Talking With ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’ Director Adam Egypt Mortimer About Mania And Horror

This piece was initially published on Much Ado About Cinema in February 2020. Horror films and mental illness have a fraught relationship. Oftentimes mental illness is used as a plot device to create monstrosity and is exploited as an object of fear. Being mentally ill can only lead to violence, or at least it seemsContinue reading “Talking With ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’ Director Adam Egypt Mortimer About Mania And Horror”

TIFF ‘19: ‘Sea Fever’ Director Neasa Hardiman and Actor Hermione Corfield Talk Eco Thrillers, Red Heads, and the Use of Body Horror

This piece was initially published on Much Ado About Cinema in September 2019. Sea Fever is a parasitic environmental horror about what waits for us beneath the waves. It follows a PhD candidate Siobhan (Hermione Corfield) who would rather study specimens in a lab rather than interact with people. However, she is sent out on aContinue reading “TIFF ‘19: ‘Sea Fever’ Director Neasa Hardiman and Actor Hermione Corfield Talk Eco Thrillers, Red Heads, and the Use of Body Horror”