Oct 30, 2014 Web Exclusive

In Horns, Daniel Radcliffe stars as Ig Perrish, a young man who finds himself accused of murdering his girlfriend—a crime he knows he didn’t commit, but lacks any proof to clear his name. Perceived as a villain in the public eye, Ig awakes to find he’s sprouted a pair of devilish horns, and possesses powers that compel others to tell him their darkest, most tucked-away secrets. With his new abilities, he sets out to prove his innocence by finding the person who took away the love of his life and bringing them to justice. More

Oct 24, 2014 Web Exclusive

Writer/director Tommy Wirkola enjoys zombie movies, but has held a special affinity for movies that combine horror and gore since he was a child. The result was 2009’s Dead Snow, a horror/comedy film about a group of Norwegian skiers who do the unthinkable: reincarnate a regiment of Nazi zombies. The sequel—Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead—could have strictly been a continuation of a hilarious premise, but Wirkola has more tricks up his sleeve. More

Oct 17, 2014 Web Exclusive

William H. Macy is best know for his on-screen work in films such as Fargo (for which he received a Best Actor in a Supporting Role nomination), The Cooler, and—on the small screen—Shameless. His new film, Rudderless, opens this week, but it’s not Macy’s supporting performance that makes it noteworthy: Rudderless is the actor’s first time sitting in the director’s chair on a feature film. He also contributed to the script. More

Oct 11, 2014 Web Exclusive

Given the role that romance plays in nearly every massively successful television drama, it's telling that The Walking Dead has featured only one love story throughout its four seasons.  More

Oct 06, 2014 Web Exclusive

Though The Walking Dead's TV version instantly earned high marks from readers of the graphic novel when it debuted in October, 2010, fans still had one question. Where was Tyreese? One of the most memorable characters from the show's source material, the hammer-wielding warrior was conspicuous in his absence from early episodes, and readers couldn't comprehend how the show's writers could leave out such a central character. More

Sep 26, 2014 Web Exclusive

After two decades of screenwriting – and watching and learning from Nic Refn on the set of Drive in 2011 – Amini has made his debut as a director. His first feature is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s 1964 thriller, The Two Faces of January. In the film, Chester MacFarland (Viggo Mortensen) is a scam artist on the lam in Greece with his younger wife, Colette (Kirsten Dunst.) They cross paths with another American abroad: smalltime crook Rydal (Oscar Isaac), who they form a quick friendship with. When Chester accidentally kills a private investigator sent to capture him, Rydal becomes an accomplice and the three flee to the Greek islands to avoid authorities. More

Sep 19, 2014 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

For nearly 40 years, Terry Gilliam has been the archetypal cult filmmaker. Starting out as an animator and member of British comedy troupe Monty Python, he moved into filmmaking on their classic Monty Python and the Holy Grailwhich he co-directed with Terry Jones. More

Sep 19, 2014 Web Exclusive

Throughout her acting career, Rose McGowan has had the chance to watch and learn from the many great directors she’s worked with. Now, for the first time, McGowan has taken on the new role of director on a movie set. Her debut short film, Dawn, is set in an idyllic America of the early 1960s. A young girl, is bored with her sheltered life. She makes eyes with a good-looking at a filling station. As she lets the boy and his delinquent friends into her life, she finds the world to be a much darker place than she’d bargained for. At just 17 minutes long, it’s a strong debut; a subversive bit of old-fashioned, pop-melodrama with a scary, Blue Velvet­-esque undercurrent. More

Sep 17, 2014 Web Exclusive

The Guest is the latest feature from director Adam Wingard and screenwriter Simon Barrett. Their 2013 home invasion flick, You’re Next, made the two filmmakers household names among horror fans, but their creative collaboration spans eight films, including segments of the V/H/S and ABCs of Death anthologies. One of the unique aspects of their partnership is the way they use music to communicate ideas to each other during the writing phase of a project. While developing The Guest, Adam and Simon were mainlining a steady diet of vintage goth tracks and 1980s synth music. This playlist was culled from artists and songs mentioned during our conversation, and includes several tracks that appear in the film itself. Hit play, sit back, and check out our interview with Adam and Simon. More