I was born in maybe the greatest year in science fiction film history: 1982, which gave us The Thing, Blade Runner, and E.T. By the time I was five years old, I knew Star Wars, Back to the Future, and Ghostbusters. Science Fiction and I go back a long time. How do you define science fiction? Is it robots? Aliens? Giant bugs? How about time travel or visions of the future? It is all this and more and for fans of sci-fi cinema, Sloan De Forest‘s TMC: Must See Sci-Fi: 50 Movies That Are Out of This World is a must-own book.
“You can’t fool a cat. They seem to know who’s not right. If you know what I mean.” – Mrs. Plunkett, Cat People
This weekend, COMET TV, the FREE scifi and horror network, will be running a CATaclysm: Wicked Kitty Movie Marathon, showing a host of classic feline feature films.
Beginning at 10am ET on Sunday, October 29, 2017, the marathon will include the 1989 Bette Davis witch tale Wicked Stepmother; at noon is the 1964 Roger Corman classic Tomb Of Ligeia, starring Vincent Price; at 2pm is 1942’s Cat People, followed up by its 1944 sequel Curse Of The Cat People at 4pm; and finishing up the day at 6pm will be Cat’s Eye, the 1985 film written by Stephen King starring Drew Barrymore and James Woods.
Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four Official Website Directed by Marty Langford Starring Roger Corman, Oley Sassoon, and Chris Gore Distributor:Uncork’d Entertainment Not Rated | 85 minutes Release Date: October 11, 2016 (VOD) | December 20, 2016 (DVD)
In 1986, German film producer Bernd Eichinger (The Neverending Story) purchased the motion picture rights to Marvel Comics’ first family of bickering cosmic superheroes, the Fantastic Four. Eichinger envisioned making a classy, big-budget adventure with funding from a major studio and the latest in cutting edge visual effects, but no studio was interested. He had until New Year’s Eve 1992 to get the film into production or his rights would revert back to Marvel.
Film composer James Horner, best known for creating the original music scores to some of the biggest motion pictures of all time, died on Monday after a small aircraft he had been piloting crashed about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara, CA. He was 61.
Get ready for seven more chilling tales starring the master of horror, Vincent Price! Presented by Scream Factory, The Vincent Price Collection II includes fantastic high-definition transfers of some of Price’s most memorable films, as well as new and vintage bonus features that further highlight his illustrious and enduring legacy as cinema’s most chilling horror icon.