| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Oh, Fonzie will never live that moment down.
In a 1977 episode of "Happy Days," the beloved greaser played by Henry Winkler performed a daredevil stunt by leaping over a shark on water skis. To many fans, that episode signaled the moment when the show...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:45 AM
We are so far into our modern infatuation with the zombie apocalypse that it was only a matter of time before a chronicle of the next step emerged.
"In the Flesh," which premieres Thursday on BBC America, opens in a rehabilitation center where those...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The zombies in "Warm Bodies" lurch, groan and eat human flesh like any others, but horror fans will notice something different about them.
"They're romantic," 26-year-old Aussie Teresa Palmer says. "They have feelings and they have personalities. And...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Simon Pegg joins the roster of stars who have lent their voices to "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" in the latest episode, called "Bounty."
The "Star Trek" and "Shaun of the Dead" actor voices the character Dengar, who appeared in "The Empire Strikes Back."...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Danny Pudi's "Community" character, Abed Nadir, may have fallen short in RedEye's fourth Best TV Character Tournament this week, but the Chicago native thought the championship matchup was perfectly cast.
After all, Abed's obsession with all things pop...
| Oct 30, 2011
Doubleday: 260 pp., $25.95
Colson Whitehead really couldn't have picked a better time to write a zombie novel. Even looking past its Halloween-adjacent release date, "Zone One" comes at a time when such horrors are...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The animated extraterrestrial here isn't too family-friendly ... thanks to writers and co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, whose edgy satires also include "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz." They play a couple of British visitors to America who cross...
| Jun 17, 2011
Simon Pegg is as close as you can get to a real-life geek superhero; his special powers include a real affection for Comic-Con culture and stepping into that imaginary world. As a boy, Pegg was swept away by his geek loves: live theater and the...
| May 21, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Once a fringe genre, zombie fiction and movies have certainly been on the rise.
From the classic slow-moving, shambling horror of George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" to the fast-paced, rage-filled terror of Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," the theme...