The Core is a dissection of the brilliant minds from which genre films spring. Whether it’s a demo on head explosions, or a primer on avoiding predictable jump scares, The Core busts open the traditional talk show and plays with its guts. Host Mickey Keating and his guests examine the onscreen techniques and real-life psychologies that strike fear into our very core. We'll turn you on to what's thrilling in filmmaking today, without subjecting you to a chat with that dude Greg from film school.
The Core pays tribute to George A. Romero and Tobe Hooper with Ken Foree (Dawn Of The Dead), Daniel Pearl (DP, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and Gabriel Bartalos (FX, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2).
Elijah Woodâs acclaimed company SpectreVision rips into the heart at the core of even the most provocative genre films. Plus, a doctor has her patients strap on VR glasses to confront their fears.
What makes a film terrifying enough to make us jump? Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) explains it all. We then examine immersive haunted houses, guided by one of the fieldâs most unique creators.
The Soska Sisters show how they achieve their filmsâ practical body horrors without CG.