Tomorrow, James Gunn ventures into wild space-opera territory with Guardians of the Galaxy. But just like Peter Jackson, Gunn started out directing gonzo horror — and we're going to take a look at the strange and miraculous journey behind the making of Slither.
This weekend, the acclaimed movie Snowpiercer comes out in the United States at last... in a handful of theaters, with almost no publicity. And Snowpiercer isn't the first beloved movie to get this treatment. Here are some movies that almost everybody agrees are brilliant — but which were released in a vacuum.
A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential…
The flipside of a sense of wonder is often a sense of total disgust and revulsion, when you see just how gross and awful things can be. But which science fiction, fantasy or horror story has grossed you out the most?
Seriously, don't watch this clip if you were hoping to have a sex life or anything. It's arguably work-safe, but seriously gruesome.
What would it look like if James Gunn, writer of such so-wrong-they're-great movies as Slither and Super, wrote a zombie-centric version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Wonder no longer. The first trailer is out for Lollipop Chainsaw, a game about a cheerleader who kills zombies.
How did Rainn Wilson become our DIY savior? Why is a movie as horrendously messed up and insane as Super even allowed to exist, in a rational universe? Who thought a psychotic superhero film would be a good idea?
One-eyed alien blue slugs have a burning desire to invade people, via their throats. It sounds like a remake of Slither, but Thailand's Cool Gel Attacks is a slapstick comedy. Watch people's hilarious attempts to avoid throat-violation, in the trailer.
Nathan Fillion has given rise to some of our greatest heroes, from Firefly's Mal Reynolds to The Holy Avenger in Super. We asked him what's the secret of creating a truly epic hero, and here's what he said.
Though we've treated you to visions of Slither before, this clip is so awesome it must be seen if you're to appreciate the best alien invasion flick of the past five years.
We've made no secret of our admiration for special effects artists. This week, we got to talk with Dan Rebert, the Effects Producer for MastersFX, the house that created the aliens of Stargate Atlantis and Slither. Rebert told us all about his cultural influences, talked Stargate, and gave us the inside scoop on the…
There's a good reason why the sleeper hit Slither wormed its way into so many B-movie lovers' hearts when it came out a couple of years ago. Not only is the movie incredibly gross, but it's also a pretty good satire of small-town life and shitty marriages. In this clip, you'll see why. You see, our hero Starla's is…
Todd Masters has kept busy heading makeup for Stargate Atlantis, designing characters such as the menacing Wraiths. Masters and his studio, MastersFX, also worked on Star Trek: First Contact, bringing the disturbingly sexy Borg Queen (and her serpentine spine) to life. They also showed off their prosthetic chops – and…