Interviews

In 1966, television producer Dan Curtis dreamt of a young woman on a train. From this simple beginning, a legendwas born. Writer Art Wallace developed Curtis’s vague idea into a 91-page series bible entitled Shadows On The Wall. This bible became a gothic soap opera, wherein slightly oddball orphan Victoria Winters (Alexandra Moltke) came to
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Directed by Jennifer Sheridan and written by Matt Stokoe Rose: A Love Story is a chilling horror thriller which follows Rose, who lives in seclusion with her husband and gripped by a violent, terrifying illness. However, the arrival of a stranger shatters the fragile refuge they have built… Starring Sophie Rundle (Peaky Blinders, Jamestown, Bodyguard) and Matt
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By 1961, Alfred Hitchcock was in a bit of a dilemma. A year earlier the great master of suspense had delivered one of the most spine-chilling experiences ever committed to celluloid, and consequently his most profitable movie to date. It both revolutionised the habits of cinemagoers and ingrained a heightened level of fear in the
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Written and directed by long-time Hellraiser collaborator Gary J Tunnicliffe (above left), the latest installment in the franchise is Hellraiser: Judgment, which finds two tough detectives, brothers Sean and David Carter, on the hunt for a gruesome serial killer terrorising their city with a series of murders based on the Ten Commandments. Joining forces with detective
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Written and directed by long-time Hellraiser collaborator Gary John Tunnicliffe, the latest installment in the franchise is Hellraiser: Judgment, which finds two tough detectives, brothers Sean and David Carter, on the hunt for a gruesome serial killer terrorising their city with a series of murders based on the Ten Commandments. Joining forces with detective Christine
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Somewhere out there in the multiverse, there’s a world in which Fringe won the audience it deserved. In our version of reality, however, those of us who cherished this mesmerising, mind-bending show – a link in the chain of unforgettable science-fiction offerings that connects The Twilight Zone to Kolchak: The Night Stalker and The X-Files
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While his traditional feature film output has dwindled this century, Joe Dante still remains one of the most interesting American figures working in predominantly genre-based cinema. His films are rife with expressions of all-devouring cinephilia, which also comes through in his collaborative web series Trailers From Hell. During his UK visit for the Edinburgh International
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Set in small-town America and concerning intergalactic organisms taking over humankind via emotionless replicates who ‘get you when you sleep’, Jack Finney’s 1954 short story The Body Snatchers was published during the height of McCarthyism.  However, its rather inconspicuous author largely dispelled notions that it was an allegory on communism or the importance of individuality. Nevertheless, considering
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Possessor follows the elite, corporate assassin Tasya Vos (Andrea Riseborough, Mandy) who uses brain-implant technology to take control of other people’s bodies to execute high profile targets. However, as she sinks deeper into her latest assignment with Colin Tate (Christopher Abbott), Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her. Written and directed
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When Dutch director Paul Verhoeven let RoboCop roam the dystopian city streets of Detroit in 1987, the result was a smart satire on corporate greed, consumerism and rebirth that explored a cyborg super cop’s lingering humanity. It became an instant science fiction classic. When a sequel was greenlit and Verhoeven passed, there was seemingly only
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What did you do while in lockdown earlier this year? Well, while this particular writer decided to watch all seven seasons of Mad Men (true story), the cast and crew of Host made what the poster boasts is ‘the scariest film of the past decade’. Now, that’s saying a lot during this particular year but
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Director Yeon Sang-ho is back with the sequel to Train To Busan with Peninsula. Set four years after the devasting zombie outbreak as seen in Busan, this time we follow soldier Jung Seok (Dong-Won Gang) who returns to the now-quaratined South Korea after narrowly escaping. There, he finds a family of survivors including mother Min-jeong
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