| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 PM
Walking into Tavern on Rush in a modest black dress and tights with a chic, chin-length haircut (the result of a "double-do-over" of cuts gone wrong), 19 year-old writer/director Emily Hagins transcends the "teen filmmaker" title she is so often pegged...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:15 AM
It's always amazing to see the lengths Universal Studios Hollywood goes to scare the living daylights out of its visitors during Halloween Horror Nights.
Severed bodies. Splattered brains. Spilled entrails. Half-eaten horses. Pools of blood. The...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:04 PM
It was relatively easy to convince Hollywood writer/director James Gunn to sign on to his first video game project. All he had to do was watch a short video clip of a game in which a high school cheerleader chops up zombies with a chainsaw.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Springfield, Illinois – a town full of pompous personalities who could suck the life blood out of an entire state.
Well, I NEVER!
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER is about Abraham Lincoln, one of history’s most beloved political figures,...
| Jul 11, 2012
What do Andy Warhol, Howard Hughes and Woody Allen have in common with Chicago drive-time disc jockey Roe Conn?
They all are — or were — hypochondriacs. But they're not alone. Due to our increased access to medical information, we are...
| Apr 19, 2012
After years of planning, casting, fundraising, shooting, editing and promotion, a horror movie called "The Watermen" from Newport News filmmaker Matt Lockhart makes its blood-splattering premier tonight, April 19, in Virginia Beach.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 12:13 PM
"The Cabin in the Woods" is a new horror movie that hit theaters last weekend.
WDBJ7's Chris Jenkins tells us if it's any good.
"The Cabin in the Woods" is different, and in the horror genre that is hard to pull off. It's a little like "The Evil Dead"...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
After a growth spurt over the past few years, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood has hit its stride as the leader in blood, guts and gore in Southern California. Photos: Halloween Horror Nights 2012 at Universal Studios Hollywood...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The man suspected of shooting up an Aurora, Colorado movie theater screening the new Batman film early Friday, killing 12 and wounding 59, also left his apartment rigged with traps, police said.
"It's booby trapped with various incindiery and chemical...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade.
But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...