feature Razor Days.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
SON OF THE REVENGE OF MOVIE OUTLAW is currently in the works. This third volume in the increasingly popular series will take a look at movies like Mick Jagger's debut PERFORMANCE; the rarely-seen hitman love story BULLETPROOF HEART; the notoriously (not as) awful DOWN AND DIRTY DUCK; Seth Green and Jeffrey Combs in THE ATTIC EXPEDITIONS; Frank Henenlotter's BAD BIOLOGY; f/x superstar Gabe Bartalos' SKINNED DEEP; and many more!
Who are your favorite authors?
This is an ever-shifting category. The folks who consistently stay in my top slots are Neil Gaiman, Kurt Vonnegut, Harlan Ellison, and Christopher Moore. I also have an affinity for the first 2/3 of most of Alan Moore's work.
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Where to find Mike Watt online


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Books

Movie Outlaw
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a new collection of essays focusing on more than 70 "underseen" films. These include "lost" films like Johnny Depp's directorial debut, "The Brave"; "Don's Plum", the film that Leo DiCaprio sued to hide from the public; Mauritzio Nichetti's sexy live-action/animated comedy "Volere Volare"; "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X", the last 35mm b&w sf musical!
Phobophobia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The only thing we have to fear, we're told, is fear itself. In Phobophobia, the first fiction collection from award-winning screenwriter and journalist Mike Watt, ordinary people going through everyday events are subjected to nightmares beyond their imagining. "There is a twisted skein of darkness running through all of Mike's work..." -- Amber Benson (author of Death's Daughter) from her intro
Movie Outlaw Rides Again!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!

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