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24 FramesRoger Corman was Hollywood's original indy rebel filmmaker...
The Hero ComplexFrench writer-director Alexandre Aja has a succinct and pithy way to describe his new horror movie, "Piranha 3D": " 'Gremlins' for adults." That might surprise anyone who has seen the 10 minutes of leaked footage from Aja's movie making the......
Brand XHERO COMPLEX: French writer-director Alexandre Aja has a succinct and pithy way to describe his new horror movie, "Piranha 3D": "'Gremlins' for adults." That might surprise anyone who has seen the film. In a scene that leaked before its release, a...
The Daily MirrorWell, Joe Dante's horror classic "The Howling" was not at all what I expected! Every werewolf movie is necessarily idiosyncratic, of course -- it's not like "Dracula" or "Frankenstein," with an established storyline and characters to follow or riff on.......
The Hero ComplexContributor Susan King brings us some Halloween fun with this piece on the brilliant Roger Corman aiding Netflix with his cliffhanger genius. The result being an interactive three-parter, directed by Joe Dante, called "Splatter." -- Jevon Phillips When it...
The Hero ComplexYvonne Villarreal sat down with Ethan Hawke last week to talk about "Daybreakers," the futuristic vampire-virus film that opens this Friday. Whatever happened to the 90-minute movie? Ethan Hawke is mulling that over, slouched in a dining chair inside a......
The Hero ComplexDennis Lim recently revisited a 1979 classic to see if it still has bite. Here's an excerpt from his Los Angeles Times article: Steven Spielberg's "Jaws," which opened 35 years ago this summer, is often credited â or blamed â......
We're lucky. As blockbuster moviegoing season gets into full swing this Memorial Day weekend, we live in a place where it's just as easy to see that new, hot indie as it is to see that old, familiar Indy (think crystal skulls). We get to do so in any...
Forrest J Ackerman, who influenced a generation of young horror-movie fans with Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and spent a lifetime amassing what has been called the world's largest personal collection of science-fiction and fantasy memorabilia, has...
Channel Guide MagazineFEARnet — a multiplatform service dedicated to horror, suspense and thriller content currently available in more than 7 million American homes via its linear cable channel — is adding a new two-hour weekend programming block to that l...
A couple of years ago, Bruce Sheridan, chair of the film program at Columbia College, noticed a curious thing happening. A few of the film majors who interned on the Chicago production of "The Dark Knight" had started making their student films and, as...
Baltimore Sun reporterFrom the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: Although the Internet was abuzz with rumors that Darren Aronofsky, director of "The Wrestler" and "The Black Swan," would direct the forthcoming " Superman: Man of Steel," I'm more concerned about the concept and...
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