Writing and maintaining IT CAME FROM... is a true labor of love. Please consider showing your appreciation by donating through the BUY ME A COFFEE app. It's quick and easy!
Nebraska Wesleyan University held its annual NIGHTS OF HORROR event and I was honored to be a featured speaker.
I've been enjoying a nice palate cleanser of classic horror movies and an ideal companion book to go with the nostalgia.
Director Terry Gilliam shares tales of working with Connery, a Beatle, an untried kid, and the most entertaining band of dwarves ever captured on film.
Why the beloved highly quotable fish-out-of-water supernatural martial arts action-comedy cult classic was big trouble at the box office.
Contemporary undead, post-apocalyptic and pandemic tales owe a ton of gratitude to Richard Matheson's I AM LEGEND.
I chat with THE BLACK HOLE stars and director on the occasion of the iconic Disney film's 40th anniversary.
William Shatner and Douglas Trumbull recall script woes, production delays and the disaster that almost stopped the TREK franchise in its tracks.
My interview with the late, great Gahan Wilson -- the ultimate whimsical creep whose macabre cartoons made so many smile.
I got to write and direct a documentary on '80s horror movies called IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS. It was my feature-film debut and I had a blast.
Interview: HARRYHAUSEN: THE LOST MOVIES author John Walsh details the amazing unproduced ideas of the stop-motion legend and the planned follow-up to CLASH OF THE TITANS in development.
How Christopher Reeve called the shots with the best of intentions for SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE.
My interview with the original PET SEMATARY director on bringing the frightening Stephen King novel to life.
From ROCKY HORROR to MEGAFORCE to FDR: AMERICAN BADASS! Barry Bostwick is a man who knows his way around a cult movie.
The production woes of this epic 1989 fantasy have become the stuff of legend. I speak with Gilliam and Polley to try to settle the dust.
MYSTERIOUS ISLAND made a serious impact on my kiddie imagination thanks to Ray Harryhausen's fun stop-motion-animated creatures.
From courting Van Halen to wild deleted scenes, I chat with Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and director Stephen Herek about creating their comedy classic BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE.
It's fun to ponder the wild "what if?" casting possibilities of James Cameron's 1984 Sci-Fi-thriller classic.
My interview with the INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS director on the 40th anniversary of the Sci-Fi classic.
That time Topher invited me to watch his fan edit of Steven Spielberg's 1977 masterpiece, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.