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RR Watch: Robert Rodriguezs Ten Minute Film School Is Essential for Aspiring Filmmakers

If four years and a mountain of student loans doesn’t appeal to you, Spy Kids and Machete director Robert Rodriguez has a cure for your film school blues. His “Ten-Minute Film School,” a 1993 episode from the Moving Pictures BBC television series that aired between 1991 and 1996, is essential viewing.

You can find several of his “10-Minute” segments on various

51EfDLs22eL Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection [Blu ray]

From the era of silent movies through present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters.  Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection showcases 8 of the most iconic monsters in motion picture history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Phantom of the Opera and Creature From the Black Lagoon.  Starring Bela… Continue reading Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection [Blu-ray]

Moviefone 5: The Most Essential Horror Movie Sequels

No movie genre commits to excess quite like horror. And that commitment to over-the-top tension, gore, and body count often translates to an overabundance of sequels.

For instance, the number of follow-ups to now-classic franchises like “Halloween,” “Scream,” “Friday the 13th,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” runs into the double digits, and, for the most part, they never quite live up to the original.

However, there are a handful of sequels that… Continue reading Moviefone 5: The Most Essential Horror Movie Sequels

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01/27/2013 at 12:00 PM ET

We’re totally excited to see the stars walk the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards tonight, and as we write this, we know many of them are getting primped and primed before arriving at the big show.

It got us thinking: What do style-savvy celebrities need to have with them when they’re

Happy October! 

I’m Professor Weinberg, head of horror cinema studies for my cat and maybe a few friends. In order to help get you ready for Halloween (and to help make you become a more well-rounded horror genius), we offer this handy little October calendar of “required viewing” for any self-respecting horror freak. There’s a little bit of everything, and our hope is that, while nobody would actually follow the schedule… Continue reading The Essential Horror Movie Calendar of 2012