Anyone who has ever had a pet knows the inevitable will happen, and that the circle of life is cruel and unavoidable. But when a dog, cat, horse, or other creature dies in a genre movie, the circumstances are often shaped by bizarre forces—supernatural, weird-science, and otherwise—that make a tragic loss even worse.…
To celebrate the spookiest director's 55th birthday, Cakenweenie has collaborated with 100 different culinary artists to build a giant blog of Burton Cakes. They're crazy clever. Here are a few of our favorites!
This weekend, Frankenweenie is teaching children about the wonders of brining your beloved pooch back from the dead. We may not have perfected doggie resurrections by electroshock, but some folks have tried to bring their dogs back from the dead (or at least create a genetic facsimile), through cloning. But in…
The opening few minutes of Tim Burton's Frankenweenie are magical. The little kid, Victor, makes a home monster movie, with his pet dog Sparky dressed up as a Godzilla-style giant monster in a model town. The celebration of DIY B-movie film-making feels very personal, and probably autobiographical.
One brave thespian wants to be Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy. Check out a bunch of sneak peeks from tonight's Fringe. Writer Jane Espenson reveals what's ahead on Once Upon a Time. Plus Godzilla gets a new writer!
James Gunn talks casting for Guardians of the Galaxy. Guillermo del Toro offers updates on Frankenstein and The Hulk TV show. Will a Doctor Who companion appear in Star Trek Into Darkness after all? Falling Skies elects its president, and he's a former Star Trek officer. And Arrow reveals its first look at the DC…
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein helped to launch the entire genre of science fiction, and shaped our dialogue about the ethics of science and artificial life. But it's also created a pop culture explosion that's lasted over a century, and continues full-tilt today. Franken-culture is here to stay, and it often gets mighty…
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel is close to finding a director to replace Rupert Wyatt, and there are some seriously intriguing candidates. Another great director says he wants to work on Doctor Who. Plus tons of videos for Doctor Who, Fringe, Frankenweeie, and much more!
Guillermo del Toro explains why he signed off on a 3D conversion for Pacific Rim. Doctor Who might be headed to New Zealand... but first check out trailers for Amy and Rory's big farewell. Plus three new Looper clips!
James Gunn confirms he's directing (and writing) Guardians of the Galaxy. Chris Evans drops story hints for the Captain America sequel. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes might have lost its director. Bill Paxton will once again play an ass-kicking space marine!
HBO reveals a season three set photo for Game of Thrones — and hints at its massive importance. Check out a brand new Robocop poster and some Hobbit photos! Jon Favreau wants to do some swordfighting on Revolution. Plus tons of Walking Dead photos and the latest Once Upon a Time hints!
See Chris Hemsworth in the latest Thor: The Dark World photos. Joss Whedon basically reveals who is directing Guardians of the Galaxy. Plus Robocop, the Avatar sequels, Fringe, The Walking Dead, Once Upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries, and more!
Hugh Laurie won't be a villain in Robocop, but another awesome Brit is lined up to take on the role. Steven Moffat explains why the new Doctor Who is all blockbusters, all the time. Plus the first Fringe season five photos!
We're completely obsessed with Karen O's contribution to Tim Burton's Frankenweenie soundtrack. It's sweet, poppy, retains the Oooweeeeoooohs from old timey black and white horror flicks, and sounds like it was stitched together from great love songs of our past (Mickey & Sylvia's "Love Is Strange" and maybe even a…
Marvel Studios is considering another intriguing offbeat choice to direct the studio's weirdest movie yet. The Captain America sequel is close to finding its female lead. Plus awesome casting updates for Iron Man 3, Game of Thrones, Revolution, and Warehouse 13!
Karl Urban reveals where a Dredd sequel could go. Check out new TV spots for Total Recall and Skyfall. The cast and crew reveal what's next on season three of The Walking Dead. Plus some American Horror Story casting updates!
Matt Smith offers a joyous preview of Doctor Who's new season. Director Len Wiseman explains his editing process for Total Recall. Plus Frankenweenie character posters, American Horror Story and Once Upon a Time casting updates, and more!
Frankenweenie was the short film that got Tim Burton fired at Disney all those years ago — and now he's turning it into a full-length film. Not only is it a passion project for him, it's pretty obviously the silliest thing he's done in forever. We saw the first two clips from the film, and heard Tim Burton talk about…