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Aziz Ansari gets ready for his close-up

Though he hasn't been in the public eye for long, Aziz Ansari is quickly proving to be a pop culture mainstay.
Dangerous fun
By JESSE PAPINEAU  |  June 17, 2011

Review: Stake Land

From producer Larry Fessenden ( Wendigo ) and filmmaker Jim Mickle ( Mulberry Street ) comes this minimal, profound tale of a vampire plague in America.
Tale of a vampire plague
By PEG ALOI  |  April 29, 2011

Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010

Heroine chic

One of the more satisfying moments in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) occurs when 13-year-old Hermione (Emma Watson) unloads a right hook that staggers the villainous Malfoy. “That felt good,” she says, pleased with herself. “Not good,”
Hollywood cashes in on girl power
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 09, 2010

Academia under attack . . . by zombies

Ah, kids these days. What with their tight pants and cigarettes and rising-from-the-dead-to-nosh-on-delicious-human-flesh . . .
Flesh in the Pan Dept.
By ALEXIS HAUK  |  October 30, 2009

Interview: Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson

Vampires may have taken a bite out of the popular zeitgeist in the past couple of years, but the nearly $25 million in ticket sales that greeted the opening of Zombieland, as it shuffled into theaters this past weekend, just goes to prove that while fles
 Picking the brains of Zombieland 's stars 
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 09, 2009


Review: Zombieland

Does it mean anything that Jesse Eisenberg's follow-up to Adventureland is Zombieland and that it also includes a theme park?
Young actors need to make a living too.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 02, 2009
Burrito, Phantom, Grandma, Zombieland and WTF

Burrito, Phantom, Grandma, Zombieland and WTF

Info Burrito, Phantom Phood Phest, What's In Grandma's Fridge, the stars of Zombieland and WTF Line Pts. 1 & 2 are all in today's Sandbox...
By Charlie  |  September 28, 2009

October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009