More Famous Historical and Cultural Figures Who Could Become Monster Hunters

This weekend, the grown-up versions of Hansel and Gretel become witch-hunters. They join Abraham Lincoln, who hunted vampires on the big screen a while back. But why stop there? Our historical and cultural landscape is crammed with amazing figures, who could be out there getting some monster fighting done. »1/22/13 4:02pm1/22/13 4:02pm


10 Rules of Blockbuster Movies that Hollywood Forgot

It's halfway through the summer movie season, and there's a lot of hand-wringing about the state of the Tentpole Film — yes, in spite of Avengers. This year has seen some huge high-profile flops, plus some massive films that underperformed Stateside. And meanwhile, some of the biggest films in the pipeline are having… »6/26/12 1:00pm6/26/12 1:00pm

Why Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is The Ultimate White Guilt Fantasy

K. Tempest Bradford is the main writer behind the Angry Black Woman blog, and also the author of that great list of stock science fiction TV plots we linked to a few years ago. Here, she explains why Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter isn't just a weak genre mashup, but also the ultimate white guilt fantasy. »6/26/12 10:00am6/26/12 10:00am

Those who forget history are doomed to have it reenacted by vampires: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

As Americans, we are expected to be optimistic. We look to the future, and the vista of endless progress — but we're still haunted by the past, including the stuff we brought with us from the Old World. And vampires perfectly represent this great national tension. They're going to live forever (just like Fame!) but… »6/22/12 2:22pm6/22/12 2:22pm

Why Timur Bekmambetov had to throw a horse at Abraham Lincoln

You can instantly tell the batshit insane Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is the work of Timur Bekmambetov, who also directed Wanted, Night Watch and Day Watch. We were lucky enough to speak with Bekmambetov — and he told us what weapon he can't wait to shoot in super-slow-motion next, plus why he got in trouble for… »6/21/12 6:55pm6/21/12 6:55pm

Unexpected Sequel News for Beetlejuice, Monsters, Wanted, Woman in Black and More!

Steven Moffat drops crucial hints about Doctor Who's newest companion. Did director David Slade reveal the identity of his preferred star for the new Daredevil movie? Man of Steel and Transformers 4 find composers. Watch a couple of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter sneak peeks. Plus new TV spots for Dark Knight Rises »6/19/12 9:00am6/19/12 9:00am

First 3 clips from Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter inspire a drinking game

If you forgot that Timur Bekmambetov was behind the lens on Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, these clips will remind you. Each little moment is stuffed with slow motion action, screaming, and glorious colors. It's like a campier Wanted. New drinking game idea for this film: Every time someone does something in slow… »6/15/12 12:30pm6/15/12 12:30pm

Attack the Block's Joe Cornish is adapting Snow Crash. Plus is I Am Legend 2 really happening?

Chris Meloni provides tons of spoilers for True Blood. Will Smith explains why he's hesitant about I Am Legend 2. Dominic Cooper discusses the ins and outs of playing Abraham Lincoln's only vampire ally. Brian Michael Bendis says FX's Powers TV show isn't dead yet. Plus tons of Falling Skies spoilers! »6/15/12 9:00am6/15/12 9:00am

Calvin Coolidge: Mummy Slayer, the no-budget sequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

To demonstrate that the "President + Monster" formula can be exploited to no end, sketch comedy group The Sketchersons have created a trailer for Calvin Coolidge: Mummy Slayer. This film sees the alliterative (and largely uncelebrated) Chief Executive of 1923-1929 battle hordes of meticulously preserved Egyptian… »6/14/12 10:00am6/14/12 10:00am

Watch the latest Amazing Spider-Man videos! Plus an Arrested Development star joins the Munsters remake!

Total Recall director Len Wiseman explains why his reboot isn't just copying the original. Tim Burton discusses the weird kids of Frankenweenie. Tom Cruise starts filming Oblivion. A Next Generation legend joins Warehouse 13. Plus a new Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter clip! »6/14/12 9:00am6/14/12 9:00am

New Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter trailer gives The Gettysburg Address new meaning

We've got two new trailers for Timur Bekmambetov's presidential vampire movie, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter. The first trailer gives the Gettysburg Address some supernatural subtext. The second is a red-band clip show of the carnage Honest Abe inflicts on a few fangers. It's got that lovely sharp slo-mo Timur is… »5/29/12 10:30am5/29/12 10:30am

Michael Fassbender reveals the creepy secrets of his Prometheus character. Plus Thor 2 and Iron Man 3 villain rumors!

Check out videos for The Amazing Spider-Man, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and Prometheus. Jenna-Louise Coleman starts Doctor Who filming. Charlize Theron promises Max Mad: Fury Road is happening real soon. Plus a video game star joins the Star Trek sequel! »5/25/12 9:00am5/25/12 9:00am