Odd Thomas is the type of feel-good horror movie they made in the 80s

Odd Thomas is an adaptation of a successful novel by Dean Koontz. But the actual movie has a breezy, quippy tone and a small-scale storyline that remind me of nothing so much as a low-budget 80s adventure film. It's not a great movie, or even a particularly good movie, but it's fun and cute and doesn't outstay its… » 2/28/14 9:00am 2/28/14 9:00am

In Dean Koontz's latest Odd Thomas book, the apocalypse is all our fault

In the fifth book of Dean Koontz's bestselling Odd Thomas series, Odd Apocalypse, the end of the world is coming — and it's overtly political. The novel's hero, 21 year old fry cook Odd Thomas, mourns the state of society. And the signs of an impending punishment on mankind don't take him by surprise. » 9/27/12 2:17pm 9/27/12 2:17pm

Dean Koontz tells io9 about the Odd Thomas movie... and a possible Frankenstein TV show

The movie version of Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas is done, Koontz tells io9. He's actually seen the finished film, and he told us what he thinks of it. Koontz also talked to us about the prospects for a TV show based on his Frankenstein series, and what's next for Odd Thomas. Plus Koontz has a new novel in the works based… » 6/06/12 1:23pm 6/06/12 1:23pm

An Exclusive First Look at Dean Koontz's New Odd Thomas Novella

If you've been craving more of Dean Koontz's spirit-talking, supernatural trouble-finder Odd Thomas, then you're in for a treat. First, Koontz a three-part novella coming out in e-book form starting next week, Odd Interlude. And then a whole new novel, Odd Apocalypse, comes out in July. But why wait to start the fun?… » 6/04/12 2:19pm 6/04/12 2:19pm

Greatest Time-Travel Duels Of All Time(lines)

Some of the greatest battles in science fiction haven't involved dogfights or shoot-outs, but time-traveling smackdowns, with two different people trying to change history out from under each other. Like Marty and Biff, trying to wipe out each other's timelines in this clip from Back To The Future 2. As soon as you… » 4/15/08 10:30am 4/15/08 10:30am