Every now and then, I stumble across an interview that's just so damn engrossing, I have to pass it along to you guys. Right now, there's one that's worth a read up on Ain't It Cool News. It's with Tom Holland, the underrated writer/director whose work includes the original Child's Play, the first sequel to Psycho, and most notably, Fright Night, his 1985 directorial debut.
Holland is clearly a big-time horror fan, and it shows in his Q&A with AICN's Mr. Beaks. He touches on a lot of great stuff, like the disparity between Child's Play and its more campy sequels, the seriousness with which he approached adding to Hitchcock's original vision, and the cult phenomenon that Fright Night has become. He also provides other tidbits related to his genre interest, including a dream remake of The Abominable Dr. Phibes he'd love to make with Malcolm McDowell! Finally, a remake worth getting behind...
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