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Q&A with Jonathan Melville, Author of Seeking Perfection: The Unofficial Guide To Tremors

13 October 2015 12:25 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With the release of Tremors 5: Bloodlines last week, we thought this would be a perfect time to speak with Jonathan Melville, author of the recent book, Seeking Perfection: The Unofficial Guide to Tremors, which takes a look back at the original film, the Tremors sequels, and the ill-fated television series.

What inspired you to celebrate the Tremors films in book form (beyond the fact that they’re awesome fun)?

Jonathan Melville: I remember watching Tremors on BBC One here in the UK in 1994 (I was 16) and immediately falling for the mix of comedy, horror, sci-fi, western and romance that I hadn’t seen in any other film.

From then on I kept stumbling across the sequels; I rented Tremors 2 from a VHS store while on holiday in Canada and the others on video and DVD when they came out—and each time enjoyed the way the franchise evolved. There »

- Heather Wixson

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Interview: Michael Gross talks Tremors 5: Bloodlines

12 October 2015 5:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Stu Greenfield chats with Michael Gross about Tremors 5…

It has been 11 years since audiences were last exposed to the underground terror that is the Graboids. The cult franchise has so far delivered 4 films and an ill-fated TV series. Causing a whole generation of B-Movie fans to question whether or not it is safe to walk on the floor, the franchise returns this year with Tremors 5: Bloodlines.

Originally sprouting onto the big screen in the 1990 surprise cult hit Tremors starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward and Finn Carter. The film portrayed the story of a small isolated town in America that becomes terrorised by giant flesh-eating worms. Think Earthworm Jim on a very very bad day. Although the film was not a theatrical success the VHS sales and rentals tripled the film’s box office gross. So lets look at the Tremors story so far….

The cult success of the original »

- Stu Greenfield

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Michael Gross Talks 'Tremors 5', Burt Gummer and More Sequels | Exclusive

8 October 2015 3:32 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A deadly threat resurfaces halfway around the world when giant, man-eating worms attack a South African wildlife park in the sci-fi comedy,&#160Tremors 5: Bloodlines, available on Blu-ray&#160Combo Pack, DVD and&#160Digital HD this week&#160from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Michael Gross returns as Graboid hunter extraordinaire Burt Gummer, with Jamie Kennedy as his new tech-savvy second-in-command, in this all-new adventure. The latest chapter of the franchise known for its campy humor&#160and&#160voracious monsters features thrilling new special effects, 25 minutes of bonus features; extended scenes&#160and&#160outtakes, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.

The stakes are raised for survivalist Burt Gummer in his most dangerous monster hunt yet. When Gummer's hired to capture a deadly Assblaster terrorizing South Africa, he&#160and&#160his new sidekick, Travis Welker, find themselves in a battle to the death against the fiercely aggressive Assblasters and&#160Graboids. Discovering »

- MovieWeb

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25 Years of Graboids: A Look Back at Tremors

19 January 2015 9:36 AM, PST | | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

The year is 1989 and Brent Maddock and S.S. Wilson finally have their screenplay. The two men – established purveyors of family-friendly science-fiction with 1986’s Short Circuit and 1987’s *batteries not included – have been kicking around a script based on Wilson’s idea of land sharks; during one desert hike, he suddenly became obsessed with the idea that he couldn’t leave the rock he stood on, and jotted that idea down for future development. A few years go by and Maddock and Wilson have put everything on paper and are determined to produce the film themselves. In a brief introduction to the shooting script for Tremors, Maddock wrote about his goals for Tremors: Our crafty little plan was to fashion a low- enough-budget idea that a studio would actually allow us to produce and, even less likely to happen, allow Ron Underwood, our old filmmaking partner from our educational film days, to »

- Matthew Monagle

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