Film bits and bobs

Jeremy Saulnier on GREEN ROOM

After writing and directing the self-financed, darkly comic cult film Murder Party (2007) and the slow-simmering, lo-fi revenger Blue Ruin (2013) – the latter being selected for the Director’s Fortnight … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Horror without Limits: The Film4 FrightFest 2015 Programme is Announced

With a staggering 76 features screening across the extended Bank Holiday weekend at the end of August (Thursday 27th-Monday 31st), the amorphous, omnivorous Film4 FrightFest is a Blob-like monster that … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mark Hartley on Ozploitation, genre and the Cannon canon

First published (in a shorter version) by Grolsch FilmWorks Mark Hartley is the Australian director behind rambunctious genre documentaries Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008) and … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

“Who is Shitty Carl?”: Interview with Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead

First published by Grolsch FilmWorks – although this is a much longer, and frankly messier ‘cut’ of my Skype conversation with filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Resolution, Spring), here published in … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Jason Blum interview

First published (in a slightly shorter version) by Grolsch FilmWorks The founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, in 2005 Jason Blum produced one of the most profitable films of all … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment


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