Wolfcop, the highly entertaining new horror comedy from filmmaker Lowell Dean, has just slashed its way on to DVD – so I figured this was the perfect time to highlight some of the other great lycanthrope films out there. If you’re ready to bark at the moon, or just like finding opportunities to drop the word “lycanthropy” into casual conversation, then these films… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: Our Favorite Werewolf Movies, From 'Ginger Snaps' to 'Wolfcop'
If you’re an aspiring filmmaker, then no doubt the story of Whiplash (which hits Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015) will inspire. Writer-director Damien Chazelle wanted to make a movie about a young jazz drummer who is pushed, perhaps a little bit too hard, toward greatness by a demanding teacher. But there was a catch: Nobody else really wanted to make the movie. Where he saw an… Continue reading 'Whiplash' Director Damien Chazelle Talks Fear, His Favorite 'Whiplash' Spoof, 'La La Land' and More
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time once again to turn our attention to the romantic corners of the geeky movie world. In the past, I’ve offered some suggestions for romantic movies with geeky roots, but this time around I’m calling out some of the couples whose chemistry turns geeky movies into proper date-night fare.
In honor of… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Our Favorite Nerdy Movie Couples
Whether you want to boost your style on a daily basis or get a head start on this year’s Halloween costume ideas, a new website will help you dress like your favorite movie and TV characters. It’s called Spylight, and they first assess the look of anyone from Ron Burgandy of Anchorman to the lovers from the upcoming Fifty Shades of
There are plenty of websites that we movie geeks use on a regular basis, almost as much as we use our own brains and hands. IMDb is like another limb for some of us, as is Box Office Mojo. Rotten Tomatoes is plenty handy, too (not just for review aggregation, either). But while we’ll never give up those old standbys, it’s always neat… Continue reading Meet Your New Favorite Online Movie Reference Guide