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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND Returns To Theaters September 1st!

Wow, this is cool! In honor of the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic feature CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, Sony Pictures has recently done a 4K restoration and is planning on re-releasing the film in theaters on September 1st. I have to tell you, I hadn’t seen this movie since I was really, […]

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Dakota Fanning Squares Off With a Horrifying “Monster Made of Men” in the Latest Short from Neill Blomkamp’s OATS STUDIOS

If you’re sci-if/horror fan – and you’re looking for a way to beat the insufferable summer heat – this should send more than a few shivers up your spine.  Streaming now from Neill Blomkamp’s newly-christened OATS STUDIOS is ZYGOTE, the latest in the South-African filmmaker’s new series of experimental sci-fi shorts. A quick recap for the uninitiated – […]

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History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 7: Rebirth of the Apes

Catch up here! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 After the less than stellar reception of Burton’s PLANET OF THE APES – which had done well at the box office but didn’t capture audiences the way 20th Century Fox had hoped – plans for a new APES franchise were […]

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15 Years Later: PART TWO Of Our Chat With THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES Director Mark Pellington!

Read PART ONE of our interview with Mark Pellington right here. Adam Barnick: Do you think John Klein was brought to Point Pleasant in order to LEARN to let go?  To accept not getting answers? Mark Pellington: What transported him there that night, to go through this experience, to the phone call with Laura Linney […]

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History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 6: Remake of the Apes

Catch up here! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 It had been 20 years since the cancellation of RETURN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES when filmmaker Adam Rifkin walked into 20th Century Fox’s offices to pitch some ideas. One of the things he brought up was an idea on how […]

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WTF Was That? Revisiting Larry Cohen’s Bizarre GOD TOLD ME TO

Filmmaker Larry Cohen is a well-regarded figure in the horror film community, mainly because of the weird ups-and-downs of his varied career. Cohen started out with raw exploitation dramas like BONE, and eventually worked his way through a few horror cheapies like Q: THE WINGED SERPENT, the three amazing IT’S ALIVE movies, and the outrageous killer […]

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History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 5: End of the Apes

Catch up here! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Despite the violence of CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, families showed up to the theater, creating a fourth hit APES film for Fox. With the money still coming in, Fox ordered up a fifth film, and producer Arthur Jacobs got to work […]

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Watch Sigourney Weaver Battle a New Alien Foe in Neill Blomkamp’s Apocalyptic Short RAKKA!

Even if you’ve given up hope on seeing Ellen Ripley’s return to the xenomorph universe in the perpetually-postponed (and very likely doomed) ALIEN 5, with DISTRICT 9 director Neill Blomkamp behind the camera, this is still very big news indeed… and hints at something perhaps even bigger. Blomkamp chose to kick off his new experimental […]

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History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 4: King of the Apes

Catch up here! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Even though the movie ended with two beloved characters and a baby chimpanzee being brutally murdered, parents still brought their children to see ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES, so 20th Century Fox called up producer Arthur P. Jacobs and gave the go-ahead for a […]

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The Political Timeliness of SEOUL STATION — Animated Prequel to TRAIN TO BUSAN

SEOUL STATION. No, it’s not where the Soul Train departs from. It’s the animated prequel to the smash hit zombie film TRAIN TO BUSAN, from South Korean director Yeon Sang-ho. Released just a month after BUSAN, the director’s live action debut, SEOUL STATION depicts ground zero of the outbreak: a train station that serves as […]

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The New Trailer for BLADE RUNNER 2049 Will Blow Your Mind

After teasing fans mercilessly with some gorgeous visual glimpses and a recent teaser, Columbia Pictures just unveiled the first full trailer for the long-awaited sequel to Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking 1982 classic BLADE RUNNER… and so far it’s looking and sounding pretty damn amazing. Oscar-nominated director Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL) is assuming the director’s duties from Scott […]

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Danny McBride Talks His Life-Long Love Of The ALIEN Franchise!

Although he’s most well known for his comedic work, Danny McBride is one of us! Earlier this week, he was on the Conan O’Brien show to discuss his upcoming role as Tennessee in ALIEN: COVENANT, and he brought up a humorous story about his first meet director Ridley Scott, and how he convinced his parents to […]

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10 Alien Comics To Read While Waiting For ALIEN: COVENANT

Without a doubt, ALIEN: COVENANT is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. It’s got fans of the franchise wondering how it will turn out, especially after Prometheus, but many fans hope that Ridley Scott returns triumphantly to the sci-fi franchise he launched in 1979. Dark Horse has been publishing Aliens comics since […]