Before George Lucas’ 1971 dystopian classic THX 1138 hit theaters — about a future in which an android police force controls the populace and mandatory drugs quell emotions and personal desires — there was Lucas’ student film the story was based on.
Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB was created in 1967 while the director was still wet behind the ears, attending the University of… Continue reading Watch: George Lucas' Student Short Film That Inspired 'THX 1138'
There’s a sequel to Richard Linklater’s 2011 film Bernie — but it won’t be appearing on the big screen. The Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, and Matthew McConaughey-starring film was inspired by the case of former mortician Bernie Tiede. The small-town Texas funeral director was convicted of murdering and dismembering wealthy 81-year-old widow, Marjorie “Marge” Nugent, who was his close friend and companion. It took… Continue reading The Murderer Who Inspired 'Bernie' Is Getting Released From Prison And Will Live in Richard Linklater's Garage Apartment
Alex Eylar, Flickr
With “The LEGO Movie” arriving in theaters this weekend, audiences will finally be able to see if the big screen can match their imagination, when it comes to creative scenarios featuring the inch-high block people. For years, LEGO has immortalized blockbuster franchises like “Star Wars,” Batman, Indiana Jones, and the world of Pixar with massive toy sets that… Continue reading The Best LEGO Fan Art: 44 Movie Inspired Creations (PHOTOS)
Dan Harmon drew from many inspirations for his upcoming Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty. Among them? A certain beloved Time Lord.
“For me, the influences are more in British sci-fi stuff that I grew up reading — like Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy also there’s a heavy dose of Doctor Who in there,” he said during the show’s panel at the Television Critics Association press tour.
Rick and Morty follows… Continue reading Dan Harmon’s new series inspired by ‘Doctor Who’