Stephen Sommers is best-known for directing the first two Mummy movies, but his breakout, Deep Rising, is well worthy of its own praise. Yes, it is a silly movie, and it bombed when it opened in 1998. But it’s a magical kind of silly that results when a killer B-movie premise meets an ensemble cast of random yet great…
These drawings of sea monsters, taken from books written in Europe centuries ago, prove that you don't need CGI to create a seriously incredible creature.
The full image is below, but this print is called "the deep, seamonster" and is by Emma SanCartier. The artist has a number of great projects: prints, sculptures, a book. They're amazing.
Monsters are everywhere tonight — so be prepared for every eventuality! We've created a handy Monster Safety Card, to help you cope with every possible type of monster attack. Plus what to do if classic horror monsters attack in space! Print this card out and keep it with you at all times.
Last Sunday, fisherman 12 miles off the coast of Stuart, Flordia found themselves with a mollusk of a tale to tell some folks — they had hooked a specimen of Architeuthis Dux, or the Atlantic Giant Squid.
Good news, lovers of trash cinema! The 2009 indie horror flick Psycho Shark (a.k.a. Jaws in Japan, its US name was changed for obvious reasons) is coming to America October 12. It's shark versus bikini idols versus a serial killer!
Richard Donner's classic swearing-children flick The Goonies turns 25 tomorrow. To commemorate its release, here's the deleted scene in which Data defeats a giant octopus with an über-modern cassette player. Enjoy.
A specimen of the 11-foot-long giant oarfish - the world's longest bony fish - was found yesterday in Bovallstrand, Sweden. The fish, also known as the "king of herrings," hasn't been seen in Sweden in the last 130 years.
Clash of the Titans brought the kraken back into popular consciousness, but a ship-eating leviathan doesn't have the same zing in 2010. No, we need a real-life marine horror to keep us off the beach. Here are our candidates.
As the new Clash of the Titans rereleases the Kraken all over multiplexes this weekend, we're going fishing for sci-fi/fantasy's best underwater beasties. Here's our attack of the clash of the greatest sea monsters ever!
Ever wondered the geographical origins of such dissimilar stories as Doctor Faustus and Jaws? This map charts the evolution of four classic tales as they traversed continents, centuries, and cultures.