INTERVIEWS

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INTERVIEW

The Knives and Skin director talks about her feature follow-up Night’s End, collaborating with Shudder, and the creative freedoms afforded by the
horror genre.

BY MARGARET BARTON-FUMO  |  May 10, 2022

Jennifer Reeder is a proudly Chicago-based, truly independent filmmaker with over 25 years of experience in the business. She has directed more than 15 short films…

INTERVIEW

On the occasion of a 20th-anniversary screening at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, the director of Session 9 recalls the filmic inspirations for the project, and how it probes sides of life that are uncomfortable and unseen.

BY VIOLET LUCCA  |  October 31, 2021

Befitting a story of blue-collar desperation, Session 9 is extremely economical in its telling.

INTERVIEW

Arrebato (Rapture)

(Iván Zulueta, Spain, 1979)

Birthed during the cultural thaw that immediately followed the end of the Franco dictatorship, Basque writer-director and designer Iván Zulueta's 1979 feature Arrebato erupts like a massive discharge of so much repressed anxiety and despair.

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BY  LAURA KERN  |  Month 00, 2021

INTERVIEW | MODERN SLAYERS

Beast

(Michael Pearce, UK, 2017)

Beast is a lot of movies in one package - fractured fairy tale, belated-coming-of-age story, psychological drama, regional horror film - but above all it's a calling card for its leading lady, Jessie Buckley.

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BY  STEVEN MEARS  |  Month 00, 2021

INTERVIEW

Humongous

(Paul Lynch, USA, 1982)

In what could be the fastest-resulting rape revenge movie, a drunken lout brutally forces himself on Ida, the young woman who doesn't return his affections, during a party over Labor Day.

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BY  LAURA KERN  |  Month 00, 2021

INTERVIEW | MODERN SLAYERS

Beast

(Michael Pearce, UK, 2017)

Beast is a lot of movies in one package - fractured fairy tale, belated-coming-of-age story, psychological drama, regional horror film - but above all it's a calling card for its leading lady, Jessie Buckley.

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BY  STEVEN MEARS  |  Month 00, 2021

INVERVIEW | ORIGINS

Supernatural

(Victor Halperin, USA, 1933)

This pre-Code offering packs a lot of story into its typically brisk running time, with several plot threads weaving together a (not always successful) tapestry of spooky and criminal doings.

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BY  ANN OLSSON  |  Month 00, 2021

INTERVIEW

The Keep

(Michael Mann, USA, 1983)

In what could be the fastest-resulting rape revenge movie, a drunken lout brutally forces himself on Ida, the young woman who doesn't return his affections, during a party over Labor Day.

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BY  LAURA KERN  |  Month 00, 2021

INTERVIEW

We Need To Do Something

(Sean King O'Grady, USA, 2021)

Beast is a lot of movies in one package - fractured fairy tale, belated-coming-of-age story, psychological drama, regional horror film - but above all it's a calling card for its leading lady, Jessie Buckley.

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BY  LAURA KERN  |  Month 00, 2021