When you think of a film festival, you may immediately jump to an image of something like Sundance, where parka-clad celebrities trudge through the snow to premiere their indie movie, or somewhere like Cannes, where tuxedo-clad celebrities walk the red carpet to premiere their not-so-indie movie.
But not all festivals are like that. In fact, most aren’t. Most are casual, low key… Continue reading Horror Fans May Want to Head to Chicago for Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival
If you’ve been consumed with Comic-Con news for the last week or so, as we ourselves have been, then you may have missed this horror news.
Scouts vs Zombies gets a new title and teaser trailer – Paramount’s upcoming horror comedy Scouts vs. Zombies has a new name (Scout’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse) and a new teaser trailer. The teaser is… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: 'From Dusk Till Dawn' Season 2, 'C.U.J.O.' and More Recent Horror News
A new sci-fi classic
Ex Machina: Ex Machina is perhaps one of the most challenging science fiction movies in recent years, not because it contains some kind of Primer-esque plot that’s going to require charts and diagrams to figure out, but because so much of the movie is affected by what baggage and preconceived notions the audience brings to it. On the surface the directorial debut of Alex Garland (who wrote Dredd, Never
I watch a lot of horror movies. In fact, I watch so many horror movies that I’ve always assumed that I would survive if I was thrust into one. I know the tropes. I know the cliches. I know the template. Unless a filmmaker decides to throw a fairly crazy curve ball, I can call who will die next, why they will die… Continue reading We Tried to Survive 'Zombie Apocalypse Live' and Became Our Own Horror Movie Cliches
It’s been a rough road for adaptations of some of Stephen King’s biggest books. Rumors of a movie based on King and Peter Straub’s epic The Talisman have floated around for years (with Steven Spielberg attached at one point), but have never come to fruition. Ron Howard tantalized us with what was sure to be an amazing multi-feature version of King’s sprawling dark… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: The Pros and Cons of Making 'The Stand' Into a TV Show and a Movie