Seminal schlockmeister Roger Corman may be 89 years old, but you wouldn't know it from his output. Though the B-movie king hasn't directed a film since his ill-fated adaptation of Brian Aldiss's Frankenstein Unbound in 1990, he still produces knowingly goofy SyFy monster films like Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf and the... More »
When it comes to indie genre filmmaking the maverick Roger Corman (alongside his wife/producing partner Julie) is the undisputed king. Corman’s efforts almost single-handedly inventing independent cinema in the 1950’s continues today (his latest is the smash-hit Syfy camp-fest SHARKTOPUS VS. Show More Summary
New York City’s Anthology Film Archives (32 2nd Avenue at 2nd Street) is in the midst of a massive retrospective of genre giant American International Pictures, and we’ve got free tickets to give away for a screening on Saturday with legendary producer/director Roger Corman in attendance! Corman will be on hand for screenings of the […]
Some people just want to watch the world burn, and then beautifully capture it on film. Before helming some of the biggest films of all time, James Cameron came up through the Roger Corman system working on models and art design for such films as Galaxy Of Terror and directing Piranha Part 2: The Spawning. Show More Summary
Did you think the latest Fantastic Four reboot was the worst one? Worse than those other two Fantastic Four films? Well, something tells us you have yet to watch the 1994 Roger Corman version. Not many people have — because it was never meant to be released — but thanks to the internet, it’s finally […]
War-Gods of the Deep is one of the few Edgar Allan Poe adaptations starring Vincent Price that wasn’t directed by Roger Corman. In fact, it could be the only one. I’m not entirely sure and I didn’t look into it. I do know that it’s very loosely based off the Poe poem, “City in the […]
The unrelased, low budget movie The Fantastic Four, produced by Roger Corman and Bernd Eichinger in 1994, is currently availble to watch in full on Dailymotion (at least that is until it is taken down). via reddit
Maybe they should have just released this one instead. Trailer above; full film below. For the strange and sordid story of director Oley Sassone's unreleased movie, executive produced by Roger Corman, check out the article "Fantastic Faux! Read the rest
Are the “Fantastic Four” movies cursed? The filmmakers behind a new documentary about the ill-fated first attempt to adapt the classic Marvel comics think so.
This Fantastic Four is not so fantastic.
The upcoming adaptation of Fantastic Four is coming later this week, and it’s getting a bit of a cool reception. The folks over at New York Magazine wanted to look back at the original Roger Corman adaptation and recut it into a modern-ish trailer. Read more...
Roger Corman has earned his title “The King of the B’s” after making movies for more than six decades. A quick search on IMDb shows that the filmmaker has more than 400 movies to his credit. He’s known for his cult low-budget films and...Show More Summary
Wizard duels in Harry Potter have nothing on this epic battle between Price and Karloff in the classic Roger Corman film of "The Raven," from 1963. Cinematic quality nevermore.
Before the upcoming Fantastic Four film, and before the 2005 Fantastic Four film, there was yet another Fantastic Four film. Produced by Roger Corman, the 1994 Fantastic Four was made without any intention of ever being distributed—rather, it was a means of retaining the movie rights to the comic book. Show More Summary
"With every new discovery there is risk..." Check out this amusing old school VHS remix trailer for a totally different Fantastic Four movie. Vulture has remixed and recut footage from the campy Roger Corman Fantastic Four movie made in the early 90s that was never distributed. Show More Summary
The fine folks at Vulture took clips from the doomed Roger Corman Fantastic Four and made a retro-style trailer. ICYMI, here's what they're parodying: Read the rest
Joe Dante’s been cranking out cult movies for decades and shows no signs of slowing down. From his horror roots under the guidance of Roger Corman to his later family fare like Gremlins and Small Soldiers, his work is always charged with a youthful sense of fun and cartoonish chaos. Show More Summary
The event: Traffic came to a near-standstill on streets surrounding the L.A. Louver gallery in Venice on Wednesday as guests approached the opening reception for "David Hockney: Painting and Photography."
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Roger Corman's 'Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf' arrives in time for 'Sharktopus' week on Syfy.
What follows is an unadulterated rave for the Encores! Off-Center presentation, at City Center, of the beloved Howard-Ashman-Alan Menken Little Shop of Horrors, as adapted from the 1960 Roger Corman movie. But if I were you, I'd stop reading right now and hustle to the theater to grab whatever tickets are available. Show More Summary