As a huge fan of cinema history, especially when it comes to our beloved genre, I was especially thrilled to attend the recent preview night of Warner Bros.’ new horror-themed evening tour, “Horror Made Here: A Halloween Screening and Twilight Tour,” which runs at the studio’s iconic lot in Burbank, California on Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th.
Fans of Community, Atlanta, The Martian, and Childish Gambino can now look forward even more to heading to a galaxy far, far away in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars standalone film, because Donald Glover has officially been cast as a young Lando Calrissian.
As October 31st draws near, it’s once again that time of year to give your house a haunted makeover that will leave your neighbors with nightmares. To embrace the spookiness of the season, we’ve teamed up with Spirit Halloween for four weeks of giveaways that will give you the chance to win horror Blu-rays from us and festive props and decorations from Spirit.
Christopher Lee isn’t only an icon for the horror community. He’s an actor who has crossed over so many genres that you’d be hard-pressed to find a circle of geekdom that doesn’t hold him in high regard. He’s wielded lightsabers against Yoda and bested Gandalf in a wizard’s duel. But guess what, non-horror nerds? He was ours first. Taking the torch from Bela Lugosi to become the definitive Dracula of his era, Lee has a bevy of horror roles to his credit which, let’s face it, he makes iconic just by playing them. So the question is, what role would be a good fit for my little column? After quite a bit of searching, I decided to go with a movie in which Lee uses something that I’ve never seen him use before: an American accent. So let’s take a look at his turn in the 1960 John Llewellyn Moxey film, The City of the Dead, which arrived in the States in 1963 under the name Horror Hotel.
Filmmaker Park Chan-Wook is a visual storyteller who has consistently worked on a level that is completely all his own throughout his entire career. His ability to gracefully traverse often challenging cinematic terrain is unsurpassed, and his latest film, The Handmaiden, is a sumptuous caper steeped in raw sexuality, tackling the destructive nature of patriarchal oppression and celebrating the power of women as his intricate tale of deceit and thievery unfolds in three parts.
Like some of the best illustrations that graced the covers of fantasy novels and heavy metal albums in the ’70s and ’80s, Arik Roper's artwork is a portal to another world brimming with adventure and endless possibilities. Ahead of his appearance as a featured artist at MondoCon 2016 this weekend in Austin, TX, we caught up with Roper for a special "Meet the Artist" Q&A feature, and we also have a look at some of the eye-popping artwork he'll be bringing to this year's MondoCon.
Following its recent premiere on Fox, The Rocky Horror Picture Show reimagining has been scheduled for a December DVD release from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, complete with an extended cut, Laverne Cox's screen test, and more.
Dolores, William, and Logan head off to the Badlands in the fourth episode of HBO's Westworld. Take a look at five new photos from "Dissonance Theory" before the installment airs this Sunday at 9:00pm ET on HBO.
Residents of southern California, get pumped! Insomniac presents its annual Halloween festival and its centerpiece is Escape: Psycho Circus! This two-night event kicks off in San Bernardino on October 28th. Also: American Murder Song's extended tour dates, The ID autograph signing at Dark Delicacies, She Rises and Hidden in the Woods news, and a new trailer for Beyond the Walls.
There's a possible spoiler in the synopsis for the latest installment of Scream Queens Season 2, titled, "Chanel Pour Homme-icide", so readers beware. A preview has dropped for the episode, and the gang at C.U.R.E. Institute are still on the hunt for the identity of the Green Meanie.