Don't Remake These Movies, Film These Books Instead!

Hollywood's addiction to remakes and reboots continues unabated, with dozens of films in development. And meanwhile, bookshelves are straining with hundreds of original, thrilling novels that have never been adapted to the screen. Here's a second dose of our list of books that should be adapted instead of yet another… » 9/27/13 3:16pm 9/27/13 3:16pm

The 11 Most Evil Villains in Anime

Do you think Skeletor, the Joker, Megatron and Lex Luthor have the market cornered on evil? Not so fast. The world of manga and anime is just as full of villains as Western comics and cartoons are, and they’re no slouches in the murder and depravity departments. Here are 11 anime and manga villain you wouldn’t want to… » 8/28/13 12:00pm 8/28/13 12:00pm

Guillermo del Toro is making a manga series movie for HBO

Rejoice, Guillermo del Toro is getting an HBO series! Originally pitched for the big screen, the manga series Monster has found a home on HBO. Which means there will be blood, and sex, and supernatural strange. » 4/25/13 8:50am 4/25/13 8:50am

Star Wars terrariums bring a little piece of Dagobah into your home

We're completely smitten with these adorable Star Wars terrariums! There's a little scene from Tatooine, a bit of Endor, and much more. Hell, they even threw in a Sasquatch and Unicorn for good measure. Check them out: » 9/21/12 3:17pm 9/21/12 3:17pm

This freaky statue of a furry, hoof-handed woman will clip-clop into…

There's art that challenging and art that's a little scary, and then there's art that you wouldn't want showing up in your back yard at night. This bizarre statue sitting off a road in Fredericton, New Brunswick, definitely falls into the latter category. She looks like she might just follow someone home. » 7/29/12 4:00pm 7/29/12 4:00pm

Monster book covers protect your favorite reading material

If you want to make sure no one touches your journal or that hands stay off your books until you're done reading them, this creepy-cute monster book cover is happy to oblige, baring its teeth at any who dare reach for its spine. » 6/24/12 10:00am 6/24/12 10:00am

Concept art for Monsters University shows Sulley and Mike on the creepy…

You've seen the adorable teaser trailers for the prequel to Monsters Inc., Monsters University set during Mike and Sulley's college days. Now take a look at a few bits of concept art that reveal MU's campus. We adore the giant monster-shaped building whose mouth is the entrance. Brilliant! » 6/22/12 7:40am 6/22/12 7:40am

Six Strange Cases of Science Fiction Trademarks

Trademarks an important way for businesses to market their goods to consumers, but sometimes it can be difficult to know whose intellectual property toes you're treading on. Here are six terms and concepts that companies claim to own, and some of them might surprise you. » 6/17/12 8:00am 6/17/12 8:00am

Incredible photograph of the sunrise glowing through a dead fish's eye

The subject of this photograph isn't an undead monster dragging its bones across the beach or some macabre temple designed to line up with the sun. It's just the sun peeking through the hollow eye of an ordinary fish skull. » 5/05/12 2:30pm 5/05/12 2:30pm

Cuban film Juan of the Dead champions the zom-com genre

Havana is overtaken by zombies (which the local government protests were sent over by the US). What's left to do now? Start a zombie-killing service. Watch the first trailer for Juan of the Dead. » 7/08/11 4:35pm 7/08/11 4:35pm

An astounding collection of Super 8 concept art for the Spielberg…

Looking as gorgeous as Drew Struzan's Super 8 poster, this new batch of concept art images shows J.J. Abrams' early vision for his creature feature (and reveals a few things that changed along the way). » 6/13/11 3:19pm 6/13/11 3:19pm

What Sick John Carpenter Moments Will The Thing Prequel Explain?

After being called in to rewrite the prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing from scratch, screenwriter Eric Heisserer had a huge task ahead of him. Find out what's getting fleshed out about Carpenter's snowy science lab, and what's left out. » 4/26/10 4:57pm 4/26/10 4:57pm

Beware the Goldfish Monster in Animated Short "The Passenger"

Chris Jones spent eight years animating his moody and quirky short The Passenger, and now it's available online. It's a dark and stormy night, and a nervous chap rides a bus with only a spooky goldfish for company. » 12/09/09 9:30am 12/09/09 9:30am

What the Wild Things Wear

In honor of the Where the Wild Things Are movie, designer Christian Joy, the man behind Karen O's wardrobe, created five one-of-a-kind costumes based on Maurice Sendak's book. Now you can not only pretend you're Max, you can also sparkle. » 9/25/09 3:20pm 9/25/09 3:20pm

The Hunt for the Mongolian Death Worm Begins Anew

The legendary Mongolian Death Worm is reportedly five feet long, with the ability to spew sulphuric acid and emit a deadly electrical charge. But it's these very qualities that have cryptid seekers searching high and low for the toxic monster. » 7/28/09 3:40pm 7/28/09 3:40pm

A Working-Class Monster Hunter Saves The World

A working stiff who collects cryptobiological specimens and keeps them from menacing the hapless citizenry encounters a mundane woman who weird stuff constantly happens to. A. Lee Martinez's Monster feels like a sillier version of Joss Whedon's Angel. » 6/16/09 12:54pm 6/16/09 12:54pm

New Star Trek Clip Pins Kirk Against The Snow Beast

The latest Star Trek clip (from last nights Lost) delivers a faceful of J.J. Abrams' eyeball covered snow monster. Run, baby Kirk, run! » 4/30/09 8:24am 4/30/09 8:24am

Don't Go Boating If You Owe Money to a Giant Squid

How often do you get a really great movie in the romantic monster comedy genre (AKA "romster comedy" or "romcomster")? "Not that often" is the correct answer, but luckily a bunch of Australian filmmakers and comedians got together to produce the ultimate example of the romcomster — featuring musical interludes. The… » 8/25/08 8:00am 8/25/08 8:00am