Archive | March 2011

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Inside Redd Inc.

This week I visited the set of Redd Inc., a new Australian horror film starring Nicholas Hope (Bad Boy Bubby) and Kelly Paterniti. With Redd Inc., co-writers Anthony O’Connor and Jonathon Green might well have invented a new sub-genre: office horror.  No one seems to have struck upon this concept before, which is strange when you think […]

Sarah Butler – I Spit On Your Grave

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of interviewing Sarah Butler, the grounded and thoughtful star of Steven R. Monroe’s 2010 remake of Meir Zarchi’s incendiary 1978 rape-revenge film I Spit On Your Grave.  The resulting article appears in the April 2011 issue of FILMINK Magazine.  The phone interview was conducted in un-air conditioned splendour […]

Why Horror?

Why do people like horror?  Putting to one side the fact that to properly answer this question would require a hefty amount of research, I’ll venture a few points off the top of my head: Horror (if it’s any good) elicits a physical response (our fight or flight response) and its appeal is often compared […]