Culture & Religion

The only monsters that have scared the filmmaker are the ones from "Alien" and "Phantom of the Opera." But he is "mortally afraid" of cops, big churches, and politicians.

Culture & Religion

Monster creation is not a mechanical or algebraic process. "What is important is that you riff, you riff by instinct, and you riff with the best you can."

Culture & Religion

The filmmaker grew up Catholic but is now agnostic. He prefers to abandon himself to the embrace, or perhaps indifference, of the Universe.

Culture & Religion

Things are constantly flying through your hands as you’re trying to shape the product, says the filmmaker.