From Ghost-Gobblers to Princess-Saving Plumbers: the Birth of a Video Game Nation Happened in the Glorious 1980s

For the most part, I remember childhood birthday parties being held at someone's house, a fast-food restaurant or, if I was really lucky, a bowling alley. But there was one magical birthday party that this child of the '80s will never forget: it was at Mr. Arcade. Not only did I get to hang out with my friends and…

Scary Clowns and Snake-Haired Monstresses: Two Artists' Visions of the Next Robert Rodriguez Villain

Robert Rodriguez knows a thing or two about villains and monsters. With a resume that includes films like Sin City, Grindhouse, and Predators, Rodriguez knows that to make a good villain, you need to dig deep and develop a great monster. But now, he wants you to help him create the monster that will be featured in the…

Regular People Like These Two Guys Are Vying for a Role in Robert Rodriguez's Latest Film

By now, you know all about Two Scoops, the new short film that Robert Rodriguez is making about a pair of extremely attractive ass-kicking twins named Lola and Lucia for Project Green Screen in conjunction with BlackBerry. The first act, in which he's asking regular people such as yourself to submit a performance of…

Robert Rodriguez Needs Your Help Finishing His Movie About Hot, Kick-Ass Ice Cream Scoopers

Robert Rodriguez, multi-talented action/adventure movie auteur is announcing his latest collaboration: Project Green Screen. In partnership with BlackBerry, Rodriguez is putting the finishing touches on his new short film. Seems like a normal, not-newsworthy thing for a filmmaker to do, right? Wrong! He's actually…