Fright Night 2 is totally just Fright Night 1 with breasts

The threatened sequel to the Fright Night remake slinks out on October 1st, but only on DVD and Blu-ray. This is no great loss, because as you'll see if you watch the trailer, Fright Night 2: New Blood is another remake of the original, but this time "Gerri Dandrige" is a sexy lady vampire! » 8/21/13 10:40am 8/21/13 10:40am

The Best Meta Horror Movies Of All Time

This weekend sees the release of two self-aware takes on the horror genre: Cabin in the Woods and Detention. So this is a great time to pay tribute to the long tradition of meta horror films that have winked at the audience and poked fun at the tropes of the genre. » 4/12/12 12:00pm 4/12/12 12:00pm

Watch David Tennant go full douchebag in a new Fright Night featurette!

Was there any other character created this year that surpassed David Tennant's great heights of douchebaggery as Fright Night's magician, Peter Vincent? There's a reason the Fright Night 2 rumors hinted at an all-Tennant sequel — because he's hilarious. Now here's a glimpse at some additional Vincent material in a… » 11/08/11 11:20am 11/08/11 11:20am

The true enemy of Fright Night is the weirdly sincere Fright Night II

Diehard fans of the 1985 Fright Night are likely wondering what they've done to deserve yet another Hollywood reboot. But the new Colin Farrell-ed Fright Night isn't the real enemy here. The worst Fright Night retread is the 1989 sequel, Fright Night II, which pits original heroes Charley (William Ragsdale) and Peter… » 8/19/11 4:24pm 8/19/11 4:24pm

Fright Night is a rare example of a summer movie done right

Fright Night is one of the last movies of the summer, and it's like a masterclass in how to make a perfect warm-weather flick. It's a nice little character-based adventure with real scares and action. The people behind some of the other lackluster summer movies should be forced to watch this, Clockwork Orange-style,… » 8/19/11 9:00am 8/19/11 9:00am

Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Marti Noxon gives us a tutorial on how to do…

Fright Night, opening tomorrow, is a bit of a revelation. You expect a schlocky low-budget remake of a 1980s cult horror comedy, and instead you get a fun, thrilling, character-driven summer movie. And much of the credit goes to scriptwriter Marti Noxon, former showrunner on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. » 8/18/11 4:00pm 8/18/11 4:00pm

Tons of spoilers for the return of Doctor Who. Plus a new Man of Steel

Elizabeth Banks promises the eccentric look of her Hunger Games character will be faithfully adapted. The Dark Tower is still happening...maybe. John Noble explains how to play two Walters at once on Fringe. Plus a Game of Thrones casting update! » 8/18/11 6:00am 8/18/11 6:00am

David Tennant tells us what's next for Peter Vincent in Fright Night 2

Rumor has it David Tennant's take on Peter Vincent has drummed up so much buzz, there's already whispers about a Fright Night 2 starring Tennant. So we asked the man himself: What would an all-Tennant Fright Night look like? » 8/17/11 12:33pm 8/17/11 12:33pm

New Fright Night clips reveal David Tennant's dangerous side: "Let Kill…

Most of what we've seen from David Tennant in the Fright Night reboot is that of a cowardly drunk Vegas magician. But now, new clips have surfaced showing Tennant's badass vampire-slaying side. Allons-y! » 8/16/11 12:18pm 8/16/11 12:18pm

hits theaters this weekend!

Steven Moffat teases old monsters and a new companion on Doctor Who.…

Alfonso Cuarón is doing his best Stanley Kubrick impression in his stranded astronaut epic Gravity. David Tennant discusses his sleazy, vampire-fighting magician in Fright Night. Plus why Conan the Barbarian had to be R-rated — and Jean-Claude Van Damme fights aliens! » 8/16/11 6:00am 8/16/11 6:00am

Chris Sarandon explains the insane reason why Fright Night's vampires…

The first bad ass Jerry the vampire from the 1985 original Fright Night dropped a piece of batshit insane knowledge on us during our exclusive interview. Find out why it was both he and the newest vampire, Colin Farrell, need fresh fruit to survive. » 8/09/11 3:00pm 8/09/11 3:00pm

Why did The Amazing Spider-Man go back to mechanical web-shooters? Plus…

James Franco explains why apes are great for scifi, while Emile Hirsch discusses the Moscow-set alien invasion flick The Darkest Hour. A Star Trek captain previews her Warehouse 13 guest stint. The Fright Night screenwriter explains David Tennant's career switch. » 8/02/11 6:00am 8/02/11 6:00am

The new Avengers Hulk will have a lot of Mark Ruffalo in him. Plus tons…

The latest Star Trek 2 news is the most optimistic we've heard in ages...but it might be delayed even more than we thought. Jon Favreau talks mixing genres in Cowboys & Aliens. Plus who is taking over The Walking Dead? » 7/28/11 6:00am 7/28/11 6:00am

The Best Clips and Trailers from This Year's Comic-Con

This year Comic-Con buried the fans under a mountain of new footage! Walking Dead, True Blood, Supernatural, Knights Of Badassdom — everyone released some amazing footage to the masses! » 7/25/11 3:40pm 7/25/11 3:40pm

First Fright Night Clips: Colin Farrell is a sleazeball and David…

When Colin Farrell comes to your house and wants to talk to you about your girlfriend, it's never a good thing. At least, not when Farrell's an evil psychotic vampire. » 7/23/11 5:38pm 7/23/11 5:38pm

Fright Night unveils its vampire car chase and David Tennant's…

At Comic-Con, we got a sneak peek at a ton of crazy footage from the Fright Night remake. Find out more about David Tennant's douchey vampire "expert," an explosive loophole in the vampire invitation rule, and a seriously bloody car chase. Plus, Christopher Mintz-Plasse's Evil Ed got in a quick dig at Twilight. » 7/23/11 10:30am 7/23/11 10:30am

David Tennant shows off his big vampire-slaying gun in new Fright Night…

The Tenth Doctor is doing house calls — but he's armed with more than a screwdriver this time. David Tennant has never looked more fearsome or intense than he does in these new exclusive stills from Fright Night. » 7/05/11 6:00am 7/05/11 6:00am

Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences You Could Have at Comic-Con 2011

Only a few more precious weeks until San Diego Comic-Con! And even though Batman and Superman are skipping out this year, there's still plenty to be excited about. » 7/01/11 12:44pm 7/01/11 12:44pm

First set video of Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle from The Dark Knight…

Frank Darabont explains why the second season of The Walking Dead is heading to the country. New Hobbit photos show off Bilbo and Gandalf. Plus a blurry set video of Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle in The Dark Knight Rises! » 6/30/11 6:00am 6/30/11 6:00am

Get a good awesome look at David Tennant, Vampire Hunter

See what the vampire-hunting David Tennant looks like, sans ridiculous wig and silly Las Vegas magician get up. It's not looking good for Collin Farrell's evil vampire. Check out the new Fright Night character posters now! » 6/28/11 5:09pm 6/28/11 5:09pm