Author John Walsh Discusses The Wicker Man Making-Of Book & 50-Year Legacy Of Cult Horror Movie

Summary The Wicker Man: The Official Story of the Film provides an in-depth look at the 1973 cult classic, exploring its development, production, and troubled history. Author John Walsh, a filmmaker and fan of the movie, meticulously researched the facts and debunked some of the myths surrounding its creation. Through careful and diplomatic interviews, Walsh […]

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The Fall of the House of Usher Production Designer On Translating Edgar Allan Poe To Modern Day

Summary The Fall of the House of Usher is a modern twist on Edgar Allan Poe’s tales, focusing on a family haunted by their sins. The ensemble cast, including Carla Gugino and Mark Hamill, delivers both grandiose set pieces and intricate character drama. The production design of the show successfully incorporates Poe’s Gothic and creepy […]

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Prey Director Dan Trachtenberg On Introducing A New Generation To Predator Lore

Summary Prey takes place in the 1700s and explores the story of Naru, a Comanche healer and tracker who yearns to become a warrior. Director Dan Trachtenberg wanted to create a film that could be as nonverbal and action-oriented as possible, while still being emotional. The movie aims to introduce the Predator lore to a […]

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Matthew Lillard On Combining Quest’s End Whiskey With Fantasy Storytelling

Summary Matthew Lillard and Justin Ware have founded a new spirits company, Find Familiar Spirits, which combines high-quality whiskies with original fantasy sagas. Their first product, Quest’s End, is a high-end whiskey that will come with a new chapter of an original fantasy saga with each bottle. The flavor profiles of the whiskies are developed […]

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Nandor Fodor and the Talking Mongoose EPs Talk Wild True Story & Star-Studded Cast

Summary Nandor Fodor and the Talking Mongoose is a unique and thought-provoking movie based on a bizarre true story. The film features a star-studded cast, including Simon Pegg, Minnie Driver, and Christopher Lloyd. The director, Adam Sigal, stayed true to the recorded facts and created a historical comedy with a high degree of verisimilitude. A […]

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Dark Winds EP & Director Chris Eyre On The Journey Beyond Season 2

Summary Season 2 of Dark Winds has wrapped up, providing answers to the recent mystery while leaving room for future stories. The show boasts a talented Native cast and crew, with heavy hitters George R.R. Martin and Robert Redford as producers. The characters’ arcs and the authentic portrayal of Native American stories have made Dark […]

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My Animal Screenwriter On Tying The Film’s Werewolf Transformation Into The Queer Experience

Warning: SPOILERS for My Animal. SCREENRANT VIDEO OF THE DAY SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT Summary My Animal is a horror romance film that explores the connection between LGBTQ+ romance and werewolf lore. The film follows the story of Heather, a teenager living with a family curse, and her relationship with ice skater Jonny. The […]

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Team VELOCITY Discuss NerfBall, The Intensity Of The New Blasters & Growing Up With Nerf

Summary NerfBall combines elements of paintball, basketball, and lacrosse, creating a modern twist on iconic sports. Players rush down the field, wielding Nerf blasters and tagging out opponents while trying to score with a Vortex ball. Hasbro has big plans for NerfBall, including an exhibition match at IMG Academy and the opening of a Nerf […]

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Karl Saint Lucy & Marius de Vries On The Songs & Music Of Dicks: The Musical

Summary “Dicks: The Musical” started as a 30-minute UCB show, but expanded into a full-length film with the help of writer Aaron Jackson, composer Karl Saint Lucy, and director Larry Charles. Karl and Marius collaborated on the music for the film, with Karl writing the melodies and harmonies, and Marius serving as the music producer […]

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