I have very specific memories of waiting in line to see STAR WARS and staring at the lobby cards, images that sparked my imagination and remind me of how patient I had to be as a nine-year-old until I could get through those doors and see the movie.
STAR WARS first arrived in theaters 40 years ago today. Like so many of my generation, the movie rocked my world and changed the trajectory of my future aspirations. This is my story, along with excerpts of my first interview with Mark Hamill.
Back in the days before the Internet, movie lobby cards were a powerful tool used by Hollywood studios to lure audiences into the darkened theater.
Prompted by Ridley Scott's second return to the ALIEN franchise, here are five little-known nuggets about his seminal 1979 saga.
I love to talk, and so naturally I love the podcast format, which provides a casual, fun, and freeform way to share all the things I love about genre pop culture.
Will BLADE RUNNER 2049 assume everyone thinks Deckard is a Replicant? Or will it eschew revisionist history and keep it as an open-ended question?
Stop-motion VFX master Ray Harryhausen's work made a huge impact on my childhood and fueled my love for fantasy and monster movies.
Being both a movie buff and avid comic-book reader had its perks in the '70s and '80s, especially when Marvel Comics rolled out its "Marvel Super Special" comic-book magazine series.
I've assembled a bunch of fun STAR WARS-themed covers of Famous Monsters, classic and contemporary, for your viewing pleasure.
Happy STAR WARS Day! Enjoy a few curated links to exclusive interviews and general excitement related to the film that changed fandom 40 years ago.
The other day, I was overcome by a wave of nostalgia as I was perusing the shelves of my local toy store. I had to reclaim a lost piece of my childhood. I just couldn't help it.
Inspired by our Rondo Award win, I shine a spotlight on the current roster of artists painting for Famous Monsters and the brand-new art that came about during the time that I was editor of the magazine.
A look back at how my exclusive James Cameron ALIENS 30th anniversary interview came to be for Famous Monsters magazine.
How often does one get to drink STAR TREK-themed drinks and sit in the Enterprise Captain's Chair with the frickin' Endeavour on display behind you?
After revisiting it on the new MST3K, I've come to realize that STAR CRASH gloriously transcends the craptastic. And Caroline Munro remains HOT.
The winners of the 15th annual Rondo Hatton Awards were announced Sunday night. Famous Monsters won Best Magazine (Classic), and also won Best Cover for Rick Baker's amazing American Werewolf in London!