While director John Landis is primarily known for his classic comedies which include Animal House, The Blues Brothers, Trading Places and Coming To America, he also helmed An American Werewolf In London
In the eyes of horror fans all over the world, there is only one Freddy Krueger and his real name is Robert Englund. And when you get Robert in the interview chair, the celebrated actor always has plenty to say!
Did you know that Wes Craven was at one point in his life an English teacher and humanities professor, and that he didn't start directing films until he was 30? Knowing this, it's no surprise that he approaches discussions about the horror genre with such intellect and conviction.
Next to Mick Garris, the one other filmmaker most associated with adapting the work of Stephen King has to be Frank Darabont, first with the Academy Award nominated The Shawshank Redemption, then The Green Mile and finally the vastly underrated shocker The Mist.
While William Friedkin isn't primarily known as a "genre" director, he did make what is arguably one of the scariest movies ever with The Exorcist. And even though the movie is now nearly 40 years old, I still always find discussions about it to continue to be fascinating.
Earlier today, we revisited an episode of Mick Garris' Post Mortem featuring Rob Zombie. Well, why not go back and revisit the episode with the director behind the original Halloween now? Let's run down his filmography. Halloween. The Fog. Escape From New York.