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The Films That Influenced Fede Gianotti's ‘LENI’

LENI is a very personal story for me, even though it didn’t start that way. At first, I wanted to make a slasher, maybe an origin story for a slasher, but as I delved deeper and deeper into the character, the story started to become personal and turned into a character study about trauma. The structure changed, the approach changed, and the intention changed. Not a slasher anymore but a psychological horror-drama hybrid that plays with perception and fragmented memories.

‘X' Cast Share Their Horror Favorites In This A24 Clip

With all of the excitement around Ti West’s upcoming film X, A24 shared this clip with Letterboxd featuring the cast (Scott Mescudi, Jenna Ortega, Mia Goth, Brittany Snow, and Martin Henderson) sharing their introduction to horror, favorite horror film(s), and favorite villains!

[EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS] Things Go Terribly Wrong On A Horror Film Set In A24's & Ti West's ‘X’, Coming To Theaters On March 18

Ahead of its March 18 theatrical release, Letterboxd has obtained five exclusive stills from Ti West's upcoming film, X, courtesy of A24. Known for films such as The House of the Devil and The Sacrament, the film, West's first since 2016's In a Valley of Violence and his long-awaited return to the horror genre, brings the screams and scares to a rural Texas setting where unspeakable terror awaits.

Shudder's Staff Picks

The unofficial Shudder motto is: everyone’s a horror fan… some people just don’t know it yet. That’s why, as a service dedicated to the curating the very best in horror, thrillers and the supernatural, they aim to offer something for everyone, whether your tastes run old or new, spooky or slash-y, funny or deeply unsettling. 

Horrorville Holidays

Halloween has come and gone, but, if you’re like us, that doesn’t mean we stop watching horror films. Put those costumes away (until next year) and join us for the first Horrorville Holidays!

Spooky Movies That Made Me, a story by Josh Ruben

I’ve signal boosted Stephen King’s CAT’S EYE (“Josh, I get it, you love the troll!”) and pedestalled ARACHNOPHOBIA (“I get it! Jeff Daniels plays terror for real! It makes the comedy work! Shush!”). But, when Brett at Letterboxd asked for an article comprised of horror flicks that inspired me, rather than barfing a list of the comic genre staples of my formative years, as Halloween approaches (and whilst not on the set of a secret thriller I’m in as the…

Brandon Christensen: Eight Films That Created A Horror Film Director

Growing up, everyone has ’that thing’ that they remember scaring them. The basement with the lights off, that painting in your father’s office that looks like it’s staring at you, that one thing that you give a wide berth when you’re alone because you just don’t trust it. For me, that thing was Pennywise the Clown. 

Jill Gevargizian's 31 Days of Halloween

This October, Jill Gevargizian, director, co-writer, and producer of The Stylist, took a seat in the stylist's chair and slices into her film recommendations for #31DaysOfHalloween with Letterboxd's Horrorville. You can check out the full list of her favorites here.

Shocktober 2021: Horrorville Edition

Last October, we launched Horrorville to share all things scare-related, with hopes that the pandemic would eventually fade and the world would return to normal. Almost two years after the onset of the pandemic, things still aren’t the same, but we did see horror both make a comeback and have an impact at the box office. With films such as Candyman, Don't Breathe 2, Spiral: From the Book of Saw and Malignant hitting the theaters and gaining some mild success,…