Sam Ashurst

Sam Ashurst

Sam Ashurst has been a film journalist for 20 years, writing for publications including Total Film, SFX, IGN, Yahoo, Digital Spy, The Independent, and more. He’s also an award-winning filmmaker, and the co-host of the Arrow Video podcast.

Top 10 greatest HP Lovecraft adaptations

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Top 10 greatest HP Lovecraft adaptations

One of the most influential American writers of all time, we look at 10 of the greatest film adaptations of the work of HP Lovecraft.

2023-01-10 09:15:55By Sam Ashurst

5 key contributors to Italian gothic

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5 key contributors to Italian gothic

Our guide to the world of Italian gothic horror looking at some of the directors who helped shape the genre.

2022-09-30 12:09:16By Sam Ashurst

7 Most Righteous Redemption Movies

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7 Most Righteous Redemption Movies

Did you really think you'd get away with it? 7 films on redemption where somebody gets their comeuppance.

2022-08-03 11:12:22By Sam Ashurst

Time Bandits: Terry Gilliam's perfect fantasy

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Time Bandits: Terry Gilliam's perfect fantasy

A sprinkle of the Monty Python team, charming mythical characters and surely the most bizarre ending ever made for a kids film?!

2022-04-21 13:58:26By Sam Ashurst

A beginner's guide to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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A beginner's guide to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Let us be your guide to the fascinating life and films of the brilliant German filmmaker known for his prolific output in the 70s.

2022-02-25 16:34:48By Sam Ashurst