Scout Taylor-Compton | GHOST HOUSE

For over a decade now, Scout Taylor-Compton has been a huge favourite of many a genre fan. With her latest movie Ghost House having just been released, we were lucky enough to grab some time with the truly charming Scout to discuss this Bangkok-set terror ride, fellow new release Feral, her upcoming new podcast show, … Continued

Jeff Russo | LEGION

In just a few short years, composer Jeff Russo has become the go-to person for genre scores. Beginning with the first season of Fargo in 2014, Russo has since scored the likes of serial killer drama American Gothic, Discovery, the latest instalment of the Star Trek franchise, all three series of creepypasta anthology Channel Zero, … Continued


Formerly a small-time director with few credits, Wes Ball found himself thrust into the spotlight following the success of The Maze Runner trilogy. The movies, adapted from James Dashner’s young adult book series of the same name, star Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, and I Hong Lee and function as Ball’s first … Continued

Stefan Kapicic | DEADPOOL 2

After years spinning its wheels, Deadpool finally made it to the big screen in 2016, wowing audiences and changing the superhero game. But while Ryan Reynolds’ Merc with a Mouth was the star attraction, many were equally as drawn in by the inclusion of iconic X-Men member Colossus. With Deadpool 2 hitting UK screens imminently, … Continued


Having burst onto the scene with Hedwig and the Angry Inch and continuing to shock with Shortbus, writer/director John Cameron Mitchell is back with an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s short story How to Talk to Girls at Parties. We caught up with him to find out more about the boy-meets-alien film set in the punk … Continued

Dominic Brunt & Joanne Mitchell | ATTACK OF THE ADULT BABIES

Following the huge success of his first two feature films as director – the searing BEFORE DAWN and the brutal BAIT – EMMERDALE star DOMINIC BRUNT is back this year with his third full-length movie. We spoke to Dominic and his wife, actor/co-producer JOANNE MITCHELL, about their latest project – prepare for the ATTACK OF … Continued

Andrew Niccol | ANON

Since his debut movie GATTACA (1997) warned over the use of advanced eugenics, writer and director Andrew Niccol has continued to question the human and moral implications of advancements in technology with movies including THE TRUMAN SHOW (1999 – as writer), SIMONE (1992) and IN TIME (2011). His latest is ANON, a remarkably timely SF … Continued


K.M. McKinley is the author behind the popular fantasy series, The Gates of the World. Her latest book, The Brass God, is out now. We caught up with her to find out more. STARBURST: What’s the elevator pitch for The Brass God? K.M. McKinley: An epic, multi-character fantasy set in a world undergoing a rapid, … Continued


Over the past decade or so, Johannes Roberts has quietly been making quite the name for himself in the horror genre. With the likes of F and Storage 24 under his belt, the past two years has seen Roberts continue to impress with The Other Side of the Door and 47 Meters Down. And now, … Continued

Kid Koala | FLOOR KIDS

STARBURST catches up with the talented Canadian DJ and scratch artist who also dabbles in graphic novels to find out about his latest project – scoring a video game! To his parents, he’s known as Eric San, but to millions of fans, he’s the astonishingly adept master of beats and turntables, Kid Koala. With six … Continued