INTERVIEWS

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Tooth fairy: the director of Earwig discusses her distinctive treatment of adolescence, narrative, and silence.

Lucile Hadžihalilović has an exquisite talent for exploring the unique, manic hells that flow forth from helicopter parenting.

BY VIOLET LUCCA | August 12, 2022

INTERVIEW

Jennifer Reeder

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.

Jennifer Reeder is a proudly Chicago-based, truly independent filmmaker with over 25 years of experience in the business. 

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BY MARGARET BARTON-FUMO | May 10, 2022

INTERVIEW
The director of Session 9 recalls the filmic inspirations for the project, and how it probes sides of life that are uncomfortable and unseen.

Befitting a story of blue-collar desperation, Session 9 is extremely economical in its telling. From the moment the film starts, the personalities of its doomed ensemble feel lived-in...

BY VIOLET LUCCA | October 31, 2021

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.

Jennifer Reeder is a proudly Chicago-based, truly independent filmmaker with over 25 years of experience in the business. 

INTERVIEW

The director of Session 9 recalls the filmic inspirations for the project, and how it probes sides of life that are uncomfortable and unseen.

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