For this week’s episode of THE RANTS MACABRE, Darren & Mindy kick off a two-part series on Roger Corman’s famed “Poe Cycle.” The demonic duo discuss Edgar Allan Poe and Corman as artists and influencers, American International Pictures, and the first movie in the cycle, THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, starring the one-and-only Vincent Price. You […]
The Death Race 2050 release date is coming in 2017 on Blu Ray and DVD. Roger Corman is teaming up with Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange) and Manu Bennett (Arrow) to being back the original feel of the 1975 budget classic. The classic, which starred Sylvester Stallone as a hot-headed villain to the late David... Show More Summary
Roger Corman Manu Bennett are bringing Death Race 2050 to New York Comic Con this October.
Hanson dropped out of high school and got his start with Roger Corman. He won an Oscar for 'L.A. Confidential.' [ more › ]
The guns. The jumping. The giant bugs. I’ve always enjoyed the Earth Defense Force games. They’re goofy, silly, and glorious, like Roger Corman movies you can play. The latest one does not appear to disappoint. Read more...
The 1986 musical Little Shop of Horrors differed from the Broadway version, which in turn differed from the 1960 Roger Corman movie. The big difference in the 1986 movie was that it featured a happy ending. Frank Oz shot the movie with a horrific ending, but test audiences hated it, and it was changed. Show More Summary
Uncork'd Entertainment has released an official trailer for the documentary Doomed!: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four, directed by Marty Langford, which is actually getting released on VOD + DVD later this year.Show More Summary
In 1994, legendary B-movie maestro Roger Corman produced a low-budget film adaptation of Marvel’s Fantastic Four comic book. It was never officially released in theaters or on home video. The story of this production and its sad, strange...Show More Summary
Fans will finally learn what went on behind-the-scenes on director Roger Corman's failed FF flick in "Doomed."
A decade before Tim Story’s Fantastic Four hit theaters Roger Corman, the legendary producer and King of the B’s, produced a movie about the Marvel superheroes. This film, titled The Fantastic Four, was directed by Oley Sassone but it was never released and that was the plan all along. Doomed! is an in-depth documentary that […]
Who would have thought that Roger Corman’s unreleased Fantastic Four would leave a greater impression on the pop culture landscape than the three big-budget, major studio releases? It’s arguably more successful, too. Read more...
Produced by celebrated B-movie icon Roger Corman and directed by the legendary Francis Ford Coppola, the macabre thriller Dementia 13 has been digitally restored from 35mm archival film elements, bringing its terrifying suspense to the screen like never before. The 1963, B-movie classic will be available on Blu-ray July 26 from The Film Detective. [Read more...]
Sometimes you have to pay homage to Roger Corman. And by sometimes, we mean all the time. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »
Filmmaker Katt Shea started her directing career on the Roger Corman track to fame. The “King of the Bs,” who helped launch the careers of Francis Ford Coppola, James Cameron, and Martin Scorsese, produced Shea’s series of films about characters on the fringe — a subject she’s remained fascinated with her entire career. Stripped to […]
The Film Detective entered the Blu-ray game last year and have slowly built up a nice library of classic cinema releases. Most of what they’ve done thus far are public domain films, some of which have previously received Blu-ray releases from Film Chest. On May 31st they’ll be releasing Roger Corman’s The Terror on Blu-ray, another title that […]
Come on, who doesn't love a good Roger Corman horror/comedy movie? 1960's The Little Shop of Horrors, is one of his best and - we get a cameo from Jack Nicholson to boot. Seymour, a lonely guy working at a flower shop, finds a plant that likes blood so he starts feeding it. Show More Summary
Roger Corman has been a staple of low budget genre cinema since before pretty much all of us were born. He's been hard at work since the 50's, and even though he turned 90 today (Happy birthday!), he's not slowing down one bit. Show More Summary
If Irish horror has a Roger Corman, it would have to be Brendan McCarthy. The producer and occasional writer has been behind a string of genre features from the Emerald Isle, and talks two that are hitting disc today—CHERRY TREE and THE HALLOW—in this exclusive interview. After TV and documentary work in the early 2000s, […]
Though April 5 is Roger Corman’s 90th birthday, he’s still working like he’s 20. In recent weeks the legendary filmmaker has been prepping Death Race 2050, a modern spin on one of his most famous movies, which will feature two female leads and lots of new twists. Read more...
A big city is woefully unprepared when a massive creature attacks in new photos from producer Roger Corman's 'CobraGator'.