With Star Wars Day right around the corner, now seems like a sad time to report the death of Peter Mayhew—known for playing Chewbacca in five of the eight films that currently exist within the main saga. Mayhew also appeared in the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special, where Chewie—accompanied by Han Solo and the gang—returns […]
While attending Comic Con, a friend was nice enough to get me an autographed 8×10 from Chris Sarandon’s table. As a vampire enthusiast and 80s movie buff, I requested a photo of Jerry Dandrige from the original Fright Night—a horror/comedy cult classic and the main inspiration for my upcoming series of tongue-in-cheek monster novels.
Julie Adams, best known for her role of Kay Lawrence in the 1954 sci-fi/horror classic Creature from the Black Lagoon, passed away on Sunday at the age of 92. Prior to her death, Adams was among the last surviving actresses of the original Universal Monster series. Rest in peace, Julie Adams. If you enjoyed this […]
Dick Miller, a character actor known for playing Murray Futterman in Gremlins, died on Wednesday at the age of 90. One of Miller’s earliest roles was that of Sergeant Neil in Roger Corman’s It Conquered the World—a Z-grade science fiction film about aliens from Venus who, like the Borg Collective in Star Trek, attempt to […]
Starting in the middle of October, I’ll be reviewing a series of B-grade horror/sci-fi movies in honor of the Halloween season. Below is a tentative list of all the content that I plan to cover this month: 1. The Lost World 2. Island of Lost Souls 3. Black Friday 4. Man Made Monster 5. The […]
Since many of my visitors have left insightful comments on my own reviews, I thought some of you might enjoy participating in the new forum on the Lost in Space Forever website. In addition to posting a general discussion area, the site owner has included sub-forums where fans can talk about each individual episode of […]
Several weeks ago, I attended a horror convention at the Wyndham Hotel in Indianapolis. Knowing that two of the Godzilla suit actors were scheduled to appear, I invited my dad (also a science fiction fan) to tag along and take pictures of the event. First, I decided to purchase a signed 8×10 from character actor […]
My favorite character actor, Bill Paxton, passed away last week at the age of 61. He is best known for portraying goofy, cowardly, or eccentric individuals in both cult classics and blockbuster films, at least several of which were directed by sci-fi visionary James Cameron. When I was in college, I wrote a comedic werewolf […]
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Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series, passed away this morning at the age of 83. Reports indicate that prior to his death, Nimoy was suffering from the end-stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for which he had been hospitalized several days earlier. As a life-long Star Trek […]