Interviews

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“Anne Rice wrote vampires as credible creatures and real living beings,” says director Neil Jordan, recalling his time spent with the troubled undead whilst creating 1994’s big-screen adaptation of Rice’s acclaimed 1976 novel, Interview With The Vampire. “She removed all of that Hammer Horror, tongue-in-cheek stuff – it was marvelous. I just wanted to make
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England, 2020. There are 1.2 million human-sized rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk and drive cars, the result of an inexplicable anthropomorphising event fifty-five years ago. A family of rabbits is about to move into Much Hemlock, a cosy little village where life revolves around summer fetes, jam-making, gossipy corner stores, and
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Historical folk drama Fanny Lye Deliver’d follows the character of Fanny Lye (Maxine Peake – Peterloo, Funny Cow), who lives a quiet Puritan life with her husband John (Charles Dance – Game Of Thrones, The Imitation Game), and young son Arthur. But her simple world is shaken to its core by the surprise arrival of a mysterious young couple, Thomas
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I See You is a puzzle movie where revealing the exact horror sub-genres it sticks with to the end, or even to its halfway point, constitutes as a spoiler. Penned by American actor-turned-writer Devon Graye (Dexter, The Flash), directed by Brit Adam Randall (who helmed Netflix Original sci-fi iBoy) and starring Helen Hunt and Jon
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Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936) is one of the absolute masters of the British tale of terror. He refined the tale of supernatural terror and, given his fondness for narrative play and overt references to generic tropes, can be cited as one of the field’s first modernists. His ghost stories are a British institution. I’ve seen
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Can you tell us a bit about your upcoming book, The Southern Book Club’s Guide To Slaying Vampires? Growing up, I hated my mum’s book club; I thought they were just a bunch of silly housewives, but when I got to know them as adults I realised I was the idiot. These women had dealt
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Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the latest animated movie from DC, opens on a typical note – Superman, all suited and booted in his blue and red costume, giving a harrowing speech to the Justice League about good conquering evil. His speech riles up his troops as they go to battle with the evil New God,
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Can you tell us a little about your newly-released short film, Re-displacement? Re-displacement is a sci-fi drama about a young man, Leo, who is searching for answers from his past using a futuristic therapy where he can visualise his memories. I wanted to create a high-concept film that explores complex emotional themes, through a sci-fi
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With the release of the exceptional vengeance horror Revenge coming to limited edition Blu-ray by Second Sight Films, we spoke to writer and director Coralie Fargeat about the movie and much more… How did you get the idea for Revenge? The very first idea was around the main character, Jen. I wanted to explore the very
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Can you tell us how you met the Wachowskis and got involved in The Matrix comics? We met at Marvel comics, and worked on a book called Ectokid. Lana was hired to be the writer right at the same time I was hired. The Matrix was still years away at this point, this was mid-Nineties
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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,