Natural disasters are terrifying - that loss of control, this feeling that something is just going to randomly end your life for absolutely no reason is terrifying. But, what scares me is the human reaction to it and how people behave when the rules of civility and society are obliterated.
Las Vegas is a 24-hour city. It never stops.
Horror movies are the best date movies. There's no wondering, 'When do I put my arm around her?'
Possession and exorcism is something that's in every religion and every culture. It's a real primal fear: Is the body a vessel for our spirits? What happens if something else takes over it? Where does the spirit go?
Anytime you're the first to speak out against something, there's going to be a backlash.
I've always been fascinated by the idea that there's no such thing as evil; it's all in your point of view. To one group a suicide bomber is the antichrist and to one he's a hero.
'Eraserhead' is a weird, horrible nightmare, and it doesn't narratively make sense. Stuff's happening, but you honestly feel like you're in a nightmare, and it has such disturbing imagery that it stays with you forever once you've seen it.
Some disaster movies look like you're watching someone else play video games. They're fun but it's not real.
Lucio Fulci is such a massively underrated director. Everyone knows him as the Godfather of Gore.
Much of my youth was spent in the parking lot or inside a Dunkin' Donuts.
When people direct insults at me, I can take it.
Even post-WWII, nobody talked about the Holocaust. It wasn't until the '50s that people started talking about it.
People want to be disturbed when they go see a horror movie.
You know, I'm from Boston, and in Boston, you are born with a baseball bat in your hand.
'Cabin Fever' was very much inspired by 'The Thing.' It's really a perfect guy's horror movie: There's no love story, it's just straight-up horror. And it's so well-done. It moves at a slow pace, but it's really terrific.
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