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Roger Corman

The McConaissance or "I Wear No Mask"

Timothy Braun | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

In The McConaissance, McConaughey has become not an anti-hero, but an anti-matinee idol.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 50th Anniversary Special: The Masque of the Red Death

Dan Persons | Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's Larry's call this time around, and he's picked a good 'un: The Masque of the Red Death, Roger Corman's adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe story that casts Vincent Price as a Satan-worshiping noble who just wants to be loved.

Actress Jena Sims of Film Last Vegas Talks About Kissing Jerry Ferrara and Being in Beauty Pageants

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

It's impossible for a beautiful woman such as Jena Sims to also have brains. Wrong! Jena is a smart, capable woman who not only makes us smile when she's in front of the camera, but runs her own non-profit organization called HBBQ's Inc. (Has Been Beauty Queens).

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Halloween Showcase 2013

Dan Persons | Posted 12.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

You'd think the weekend before Halloween that the studios would be falling all over themselves to get something suitably bone-chilling into theaters. ...

The Man Who Launched Jack's Career

Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment

Roger Corman was a guest with HuffPost Live host Ricky Camilleri on Wednesday afternoon, and the 87-year-old filmmaker shared some stories about Jack ...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: James Mangold Talks The Wolverine

Dan Persons | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Logan does not find a safe haven in Japan... Roger Corman finds evil ghosts in China... Russian soldiers find creepy zombots in Frankenstein's Army...

Actor Robert Patrick Talks Guns, Films and Troops

Tamar Abrams | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Actor Robert Patrick is best known as a tough guy in TV shows and films. But he's a softie when discussing our nation's soldiers and his involvement with the USO.

Tokyo International Film Festival Opens With James Cameron and Closes With Clint Eastwood

Karin Badt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The 25th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival opened this past Saturday with the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, produced by James Cameron and directed by Andrew Adamson.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Movies with My Dog

Timothy Braun | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

When I publish my memoir, I'll place an emphasis on story, plot and dogs.

LISTEN: Legendary Filmmakers Voice Their Support For LGBT Equality At The Provincetown International Film Festival

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I had a fabulous time covering the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF), where I had candid conversations with celebrities and filmmakers being honored this year.

Tales From the Roger Corman School of Filmmaking

Alex Stapleton | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home
Alex Stapleton

Saying Roger Corman makes movies on a shoestring is a giant understatement -- to him, corner cutting is an art form. How else could he have made over 300 independent films in his lifetime?

Movie review: Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to believe no one has done a film tribute to Roger Corman before Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, Alex Stapleton's loving time...

A Horrifying Satire of Hollywood Returns

Brian Joseph Davis | Posted 01.18.2012 | Books
Brian Joseph Davis

The Late Great Creature has been reissued and Brock Brower's hardboiled, horror-themed wit might finally find a new audience. It's at the very least found me.

Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2011: Roger Corman

Dan Persons | Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Corman was at the con to sign autographs and promote the new, career-spanning documentary, Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel.

Step Into This Incredible Doc -- Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Brad Balfour | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Having grown up enjoying Roger Corman's filmic retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's horror tales, his garish productions were lodged in my brain forever. So when I saw Corman's World, a flood of memories returned.

Roger Corman Shares Success Stories About Young Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Howard and Jack Nicholson in Cannes Masterclass

Karin Badt | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Roger Corman is a mythic hero in the movie business for his indisputable achievements and generosity. Yesterday his generosity continued: at age 85, he gave a Master Class to young would-be American filmmakers on how to be a success.

Sundance: Lessons From Entourage

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Larry Beinhart

It turns out they're playing movies at this film festival! First up is the documentary Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel.

Honorary Academy Awards: Memo to Tom Sherak, the Separate Ceremony Is a Travesty!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Motion Picture Academy does an injustice, not only to the recipients but to their fans, by continuing its new policy of presenting honorary Oscars at a special function in November instead of the ceremony next February.

DVD: Is Steve Carell a Movie Star?

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

For me, actors can get on a roll and make good, popular films. But the true sign of a movie star is when they can pull audiences into movies that aren't very good. Steve Carell has been doing that in spades.

Sharktopus Trailer Released And It Is Awesome (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

At long last, what we've all been waiting for: a thriller about a Navy-engineered half-shark-half-octopus killing machine! Yeah, we know it sounds sus...

Off the C(H)uff: Sam Wasson Channels Audrey Hepburn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-16-outside.jpg Wasson's small-sized but big-hearted and original book tells how they captured the magic of the new woman in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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...

The Night of the Oscar

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

In trying to appeal to the young, the producers of the 82nd Academy Awards turned what could have been a meaningful evening into a bloodless night of dinner theater.

The Oscars a Mixed Bag: Kudos for Bringing Back And the Winner Is

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The 82nd Academy Awards on ABC was a mixed bag. It was a tepid start, but eventually picked up steam heading for the finish line.

The Our Gang Oscars

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

This year's Oscar producers, Adam Shankman and Bil Mechanic, were so dedicated to the quixotic task of luring in young viewers, that we were given a show full of presenters that appeared to have gone through puberty during the rehearsals.