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Joshua Jackson Takes a Break from Fringe for Ride on UFO

Variety is reporting that Joshua Jackson has been cast in the feature film version of the 70′s cult classic Gerry Anderson British TV show UFO.  Joshua Jackson, the star of the hit Fox TV show Fringe will star as Paul Foster, a test pilot who joins S.H.A.D.O. (Supreme Headquarters Alien Defense Organization), a covert org [...]

The Box – Thriller Opens this Weekend. But What About “The Button”?

VIDEO AHEAD! Witness a curious case in which a normal everyday man is approached by another seemingly normal man with an interesting proposition regarding a box with a very deadly button. (that almost sounded dirty) Anyway – a scene like this kept playing in my head when I saw the trailer for this week’s Cameron [...]

Ouija Board Movie in the works? Ouija Board says, “Yes.”

Hollywood Wiretap is reporting that Michael Bay and David Berenbaum’s Platinum Dunes production company has been enlisted to bring Hasbro’s supernatural game “Ouija Board” to the big screen with the project set up at Universal per The Hollywood Reporter. Hasbro has a six-year strategic partnership with Universal to bring several of their board games to [...]

John Carpenter’s Halloween at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

For those of you who live in the Los Angeles area and are looking for something spooky to do on Halloween – what could be spookier than a screening of the original John Carpenter classic at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery? According to their website, they recommend that you “Come in costume, cuddle up with a [...]

Paranormal Activity – Paranormally Phenomenal!

Couldn’t be happier to report – along with everyone from the L.A. Times on down the line – that Paranormal Activity kicked butt at the boxoffice again this weekend. The film takes it’s cue from great horror films of the past by not relying on gore to create an almost unbearable air of suspense and [...]

Lovecraft and Ron Howard. Strange Adventures on film!

The L.A. Times Blog is reporting that Ron Howard’s potential next directing project could be to adapt the Image Comics graphic series THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF H.P. LOVECRAFT for the big screen. The project is currently in development at Howard’s and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment. “It very cleverly uses H.P. Lovecraft in a fictional way, [...]

UFO’s and Alien Abductions in Nome, Alaska? THE FOURTH KIND

TRAILER AHEAD! According to the filmmakers, the upcoming THE FOURTH KIND is based on true events. What that means, I’m not sure. The trailer has a creepy feel to it, and it could be worth checking out for entertainment value. I worry a little about what the FIFTH kind might be. Hmmm… The film opens [...]

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY – Haunting Movie, Scariest Film of the Year?

Trailer ahead! — Looks like Paramount may be counting on word of mouth and a grassroots campaign for their upcoming release PARANORMAL ACTIVITY. From viewing the trailer it looks like maybe they got at least some of it right. The official synopsis – “After a young, middle class couple moves into what seems like a [...]

Clive Barker’s Haunted House Story

I’m veering off the strictly paranormal path again to mention a new film adaptation of Clive Barker’s story “Book of Blood.” Mr. Barker can definitely venture into the extreme for my own personal taste, but his stories are pretty creepy. I just watched his Lord of Illusions this last weekend for the first time, which [...]

Trailer launch! Grand Daddy of Cryptozoology films returns. THE WOLFMAN!

Long before there were myths of the chupacabra there was the legend of the Wolfman! Well – according to Universal Pictures, anyway. Yep, the hairy man-beast that haunted adolescent fantasies way back when the Universal monsters stalked the planet is returning to the big screen starring Benecio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo [...]