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The Enigma and Groovey Review the Short Films “Hell No” and “The El Chupugcabra”

The Enigma

The Enigma and Groovey Review “Hell No” and “The El Chupugcabra” Short Films at Mile High Horror Film Festival.

About The Enigma

The Enigma(From Wikipedia) The Enigma, born Paul Lawrence, is a sideshow performer, actor, and musician who has undergone extensive body modification, including horn implants, ear reshaping, multiple body piercings, and a full-body jigsaw-puzzle tattoo. His tattooing process began on December 20, 1992, under the needle of “Katzen the Tiger Lady,” heavily tattooed herself, whom he later married, [1] and has since divorced. To date, the Enigma has had more than two hundred tattoo artists work on him, with as many as twenty-three underway at one time.


The Enigma was raised in Seattle and began studying music when he was six years old. In 1991, he was a founding member of the Jim Rose Circus, with which he toured until 1998. The Enigma then toured with Katzen, playing music and doing sideshow performances under the moniker “Human Marvels”. He performed at Universal Studios Orlando‘s Halloween Horror Nights event in fall 2007 with Serana Rose, performing various tricks with fire, electricity, power tools, and blades. He has also performed at Detroit’s Theatre Bizarre.

About Hell No

Hell No“Hell No” is a short movie trailer that explores what would happen in horror movies if smart characters made quality logical decisions. Spoiler alert: everyone lives.

Director: Joe Nicolosi

Producer: Stephanie Noone,

Screenwriter: Joe Nicolosi, John Freiler

Cinematographer: Drew Daniels

Editor: Joe Nicolosi

Sound Designer: Eric Friend

Music: Danny Gray

Additional Credits: Assistant Director: Thomas Fernandes, Assistant Camera: Zach Sprague, Gaffer: Emmett Kerr-Perkinson, Key Grip: Matt Van Doren, Sound: Landry Gideon, Art Department: April Swartz, Elise Garza, and Stephanie Noone

Principal Cast: Jessie Tilton, Sam Davis, Alex Dobrenko, Ashley Spillers, Sam Eidson, Katie Folger, Sam Van Metre, Deke Garner, Jason Newman, Aimee Thomas, Zack Carlson, Bryan Connolly

Joe Nicolosi is an Austin-based filmmaker whose primary interests include Legos, Wizards, and Horror Movies. He is a multi-year alumni of SXSW for his film bumpers and short films. In 2009 he won the ‘George Lucas Award’ for his short film “Star Wars: Retold” and was named one of the ’25 Faces of Independent Film’ in 2011.

The El Chupugcabra

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