Stuart Gordon

Stuart Gordon is a writer/director/producer of film, television and theater. He is best known for the cult classic Re-Animator and for murdering his wife Carolyn in his films whenever possible.

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Mother’s Day at the Movies

By Stuart Gordon | May 12, 2017

Mother’s Day at the Movies

An appreciation of the silver screen's most iconic maternal moments.

My Wild Lunch with John C. Lilly, the Scientist Who Inspired Arrival

By Stuart Gordon | December 5, 2016

My Wild Lunch with John C. Lilly, the Scientist Who Inspired Arrival

Stuart Gordon flashes back to the time he met with the interspecies linguistic researcher to discuss a sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

Underrated/Overlooked: Stuart Gordon on The BFG

By Stuart Gordon | November 7, 2016

Underrated/Overlooked: Stuart Gordon on The BFG

The genre director investigates the strange disappearance of his favorite movie of 2016 (and finds himself feeling oddly sorry for Steven Spielberg).

Are the Olympics the Ultimate Reality TV Show?

By Stuart Gordon | August 19, 2016

Are the Olympics the Ultimate Reality TV Show?

Stuart Gordon reflects on the gold-medal drama he's enjoyed by watching the U.S. gymnastics team at the current Olympic Games in Rio.

“That Pisses the Fuck Off Outta Me”: Adventures with Young David Mamet

By Stuart Gordon | August 8, 2016

“That Pisses the Fuck Off Outta Me”: Adventures with Young David Mamet

Director Stuart Gordon recalls when, while running a theatre company in Chicago in the 1970s, he first met the iconic playwright and filmmaker.

My Adventures with Jeffrey Katzenberg on Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

By Stuart Gordon | July 14, 2016

My Adventures with Jeffrey Katzenberg on Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Stuart Gordon recalls working on the Disney live-action favorite with Katzenberg, who recently moved on from the company he co-founded, DreamWorks.

Bret & Me, Or How I Didn’t End Up Directing American Psycho

By Stuart Gordon | June 10, 2016

Bret & Me, Or How I Didn’t End Up Directing American Psycho

Stuart Gordon shares the story of his failed attempt to bring Bret Easton Ellis' iconic cult novel to the big screen.

Remembering My Father-in-law (and the Time My Wife and I Were Arrested on Obscenity Charges for Our Nude Production of Peter Pan)

By Stuart Gordon | May 2, 2016

Remembering My Father-in-law (and the Time My Wife and I Were Arrested on Obscenity Charges for Our Nude Production of Peter Pan)

Stuart Gordon pays tribute to the late Dr. Marshall Purdy, and recalls an early directorial effort that set the tone for their stormy relationship.

Stuart Gordon’s Academy Blues: “Branding Us a Bunch of Old Crackers Does No One Any Good.”

By Stuart Gordon | February 26, 2016

Stuart Gordon’s Academy Blues: “Branding Us a Bunch of Old Crackers Does No One Any Good.”

The veteran director kicks off his new Talkhouse Film column by weighing in on the controversy surrounding the change in Oscar voting rules.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks with Robert Eggers (The Witch) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Stuart Gordon | February 18, 2016

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks with Robert Eggers (The Witch) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

Recorded live at Soho House, one of the great living genre directors in conversation with the creator of the 2016's latest horror sensation.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Lenny Abrahamson’s Room

By Stuart Gordon | January 13, 2016

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Lenny Abrahamson’s Room

The horror directing great is shaken by a troubling (but horribly familiar) premise and two phenomenal central performances.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Todd Haynes’ Carol

By Stuart Gordon | November 24, 2015

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Todd Haynes’ Carol

A recent convert to the fiction of Patricia Highsmith is transported back to his past by a spot-on adaptation of her once-scandalous second novel.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala’s Goodnight Mommy

By Stuart Gordon | September 15, 2015

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala’s Goodnight Mommy

A horror movie that caused an audience member to have a seizure? Yes, it's that good.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Kyle Patrick Alvarez’s The Stanford Prison Experiment

By Stuart Gordon | July 20, 2015

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Kyle Patrick Alvarez’s The Stanford Prison Experiment

This vivid rendition of the infamous 1971 pschological study is so powerfully impactful it is likely to prompt your own incarceration flashbacks...

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Rodney Ascher’s The Nightmare

By Stuart Gordon | June 3, 2015

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Rodney Ascher’s The Nightmare

In the most famously haunted hotel in America, a film scares this Master of Horror with a most powerful weapon: the truth.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Anja Marquardt’s She’s Lost Control

By Stuart Gordon | March 27, 2015

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Anja Marquardt’s She’s Lost Control

This psychosexual thriller, about a sexual surrogate and the unhinged client who gets too close, conjures up a convincingly depressing world.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks The Mo Brothers’ Killers

By Stuart Gordon | January 28, 2015

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks The Mo Brothers’ Killers

A dark, compelling thriller about an unholy alliance between a journalist and a maker of snuff films hides a sinister "family" connection in amongst a

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Angus Sampson and Tony Mahony’s The Mule

By Stuart Gordon | November 21, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Angus Sampson and Tony Mahony’s The Mule

The veteran horror director highly recommends this taut, tough, darkly funny Australian thriller, but warns that it's not one for the squeamish.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Various Directors’ The ABCs of Death 2

By Stuart Gordon | November 4, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Various Directors’ The ABCs of Death 2

The veteran horror director rummages through this grab bag of 26 shorts, and focuses on the ones that are horrible in the best sense of the word.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Leigh Janiak’s Honeymoon

By Stuart Gordon | September 11, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Leigh Janiak’s Honeymoon

The fear of the unknown is the most primal terror of them all, and a young writer-director brilliantly exploits this in her feature debut.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Manuel Martín Cuenca’s Cannibal

By Stuart Gordon | July 29, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Manuel Martín Cuenca’s Cannibal

The veteran horror director gets a taste of this arty Spanish tale of a serial killer with a penchant for human flesh.

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Katrin Gebbe’s Nothing Bad Can Happen

By Stuart Gordon | July 3, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Katrin Gebbe’s Nothing Bad Can Happen

Nothing Bad Can Happen is a German film that couldn’t have been made a few years ago. Although the Germans have no problem with sex scenes...

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Ti West’s The Sacrament

By Stuart Gordon | June 10, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Ti West’s The Sacrament

The Sacrament can be described as a “found-footage” film. This term was popularized by The Blair Witch Project in 1999...

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais’ Whitewash

By Stuart Gordon | May 6, 2014

Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) Talks Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais’ Whitewash

After spending my life directing plays and movies and receiving my share of reviews...