David Gordon Green

Film Review: The Exorcist: Believer; Awaited sequel is best viewed as its own entity separate from the untouchable original

Given the big swings he took with his take on the Halloween series – the foul cries from fans were deafening at times – it stands to reason that writer/director David Gordon Green‘s tackling of such a classic genre piece as The Exorcist won’t be done by the books or to the liking of purists….

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Interview: The Exorcist: Believer director David Gordon Green; “I’m always going to be there to push buttons and challenge an audience.”

50 years ago this December, the most terrifying horror film in history landed on screens, shocking audiences around the world. Now, a new chapter begins. From Blumhouse and director David Gordon Green, who shattered the status quo with their resurrection of the Halloween franchise, comes The Exorcist: Believer. Ahead of the film’s much discussed release…

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Film Review: Halloween Ends brings the iconic horror franchise to a close in the most unexpected manner

Despite the fact that last year’s Halloween Kills drove the chant home that “Evil Dies Tonight”, the contrary proved more accurate as the series’ central figure quite brazenly refused to go down with the bloody beatings he was afforded towards the climactic moments of David Gordon Green‘s divisive sequel. Said figure, Michael Myers, has been…

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Interview: Andi Matichak on Halloween Ends: “This is the final conclusion. Let’s not be precious about it.”

After skewering the narrative of the Halloween films with the direct name-same sequel in 2018, David Gordon Green took a massive kitchen knife to all that had come before and created a brand new series within the horror franchise. After reviving the iconic Michael Myers for Halloween and Halloween Kills, the epic conclusion to his…

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Interview: The Phantom of the Open writer Simon Farnaby on celebrating “The world’s worst golfer” and what inspires his comedic musings

A writer and performer whose resume boasts such acclaimed works as The Mighty Boosh, Horrible Histories, and both Paddington films, Simon Farnaby and the comedy genre practically go hand-in-hand. For his latest big screen outing, the English creative is adapting his own work, bringing his musings on infamous golfer Maurice Flitcroft to life with The…

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Interview: Jamie Lee Curtis and the cast of Halloween Kills on character dynamics, female representation and franchise emotionality

As Halloween Kills slices its way through Australian cinemas (you can read our review here), series scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis and fellow cast-members Andi Matichak, Anthony Michael Hall and Kyle Richards¬†participated in a global press conference – which our own Peter Gray was invited to attend – to discuss the character dynamics formed in…

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Film Review: Halloween Kills delights in gory nonsense, but none of the atmosphere of its predecessors

As the flashing lights of fire brigades speed past a bruised and bloodied Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) in the opening moments of Halloween Kills, it becomes all too evident that the haunting figure that is Michael Myers is far from vanquished; her desperate screams of “Let him burn” practically beg the oft-called ‘boogeyman’ to…

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Interview: Halloween Kills director David Gordon Green on how classic cinema inspired him and the pressure of taking on an iconic horror franchise

After pushing 2018’s sequel-cum-reboot Halloween to record breaking statistics, it only made sense that writer/director David Gordon Green was handed a sequel to continue revelling in Michael Myers’ carnage. Not only granted a sequel – Halloween Kills – but a trilogy (Halloween Ends, set for a 2022 release) to boot, Green expanded on the violent…

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The Boogeyman rises in new Halloween Kills trailer

Evil dies tonight. After slaughtering the box office in 2018, earning over $250 million at the global box office and setting a new record for the largest opening weekend in history for a horror film starring a woman – genre icon Jamie Lee Curtis – Halloween breathed new life into the four-decade long franchise. And…

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Film Review: Halloween (USA, 2018) truly captures the atmosphere of John Carpenter’s seminal classic

Trick: The 2018 incarnation of Halloween acts as a direct continuation of the 1978 original, essentially wiping out all seven sequels (and the two Rob Zombie-helmed revisions) that succeeded in the years since. Treat: It’s good.¬† Like really f***ing good! After surviving the maniacal clutches of psychotic killer Michael Myers forty years prior, Laurie Strode…

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Exclusive: Nicholas Cage and director David Gordon Green talk about Joe at SXSW.

The Iris talks to actor Nicholas Cage and director David Gordon Green about their new film Joe. Nicholas Cage talks about the father and son relationship between him and Tye Sheridan, and David Gordon Green talks about what drew him to adapt the book… Filmed at SXSW 2014 in Austin, Texas. ———- This content has…

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