Emmett Alston

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Emmett Alston began his career in the 70s as a cinematographer: he shot the gloriously gonzo experimental horror oddity "Moonchild" and the Southern-fried drive-in romp "Country Blue" (Alston also co-produced this latter movie). He made his directorial debut with the crude off-the-wall comedy "Three-Day Weekend." He went on to helm two enjoyably schlocky fright features: the seasonal slasher outing "New Year's Evil" and the uproariously ridiculous sci-fi/horror item "Demonwarp." Alston has shown a special affinity for entertainingly tacky martial arts action pictures, with the incredibly inane tongue-in-cheek spoof "Nine Deaths of the Ninja" rating highly as a total campy riot. Read more...