Tag: johnlandis

Fantastic Fest 2017 Interview: Larry Cohen Talks Movies, KING COHEN, Guerilla Filmmaking, and the FBI

Larry Cohen is a legend. When you hear the name as a genre fan, you usually think of such classics as Q, The Winged Serpent, It's Alive, God Told Me To, and The Stuff. Now, through Steve Mitchell's fun documentary...

Fantasia 2017 Interview: Steve Mitchell on Fighting to Make KING COHEN

[Photo of King Cohen's world premiere at Fantasia by King-Wei Chu. L-R: Mitch Davis, Larry Cohen, Steve Mitchell, Michael Moriarty] While attending Fantasia's 2017 season, I was able to catch the hilarious doc King Cohen --- an informative and entertaining look...

Pretty Packaging: THE BLUES BROTHERS Gets A German Edition Worth Going To Jail For

When I heard that a company in Germany was bringing out a special extended edition of John Landis' 1980 comedy The Blues Brothers, a few thoughts went through my mind. First of all, was it truly an extended version or...

Morbido Fest 2016 Recap: Days 4 - 5

Ah, if only I'd been able to write all of this while I'd been at Morbido 2016. But when traveling, sometimes the wifi gods won't enable us to get on with our work. Anyway: Day 4 I have breakfast with...

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON: Max Landis is Remaking His Dad's Cult Classic

Deadline has just dropped a huge bomb on fans of John Landis' cult classic An American Werewolf in London. He is passing on the remake rights to his son, Max, his 'hair' apparent if you will. Landis the Younger will...

Morbido Fest Unleashes Upon Mexico City Tonight!

Morbido Fest 2016 goes from November 2 - 6 in Mexico City this year, and I can't tell you how excited I am.  It's my first Morbido, and the second time I've had a short film in the festival. (Last...

Morbido Fest 2016: The Invasion of Mexico City

Looks like the Morbido family is sticking close to home this year as the ninth edition of one of the most important Latin American genre film festivals is staying in Mexico City this year. While we have loved going to...

Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, Sure To Become A Classic

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

Fantasia 2015 Review: TALES OF HALLOWEEN, A Pumpkin-Flavored Love Letter From Hell

Horror anthologies have made a pretty healthy comeback in the last few years; some are ok, some are regrettable, and some have awesome production values as well as good stories, such as Tales Of Halloween, which sold out its world...

Unreeled: John Landis Retrospective Interview

It's really difficult to not brag when you've had the same kind of conversation I recently did with John Landis, the same human who directed Animal House, The Kentucky Fried Movie, The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London,...

Hide Your Daughters! It's Weinberg's House Of Horrors.

For those who know, our resident film reviewer and one of the biggest authorities on everything horror on the interwebs Scott Weinberg, loves to talk. Loves it. And he loves to talk horror, if you follow him on twitter, @scottEweinberg,...

Sitges 2011: BURKE AND HARE Review

[With John Landis' Burke And Hare now screening in Sitges we revisit an earlier review.] John Landis' Burke & Hare is one of those films where having watched it, you feel compelled to continually check you did, in fact, enjoy...

BURKE & HARE review

John Landis' Burke & Hare is one of those films where having watched it, you feel compelled to continually check you did, in fact, enjoy yourself. There's plenty to enjoy. It's an admirably scruffy little period piece based (if...

John Landis Compliments Simon Pegg's Arse In New BURKE AND HARE Clip

Simon Pegg, you have a lovely posterior. That's the general thrust of the latest clip released from John Landis' true life grave robbing comedy Burke And Hare. It's a nice little character bit here, one that showcases the title characters...

New Clip From Landis' BURKE AND HARE!

There's nothing like a bit of grave robbing to get your day going right and happily John Landis is here to make sure you get your regular dose. A fresh clip from Landis' upcoming comedy Burke And Hare - starring...

Pegg, Serkis And A Bunch Of Dead Guys. It's The Trailer For John Landis' BURKE AND HARE!

At long last John Landis is back where he belongs: directing movies. It's been more than a decade between features for the man and despite a few hiccups along the way - such as the film briefly appearing on...

Pegg! Serkis! The First Official Image From John Landis' BURKE & HARE!

Yes, kids, the return of the great John Landis to the world of feature film draws ever nearer. Principal photography has wrapped on his grave robber comedy Burke and Hare which means, after a string of dodgy spy shots, the...

SXSW 2010: AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE Review

There are so many books, articles, and documentaries available on the subject of American exploitation cinema that new revelations are increasingly scarce and unlikely. A new documentary called American Grindhouse from director Elijiah Drenner is an example of the difficulty...

EFM 2010: First Art From John Landis' BURKE AND HARE

If you're one of those who doubts things actually exist until you have something tangible to hold in your hand, then John Landis' return to the big screen now exists.The first promo flyer for Landis' upcoming horror-comedy Burke And Hare...

John Landis' BURKE AND HARE: Tennant Out. Serkis In.

Quoth the mighty Simon Pegg on Twitter:David Tennant had to drop out of 'B&H' but by sheer glorious serendipity a legend of Middle Earth and Skull Island has come aboard. Welcome AS.So no more Tennant in the upcoming John Landis...