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What Guillermo Del Toro Learned From Developing His ‘Star Wars’ Movie

The galaxy far, far away has had plenty of filmmakers involved in the creation of its mythology, but it almost saw Guillermo Del Toro at the front of a Star Wars movie. While Lucasfilm never placed the project into motion, the filmmaker was excited to explore a very special corner of the universe created by […]

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How ‘The Family Switch’ Pokes Fun at Classic Body Swapping Movies

Netflix will attempt to bring its own voice to a classical comedy trope with Family Switch, their upcoming comedy about a family that switches bodies on the worst day imaginable. The movie took inspiration from other stories that followed similar premises, with some of the most notable examples being 13 Going On 30 and 21 […]

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Viggo Mortensen Explains How ‘The Dead Don’t Hurt’ Defies Gender Norms

One of the great things about making western movies in the 21st century is that we get to revisit and take a more critical look at a genre that practically defined cinema for many years. We’ve all seen what acclaimed movies like The Power of the Dog can do, but Viggo Mortensen (The Lord of […]

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‘The Exorcist: Believer’ Director on His Future With the Franchise

In 1973, filmmaker William Friedkin broke the mold of what was possible for horror films when he adapted William Peter Blatty’s novel The Exorcist for the big screen. After the release of the critically acclaimed film, a franchise was born, spawning two sequels and two prequels from Friedkin’s original production. Though it’s been a while […]

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‘The Exorcist Believer’ Director Says Less Is More When It Comes to Effects

When making a successful horror film, there are a lot of rules to follow. One of the most important is walking the fine line between scary and over-the-top effects. In his latest film, The Exorcist: Believer, director David Gordon Green had his work cut out for him in more than one way. Taking on the […]

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Euphoria Creator Ron Leshem on His New Prison Series Bad Boy | TIFF

At this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, the mind behind the Israeli series that inspired HBO’s Euphoria, screenwriter Ron Leshem, visited Collider’s studio at the Cinema Center by Marbl to talk with Editor-in-chief Steve Weintraub about co-creating his latest series Bad Boy. Leshem joins series director and co-creator Hagar Ben-Asher to discuss bringing this true […]

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How Finn Wolfhard’s ‘Hell of a Summer’ Pushes Beyond the Horror Genre

Horror films can embrace so much more than just horror. Comedy, romance, action, and much more can all be packed into a film made to frighten. For their directorial debut, Finn Wolfhard and Billy Bryk aimed for more than just a simple horror flick with Hell of a Summer. A throwback slasher comedy set at […]

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A Haunting in Venice Cinematographer Haris Zambarloukos on Digital vs. Film

For the third Hercule Poirot film in the Agatha Christie-inspired trilogy, A Haunting in Venice, director and lead Kenneth Branagh reunited with long-time collaborator and cinematographer Haris Zambarloukos. Having worked his magic behind the camera for the first two films, Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile, Collider’s Steve Weintraub spoke with […]

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Simon Baker Talks ‘Limbo’ and Making an “Outback Noir” at TIFF

Filmmaker Ivan Sen returns to the Toronto International Film Festival with this year’s Limbo, starring Simon Baker, Natasha Wanganeen, and Rob Collins. Baker, who serves as executive producer and star of the film, also returns to the festival where he premiered his 2017 directorial debut Breath and sits down with Collider’s Steve Weintraub in our […]

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