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“We only barely finished it in time to make the Toronto film festival”, director Bernard Rose recalls when talking about the international premiere of his film Paperhouse in 1988. “I remember I hand-carried the print with me to Toronto. I flew over there for the screening…I literally had the print in my luggage. People were
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Anna And The Apocalypse, out 8 April, makes a zombie’s head explode with practical effects in this behind-the-scenes video By Poppy-Jay Palmer 05-04-19 2,925 Ever wondered how movie magic is used to make zombies’ heads explode? Find out how comedy musical Anna And The Apocalypse did it with this gruesome behind-the-scenes video. WARNING: do not watch if
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Shazam! hits cinemas today and it’s an absolute delight (read our five-star review here). For anyone who’s missed the trailers, it’s the story of orphaned teenager Billy Batson (Asher Angel), who’s given the power to turn into a musclebound grown-up superhero (Zachary Levi) by saying the word “SHAZAM!” A blend of spectacular superheroics and Big-style
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Although the cast of Us is impressive — some of its key players include Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Black Panther‘s Winston Duke and The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss — it admittedly doesn’t have much horror experience. Moss, who plays a family friend of Nyong’o and Duke’s Adelaide and Gabe Wilson, has starred in a few genre
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After the impressive box office performance given by Jordan Peele’s first film Get Out in 2017, it’s only natural that the writer/director’s latest, doppelgänger horror Us starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke, has also effortlessly pulled in the crowds during its first week. But that’s probably the only thing about the film that hasn’t surprised us. We talk to
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On publication of Bloodwitch, the latest in the multiple bestselling Witchlands series, author Susan Dennard talks exclusively to SciFiNow about her writing inspirations, the importance of reading… and, er, Justin Timberlake. As an author, people often ask, “Where do your ideas come from?” I’ll be honest: this question has always puzzled me because ideas are
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If you’ve picked up the latest issue of SciFiNow (on sale now), you’ll have seen the latest instalment in our collaboration with the folks at Poster Posse: Rafał Rola’s gorgeous take on Phantasm. We took the chance to pick his brains about his style, inspirations and dream commissions… How long have you been working as an illustrator and
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We are thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for Jaine Fenn’s upcoming sci-fi/fantasy novel Broken Shadow, the finale to her Shadowlands duology – a post-apocalyptic world, divided between the bright, alien skyland and the intrigue-ridden shadowlands. Rhia Harlyn, noble and rebellious scientist, watches the skies. The stars are changing shape: something is happening to
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