Oculus is a fine film and easily one of the best horror movies you’ll see in 2014 (read our review). The story is small but clever, the characters simple but likable, and the scares frequent but effective. Like most modern horror movies, it often relies on jump scares. You what those are, right? Moments where a character, an animal or an object suddenly enters the… Continue reading The 10 Greatest Jump Scares in Horror History
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It’s the nature of the movie business – ideas get tossed out there, studios and creative types get interested, and then a series of insurmountable hurdles arise and projects never come to fruition. This phenomenon occurs in every genre, but it seems horror movies face an even rougher road from idea to… Continue reading The Greatest Horror Movies We'll Probably Never See
There was a time when much of the world didn’t realize that Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was a certified masterpiece and the funniest movie of the 21st century. When it was first released, Adam McKay and Will Ferrell’s tale of a pompous but lovable news anchor and his truly odd news team did decent box office and earned decent reviews, but it took… Continue reading 'Anchorman' Is Still the Greatest Comedy of the 21st Century
“The Man with No Name” started as a studio invention to sell a trilogy — three spaghetti Westerns starring Clint Eastwood, directed by Sergio Leone — but the character became a legend. It was a role that brought Eastwood to fame, making him an icon of American masculinity. Eastwood’s portrayal brought a morally ambiguous hero to the big screen for the first time in the genre… Continue reading 'The Man with No Name': Watch a 1977 Documentary About One of Cinema's Greatest Characters
Ron Burgundy bragged about having many leather-bound books in his mahogany-scented apartment, and now the “Anchorman” hero can add his own title to the collection.
Burgundy is set to pen a memoir called “Let Me Off at the Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings,” timed to be released ahead of the long-awaited “Anchorman” sequel, “Anchorman: The Legend Continues.” While Burgundy’s… Continue reading Ron Burgundy's 'Anchorman' Memoir Could Be 'Greatest Autobiography Ever Written'