THOMAS MOLDESTAD IS A MULTI-TALENTED NORWEGIAN WRITER WHO HAS WRITTEN FOR A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT GENRES INCLUDING COMEDY, DRAMA AND ADVENTURE. HOWEVER, HORROR FANS WILL BE MOST FAMILIAR WITH HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH THE FIRST TWO 'COLD PREY' MOVIES. HERE, THOMAS TALKS ABOUT HIS FAVOURITE HORROR MOVIE OF ALL TIME - A FILM THAT MADE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE TERRIFIED OF THE OCEAN...STEVEN SPIELBERG'S JAWS. I once read an interview with David Fincher where he said "I like movies that scar
Jack Ketchum is an American author and recipient of four Bram Stoker Awards and three further nominations. Many of his novels have been adapted to film, including ‘The Girl Next Door’ and ‘Red’. In 2011 Ketchum received the World Horror Convention Grand Master Award for outstanding contribution to the horror genre. Here he tells us about his favourite horror movie of all time - ‘Whirlpool’. I have to say that there were four horror movies that had the greatest influence upon
JESSICA CAMERON IS A CANADIAN ACTRESS, DIRECTOR, WRITER AND PRODUCER. LAST YEAR, HER DIRECTORIAL DEBUT 'TRUTH OR DARE' WAS ONE OF THE SMASH HITS OF THE FRIGHTFEST FESTIVAL. CAMERON'S LATEST FEATURE, 'MANIA' HAS JUST WRAPPED FILMING. HERE, SHE TALKS ABOUT Her FAVOURITE HORROR MOVIE OF ALL TIME - A FILM THAT IS AS DIVISIVE AS IT IS SHOCKING, PASCAL LAUGIER'S MARTYRS. I have loved horror films for as long as I can remember. I love horror films for so many reasons not the least o
It’s time for my list of the ten best-written movies of last year! Keep in mind, this is a list of the best written movies, not necessarily the best movies or my favorite movies. The best example of this distinction this year is The Shape of Water – it has a lot that I liked in performance, production design, and tone, but the screenplay was the weakest component, so it doesn't make the list.
My usual disclaimers apply: I see a lot of movies, but I haven’t seen everything.
American Writer and Director NICHOLAS MCCARTHY is best known for his unnerving breakthrough feature The Pact (2012) and demonic horror At The Devil's Door (2014). McCarthy also wrote and directed a sequence in this year's horror anthology Holidays. Here he talks about a horror classic that not only helped develop his love for the genre - but that has influenced his film-making as well. That film is Dario Argento's 'Suspiria' (1977) The summer I was 16, SUSPIRIA screened at a