A time-capsule visit to a very candid 11-year-old Fairuza Balk on the set of RETURN TO OZ.
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.
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.