These photographs of present-day Chernobyl are utterly haunting

Back in 2009, redditor HoHoNOPE paid a few hundred bucks to charter an illegal tour of the Chernobyl power plant and nearby ghost town of Prypiat. This is what he saw. » 7/19/12 12:32pm 7/19/12 12:32pm

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The Chernobyl Diaries is not this year's Toxic Avenger

In the so-so thriller The Chernobyl Diaries — which was co-produced and co-created by Paranormal Activity franchise magnate Oren Peli — a group of affably nondescript American twentysomethings go on an "extreme vacation" to Pripyat, Ukraine. Once there, everything goes predictably wackadoo. » 5/25/12 9:00am 5/25/12 9:00am

Is Chernobyl Diaries just the Ukrainian version of Hills Have Eyes?

Paranormal Activity's Oren Peli is venturing out of strict "found footage" horror with his new movie Chernobyl Diaries. But how scary is this movie actually going to be, in practice? Find out for yourself. » 5/11/12 1:33pm 5/11/12 1:33pm

Which Underdog Movie Could Be This Summer's Sleeper Hit?

Every summer, there's at least one smaller movie that breaks out of the pack. A film that's not based on a huge comic book or toy franchise, with a budget under $100 million. Even though summer is supposed to belong to the big superhero and toy movies, there's always at least one upstart that surprises everybody. A … » 5/04/12 1:40pm 5/04/12 1:40pm

33 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies that Could Rock Your Summer

This year's summer movies just won't let up. There's Joss Whedon's Avengers, Chris Nolan's third Batman film, and Ridley Scott's long-awaited return to space horror. Plus maybe a dozen other movies that look like they could be totally fantastic. Here's our complete list of 32 movies coming out between now and… » 4/23/12 2:13pm 4/23/12 2:13pm

Oren Peli's Next Movie: Kids Trapped in Chernobyl... and it's Not Found…

The "found footage" horror genre shows no signs of slacking off — but one of its originators just took baby steps in a different direction. Oren Peli is producing (not directing) a new horror film called Chernobyl Diaries, in which a group of "extreme tourists" get trapped in the former nuclear accident site... and… » 3/16/12 1:40pm 3/16/12 1:40pm