Guillermo Del Toro Not Giving Up on Pacific Rim 2 and Frankenstein

We’re still awaiting the verdict on how Pacific Rim will do on home video, and whether this will help the movie finally make some money. There’s still hope there will eventually be a sequel, and it would be great to see Pacific Rim become a film series, even though giant robots beating the crap out of giant monsters is not a cheap proposition.

Aaron Eckhart makes Frankenstein sexy

Yes, we said it, sexy. The trailer for I, Frankenstein leaves no doubt that this ain't grandma's monster. This guy is ripped, and cut, but not because he is made up of body parts. Nope. He is a babe magnet. And if it feels familiar, yes, it is by the same people who gave us Underworld with Kate Beckinsale in a painted on leather onesie. It's a great time to be alive.

From Harry Potter to Frankenstein

No matter how much you loved Harry Potter, the fans all knew that unlike Star Wars, the saga was going to end one day, and end for good.

The journey of The Monstrance

Bryan Dietrich delivers another outstanding work of genre poetry in this homage to one of cinema's greatest stories.

Monster Mania is coming to Blu-ray this October

We recently reported that Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder will be hitting Blu-ray, and in fact, a number of Hitchcock thrillers are slated to arrive on Blu-ray this fall. 



Universal celebrates 100 years of genre hits

Universal recently hit its 100 year anniversary. At first, the studio was most famously the house of horror, home to genre favorites like Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf-Man, and the Creature From the Black Lagoon.

Frankenstein reworked as interactive ebook

The author of Frankenstein for iOS used to be a games designer - but don't expect this interactive version of Mary Shelley's classic book to feature any technicolor monsters lurching out of the screen.

The Avengers superhero rally


Back in the 40's there were "monster rally" movies, where all the classic Universal monsters were brought together in one film.

The reboots of Fantastic Voyage and Frankenstein


Fantastic Voyage is up for a reboot, and may or may not hit the big screen one of these days.

Rebooting classic horror with Hammer

Hammer president Simon Oakes says the UK-based studio is seriously considering rebooting classic horror movies such as Dracula, The Abominable Snowman and The Reptile.



On Paranormal Activity and the horror genre

The horror genre has endured quite a lot of ups and downs throughout its history, but usually comes back strong, as illustrated by the third movie in the Paranormal Activity franchise.



There are too many Frankensteins in Hollywood

Several studios are working on Frankenstein adaptations. 

Del Toro’s got plenty of movies lined up for the future

Not long after the news that Guillermo Del Toro’s dream project, "At the Mountains of Madness," had fallen apart, the filmaker revealed he was mulling over a number of potential projects for the future.

Android’s Dream: Doctor Frankenstein’s monster

Throughout the long history of fiction, androids (and gynoids) - artificial people - have been a common element. When included as tertiary characters they are often symbols for "the other."