27th Jul2018

Interview: Uga Lisa Carlini talks survival story doc ‘Alison’

by Stuart Wright

In a departure from the usual British cinema and Frightfest coverage, host Stuart Wright talks with South African filmmaker Uga Lisa Carlini about her experiences making a harrowing, yet inspiring documentary of one person’s survival: Alison In 1994 Alison Botha is raped then stabbed more than 60 times. Left for dead, she finds the will […]

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25th Jul2018

Frightfest 2018 Interview: Justin McConnell on ‘Lifechanger’

by Stuart Wright

In the first of his annual Frightfest interviews, host Stuart Wright talks Lifechanger with the writer/director Justin McConnell. Catch it at ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST 23rd to 27th August 2018 LEICESTER SQUARE, LONDON, WC2H 7NA. Programme and tickets are available at http://www.frightfest.co.uk/2018Films/frightfest-schedule-2018.html www.frightfest.co.uk/tickets.html Justin is also CEO of UNSTABLE GROUND, Programmer at TORONTO AFTER DARK and […]

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06th Jul2018

Interview: Deborah Haywood talks ‘Pin Cushion’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with Deborah Haywood about her debut feature films Pin Cushion, which will be released in select cinemas across the UK from Friday 13th July. Super close Mother LYN and daughter IONA are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of […]

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04th Jul2018

Interview: Bobby Lee Darby on “5 Great British Horror Films”

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with screenwriter Bobby Lee Darby (See No Evil 2) about his picks of 5 Great British Horror Films – which include: Night Of The Demon (1957) Repulsion (1965) The Devil Rides Out (1968) The Descent (2005) Metalhead About Bobby Lee Darby: Bobby Lee Darby is a writer […]

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29th Jun2018

Interview: Director Keith English on ‘The More You Ignore Me’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to director Keith English about the period, comedy/drama The More You Ignore Me. Written by Jo Brand and starring Sheridan Smith, Ella Hunt, Mark Addy, Sally Phillips and Sheila Hancock. Alice (Ella Hunt) and her family are far from conventional. Residing in a cottage in rural Hertfordshire, […]

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26th Jun2018

Interview: Writer/Director Simeon Halligan on ‘Habit’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to writer/director Simeon Halligan about his new film Habit, which is based on the cult novel by Stephen McGeagh and stars Jessica Barden, Elliot James Langridge, William Ash, Roxanne Pallett and Joanne Mitchell. The film follows Michael and his chance meeting with Lee that leads to a […]

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20th Jun2018

Interview: ‘Xtro’ producer Mark Forstater

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with Xtro producer Mark Forstater about the 35th anniversary of this cult classic sci-fi horror. Second Sight Films have this week released Xtro: Limited Edition Blu-ray (region free). Packaging will feature a rigid slipcase with both original UK theatrical and video artwork, each flipped vertically on either […]

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19th Jun2018

Interview: Director Brian O’Malley talks ‘The Lodgers’

by Stuart Wright

On his latest podacst/interview, host Stuart Wright talks to director Brian O’Malley about his period, gothic horror The Lodgers, which is released on Monday 25th June on DVD and VOD platforms, courtesy of Thunderbird Releasing. The Lodgers is a classic gothic ghost story telling the haunting story of orphaned teenage twins who reside on a […]

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18th Jun2018

Interview: ‘Who Killed British Cinema?’ directors Robin Dutta & Vinod Mahindru

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host Stuart Wright talks with co-directors Robin Dutta and Vinod Mahindru about their documentary Who Killed British Cinema?, which features contributors such as Academy Award winner Sir David Lean (archive), Academy Award winner Sir Ben Kingsley, Academy Award winner Lord David Puttnam, Sir Alan Parker, Mike Hodges, Ken Loach, Stephen Frears, […]

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13th Jun2018

Interview: Joe Yanick on “5 Great British Horror Films”

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with Visit Films’ Joe Yanick about 5 Great British Horror Films – which include: Peeping Tom (1960) Repulsion (!965) The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971) Hardware (1990) We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011) About Joe Yanick: Joe was born and raised outside of Cleveland, OH, before relocating […]

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04th Jun2018

Interview: Maf Lewis on “5 Great British Horror Films”

