Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Interview: Upgrade Writer-director Leigh Whannell

Writer-director Leigh Whannell (co-creator of the Saw and Insidious series) takes a side step from the torture and supernatural horror genres with his latest film, Upgrade–an homage to the gritty sci-fi action films of the ’80s the filmmaker grew up on in Australia. Upgrade follows Grey (Logan Marshall-Green), a hands-on DIY guy living uncomfortably in […]

“While all the other arts were born naked, [film], the youngest, has been born fully-clothed. It can say everything before it has anything to say. It is as if the savage tribe, instead of finding two bars of iron to play with, had found scattering the seashore fiddles, flutes, saxophones, trumpets, grand pianos by Erhard and Bechstein, and had begun with incredible energy, but without knowing a note of music, to hammer and thump upon them all at the same time.”

--Virginia Woolf