This week on Eating Disorder, hosts Crazy Legs Conti and The Rev Spyro welcome horror film director and producer, William (Bill) Lustig, to the show. Talking to Bill about how he first discovered his love for film, he tells the guys how he fondly remembers taking in screenings in Times Square growing up and how those films still inspire his filmmaking today. Bill shares a plethora of interesting insights behind his films, which include the “Maniac Cop” trilogy, “Uncle Sam,” and “Vigilante,” and shares that some of his films are in the process of being remade. The group discusses the controversial topic movie remakes as well as Bill’s involvement in Blue Underground. Blue Underground was founded by Bill and currently specializes in releasing authoritative editions of cult and exploitation movies on Blu-ray Disc and DVD. Tune in for a great interview with a cult classic director! This program was brought to you by Roberta’s Pizza.
“I’m influenced to this day by my going to Times Square when I was a kid.” [7:07]
“The first Maniac Cop, I really thought of it as an archaeo-film noir, that’s how I approached it!” [12:14]
—Bill Lustig on Eating Disorder