Horror icon and zombie-film legend George Romero turned 75 yesterday, so there’s no better time to celebrate the rich and varied career of one of America’s most beloved maverick filmmakers than with a retrospective of his work. However, instead of pointing out the obvious films everyone’s likely to watch this week (the Dead movies), I thought it would… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: Celebrate George Romero's 75th Birthday with These Non-'Living Dead' Films
With the exception of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, July is a relatively quiet month for high-profile movies from the geekier side of Hollywood, but you should probably consider this the calm before the storm, given next month’s rush of big-budget, highly anticipated films.
Of course, next month’s big movies are this month’s big comics, toys and other items launched ahead of a film’s arrival in… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Batman's 75th, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Gear, and More Stuff to Look for in July
The days are getting hotter, but the assortment of geekery hitting theaters and comic shops in June offers more than enough excuses to spend some time cooling off this summer. Along with a long list of high-profile comics on the way, the month is book-ended by two blockbuster films, a trio of geek-friendly releases on the home video side, and enough collectible toys, statues and other swag to… Continue reading June Geek Guide: Marvel's 75th Anniversary, 'Rabbit Hole Batman,' Superman Stories, Transformers Comics and More!
Hike up your skirt, Mrs. Robinson. August 8 marks Dustin Hoffman’s 75th (!) birthday!
The legendary actor has appeared in countless films, including “The Graduate” and “All the President’s Men,” and given us dozens of lines to quote (cue “I’m an excellent driver” impressions). But, on the big 7-5, we thought it fitting to celebrate one of Dusty’s finest roles (and his feminine side) by looking back at 1982’s “Tootsie.”
Directed by… Continue reading Dustin Hoffman 75th Birthday: 24 Reasons Why 'Tootsie' Is The Best