21st Sep2018

Interview: ‘The Awakening’ screenwriter Stephen Volk

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to BAFTA winning screenwriter Stephen Volk about writing his period ghost story screenplay The Awakening (2011). Directed by Nick Murphy and stars Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton and Shaun Dooley, The Awakening is available to watch on Netflix UK at www.netflix.com/gb/title/70208816 In 1921, in London, the […]

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14th Sep2018

Interview: Director John Goldschmidt talks ‘Dough’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast host Stuart Wright talks Dough with the producer and director John Goldschmidt. In a London suburb, a family owned Jewish bakery is on its uppers, losing customers and under pressure to sell up to developers. Then baker Nat (Jonathan Pryce) loses his assistant, who goes to work for the nearby supermarket […]

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12th Sep2018

Interview: The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot composer Joe Kraemer

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host Stuart Wright talks with Joe Kraemer the composer of the score for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot. Decades after ending World War II by assassinating Adolf Hitler in an undercover operation so covert it never existed, unsung American hero Calvin Barr is called upon by the […]

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06th Sep2018

Interview: Nick Savvides on “5 Great British Horror Films”

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with the screenwriter of Blumhouse’s Family Blood, Nick Savvides, about his choices of 5 Great British Horror Films: Horror Of Dracula (1958) Curse Of The Werewolf (1961) The Haunting (1963) Dog Soldiers (2002) 28 Days Later (2002) Follow Nick Savvides on twitter @nicksav and you can watch […]

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05th Sep2018

Interview: Director Dom Lenoir talks ‘Winter Ridge’

by Stuart Wright

In the second of this weeks podcasts/interviews, host Stuart Wright talks Winter Ridge with director/producer Dom Lenoir. The film, which stars Matt Hookings, Olwen Catherine Kelly and Hannah Waddingham, tells the story of a young detective whose life is torn apart after his wife ends up in a coma while hunting a serial-killer at the […]

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04th Sep2018

Interview: Screenwriter Lee Apsey talks horror thriller ‘Dark Beacon’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host Stuart Wright talks to Dark Beacon screenwriter Lee Apsey. Directed by Coz Greenop, the film stars April Pearson, Lynne Anne Rogers, Toby Osmond, Jon Campling and Kendra Mei. In intense new horror thriller Dark Beacon we follow Amy Wilcock (April Pearson, Skins) who loves the married Beth Gadbsy (Lynne Anne […]

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01st Sep2018

Interview: Matthew Jones talks ‘The Man From Mo’Wax’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, hos Stuart Wright talks The Man From Mo’Wax with the films director Matthew Jones. James Lavelle played his first DJ set at 14, launched pioneering record label Mo’Wax at 18 and released the genre defining UNKLE album Psyence Fiction at 22. His phenomenally rapid rise seemed limitless, but it’s only when […]

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24th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Gower & McComas on ‘Wolfman’s Got Nards’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Wolfman’s Got Nards with Andre Gower and Henry Darrow McComas. A heartfelt love letter to the entire history of Fred Dekker’s 1987 cult classic THE MONSTER SQUAD, from the cast and crew members who brought the faux Universal creatures to […]

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24th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Andy Nyman on ‘Ghost Stories’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Ghost Stories with co-writer/director Andy Nyman. Rent or buy Ghost Stories via VOD channels from Monday 20 August 2018 and the film will be available on DVD and packed Blu Ray (details below) from Monday 27 August 2018. The Blu-ray […]

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23rd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘Await Further Instructions’ writer and producer

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Await Further Instructions with the writer Gavin Williams and producer Jack Tarling (God’s Own Country). It’s Christmas Day and the dysfunctional Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is clearly happening right outside […]

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23rd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Mike Mort on ‘Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires with the writer/director Mike Mort. When the brilliant but sexually inexperienced computer science student PIET is turned down by bright and beautiful KLARA, he is deeply hurt. He takes a dose of a sleep […]

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22nd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘The Devil’s Doorway’ writer/director Aislinn Clarke

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Devil’s Doorway with the writer/director Aislinn Clarke. In the fall of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for ‘fallen women’, only to uncover […]

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22nd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Linus De Paoli on ‘A Young Man With High Potential’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks A Young Man With High Potential with the writer/director Linus De Paoli. When the brilliant but sexually inexperienced computer science student PIET is turned down by bright and beautiful KLARA, he is deeply hurt. He takes a dose of a […]

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21st Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Jerome Pikwane talks ‘The Tokoloshe’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Tokoloshe with the director Jerome Pikwane. Busi, a young destitute woman with dangerously repressed emotions, lands a job as a cleaner at a rundown hospital in the heart of Johannesburg. Desperate for the money so she can bring her […]

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21st Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Abiel Bruhn & John Rocco on ‘The Night Sitter’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Night Sitter with co-writers/directors Abiel Bruhn & John Rocco. One thief. Two kids. Three witches. No mercy. A scheming con artist Amber (Elyse DuFour, ‘The Walking Dead’) poses as an innocent babysitter to steal from a wealthy occult enthusiast […]

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20th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Director Kevin Chicken on ‘Perfect Skin’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Perfect Skin with director Kevin Chicken. Katia, a young Polish woman, is adrift in London and meets Bob, an American tattoo artist with a reverence for his craft. Slowly she is drawn to his mysterious world and the taboo culture […]

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20th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Harry Lindley & Julian Mack on ‘Ctrl’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Ctrl with director/co-writer Harry Lindley and co-writer/star Julian Mack. Lex arrives at her reclusive brother Leo’s apartment for a long-overdue reconciliation with her new boyfriend Dru, who is eager to impress. Unfortunately, Leo is far more interested in his creation […]

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19th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Andy Mitton on ‘The Witch in the Window’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Witch in the Window with with the writer/director Andy Mitton. Andy Mitton, co-writer and co-director of WE GO ON and YELLOWBRICKROAD, goes solo with a staggeringly effective, character-driven supernatural horror. Stunningly scripted and performed, this gripping paranormal chiller tells […]

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19th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Alexis Kendra on ‘The Cleaning Lady’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Cleaning Lady the production designer, co-writer and star Alexis Kendra. As a means to distract herself from an affair with a married man, love-addicted beautician Alice befriends her soft-spoken, reclusive cleaning lady Shelley, facially scarred by burns from a […]

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19th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Jenn Wexler talks ‘The Ranger’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks The Ranger with writer/director Jenn Wexler. It’s the 1980s and a group of punks get busted selling drugs. Because a police officer gets fatally wounded in the showdown, Chelsea offers up her uncle’s cabin in a nearby national park as […]

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18th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Writer Corey Deshon talks ‘Hell Is Where The Home Is’

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Hell Is Where The Home Is with screenwriter Corey Deshon. Two dysfunctional couples rent a modern luxury desert home for the weekend hoping to sort out their messed-up lives. Just as they are about to settle in for a fun […]

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17th Aug2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: ‘Cult of Terror’ director Gustavo Mendoza

by Stuart Wright

In the latest installment of his Frightfest 2018 pre-festival preview series, host Stuart Wright talks Cult of Terror with the director Gustavo Leonel Mendoza. Fear is an art form, an adrenaline trip with a rock spirit. Why is it that our attraction for the morbid, the sinister and the horrific can create the greatest of […]

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