) has been making horror films since before the dawn of the new millennium. He has been drawing a great deal of attention over the last couple of months with his latest addition to the genre, Big Ass Spider
. FEARnet had the opportunity to check in with the man himself about Big Ass Spider
. The film has garnered rave reviews through its debut at SXSW. Big Ass Spider
has been getting praise for good-naturedly laughing in the face of its farcical premise but still taking itself seriously enough to provide the viewer with a fun experience.
We talked with Mendez about his struggle to get approval from the produces to call the film Big Ass Spider
, how he reluctantly learned to embrace digital effects, and what kind of distribution the film is headed for.
Can you give us a brief rundown of what we can look forward to in Big Ass Spider