Review: ‘Something in the Dirt’ – Where the Cosmic Horror is the Friends We Made Along the Way

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s ‘Something in the Dirt’ portrays a kind of cosmic horror that can only be born of friendship.

Biff Bam Pop Interview: Ron McKenzie talks to SPRING’s Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead

Horror Cinema has been experiencing a rennaisance as of late, with indies such as THE BABADOOK and IT FOLLOWS being prime examples of this “new blood” transfusion. Now, we can add SPRING to the list of genre trailblazers.
I had the chance to sit down with Benson and Moorhead in advance of last Friday’s premiere screening, to talk about SPRING’s genesis, the search for their film’s young lovers, mythology and monsters.