Interviews

“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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Following the release of her new novel, dystopian political sci-fi VOX, we talk with author Christina Dalcher about her influences, her characters and more… Your protagonist Jean is in many ways quite a relatable one – she never took a huge interest in politics until it was too late, and often throughout VOX it feels like
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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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“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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Although the cast of Us is impressive — some of its key players include Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Black Panther‘s Winston Duke and The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss — it admittedly doesn’t have much horror experience. Moss, who plays a family friend of Nyong’o and Duke’s Adelaide and Gabe Wilson, has starred in a few genre
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After the impressive box office performance given by Jordan Peele’s first film Get Out in 2017, it’s only natural that the writer/director’s latest, doppelgänger horror Us starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke, has also effortlessly pulled in the crowds during its first week. But that’s probably the only thing about the film that hasn’t surprised us. We talk to
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