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Review: The Thing
It's Alien meets 30 Days of Night when a crew of Americans and Norwegians dig up something otherworldly in the Antarctic ice.
Alien meets 30 Days of Night
| October 21, 2011
Days of future past
Science-fiction films have been with us since Edison’s 1910 version of Frankenstein , but they bloomed in the ’Nam era, nourished by a volatile cocktail of cultural ingredients.
'SF-1970' at the Harvard Film Archive
| June 18, 2010
Video: 2010 horror movie previews
Will 2010 be a festive romp of eye-gouging, throat-slitting, and disemboweling?
Hollywood Splat Pics and Horrific Indies
| January 29, 2010
To Dark Stars by Hard Ways: Alien screenwriter Dan O'Bannon dead at 63
Today we mourn the loss of genius screenwriter Dan O'Bannon, who died Thursday in Santa Monica at age 63. Best known for writing the screenplay...
| December 19, 2009
Review: Halloween II
Rob Zombie's remake of a sequel to a film he remade begins where his previous film left off.
Rob Zombie's newest bloody mess
| September 04, 2009
Shepard Fairey and his show "Supply and Demand" arrive at the Institute of Contemporary Art like a guerrilla general emerging from the jungle after his forces have taken the capital.
Shepard Fairey bombs the ICA
| February 10, 2009
It’s a welcome step into new territory and a more than satisfying downer dose to set against the onset of sunny days and ice cream.
Third | Island
| April 22, 2008
At best a reminder of doomsdays past, at worst a symptom of what’s ailing the genre today.
Two-hour nihilistic melee
| March 19, 2008
Perhaps it’s something in the air, but in the last year or so it seems that Boston’s experimental outer limits has seen an analog-synthesizer renaissance.
Astronaut and Ernst Karel
| December 14, 2007
I have seen the origin of evil, and it’s feral, yet strangely . . . adorable.
Oh, the horror
| September 05, 2007
Vice like the magazine or Vice like Miami?
† | Vice
| August 20, 2007
I Know Who Killed Me
Lohan’s virgin/whore dons a robotic hand, the perfect prop to match her performance.
Lindsay Lohan's robotic reel life
| August 01, 2007
One thing we’ve learned from the Globe ’s seven-day package “The Making of Mitt Romney” is that the man takes pride in his Ward Cleaver coif.
Mitt gets a posse
| June 28, 2007
The girls of summer
It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
| May 18, 2007
Banlieue 13 / District B13
Cinematographer-turned-director Pierre Morel’s breezy assemblage of acrobatics eschews the former’s dark climes in favor of a brightly lit Parisian ghetto, the better to see the amazing action.
Plot is secondary to thrilling stunts
| May 31, 2006
'Halloween' Producer Akkad Dies in Jordan
AMMAN, Jordan - Moustapha Akkad, the Syrian-born filmmaker and producer of the "Halloween" horror movie franchise, died Friday from wounds sustained in the triple hotel bombings in Jordan. He was 75. His daughter, Rima Akkad Monla, 34, also was killed.
| December 18, 2005
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