Killing off a major character is great way to up the stakes, create suspense, and show that this story isn't going where you expect. Sometimes, a movie or TV show will go further and cast a famous name or create marketing that implies that a character will be around for a while, only for them to die almost…
Halloween! It's the time of the year when some of us get dolled up in our finest regalia, and others have trouble remembering it's October.
In space, nobody can hear you freestyle. But that hasn't stopped some of hip-hop's greatest legends from appearing in some classic science fiction and fantasy movies. From battling killer sharks to fighting off ghosts on Mars, some of our favorite rappers have also become some of our favorite SF heroes.
Audiences love Lost for its labyrinthine twists, rich back-story, and Hurley's "aw shucks" Newfoundland puppy gaze. I adore the show for a different, morbid reason. It's perhaps the only dramatic program ever to make spontaneous combustion really damn funny.
Why do so many bad movies have one good scene each? All of a sudden, the awfulness goes away, and the movie starts living up to its potential. The performances click, the action is exciting. Here are 20-odd examples.
We were talking earlier today about the fine film that is Deep Blue Sea, featuring deadly sharks and a great moment of Samuel L. Jackson munching. After he delivers a speech about why it's bad to fight.
It's the ultimate terror: The number of people with Alzheimer's and other age-related dementia will double in the next 20 years. And we're starting to see more horrific tales about forgetting, or people losing their personalities. Welcome to Alzheimer's horror.