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Richard Matheson

'The Dismantling': A Conversation With Brian DeLeeuw

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.01.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Brian DeLeeuw is a novelist and screenwriter. After graduating from Princeton, he received his MFA from The New School. His first novel, In This Way I Was Saved, was long-listed for the Dylan Thomas Prize. His second novel is The Dismantling.

Writer-to Writer: A Talk With Simon Toyne

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.15.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Simon Toyne is the author of the highly acclaimed Sanctus trilogy. Simon graduated from Goldsmith's College in London with a degree in English and Drama. He worked in British television for nearly 20 years as a producer. I

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Tribute to Richard Matheson

Dan Persons | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Genre film lost one of its most influential forces last week when author and screenwriter Richard Matheson passed away. Matheson was able to imbue his scripts with a contemporary outlook and an incisive inquest into the human condition that helped define genre film.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Tribute to Richard Matheson

Dan Persons | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A science fiction legend has passed... RealD has plans to go big... Stephen Moyer starts looking for Evidence...

Broadway Producer/Writer Brings Classic Film to Stage

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory G. Allen

Sometimes there is that movie that reaches out and grabs us and we may be ashamed when someone asks about your favorite movie. For me, that is the 1980 film Somewhere in Time: a romantic tale of time-crossed lovers. Now Ken Davenport is bringing that story to the stage as a musical.

Recognizing Ourselves in Literature

Dave Astor | Posted 08.25.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Readers can love a novel or short story for many reasons -- including expert prose, a compelling plot, and well-drawn characters. There's also the appeal of what might be called the "recognition apparition."

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Real Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The official Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots movie is still in the planning stages, but until then, we have Real Steel, the family-friendly take on a world in which the squared circle has been commandeered by mechanical pugilists while the humans stay safely in their seats.

The Twilight Zone: At the Threshold of the Fifth Dimension

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Even though it was never a top 25 show, The Twilight Zone was an oasis in television wasteland that captured a generation. However, it almost didn't happen.

Famous Authors Related by Blood or Marriage

Dave Astor | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.

Cinefantastique Podcast: 50th Anniversary Special - Psycho; House of Usher and Peeping Tom

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

With no new horror, fantasy, and science fiction films opening nationwide this week, the Cinefantastique Podcast turns its eye on the 50th anniversary...

What Dreams May Come: An Original Vision of the Afterlife, Poorly Cast But Gorgeously Rendered

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

The greatest crime committed by the 1998 film What Dreams May Come is its excessive, nearly humorless earnest, personified by its star, Robin Williams...

Movie Review: The Box

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some bad movies you slag off gleefully. Others provoke a certain disappointment at their failure, a mourning at the difference between the film's ambition and its execution. Richard Kelly's The Box is such a film.

A Grouch's Guide to Un-Christmas Books

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

An un-Christmas book takes place at Christmastime, but its tone, story and subject matter have nothing to do with the season. It provides perfect cover when the Noël nags accuse you of being a holiday poop.