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Buckaroo Banzai getting the TV series treatment under Kevin Smith's watch

The last time I caught up with THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI, the 80s film just didn't quite hold up, causing me to wonder what it is that I dug about the movies all those years ago as a kid. However, the cult fandom for Peter Weller 's scientist, neurosurgeon, rock musician and race car driver hero has stayed strong over the years, celebrating all the...
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Prince dead at 57

Prince, the singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor/performer, was found dead in his home earlier this morning. His publicist confirmed this, stating that, "It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57." There are no other details...
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Face-Off: Blade Runner vs. The Terminator

In our previous Face-Off , we looked at Bryan Singer 's SUPERMAN RETURNS vs. Zack Snyder 's MAN OF STEEL . While most of you agreed with my MAN OF STEEL verdict, I was glad to see many of you also agree it's far from being a great film. I was also pleased to see how many of you defended SUPERMAN RETURNS , as I don't think it deserves nearly the amount of disdain it's received over the...
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Shawn Levy to direct a remake of Starman

In the mid-80's Jeff Bridges took on the lead role in STARMAN, a John Carpenter film which found an extraterrestrial-being paying a visit to Earth after hearing the invitation found on the Voyager 2 space-probe. Naturally, his space-craft is shot down and he's forced to craft a human body for himself, which turns out to be the recently deceased husband of Jenny Hayden (...
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I Want That: NECA's Ghostbusters Life-Size Slimer

Ever dream of having your very own focused, non-terminal repeating phantasm or a class 5 full roaming vapor... or, to the layperson, Slimer of GHOSTBUSTERS fame? Well, toy company NECA has answered the call and is giving you the oppurtunity to have and keep a life-size replica of the nasty little spud famous for sliming Bill Murray 's Dr. Peter Venkman in the 1984 classic. Set...
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Zach Galligan speaks on what's up with next Gremlins flick

Warner Bros. is dead set on making another GREMLINS movie, whether you like it or not. As long as they can figure out a way to get Gizmo in it and bring back more Gremlins, they're good to go. They already have GOOSEBUMPS' Carl Ellsworth hard at work, trying to crack the script , and Christopher Columbus is on-board to produce, so it's really not a matter of if, but when. But what...
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I Want That: LEGO Ghostbusters Headquarters

If you consider yourself a fan of LEGO and GHOSTBUSTERS, then you've probably already dropped the money and invested the time needed in order to build yourself a LEGO version of the Ecto-1. But as we all know, that car needs a place to live, and what better place to house it than a LEGO GHOSTBUSTERS Headquarters? Up until now, it was only a dream, but today it was made...
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Robert Englund crushes fans' dreams that he'll ever return as Freddy again

Freddy is definitely dead. Or at least Robert Englund 's version of the horror icon is. Amidst all sorts of hopes and dreams from NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET fans, Englund took to his Twitter earlier today to put a stop to all the calls that he just put on the glove one more time instead of whatever New Line might be planning for the franchise in the next few years....
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Ink & Pixel: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I'm always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fanbase, Ink & Pixel has been granted permission to broaden its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy genres. I hope that you enjoy...
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VHS Retro Art Round-up: Dune, Mr. Boogedy, Star Crash and more

Every child of the 80s will remember going to the video store and trying to find a movie to rent. Back before the days of Blu-ray and On Demand, selecting a movie usually meant finding the flick with the coolest box art. Like modern posters, classic VHS art has been lost but thanks to the Internet there are countless reminders of these cool creations. This column will be dedicated to...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Wes Craven

Last week , we took at look at the career of veteran director George Miller . This week's subject is a contemporary of Miller's who passed away tragically last week but leaves behind an incredible body of work... Wes Craven My earliest horror memories all revolve around Wes Craven . As a kid growing up in the late-eighties/early-nineties, the NIGHTMARE...
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Scream & A Nightmare on Elm Street horror legend Wes Craven has passed away

A sad loss of cinema today, especially the horror genre, as legendary filmmaker Wes Craven has passed away at the age of 76 as a result of brain cancer. Craven entered the horror scene in 1972 with the cult hit THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT and went on to create a steady stream of horror hits, icons, and franchises that continue to resonate to this day. 1977's THE HILLS HAVE EYES was...
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