If you’re one of the many, many people who felt Alan Moore’s Watchmen comic would have worked considerably better as a TV series than as a movie, we’ve got some potentially great news for you. However, if that’s the case but you also aren’t a big Zack Snyder fan, we’ve got some potentially heartbreaking news for you: According to Collider, Snyder is in… Continue reading Reel TV: Zack Snyder and HBO Considering a 'Watchmen' Series; 'The Lego Movie' Guys Adapt 'Serial'
The Mist is the kind of movie that hasn’t gotten a totally fair shake over the years. A few dodgy bits of CGI and an ending that was both shocking and different from Stephen King’s original story have held it back, but for my money Frank Darabont’s movie about ordinary people caught up in an extremely unordinary scenario is still an entertaining, smart… Continue reading Reel TV: Stephen King's 'The Mist' Gets a Series From the Makers of 'Scream'
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Filmmaking Tip of the Day:
Want to add a character into archival footage a la Forrest Gump? Here’s a great tutorial on the effect (via Live for Films):
Movie Trivia of the Day:
Clickhole pokes fun of the many videos listing things you might not know about a movie with… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Jurassic Park' Animated Series Artwork, Make Your Own Version of 'Forrest Gump' and More
There’s a Scream TV series, and if you’re like most people I mention the show to you were either completely unaware of this or you knew about it and wrote it off without ever watching it. But you should, because it’s kind of fantastic. It takes everything great from Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s original slasher and repurposes it for a new, more… Continue reading Why You Should Be Watching the 'Scream' TV Series
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