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How To Write A Scary Movie Scene, According To Sinister And Black Phone Writer C. Robert Cargill

Screenwriter C. Robert Cargill, co-writer of “The Black Phone” as well as “Sinister” and “Doctor Strange,” runs one of the most encouraging Twitter accounts that an aspiring author can read. Cargill points out that perfecting one’s craft will not happen if one never finishes a project. As he frequently likes to say: Just. Keep. Writing. A […]

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Why Ethan Hawke Thinks The Black Phone Is More Like Stand By Me Than A Slasher Film

Easily one of the most anticipated releases of the summer, director Scott Derrickson’s “The Black Phone” promises to band together horror hounds and Ethan Hawke fans far and wide. In fact, “The Black Phone” brings the film’s director and star together again exactly a decade after they previously collaborated on 2012’s “Sinister.” With the previous […]

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Ethan Hawke Accepted His Role In The Black Phone As Creepily As Possible

When “Doctor Strange” director Scott Derrickson returned to the horror genre with his frequent collaborator C. Robert Cargill to adapt “The Black Phone,” he knew he needed exceptional elements to elevate Joe Hill’s original source material to something as outright terrifying as Derrickson and Cargill’s 2012 chiller, “Sinister.” The Universal-Blumhouse effort concerns a young man […]

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