In Conversation with John Landis

Today is my birthday, so it seems like the perfect moment to share this wonderful gift DK Canada gave me. Director John Landis has overseen the compilation of a new anthology, Haunted Houses, and it is perfect reading for the Halloween season. It’s a fantastic collection, and DK Canada arranged for me to speak with…

The Lost Boys (1987) – Joel Schumacher

My trio of favorite vampire films is now complete with the viewing of 1987’s The Lost Boys. If Fright Night got me into horror movies, and Near Dark showed me how violent and bloody vampires could be, then The Lost Boys showed me how cool vampires could be (and how awesome the occasional vampire hunters…

Scream (1996) – Wes Craven

“Do you like scary movies?” Horrormeister Wes Craven returns to the 101 Horror Movies list directing a script by Kevin Williamson that turned the horror genre on its head and reinvigorated it as the end of the 20th century drew near. Working with the conceit that everyone knows how horror movies work, following a set…