RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

* Koichi Kawakita, the special effects director who updated Godzilla for the ’90s, helping to spur interest in an American remake,...

RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

Constantine: TV Review

If you’re not getting enough televised horror from your cable and streaming outlets (THE WALKING DEAD, PENNY DREADFUL, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, AMERICAN...

Constantine: TV Review

Horn’s Alexandre Aja – The CFQ Interview Podcast

A break from the standard Halloween fare of mad slashers and paranormal infestations, the new film HORNS brings a decidedly...

Horn's Alexandre Aja - The CFQ Interview Podcast

Horror movies come to life at Universal Studios’s Halloween Horror Nights

If you want to see your favorite horror movies come to life, and you reside anywhere near Los Angeles,...

Horror movies come to life at Universal Studios's Halloween Horror Nights

Classic Halloween Horror Films in L.A.

If you are a fan of classic horror films and you are lucky enough to live in the Los Angeles area, then you have ample opportunity to sample...

Classic Halloween Horror Films in L.A.
Constantine: Non Est Asylum - Episode 1 Review

Constantine: Non Est Asylum – Episode 1 Review

The premiere episode of CONSTANTINE stumbles across the television screen rather like a loud and boisterous drunk stumbling out of a bar: it catches your attention, and you sense its charm, but half the time its incoherent ramblings make no sense. “Non Est Asylum” (”there is no asylum”) also betrays evidence of being a busted [...]

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RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

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Koichi Kawakita, the special effects director who updated Godzilla for the ’90s, helping to spur interest in an American remake, has passed away. Kawakita died on his 72 birthday anniversary, December 5, 2014; the cause of death was liver failure. You can read an obituary by August Ragone here.
Kawakita took over the special effects for [...]

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BATMAN in the Media, Pt.2

BATMAN in the Media, Pt.2

BATMAN comes to TV — but will the audience accept the mysterious Masked Manhunter into their living rooms? Maybe if he’s a duly deputized member of the law. Tune in to find out.

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RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

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Koichi Kawakita, the special effects director who updated Godzilla for the ’90s, helping to spur interest in an American remake, has passed away. Kawakita died on his 72 birthday anniversary, December 5, 2014; the cause of death was liver failure. You can read an obituary by August Ragone here.
Kawakita took over the special effects for [...]

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Horn's Alexandre Aja - The CFQ Interview Podcast

Horn’s Alexandre Aja – The CFQ Interview Podcast

A break from the standard Halloween fare of mad slashers and paranormal infestations, the new film HORNS brings a decidedly hometown slant to an examination of the good and evil that lives in all of us. Daniel Radcliffe plays Ig, a man (yes, man — we’re a long way from Hogwart’s) whose status within his [...]

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RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

RIP: Godzilla FX director Koichi Kawakita

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Koichi Kawakita, the special effects director who updated Godzilla for the ’90s, helping to spur interest in an American remake, has passed away. Kawakita died on his 72 birthday anniversary, December 5, 2014; the cause of death was liver failure. You can read an obituary by August Ragone here.
Kawakita took over the special effects for [...]

Constantine: Non Est Asylum - Episode 1 Review

Constantine: Non Est Asylum – Episode 1 Review

The premiere episode of CONSTANTINE stumbles across the television screen rather like a loud and boisterous drunk stumbling out of a bar: it catches your attention, and you sense its charm, but half the time its incoherent ramblings make no sense. “Non Est Asylum” (”there is no asylum”) also betrays evidence of being a busted [...]

Constantine: TV Review

Constantine: TV Review

If you’re not getting enough televised horror from your cable and streaming outlets (THE WALKING DEAD, PENNY DREADFUL, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, SALEM, etc), broadcast network NBC has something for you: following GRIMM on Friday nights, CONSTANTINE is an adaptation of DC’s Hellblazer comic series, starring Matt Ryan as John Constantine – [...]

BATMAN in the Media, Pt.2

BATMAN in the Media, Pt.2

BATMAN comes to TV — but will the audience accept the mysterious Masked Manhunter into their living rooms? Maybe if he’s a duly deputized member of the law. Tune in to find out.

Horn's Alexandre Aja - The CFQ Interview Podcast

Horn’s Alexandre Aja – The CFQ Interview Podcast

A break from the standard Halloween fare of mad slashers and paranormal infestations, the new film HORNS brings a decidedly hometown slant to an examination of the good and evil that lives in all of us. Daniel Radcliffe plays Ig, a man (yes, man — we’re a long way from Hogwart’s) whose status within his [...]

Adam Green's Digging Up the Marrow Acquired by Image

Adam Green’s Digging Up the Marrow Acquired by Image

Turns out director Adam Green wasn’t finished ripping up the horror genre with his HATCHET franchise. Image Entertainment has just announced its acquisition of DIGGING UP THE MARROW, Green’s unusual mockumentary that’s the result of a four-year collaboration with artist Alex Pardee. Starring Green and featuring guest appearances by the likes of Kane Hodder, Tom [...]

Dead Snow 2 premieres in L.A.

Dead Snow 2 premieres in L.A.

As part of the SpectreFest film festival at the Silent Movie Theatre in Los Angeles, the Cinefamily and SpectraVision present the Los Angeles premiere of DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD on the second half of a double bill with the original DEAD SNOW – the amusing horror-comedy about Nazi Zombies. Director Tommy Wirkola returns [...]

Horror movies come to life at Universal Studios's Halloween Horror Nights

Horror movies come to life at Universal Studios’s Halloween Horror Nights

If you want to see your favorite horror movies come to life, and you reside anywhere near Los Angeles, California or Orlando, Florida, you nightmare has come true! Just hurry over to either city’s Universal Studios tour, where you will find Halloween Horror Nights in full swing.
Our sister site, Hollywood Gothique, offers this impression of [...]

Classic Halloween Horror Films in L.A.

Classic Halloween Horror Films in L.A.

If you are a fan of classic horror films and you are lucky enough to live in the Los Angeles area, then you have ample opportunity to sample your favorite titles on the big screen, surrounded by an appreciative audience. Sure, you probably own most of the films on Blu-ray disc, but there’s nothing like [...]

The Houses October Built Maps the Nation's Scariest Haunts

The Houses October Built Maps the Nation’s Scariest Haunts

The new found-footage horror film, THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT, follows a group a filmmakers as their quest for the scariest haunt in the U.S. goes very, very wrong. But why should they be the only ones having the fun? Just in time for your own Halloween sorties, the producers have kindly provided a map that [...]

A Talking Cat!?! - Temple of Bad

A Talking Cat!?! – Temple of Bad

We have to be clear about this: There are bad movies; there are reprehensible movies; there are movies that make you consider taking out a contract on the entire DGA, just to be sure that never in the future of humankind will there be a chance that such an affront to common decency could again [...]

BATMAN In the Media, Part 1

BATMAN In the Media, Part 1

Batman started in the comics, but soon spread to radio, movies and television.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For - Dossier Fantastique 5:32

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – Dossier Fantastique 5:32

In Dossier Fantastique, Volume 5, Number 32, Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski analyze SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. They also look at recent home video releases: THE WALKING DEAD, THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE on Blu-ray; and the 1980s version of THE TWILIGHT ZONE on DVD. Finally, after the closing credits, they forget [...]