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Renny Harlin on His Cliffhanger Career and Stallone’s Fear of Heights
Director Renny Harlin gets candid about his rollercoaster career trajectory and the surprising challenge of filming CLIFFHANGER with Sylvester Stallone.
‘George’s Run’: A Trip Inside the Mind of Sci-Fi Writer George Clayton Johnson
My chat with writer/artist Henry Chamberlain, whose new graphic novel details his life-changing meetings with iconic TWIGHT ZONE & STAR TREK writer George Clayton Johnson.
Dirty Bastards: A Dive Into the Men-on-a-Mission War Subgenre
Dive into the dense cinematic catalog of war films that helped inspire Quentin Tarantino's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS.
Dana Delany Looks Back at ‘China Beach’
I talk with Dana Delany about the impact of CHINA BEACH on TV and how the role of McMurphy changed her life.
That Time I Transformed Into a Witch for ‘Hansel & Gretel’
It's not every day that you walk into work, only to find yourself sitting in a pro film makeup-effects chair to become a hideous movie witch!
Margot Robbie Redefines the Femme Fatale in the Neon-Noir ‘Terminal’
I went down the rabbit hole with Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg and director Vaughn Stein, talking up their 2018 neon-noir crime-thriller, TERMINAL.
Slo-Mo Nostalgia: Lee Majors Remembers ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’
My fun chat with Lee Majors, who looks back fondly on the phenomenal ’70 series that made him a star — and inspired a generation of bionic believers!
‘The Godfather’: An ‘Offer’ You Shouldn’t Refuse
My thoughts on THE OFFER, about the making of THE GODFATHER, and my interview with the author of The Godfather: The Official Motion Picture Archives.
My Father’s Timeless Seagram’s Ads
When I think of Playboy magazine, I think of four things: the naked women, the Gahan Wilson comics, the articles, and the ads.
This is the ‘Way’: James Cameron’s Been Making Multiple ‘Avatar’ Sequels At the Same Time
What James Cameron told me about his approach to filming the AVATAR sequels: "Probably the most challenging thing I’ve ever done."
Mohawk Maniac: Vernon Wells Reminisces ‘Road Warrior’
Vernon Wells discusses the origins of his savage ROAD WARRIOR villain and shares behind-the-scenes secrets from one of the most influential post-apocalyptic films ever made.
Guillermo del Toro on His Mad Monster-Fueled Formative Years
Guillermo del Toro explains how monster movies and magazines motivated him to learn English in his early years to become the ultimate Monster Kid.
Reflecting on a Fiberglass Romance: Mark Hamill Talks ‘Corvette Summer’
If you want to see a sparkle in Mark Hamill’s eyes, ask him about CORVETTE SUMMER.
Joe Dante: Famous Monster Kid
Filmmaker and historian Joe Dante reflects on the impact Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine had on him -- and the world.
Days of Future Passed: Richard Benjamin Remembers ‘Westworld’
I chat with Richard Benjamin about the thrill of getting to play cowboy in Michael Crichton's ahead-of-its-time 1973 Sci-Fi classic.
Gamera vs. MST3K: How a Kaiju Franchise Became a Comedy Shell Game
I chatted with MST3K creator Joel Hodgson, who happily reminisced about how Gamera boosted his fledgling cable show with the power of rubber monster comedy.
Paint It ‘Black’: When Dennis Christopher Detoured Into Slasher Territory
That time I lunched with BREAKING AWAY star Dennis Christopher, who detailed his unlikely detour into a slasher cult classic.
Interview: Tom Savini on Life After ‘Dead’
Tom Savini recounts his struggles remaking 1990's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD -- and coming to terms with it.
Hailing Frequencies Open: A Q&A with Star Trek’s Legendary Nichelle Nichols
My interview with the late, great STAR TREK icon Nichelle Nichols, and the special, surreal moment we shared.
The Importance of Being Vincent Price
An appreciation of the late horror legend and jack-of-all-trades performer.
‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’: The Flick Flack Movie Review
Can a new generation of Ghostbusters save the world -- and a four-decade-old franchise?
The Great ‘American Werewolf’ Reunion
That time I reunited John Landis, Rick Baker, David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne to reminisce about AMERICAN WEREWOLF for the pages of Famous Monsters magazine.
‘Top Gun’ Star Kelly McGillis Revisits Her Need for Speed
TOP GUN star Kelly McGillis details working with Tom Cruise, the influence of late director Tony Scott, and more about the '80s classic.
‘Star Trek’ Model Memories
I miss having model spaceships hanging from my ceiling...
That Time I Got Serenaded by Susanna Hoffs
My unexpected encounter with Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles was years in the making...
‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: The Flick Flack Movie Review
The epic showdown of the classic kaiju titans is finally here: Are you Team Godzilla, or Team Kong?
A Renewed Look at ‘Logan’s Run’
Renew! Michael York and Jenny Agutter reunite (for me!) to deliver a fresh look at their 1976 dystopian Sci-Fi classic.
Patrick Duffy Resurfaces ‘Man From Atlantis’
MAN FROM ATLANTIS star Patrick Duffy shares fond memories of his short-lived '70s Sci-Fi TV series.
Come Play With Us: Meet ‘The Shining’ Twins
Lisa & Louise Burns, aka The Shining Twins, detail their experience working on Stanley Kubrick's timeless horror classic.
‘Psycho Goreman’: The Flick Flack Movie Review
We need to support more wonderfully wacky films like this outrageous indie Sci-Fi/horror comedy by Steven Kostanski.
L.A. Weekly Review: ‘Jurassic World’: Falling Into Dark Territory
This fifth go-round of big-budget dino mayhem is a bumpy chaos-theory ride with sadistic tendencies.
L.A. Weekly Review: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: Taking the Sting Out of Infinity War
A playful antidote to the emotionally devastating finale of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR.
L.A. Weekly Review: ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ Is the Best One Yet
FALLOUT is a superb action movie of the highest caliber. I think it's the best film of the M:I series, and I don't say that lightly.
‘Escape From New York’: My Interview with John Carpenter
A chat with the mastermind behind the ultimate dystopian fever dream, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK.
Remembering Saturday Morning Fever!
Do you have fond memories of waking up early on Saturday mornings and carving out a spot in front of your TV?
Harry Hamlin Interview: The Clash Behind ‘Titans’
Harry Hamlin reveals the struggles and triumphs of making the last great Ray Harryhausen movie.
‘Hill Street Blues’ Cast Reminisce on Impact & Bedlam of Classic ’80s Series
Stars from the groundbreaking '80s cop series explain how they changed the face of dramatic television.
In Memory of the Movie Theater That Made Me
I will always have warm, nostalgic memories of the movie theater that "made me" -- Scarsdale Plaza.
‘Dynamite’ Poster Nostalgia
Remembering the wonderful folded posters from the pages of Dynamite magazine.
John Landis Remembers ‘Three Amigos!’
Director John Landis talks THREE AMIGOS! and his experience wrangling '80s comedy titans Steve Martin, Chevy Chase and Martin Short for his western satire.
The Perennial Holiday Horror of ‘Krampus’
KRAMPUS director Michael Dougherty talks up his candy-coated creature feature and fills our stockings with set secrets.