04th Jun2019

Interview: Jack Sargeant on his “5 Great British Horror Films”

by Stuart Wright


In the latest installment of his ongoing interview series, host Stuart Wright talks with author Jack Sargeant about his 5 Great British Horror Films, which include:

  • The Devils (1971)
  • Theatre of Blood! (1973)
  • The Wicker Man (1973)
  • Under The Skin (2013)
  • Aaaaaaaah! (2015)

As an author Jack Sargeant’s work has been described as “dangerously inspirational” by Six Degrees magazine, his numerous books include Deathtripping: The Extreme Underground, Naked Lens: Beat Cinema (like Deathtripping now in its third English language edition), Cinema Contra Cinema and Suture. His most recent book Against Control focuses on the work of William S. Burroughs. He also edited a special film edition of the journal Abraxas for publication in 2014. He has contributed essays on film and culture to numerous books, anthologies and journals, most recently on the underground films of Jon Moritsugu and the representation of Melbourne suburbs in crime movies. He contributes a regular column to FilmInk, and has written articles for The Wire, Xochi 23, Fortean Times, World Art, Real Time, Metro and many other publications

Check out Jack’s work at the links below:

FLESH AND EXCESS: ON UNDERGROUND FILM www.amazon.co.uk/Flesh-Excess-Und…xt=Jack+Sargeant
AGAINST CONTROL – Published by 8mm www.amazon.co.uk/Against-Control-…09/dp/B019NRC4K4
From the Arthouse to the Grindhouse: Highbrow and Lowbrow Transgression in Cinema’s First Century – www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0044KLO20/re…ding=UTF8&btkr=1


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