Following the initial poor response to the Shape-less Halloween III: Season of the Witch, the decision was made to bring back Michael Myers. The person tasked with overseeing Michael’s revival in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers was Dwight H. Little, who was at that point beginning to make a name for himself as … Continued


STARBURST goes all temporal with our TIME TRAVEL ISSUE, in which we countdown the Top 50 time hoppers. We also take a look at DOCTOR WHO’s importance in the history of fantasy time travel. There’s the second part of our HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN, and the first instalment of some spectacular interviews with the creators of … Continued

Daeg Faerch | HALLOWEEN

As we continue to celebrate the Halloween franchise ahead of The Shape’s return to the big screen, we caught up with Daeg Faerch to discuss his time playing the young Michael Myers in Rob Zombie’s Halloween, his memories of that movie, and just why the famed series is loved by so many. STARBURST: How did … Continued

Ellie Cornell | HALLOWEEN 4 & HALLOWEEN 5

While Jamie Lee Curtis was famously stalked by The Shape in the first two Halloween movies, one of the poor souls in the crosshairs of Michael Myers upon him resurfacing in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers was Ellie Cornell’s Rachel Carruthers. As part of our look back through the Halloween franchise, we caught … Continued


Tommy Lee Wallace is a huge favourite of many a genre fan. Having worked with childhood friend John Carpenter on Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, and The Fog, Tommy famously made his feature film directing debut with 1982’s Halloween III: Season of the Witch. In addition to that picture, he also directed beloved efforts such … Continued

Win a Fantastic HALLOWEEN Prize Bundle

To celebrate the release of Halloween in cinemas 19 October, we are giving away an incredible prize bundle to five lucky winners. Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing … Continued

Jennifer Phillips | BLOOD CHILD

Jennifer Phillips makes her official debut as writer, producer, and director of the brand-new Supernatural horror film Blood Child. STARBURST had the pleasure of chatting with her about this brand new release… STARBURST: Horror seems to be more orientated towards the scary and supernatural at present and is less reliant on gore. What was your … Continued

Win Bryan Bertino’s THE MONSTER on DVD

With Bryan Bertino’s impressive The Monster now available on DVD and digital download, we’ve got two DVD copies of this gripping horror to give away. To be in with a chance of winning yourself a copy of The Monster, simply answer the below question: Which of these names starred in Bryan Bertino’s The Strangers? a) … Continued

Win Three of Eureka’s New Horror Releases

Well, how about this for a pretty stunning prize?! With Monkey Shines, Troll: The Complete Collection, and Night of the Creeps all getting crammed new releases from the folks at Eureka, we’ve got three sets of all three of these releases to give away. To be in with a chance of winning a set featuring … Continued


Jonathan Green is one of the UK’s most prolific creators of franchise fiction and adventure game books. The freelance writer’s credits include Fighting Fantasy, Warhammer 40,000, Doctor Who, and Sonic the Hedgehog. He’s also responsible for all sorts of steampunk, science fiction, and fantasy novels. His recent work has included You Are the Hero, a … Continued