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
After years of development, a Scream TV series is finally coming to MTV at the end of this month. But it might not look like the Scream you remember from the movies. The big difference is the mask, which has been changed from the iconic Ghostface, inspired by Edward Munch’s painting The Scream, which was used in four installments on the big screen.
Here’s the new one… Continue reading Check Out the New 'Scream' Mask and Look at the 5 Different Kinds of Horror Masks
As far as cinematic genres go, few are as reliably controversial as horror cinema. From the days of Tod Browning’s Freaks (which used real sideshow performers for its ghastly tale of retribution) way back in 1932, to some of the unforgettable moments of Lars Von Trier’s Antichrist, controversy is one of the genre’s constants.
While there’s no official title bestowed upon the… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: Eight Movies More Controversial Than 'The Human Centipede' Series
Welcome to The Last Sci-Fi Blog, a biweekly column on all things science fiction. This week we take a look at Oren Peli’s long-delayed Area 51. Was it worth the wait? Find out below.
Area 51 was supposed to be director Oren Peli’s immediate follow-up to Paranormal Activity, the film that sent shockwaves through the horror genre and transformed its maker into an… Continue reading What the Long-Delayed 'Area 51' Actually Gets Right About Sci-fi and Horror
The Important News
Asa Butterfield will be the next Spider-Man.
Selma‘s Ava DuVernay might direct a Marvel movie.
Captain America: Civil War revealed a first look at Crossbones.
Diego Luna joined the cast of Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One.
Daniel Craig might have a cameo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The New Mutants was announced as the next X-Men spin-off.
The Incredibles 2 was… Continue reading Best of the Week: Asa Butterfield Cast as Spider-Man, Essential Horror of the Summer, The Best of 'Mad Max' and More