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“VFW’s” Joe Begos is the latest in the “SEVERIN CELLAR” video series

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

For the second installment of its series of video spotlights on cult auteurs, Severin Films has given rising director Joe Begos the chance to celebrate some of his favorite psychotronic titles.

In the latest entry in THE SEVERIN CELLAR, Begos, who has the all-star siege shocker VFW in release this Friday and also helmed BLISS, THE MIND’S EYE and ALMOST HUMAN, shares his enthusiasm for the likes of COMBAT SHOCK, DEAD KIDS, DR. BUTCHER M.D., THE MANSON FAMILY, the notorious THINGS and more. You can check out the first Severin Cellar with COLOR OUT OF SPACE’s Richard Stanley here, and keep an eye on Severin Films’ YouTube channel for future segments.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.