Riddick shows how NOT to resurrect a great antihero

There aren't too many characters like Richard B. Riddick nowadays. He's an old-fashioned sort of anti-hero, whose amoral brutality is tempered by a code of honor. He was great in his first movie, but it turns out that antiheroes have a hard time supporting a franchise. As his new movie, Riddick, sadly proves. » 9/06/13 9:00am 9/06/13 9:00am

Low Budget Films That Are More Thrilling Than Most Big Summer Movies

Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them. » 6/28/13 2:00pm 6/28/13 2:00pm

Monsters! Starbuck! Vin Diesel! Our Epic Visit to the Riddick Set!

After almost a decade of cinematic silence, audiences will finally become reacquainted with Vin Diesel's Furyan killing machine in Riddick, the third installment of writer-director David Twohy's film series. We visited the set during filming in March 2012, and talked to the cast and crew. Here's what we found out. » 6/18/13 9:00am 6/18/13 9:00am

Man and Superman: The Riddick DVD Collection

We first met Richard B. Riddick back in 2000 in an excellent little SF action movie, Pitch Black. He was introduced to us as a ruthless killer and the most badass criminal alive. But he was a lot more than that. Riddick was a man who through intelligence and sheer force of will had made himself into as dangerous a… » 5/05/11 11:36am 5/05/11 11:36am

Chronicles Of Riddick Is New Lord Of The Rings, Diesel Says

Click to view » 8/25/08 4:24pm 8/25/08 4:24pmMore silver-eyed alien warrior action is coming your way according to the Riddick himself, Vin Diesel. The cold-as-ice Furyan has been living on in the video game world, but it's been four years since we've seen him on the big screen. Diesel revealed that writer/director David Twohy is working on not one,…