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

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

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

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

Don’t Stand So Close to Me – Keep a RADIUS

Hitting the Horror channel is the sublime flick Radius, and let’s say from the very off that what it lacks in budget, it makes up for in concepts and twists that’ll leave you feeling like you’ve been sack-tapped by Le Chiffre. The film is the second collaboration for directing duo Steeve Léonard and Caroline Labrèche … Continued

Abel Ferrara | THE ADDICTION

Abel Ferrara is a huge favourite of many a genre fan, and we were lucky enough to catch up with him a year or two ago when Arrow Video gave his notorious Driller Killer a 4K Ultra HD release. With Arrow now giving Ferrara’s 1995 The Addiction the same treatment, we sat down with the … Continued


With the impressive adaptation of Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura’s I Kill Giants set to be released on DVD next month, we’ve managed to get hold of two DVD copies to give away to some lucky readers. To be in with a chance of winning one of these fantastic prizes, simply answer the following question: … Continued

Issue 450 – Out Now

STARBURST gets out the microscope to look forward to Marvel’s ANT-MAN AND THE WASP with a fantastic preview. Prehistoric sharks terrorise in THE MEG, and we take a holiday to preview HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION. Elsewhere, we take a look back at the career of the animation genius RALPH BAKSHI, relive our childhoods by … Continued