Wingard sat down with FEARNET to discuss how his latest thriller came about, the films that formed his love for cinema, and his creative process with writer Simon Barrett.
01/31/2014 - 2:00pm
01/30/2014 - 5:30pm
The "Freaks and Geeks" star may not be the first person you’d expect to see in your favorite horror film of 2014... but once you see him in the sequel to Nazi zombie epic "Dead Snow," that could very well be the case.
01/27/2014 - 7:30pm
While dramas of drum players (Whiplash) and Somali pirates (Fishing without Nets) dominated the actual awards when it ended, the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival was one of the most horror-friendly major fests in a long time.
01/21/2014 - 6:00pm
It’s not often one sees a genre director ascend the independent film ladder as Jim Mickle has in the last two years. At Sundance 2013, his We Are What We Are was the clear favorite of the midnight slate, going all the way to Cannes after its Park City debut. How does a young filmmaker follow that up? Strike while the iron is hot.
01/06/2014 - 12:00pm
In Joshua Waller’s Raze, superstar stuntwoman Zoe Bell goes in front of the camera again to play Sabrina, a prisoner in an underground fight club made up entirely of captive women. Overseen by a maniacal pair (the marvelously-cast Doug Jones and Sherilyn Fenn), Sabrina has to fight her fellow captives to the death or watch her loved ones be killed instead. Waller and Bell’s film had its Windy City premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival and the pair sat down to talk about their grindhouse flick, the balance of extreme violence within it, and the importance of a little movie called Kill Bill.
08/23/2013 - 3:00pm
We’ve already got Norman Bates and Hannibal Lecter. What other horror films could survive or even thrive with the transition to the small screen? Here are our picks for five horror movie franchises that could make for engaging, exciting weekly TV series.
06/25/2013 - 4:00pm
Since "World War Z" has such firm roots in classic zombie lore, it’s worth asking: which groundbreaking works in the history of zombie films, TV shows, and video games most influenced this massive summer hit?
06/24/2013 - 4:00pm
This art book offers new insight into what ended up on the screen with the (mostly) final shooting script, production art, design sketches, and storyboards. Read on for the full review!
06/07/2013 - 1:00pm
The word “remake” has become a dirty term in most cinematic circles as it so often indicates a fundamental lack of creativity or, at the very least, a studio’s craven need to make money repeatedly from the same audience.