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with the filmmaker half of I Speak Machine, Maf Lewis, about 5 Great British Horror Films – which include: Pogle’s Wood (1965) Whistle And I will Come (1968) The Spirit Of Dark And Lonely Water (1973) The Omen (1976) 28 Days Later (2002) With nods to Don’t […]

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29th May2018

Interview: Director Simon Hunter talks ‘Edie’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to Simon Hunter about directing Scottish highland drama Edie starring Sheila Hancock and Kevin Guthrie, which tells the story of the titular Edie, an 83 year old who believes that it is never too late – packing an old camping bag, leaving her life behind and embarking […]

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28th May2018

Interview: Movie Collective w/ Marcus Markou

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with filmmaker, internet entrepreneur and Aston Villa fan Marcus Markou (pictured above) about a new film investment opportunity in a production company called Movie Collective, how you become an investor in the company and how you can get a share of the equity for as little as […]

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11th May2018

Interview: Author Ian Cooper talks ‘The Manson Family on Film & TV’

by Stuart Wright

Host Stuart Wright talks to author and screenwriter Ian Cooper about his new book Family Values: The Manson Family on Film and TV (McFarland) – out August 2018. Ian Cooper will be speaking in more detail on this topic at his lecture “NO SENSE MAKES SENSE: GURUS, CULTS, MURDER AND MOVIES” on May 17th 2018 […]

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11th May2018

Interview: Writer/director Jane Foster talks ‘Gracie’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to writer/director Jane Foster about her directorial debut Gracie, which is out now and available via Amazon Instant Video: www.amazon.co.uk/gp/video/detail/B07BC3KPCN 2am. In the grip of despair, Gracie, (29) climbs the railings of Waterloo bridge, intending to jump, and kill herself, but desperate though she is, she just […]

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07th May2018

Interview: Director Daniel Gill talks ‘Modern Life is Rubbish’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to director Daniel Gill about directing Modern Life is Rubbish… Which is out now! You can see Modern Life Is Rubbish in Picture House cinemas up to and including Thursday 10th May. For full listings see the official website www.modernlifeisrubbish.film and if you miss it on the […]

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03rd May2018

Interview: Emily McMehen talks her “5 Great British Horror Films”

by Stuart Wright

In his latest podcast/interview, host Stuart Wright continues his long-running “5 Great British Horror Films” series, where interviews are asked to pick 5 films and talk about each for 5 minutes, by chatting with filmmaker Emily McMehen about choices for 5 Great British Horror Films – which include: The Shout (1978) The Children (2008) Colin […]

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30th Apr2018

Interview: Horror Screenwriter Pat Higgins

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to prolific horror filmmaker Pat Higgins about the power of a good title and his notorious pitch of Strippers vs Werewolves, and how to tell a scary/horrifying story and much more… Higgins’ older microbudget movies can all be found on Amazon Prime: tinyurl.com/pathigginsfilms Pat Higgins is currently […]

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26th Apr2018

Interview: ‘Charismata’ co-director/writer Andy Collier

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with Charismata co-director/writer Andy Collier ahead of the London Premiere at the East End Film Festival 2018, which takes place tonight – Thursday 26 April 2018 at 9pm. Rebecca Faraway is a young detective working on a serial killer case that involves brutal ritualistic murders. When the […]

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24th Apr2018

Interview: Deborah Haywood talks ‘Pin Cushion’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with Deborah Haywood about her debut feature films Pin Cushion, which received its London Premiere on Sunday 22 April as part of the East End Film Festival and was followed by an extended panel discussion about Female Filmmakers in partnership with Underwire Festival. Lyn (Joanna Scanlan) and […]

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17th Apr2018

Interview: Anna Bogotskaya and Olivia Howe aka ‘The Final Girls’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks with Anna Bogotskaya and Olivia Howe (aka co-founders of feminist horror film collective The Final Girls) about their weekend programme at the Masonic Lodge (East London) at the East End Film Festival. Final Girls presents… She’s Right Behind You takes place weekend of Saturday 21 April/Sunday 22 […]

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11th Apr2018

Interview: Jonny Owen talks football doc ‘Don’t Take Me Home’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast host Stuart Wright talks with director Jonny Owen about Euro 2016 and the making of his documentary Don’t Take Me Home. Wales haven’t qualified for a major football tournament since 1958. When the young national manager, Gary Speed, tragically took his own life in 2011 a youthful side and nation was […]

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