Travel Reads: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

Are you looking for a definitive list of the best of the best science fiction films? This small, illustrated tome claims to be just what you’re looking for. Stats Title: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die Editor: Steven Jay Schneider Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Apple Press (October 1, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: […]

Texas Frightmare Weekend Has First Time Stateside Guest

Japanese actress and director Eihi Shiina (Audition, Tokyo Gore Police and Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl) will be making her first time appearance here in the States at Texas Frightmare Weekend, April 29-May 1). Also from Japan will be special effects artist Yoshihiro Nishimura (Tokyo Gore Police, Machine Girl and Mutant Girls Squad). “Texas Frightmare […]

Imagi-Movies Film Festival Changes Venue and Date

Last week, Famous Monsters of Filmland announced a change in date and venue for it’s first annual Imagi-Movies Film Festival. Instead of as originally reported, the three-day festival will now be held at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills from April 8-10. It celebrates the legacy of Forrest J Ackerman, America’s #1 Sci-fi Fan. […]

Podcast Episode 25: Vampires, Shakespeare and The Holy Grail, Oh My!

What if Tom Stoppard was a horror writer? Then Rosencrantz and Guildenstern might have been undead … instead of just dead. In this week’s podcast, The Genre Traveler chats with Jordan Galland, the filmmaker behind the indie comedy horror film Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead. During the conversation, we chat about how The Holy Grail […]

Podcast Episode 19: Nuances of Horror

How does someone fall into directing? That’s one of the many things The Genre Traveler chats about with writer, actor and director Marion Kerr. Her feature film directorial debut, Golden Earrings, has screened in festivals across the U.S. and won Best Horror Feature at the Indie Spirit Film Festival. Topics covered in this podcast include […]

New Sinbad Movie Series Under Development

Growing up, I absolutely loved the Sinbad movies. From The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) to the follow up films in the 1970s, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad and Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. In fact, I actually made money drawing eyes on the palms of my classmates when I was in elementary […]

Horror Film Festival Coming to Los Angeles

Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine recently announced its first official film festival, The Imagimovies Festival. Held in Oxnard, Calif., April 1-3, it celebrates Forrest J. Ackerman’s legacy and devotion to inspiring the imagination of storytellers. Features of the event include: A tribute to Vincent Price including showings of Theater Of Blood, The Tomb Of Ligeia, […]

Travel Reads: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Zombies

This basic guide to all things zombie in fiction, film and other media, is part of the Complete Idiot’s Guide series of books. It is a thin, easy-to-read volume written by the same person who brought you The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Werewolves and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Paranormal – Nathan Robert Brown. […]

Official TRON: Legacy Magazine Released

In time for today’s opening of TRON: Legacy, Titan Publishing has released the official TRON: Legacy movie magazine. The magazine features: Interviews with the cast, including Jeff Bridges (Kevin Flynn), Garrett Hedlund (Sam Flynn), Olivia Wilde (Quorra) and Michael Sheen (Castor) A closer look at the vehicles and weapons from the movie, including the iconic […]