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Doesn’t even have camp appeal

The idea of a revolution by kids in a summer camp had potential, but the Roger Corman production Summer Camp Nightmare doesn’t work in just about any angle you can think of. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies Page.

Jake Gyllenhaal, Chuck Cooper & Taran Killam Join Summer Concert Of ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’

The Nightcrawler star will play the nerdy, lovestruck florist Seymour in this summer’s three-performance concert revival of Little Shop Of Horrors, the musical adaption of the 1960 Roger Corman sorta-horror flick that put composer Alan Menken and the late lyricist Howard Ashman on the map. Show More Summary

Poster Revealed for "Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's 'The Fantastic Four'"

The unreleased 1994 "Fantastic Four" film has a special place in comic book movie history, and the documentary chronicling it now has a poster.

Poster Released For 'DOOMED: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four'

Throwback! I remember going to New York City area comic book conventions seeking the VHS tape of this movie. The one Marvel movie that never got released but was out there in the ether. The vendors never had it or only showed their only copy. Show More Summary

Ponzi schemer stole $60M from independent film king

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A multimillion-dollar investment gone bad became a real-life “Little Shop of Horrors” for B-movie king Roger Corman. The Hollywood legend — who launched the careers of A-list actors and directors...

That Guy, Dick Miller

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The character actor who has worked in dozens of films for legendary schlockmeister Roger Corman speaks to Torontoist about his new documentary, and his career as an exploitation cinema all-star. Twenty-four minutes into Roger Corman’s...Show More Summary

Roger Corman Lawsuit Blames Citco for Losing $60 Million of Family's Money

The famed filmmaker says he wasn't told that his money was being managed by troubled hedge fund manager Buddy Fletcher. read more

The First Teaser for Fantastic Four Has Finally Arrived

For a while there, it seemed like maybe the Fantastic Four reboot was as imaginary as Stan Lee wished the Roger Corman version was. But here, at last, with barely more than six months left until its release, is our first teaser. Sorry...Show More Summary

Corman crime conspiracy

The 1995 Roger Corman production Dillinger And Capone has a great premise: What if bank robber John Dillinger crossed paths with mob boss Al Capone? But as for the end results… well, it is a 1990s Roger Corman production after all, though somewhat better than most. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies […]

Trailer for GirlHouse brings back memories of the 80s!

If there were such thing as the internet in the 80s, Roger Corman most likely would have made a movie that looks a lot like GIRLHOUSE, which combines an old school blood-and-tits sensibility with modern day technology. Think of it as SORORITY HOUSE MASSACRE with webcams. Show More Summary

Haunting the Suburbs: How White Flight Changed Paranormal Cinema

Where would horror cinema be without gothic fiction? The careers of Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, James Whale, Roger Corman and many a German expressionist owe a great deal to the storied architecture that characterized the settings of 18th and 19th century literary classics. Show More Summary

It’s Roger Corman Week on Trailers From Hell!

Since Joe Dante is such an integral part of Trailers From Hell it only makes sense that they should honor his mentor (and horror legend in his own right) Roger Corman by covering several of his trailers.  Joe Dante offers his insight on The Tomb of Ligeia while Sam Hamm (writer of Batman Returns) tackles Intruder.  Finally, Corman himself […]

Fantastic Fest Review: “Electric Boogaloo – The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films” is Everything a Cinephile Doc Should Be

7 months agoHumor : Nerd Bastards

Don’t let Electric Boogaloo fool you: Roger Corman started it. Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus simply improved upon the cheapo tyrant formula that came to dominate drive-in style cinema in the 60s and 70s. Technically, The Weinstein Brothers perfected the mold, taking the schlock-factory model and somehow managing to add genuine quality into the mix (a shocker, I know). But […]

Scream and Shout: Quint revisits BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS (1980)!

Inspired by the recent Guardians of the Galaxy, Ain't It Cool's Eric Vespe digs into his Shout and Scream Factory stack and pulls out super fun and shameless Roger Corman Star Wars rip-off BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with the latest Scream and Shout column. Show More Summary

Check Out the Trailer for ‘DOOMED! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four’

8 months agoHumor : Nerd Bastards

Long before Tim Story brought his mediocre vision of The Fantastic Four to the big screen, there was a man with a different sort of vision. That man is Roger Corman and he had, back in 1994, designs to produce his own Fantastic Four movie. That movie was eventually scraped and put into a dark warehouse […]

The Secret Origin Of The Godawful '90s Fantastic Four Movie Revealed

8 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 1994, king of the shlock moviemakers Roger Corman was hired to produce a Fantastic Four movie with almost no resources in order for the Neue Constantin film company just to keep the FFfilm rights. Supposedly the film was never meant to be seen — but this new documentary argues otherwise. Read more...

The Wisdom of Movie Legend Roger Corman

He talks about sharks, feminism, his favorite movie, and his problem with torture porn

Colin Firth wants to play Roger Corman for Joe Dante in a biopic!

We needed a definitive Roger Corman biopic like yesterday, but if it's going to shape up this way, it will have been worth the wait. Years ago, around 2010, a project called THE MAN WITH THE KALEIDOSCOPE EYES was a hot property; JoeShow More Summary

For Your Consideration: Conan O'Brien's Cameo in Roger Corman's 'Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda'

We would be remiss if we didn't present this fintastic look at Conan O'Brien's cameo in Roger Corman's newest creature feature, "Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda." He presented it on his July 23rd show which also featured Corman as a guest. It's sexy, bloody, sporty and downright majestic. Show More Summary

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