Interviews

Henry James’ classic novella The Turn Of The Screw gets the studio treatment in Universal’s horror adaptation The Turning. We speak to director Floria Sigismondi about Bly, the new Miles and Flora and more… After starting life as a 12-part serialisation in Collider’s Weekly magazine in 1898, it may seem quite remarkable that Henry James’
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If you’re desperate for a new genre podcasts for the new year, look further than BBC Sounds’ Murmurs. Presented as fragments of found sound (think voice notes, answer phone messages and phone calls), each episode of this anthology series is immersive and mysterious, and treads the lines between magical realism, sci-fi, fantasy and occasionally horror.
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It’s been a long time coming but Star Trek: Discovery is finally making its UK network TV debut on E4 on 15 December, and star Sonequa Martin-Green could not be more thrilled about the idea of new fans discovering the story of Michael Burnham and the crew. “It’s always so exciting when I think about
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If you’ve always thought The Thick Of It could use a few more spaceship, Armando Iannucci’s new sci-fi comedy Avenue 5 is the show for you. Check out this fun new trailer: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> From Armando Iannucci, the creator of The Thick Of It and VEEP, comes Avenue 5,
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It’s a golden rule in horror films that the rich people in that big house up the street are up to something weird, and pizza delivery woman Sam (Hayley Griffith) is about to find out just how true that is in crowd-pleasing horror comedy Satanic Panic. When she’s stiffed on her tip by the snooty
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“I could have picked an easier project for sure, but I’m really glad that I didn’t!” laughs director Michael Dougherty. “I mean, there’s a lot of different adjectives that I could use! Overwhelming, exhausting, challenging obviously, but ultimately very rewarding. It was definitely the most difficult thing that I’ve ever done or put myself through.”
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Aardman Studios have always been into their sci-fi – Wallace and Gromit’s first outing took them to the moon for A Grand Day Out, there’s the Terminator homage in A Close Shave, not to mention that pesky Were-Rabbit. In their next film, though, Aardman are bringing us aliens for the first time. The follow-up to
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As Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Tasha Yar, Denise Crosby provided fandom with its watershed moment when her character died toward the end of Season One, but her legacy lives on…  Part of the original cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Denise Crosby has had a career spanning 30 years, most notably as Tactical Officer
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As Paramount’s remake of Pet Sematary makes it to DVD, Blu-ray and digital, we speak with cat trainer Melissa Millett, who worked with the cats that played Church in the film. She tells us how she trained the them, how they made them look like zombie cats, how to get started training your own cat, and loads
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David Cronenberg’s harrowing shocker The Brood is still the former body horror director’s most personal film. We take a look into the chilling manifestations of this now 40-year-old production…  The Brood is the brainchild of writer- director David Cronenberg. Forty years on it arguably remains the former body horror director’s most personal movie. It concerns the
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It’s been a little under six years since James Wan gave us The Conjuring and brought the case files of Lorraine and Ed Warren to the big screen. Since then the “Conjuringverse” has become one of the biggest and most profitable franchises going in any genre with sequels and spin-offs delivering hit after hit. But
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After the gravitas of Avengers: Endgame, the stakes are lowered and things are looking up as Peter Parker takes on Europe and summer romance on a class trip. We speak to Spider-Man: Far From Home actor Zendaya to find out more…  After everything the Marvel Cinematic Universe put is through over the last few years
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*WARNING: Spoilers for Season 5 ahead!* Something tells us that ‘Striking Vipers’ will be the Black Mirror Season 5 episode that gets talked about the most, thanks to one particularly brilliant line – and episode director Owen Harris isn’t surprised. “The line that sold me in the script was when he says ‘I even had
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WARNING: Major spoilers for The Society episode 3 below.  Season 1 of Netflix’s latest teen series The Society premiered on the streaming service last week and it already has viewers hooked. Starting in the wealthy town of West Ham in New England, the show follows a group of teenagers as they are mysteriously transported to an exact replica
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“We only barely finished it in time to make the Toronto film festival”, director Bernard Rose recalls when talking about the international premiere of his film Paperhouse in 1988. “I remember I hand-carried the print with me to Toronto. I flew over there for the screening…I literally had the print in my luggage. People were
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Shazam! hits cinemas today and it’s an absolute delight (read our five-star review here). For anyone who’s missed the trailers, it’s the story of orphaned teenager Billy Batson (Asher Angel), who’s given the power to turn into a musclebound grown-up superhero (Zachary Levi) by saying the word “SHAZAM!” A blend of spectacular superheroics and Big-style
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Over the last 10 years or so Amy Seimetz as emerged as one of the most interesting actors and filmmakers out there. She made her mark on horror fans with a dazzling break-out turn in Adam Wingard’s A Horrible Way To Die, starred in Shane Carruth’s superb (and uncategorisable) Upstream Color and appeared in the
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