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Phil Claydon

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    'The Purge 2' Reups Director, Horror Anthology 'XX' Lines Up Jennifer Lynch, Karyn Kusama & More

    No sooner have you got the last fake blood stains out of your best shirt and put away the Peter Cushing DVDs until next Halloween than a whole raft of horror news appears, like a grasping undead hand from the frozen earth. And undead is right, because some of this news concerns resurrections and rea...

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    Phil Claydon Director of ‘Lesbian Vampire Killers’ Hired For 'Miserable Excuse For a Hero'

    Director jail – the purgatorial netherworld that keeps a good filmmaker trapped in paralysis for years at a time after their last film loudly flopped -- is a funny thing. Some end up there literally: Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof were famously imprisoned last year, while John McTiernan and Roger Avary haven’t seen their careers exactly set alight thanks to real-life brushes with the law. Most of the time, though, you wait years for a misunderstood British ‘auteur’ to resurface – Lynne Ramsay finally re-emerged at this year’s Cannes Film Festival with “We Need to Talk About Kevin” – and several come along at once. No, w...

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