Seriously, how many rows of teeth does a horror-movie monster need?

Check out this totally insane concept art for Creature, a new indie horror movie coming to U.S. theaters today. Creature is about a monster called Lockjaw — and the reason for the name should be pretty obvious. » 9/09/11 8:30am 9/09/11 8:30am

Why tiny monsters are scarier than giant ones

Once, scary monster movies were all about giants. The fifties had giant ants, giant spiders, and the occasional giant octopus. Then something changed: We still get giant monsters, but modern films know that small is scarier than big. » 10/26/10 10:30am 10/26/10 10:30am

The Rubber Suit From The Depths Of Science Fiction

Ben Chapman, who portrayed "The Gill Man" in Creature From The Black Lagoon (at least, whenever he was above water) passed away two weeks ago after a lifetime of being identified with the iconic sea beast and loving it. Although he only acted in one film following the original movie, he would travel the mainland… » 3/06/08 11:00am 3/06/08 11:00am

Own Your Own Thing From 'The Thing'

If you haven't seen John Carpenter's classic The Thing, which shows you just how scary a remote Antarctic ice station can be when a parasitic alien thaws out, you should. If you have seen it, then you'll recognize this sucker designed by FX whiz Rob Bottin. Remember when Kurt Russell starts testing everyone's blood to… » 3/03/08 4:00pm 3/03/08 4:00pm

A Mutant, A Failed Utopian Experiment, and French People

The trailer for the French scifi film Eden Log shows you something that looks like H.R. Giger creation crossed with the Crystalline Entity from Star Trek: The Next Generation. We aren't sure what that thing is supposed to be, but we hope this dark holiday release doesn't devolve into a creature chase. Director… » 12/13/07 10:30am 12/13/07 10:30am