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The Films That Influenced ‘The Thing That Ate The Birds’

It’s hard to recall if any specific film/s influenced The Thing That Ate the Birds as we were primarily inspired by living for a time on the Yorkshire moors and getting to know the local Gamekeepers. But we do remember using the opening twisted up body from It Follows alongside the photographer Gregory Crewdson as reference for the final shot. We also remember discussing the one-two punch of ‘Blue Ruin/Green Room’ as a starting point for a deliberate and controlled…

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!