When dinosaurs team up with lasers, you're basically screwed

This is my favorite scene from the Roger Corman film Raptor — which is basically an ultra-cheap Jurassic Park rip-off starring Eric Roberts and a bunch of people you've never heard of. In this scene, a researcher working on a project to breed dinosaurs has lost sight of the mission — so he has to be disposed of,… » 12/06/12 5:00pm 12/06/12 5:00pm

Foul-Mouthed Exterminators Blast Stop Motion Ghoulies

For the first three minutes of Steven Kostanski’s short film Insanophenia » 11/18/08 12:30pm 11/18/08 12:30pm, the most frightening thing the movie's pair of dim-witted exterminators face is their boss’s crude and clumsy sexual advances. But when they head down into the building’s basement, it’s clear that they’re not there to eliminate cockroaches.…

Five Reasons to Watch Movies that Hurt You, Haunt You, and Make You…

Welcome back to Horrorhead, a column where we explore the intersection of horror and scifi. I wasn't born a horror movie fan, I made myself one through years of careful practice and studious watching. Everybody has an origin story, and mine begins with the pulsing, gooey strands of sludge that enveloped and destroyed… » 4/16/08 11:19am 4/16/08 11:19am

Re-Animator Flick On Hold Because Zombies Are Way Too Political

My heart is breaking because Jeffrey Combs just told SciFi Wire that we may be waiting a lot longer for the much-anticipated House of Re-Animator, the fourth in the Re-Animator series, and the second to be directed by its anarchist-comedian mastermind, Stuart Gordon. Apparently its political message, about a zombie… » 10/08/07 11:59pm 10/08/07 11:59pm