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Criterion Collection 50% Off Sale Ends Soon, Here's What You Should Grab While You Can

Criterion Collection 50% Off Sale Ends Soon, Here's What You Should Grab While You Can

The disc includes two commentary tracks, the short film Camera by Cronenberg, an awesome roundtable from 1982 with Cronenberg, John Carpenter, Mick Garris, and John Landis, and tons more.Hoop Dreams, directed by Steve JamesThe greatest sports documentary of all-time, and one of the best documentaries you will ever see period The film follows two young[...]

FUNKO Has 'Trading Places' Pops Coming, But No Jamie Lee Curtis?!

The holiday season is right around the corner, and that means some of our favorite manufacturers are ready to roll out their seasonal offerings, like FUNKO and their new Trading Places Pops.The CLASSIC [fight me] John Landis film starring Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Don Ameche, Denholm Elliot, Ralph Bellamy, and JAMIE LEE CURTIS seems like a strange flick to get a[...]

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Eli Roth's History of Horror AMC Show Gets a Trailer

Watch it below: Executive produced by award-winning horror film director, writer, producer and actor, Eli Roth (“Cabin Fever,” “Hostel”), the documentary series brings together the masters of horror – the storytellers and stars who define the genre – to explore its biggest themes and reveal the inspirations and struggles behind its past and present.Each one-hour episode will take[...]

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Eli Roth Tells the History of Horror with New AMC Show in October

The fun was Joe Dante talking about other people’s movies."Featuring A-list storytellers like Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Jordan Peele, Jason Blum, Robert Englund, Linda Blair, Tippi Hedren, Rob Zombie, Haley Joel Osment, Jack Black, John Landis, Jamie Lee Curtis and more, Eli Roth’s History of Horror brings together the masters of horror - icons and stars who define the genre[...]

'Twilight Zone: The Movie' Turns 35 Years Old Today

35 years ago today, Twilight Zone Movie opened in the theaters.  The 1983 feature film was directed by Steven Spielberg, George Miller, Joe Dante, and John Landis, and took it's cues from the 1959-1964 television series created by Rod Serling, The Twilight Zone.The film, in reality, is a retelling by four directors of 4 iconic stories from the original tv series[...]

Whoops, Man Mansplains Indiana Jones Costumes To The Designer

Social media has been amazing for the level of connection audiences can have with creators.  But also social media has been the worst possible thing for connecting certain audience members with creators.  There isn't a day that goes by where someone protected by the anonymity of facebook or twitter decides to rip something a part,[...]

Max Landis Is Set To Write And Direct An American Werewolf In London Remake

This is interesting obviously because the original was directed by John Landis, Max's fatherSo, I guess we will have a another Landis led version of this film out there when this releases If for no other reason, it will be an interesting comparison seeing how a son and father both approach the same film differently. [...]

Max Landis Tweets Images And Videos From His Directorial Debut Me Him Her

I'm starting to believe him.Landis has also been posting videos to Twitter, including this one of Landis directing a child eating a sandwich which has seemed to be very popular with his followers.[youtube][/youtube]Something tells me that's not going to be too relevant to the finished film.Max Landis shares his birthday with his father John Landis[...]

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Nightmare In Silver

See You Next WednesdayBrendon says: John Landis films repeatedly feature the phrase See You Next Wednesday It's an homage to Kubrick's 2001, being the last line heard in that film's super long distance videophone call.It appears as a film title in Kentucky Fried Movie, The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London (see above), Trading[...]

Why Fox Don't Like The Script For Chronicle 2

John Landis is nothing if not straight-up There's no surprises that, when in full conversational flow, he starts spilling the sort of interesting anecdotes, insights and snippets of behind-the-scenes power play that other, more political filmmakers might tend to shy away from.Attending an AMPAS screening of his fried-gold classic An American Werewolf in London, Landis[...]

Video: Terry Gilliam And John Landis Go Through The Night For German TV

I don't know the German TV show Durch Die Nacht, but I know that there's an episode coming on July 7th that will feature Terry Gilliam and John Landis romping around in London followed by a camera crew I have to see this.In these following preview clips you'll see Landis demonstrating his skills as a[...]

John Landis Returning To The Horror Genre With New Monster Movie

Thanks to the probing questions of Chris Eggertsen over at Bloody-Disgusting, we've been delivered some exciting news about famed director John Landis, the man who was behind fantastic 80s monster movie An American Werewolf In London before moving primarily into comedies.The last horror projects he worked on were two episodes of the TV series Masters[...]

The Burke And Hare DVD Special Features Uncovered

Classified today by the BBFC were the special features for John Landis' Burke and Hare on DVD This is UK DVD, mind, as the film is yet to have any US release announced It's becoming a bit of a trend for those Masters of Horror directors to see their films hit the UK before the[...]

Burke And Hare Videopalooza: Two New TV Spots And A Clip

We're just a week away from the UK release of Burke and Hare, John Landis' first theatrical feature film in over a decade I Can't Wait.Oh, and it's also worth noting that I Won't Let The Stupid Poster Put Me Off.There are two new TV spots right here, and over at Sky Movies there's a[...]

Simon Pegg Defends The Ethics Of John Landis' Burke And Hare

Earlier today, Simon Pegg tweeted the following: Encountered some consternation about the story of Burke and Hare being a comedy in light of the atrocity. Feel a blog coming on. He was going to run head-on at one of the oldest debates to plague comedians and dramatists. I made a mental note to check in […]