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Five Extremely Impressive Feature Film Debuts

Every director starts somewhere. Most do not start out directing their own feature. Usually, they have to begin somewhere else—whether it be making short films or working on someone else’s pictu...

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Famous Movies Turned down by Legendary Horror Directors

A directing career is a volatile thing. Plum directing gigs are hard to come by. Yet there are always movies that get turned down, for whatever reason. Movies that turn out great on the screen donR...

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Five Reasons Tom McLoughlin Needs More Love

A lot of people make their living directing horror movies. But they don’t always get the name recognition of John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper or George Romero, even if they’re very good. Even t...

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Icons Behind Icons: The Cinematic Influences of Your Favorite Horror Movies

One of the best things about being an avid fan of film is that there is always more to discover. It’s fascinating to hear directors talk about the movies that influenced them. To go back and wat...

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Surprising Early Jobs of Your Favorite Horror Movie Directors

Everybody starts somewhere, even your favorite horror directors. Getting into the industry is an incredibly hard thing to do. Nobody becomes a director, writer, producer, or scores any major position ...

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Passing the Torch: Great Producing Ventures from Famous Horror Directors

We all love the masters of terror around these parts. John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper, George Romero, Dario Argento, Roger Corman and so on and so forth, these are all names we hold in high re...

Four Terrible Movies from Great Horror Directors

The masters of horror are incredibly talented individuals. We all know who they are and are familiar with their many accomplishments. They’ve given great things to the genre. But in a director’s caree...

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Five Horror Director Cameos You Probably Never Noticed

Many directors are fond of appearing in their own work in some capacity or another. Given that there are plenty of people who aren’t entirely familiar with what their favorite directors look lik...

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Beginner’s Luck: 8 Iconic Horror Directors And The First Movie To Watch For Each

There are directors who will always be considered titans of the genre. Filmmakers like John Carpenter, Wes Craven, George Romero, David Cronenberg and many more are considered even nowadays to be mode...