That time Topher invited me to watch his fan edit of Steven Spielberg's 1977 masterpiece, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.
His short-lived '70s Sci-Fi show may have slipped into a black hole, but Richard Benjamin has a special fondness for it.
My detailed appreciation of Ray Harryhausen's stop-motion spectacular THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD on its 60th anniversary.
My chat with THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS director for the 25th anniversary of the Disney double-holiday classic.
I had the privilege of chatting with the incredibly candid Ralph Bakshi for the 40th anniversary of his animated masterpiece.
My interview with CHILD'S PLAY creator Don Mancini, producer David Kirschner & director Tom Holland for the 30th anniversary of the horror classic.
40 years after John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN scared the crap out of moviegoers, Michael Myers is back to terrorize Jamie Lee Curtis -- who's more than ready this time to take him on.
Shane Black returns to put his stamp on the PREDATOR franchise and the result is full of cinematic carnage.
My chat with the Jethro Tull frontman on creating the legendary THICK AS A BRICK and its follow-up, the sorry state of the music biz today -- and why he walked away from salmon farming.
A collection of some of my favorites of the kaiju subgenre that served as inspiration for Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM.
I've also been listening to the wonderful symphonic soundtrack music for classic STAR TREK. It really takes you back.
William Shatner is a tough nut to crack when it comes to his personal life, but opened up to me in this surprising STAR TREK interview.
I spoke with the legendary director about the secrets behind some of his greatest cinematic masterpieces -- and what frightens the man who helmed one of the scariest films ever made.
An appreciation of Ralph Bakshi's animated THE LORD OF THE RINGS 40 years later, with vintage lobby cards and cool collectibles!
The origins of Ideal's S*T*A*R Team and how one toy company is giving the short-lived toy line new life.
AIRPLANE! star Robert Hays shares fond memories of filming one of the greatest big-screen comedies ever made.
Celebrated Famous Monsters cover artist Terry Wolfinger talks about his formative years and reveals the secrets to his commercial art success.
Are a plethora of pop-culture references enough to keep audiences satisfied with Steven Spielberg's adaptation of READY PLAYER ONE?
Natalie Portman's new Sci-Fi flick is a refreshingly cerebral thriller with intense visuals and even more intense questions.
I get a kick out of the meteor/asteroid disaster movie subgenre, so here are a few fave guilty pleasure picks of the deadly fireball variety.
Katee Sackhoff talks up BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, her mercenary turn in RIDDICK, her JAWS obsession -- and her first nude scene.
My interview with Malcolm McDowell on TIME AFTER TIME and how making the Nicholas Meyer film changed his life.
Director Renny Harlin gets candid about his rollercoaster career trajectory and the surprising challenge of filming CLIFFHANGER with Sylvester Stallone.
I first interviewed Rick Baker in 2012 for ET. He was happy to discuss his humble beginnings and love for Famous Monsters.