Vampires Get Wood…

As you would have found if you read the two-part feature on the Master of Horror in STARBURST #446 and #447, John Carpenter’s early filmography is outstanding. Across a burst of remarkable creativity in just under 15 years he made Dark Star, Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, the still definitive version of the Elvis story … Continued

John Hannah | GENESIS

John Hannah is one of Britain’s most adaptable and well-known actors. Having earned his big break as Matthew in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) John has developed a varied career starring in films such as Sliding Doors (1998) and The Mummy (1999), and television shows including the Spartacus series and Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. … Continued

Automatic for the People: When Cinema Goes Wrong

Major cinema chains are pulling out all the stops these days to make a trip to the flicks a total experience, as we discovered at a recent 50th Anniversary screening of Stanley Kubrick’s artfully immense SF tentpole, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY… Empire Cinemas in a sleepy Suffolk township is this writer’s destination for what turns … Continued


We’ve teamed up with Ghost Dog Films to bring you a chance to win a copy of the graphic novel adaptation of Crucible of the Vampire, written by Iain Ross-McNamee. Official synopsis: Isabelle, a young university researcher, is sent to a country manor house in rural Shropshire to verify an ancient artefact that a family … Continued

Yannick Bisson | ANOTHER WOLFCOP

Yannick Bisson is best known for playing the titular William Murdoch in the hugely successful Murdoch Mysteries show that’s about to enter its twelfth year. Now though, the charismatic Montreal native can be found playing the slimy, nefarious Sydney Swallows in Lowell Dean’s Another WolfCop. Promising to win over the sleepy town of Woodhaven with … Continued


Back in 2014, Lowell Dean’s WolfCop proved to be hugely popular with many a genre fan, with Leo Fafard front-and-centre as alcoholic werewolf lawman Lou Garou. And now, with Another WolfCop available on home release, we caught up with Leo to discuss this furry follow-up. STARBURST: Going back to the first WolfCop, how was it … Continued


Back in late-2014, we were lucky enough to grab some time with Canadian writer/director Lowell Dean to discuss a bonkers-but-brilliant movie by the name of WolfCop. Focussing on alcoholic werewolf lawman Lou Garou, the film proved to be a huge favourite of many a genre fan – and the promise of a second WolfCop picture had fans chomping … Continued

Alfie Dennen | EVIL CORP

Alfie Dennen is the co-founder of mobile blogging platform Moblog, and is responsible for various projects that fuse art and technology. His latest project is Evil Corp, a board game that allows you to imagine a world where billionaires plot to take over the world. We caught up with him to find out more. STARBURST: … Continued

Where in the World Cup is the DOCTOR WHO Trailer?

With just one match of England’s World Cup campaign played at the time of writing, perhaps the biggest talking point outside of Tunisian attempts to drag Harry Kane into a spot of on-pitch wrestling came off the field of play when the much-rumoured trailer for Series 11 of Doctor Who failed to materialise at either … Continued