R.I.P. John Carl Buechler, director and horror effects artist 

As reported by Syfy Wire, horror director and special effects artist John Carl Buechler has died following a battle with prostate cancer. The news was confirmed by a GoFundMe page that Buechler’s wife launched last month to help pay for his medical bills (the page has since been changed to a memorial fund to help his…

Netflix's Bright Future Looks A Lot Like Television's Dim Past

In 1995, the Emmy nominees for Best Drama were Chicago Hope, ER, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files. In 1996, the Emmy nominees for Best Drama were Chicago Hope, ER, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files. In 1997, the Emmy nominees for Best Drama were Chicago Hope, ER, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files.…

Frell yes, Farscape is coming to Amazon Prime this week in HD

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Farscape, a sci-fi show produced by Hallmark and The Jim Henson Company that is as relatively obscure and as deeply beloved as that pedigree implies, and Amazon has announced that it’s going be celebrating that anniversary by throwing a bone to Farscape’s dedicated fanbase. As…

Bear Grylls to foolishly put his survival in your hands for new interactive Netflix show

Just last week, we reported that Netflix was going to move forward with a plan to develop more interactive programming like the recent Black Mirror event Bandersnatch, which was a sci-fi choose-your-own-adventure story about a guy making a video game. The catch was that Netflix said whatever it did next probably…

A Star Wars Resistance Producer Answers Your Burning Questions After the Season One Finale

The first season of Star Wars Resistance ended Sunday night with a dogfight for the ages. Kaz and his friends took to the skies in an all-out battle to liberate the Colossus from the First Order, all while being mindful that the galaxy as they know it has completely changed with the recent destruction of the New…

A Shazam! producer thinks James Gunn could be the key to ending the DC/Marvel rivalry

It may seem silly to pit Marvel movies and DC movies against each other, since they’re all comic book movies and the audience for one tends to be the exact same audience for the other, but we live in a world where everyone has to pick sides on everything—whether it’s politics, video game consoles, or comic book…

A dead body and a huge bear star in the trailer for survival thriller Body At Brighton Rock

Roxanne Benjamin, who churned out some solid shorts in fare like XX and Southbound, returns next month with a feature, Body At Brighton Rock. A tense survival thriller with a spooky twist, the film follows a part-timer at a state park who, after stumbling upon a dead body, is forced to spend the night in mountainous …

This $24 USB-C Charger Can Power Your Laptop and Your Phone at the Same Time

$24 is a great price for a USB-C wall charger with a 46W Power Delivery port, which is enough power to charge a MacBook Pro or Nintendo Switch in handheld mode. But it’s especially great when you consider that it includes an extra USB port for your phone or tablet as well, making it ideal for travel. Just be sure to…

Devon Sawa's fateful Final Destination flight has come back to haunt him

Sunday marked the 19th anniversary of the release of Final Destination, the first installment in a horror franchise of diminishing returns that pitted a group of unsuspecting teens against the Rube Goldbergian schemes of Death itself. On Sunday, star Devon Sawa, mistaking the date for the film’s 20th anniversary—it…

Warner Bros. studio head Kevin Tsujihara steps down amidst sexual impropriety scandal

Variety reports that Kevin Tsujihara, the chairman-CEO of Warner Bros., has resigned following an investigation into his relationship with actress Charlotte Kirk, which was the focus of a recent exposé in The Hollywood Reporter. It is alleged that Tsujihara, who is married, began an affair with the actress in 2013 and…

Composer Woody Jackson on crafting the sound for Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 was one of the biggest games of 2018—and one of our favorites. Helping to set the tone for Rockstar’s sprawling western is composer Woody Jackson, who recently sat down with us to talk about scoring the game, some of his inspirations, and his love of “bath-taking music.”

Remove thy blindfold, for a book sequel to Bird Box is ready to wreck your eyes

Bird Box was a popular book that became a very popular movie—a phenomenon driven more by memes than by critical acclaim—so it’s only natural that we’d end up seeing (or...not seeing?) more of the story’s creatures, the likes of which drive those who see them to either death or insanity. Now, in a new interview with Esquire

Netflix asks Cannes if they're still watching, Cannes clicks "no" for a second year

It’s been two years since Netflix made major waves at the Cannes Film Festival with their controversial entries, Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories. Since then, cinema purists have been especially vocal about the viability of streaming content within major spaces like festivals and certain awards shows. In some cases,…

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