Well, maybe it's better to say The Blob was based on a "true" story. No one got sucked into a garbage disposal like in the horror movie classic, but reportedly one policeman's hands got sticky and that's equally horrifying. »
Larry Hagman, who died last night, first came to most people's attention as the male lead of I Dream of Jeannie, a weird clone of Bewitched about an astronaut who becomes the owner of a cute, somewhat overenthusiastic genie in a bottle. She calls him "Master" and tries to please him with her magical powers — but she… »
What is the scariest science fiction or fantasy film of all time? Which movies stand above the rest off all horror flicks as the most terrifying? »
In this week's Ugly Americans, zombies become an allegory for all 1960s culture wars, gelatinous blobs are bigots, yetis are Eurotrash, and New Jersey is an undead-filled cesspool. How can we hate when we're all monsters? »
Some "video bios" of Wolverine's mutant stars put the nasty-as-she-wanna-be Emma Frost front and center... and the PG-rated version of Emma is an even bigger disappointment than Gambit. »
Wondering what former Heroes' writer/producer Jeph Loeb is doing now that he's no longer on the show? Or what happened to Sylar's brain eating? Marvel Comics have the (somewhat gross) answer to both questions.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not celebrate the 50th anniversary of Steve McQueen-monster movie The Blob at Phoenixville, PA's Colonial Theatre? The three-day event features not just the geltastic movie, but also special guests, audience participation and the chance to discover the best way to avoid… »
We were excited to see Peter at Slashfilm striking a blow against excessive spoiler sensitivity with his rant on Saturday. It's not just because we revel in spoilers and wish there could be spoilers for real life, either. It's also because we want the term "spoiler" to refer to only the juiciest and most forbidden… »
Now that the Cloverfield monster has won a place in the giant-monster canon, everybody wants to know how he'd do in a fight against Godzilla. The answer: he'd have a chance against the original 1954 Godzilla, but none whatsoever against the newer, twice-as-tall version. See how Cloverfieldy stacks up to other giant… »
There's a vast world below us that most of you know nothing about. How many of you have actually ventured down into the cavernous sewer pipes below your city to have a look? Sure, it's not the most aromatherapy-friendly destination, but if you're looking for a mutated monster hell-bent on taking over humankind, it's… »
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.
Title: The Blob
Vitals: Teenagers in a small town fight a gelatinous ooze from outer space that absorbs human bodies and… »