Tag: veronicacartwright

70s Rewind: INSERTS, Place an X Over Its Heart

Richard Dreyfuss once starred in an X-rated film. Let that sink in for a moment. Placing that into proper context reminds us that the 1970s were a very different time. The MPAA film rating system became effective in the U.S....

Review: Scream Factory's INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS Blu-ray

In 1978, Philip Kaufman's remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers hit theaters. The all-star ensemble cast included Art Hindle, Brooke Adams, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy, and Veronica Cartwright. Whatever side of the ongoing remake debate you're on,...

Fantasia 2015 Review: THE DARK BELOW Will Make Your Blood Run Cold

Here's a new kind of chiller, for real. The Dark Below, which screened for the first time ever at Fantasia 2015, features a woman trapped in a frozen lake for nearly the whole length of the film. It was shot...

Rest In Peace, H. R. Giger

Earlier today, the famous artist H. R. Giger died in hospital. According to the Swiss press, the famous artist succumbed to injuries he received on Monday during a bad fall. He was 74 years old. H. R. Giger is famous...

The Kids Talk Film: ALIEN

Imagine the opportunity to go back and watch Ridley Scott's Alien, for the first time again. Willem (age 10) got his first exposure to the horrific piece of science fiction as he continues his tour through the genre with his father...

Make sure to open ALIEN VAULT: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film

A really good historical book on Alien (1979) has been long overdue. This fixes that in spades even in the face of the comprehensive quality of the massive BluRay box set released last year by Fox. Concentrated almost entirely on...

DRAGON TATTOO Star Noomi Rapace Taking The Lead In ALIEN Prequel?

Lisbeth Salander is going global. On the heels of the international success of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace has quickly become Hollywood's go to girl when a female cinematic badass is called for. She's already...