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We interview filmmaker Rob Jabbaz about his debut “The Sadness” that shocked unsuspecting audiences and promises to cause a stir in 2022.


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NHE host Scott Murphy chats to writer/director Rob Jabbaz about his debut feature The Sadness, probably one of the goriest films you are ever likely to see and sure to be one of the most talked about of 2022.

Over the course of the interview, Scott chats to Rob about the film’s many gore effects, how the movie was mis-sold in Taiwan, and whether he was worried about pushing it too far. Plus, he talks about the film’s festival success, how the pandemic influenced the film, and some of the movie’s biggest inspirations.

Watch the official Red Band Trailer for The Sadness right here.


Host Scott Murphy (host of the Guilty Pleasures Podcast) chats to the best indie talent the horror genre has to offer. While the show typically focuses on indie directors, actors and writers are often a part of the conversation as well.

Murphy is a freelance journalist, reviewer, and podcaster. He got into horror in his early teens and has not looked back since. As well as reviewing on New Horror Express, he currently writes reviews for The Wee Review and has previously written for Slimehouse TV, Subtitled Online, and The 405.  His favorite horror movie is The Shining, and his favorite horror novel is Interview with The Vampire.

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