Shauna Macdonald on The Descent (2005)

Shauna Macdonald talks about her role as Sarah in Neil Marshall's The Descent. Her character is one of six strong women on a caving expedition, trapped by flesh-eating subterranean humanoids.

Leigh Whannell on Insidious 3

Our Emilia McKay chatted with then debuting director Leigh Whannell, about his work on the prequel INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3. Whannell previously collaborated on story and scripting duties for the first two films in the franchise, as well as the first three films in the Saw franchise.

Dominic Brunt Chats About Bait

Director Dominic Brunt chatted to Mark Bartlett ahead of the 2015 FrightFest premiere of his awesome second feature BAIT. Two good friends played by Victoria Smurfit and Joanne Mitchell fall afoul of a relentlessly cruel and brutal loan shark (Jonathan Slinger).

Interview with FrightFest Founder Alan Jones

Ahead of Frightfest Glasgow, we re-visit Mark Bartlett’s 2015 interview with FrightFest Festival founder Alan Jones, who had then just launched its popular FrightFest Presents distribution label to VOD, with an initial six titles (AAAAH!, NIGHT...

George Romero on the Making of DIARY OF THE DEAD

The horror world lost one of its masters in 2017. On what would have been George Romero's 78th birthday, Horror Island revisits his 2007 interview in which he talks us through the filmmaking process and challenges for DIARY OF THE DEAD.