According to Yahoo!, Emilio Estevez had initially approached Bon Jovi to use "Wanted Dead Or Alive," but Bon Jovi didn't think the lyrics suited the film. The singer/songwriter read the script and came up with "Blaze of Glory" really...
To viewers who haven't yet seen the movie, King gives a cryptic caution, "Watch for the hand." The rest of the interview doesn't specify what scene gave him a start, but there's one solid scare that fits the...
While the Chucky of 1988 was technologically a whole other animal from the pneumatically-powered shark of Steven Spielberg's '76 blockbuster "Jaws," he was just as troublesome for production. "The doll was a pain in the ass," recalled Howard...
When director Chad Stahelski first approached Yen for the role of Caine, his main reference point was Zatoichi, a blind swordsman from a series of films released in the 1960s and '70s. Zatoichi is outwardly an unassuming older man,...
Richard Stanley's version of the story can be found in David Gregory's 2014 documentary "Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's 'The Island of Dr. Moreau,'" and he believes Val Kilmer sabotaged him. Michael De Luca took...
If the goal is to take the franchise into new and interesting territory, then consider the mission already accomplished. Many Ghostfaces have shocked, skewered, and slashed their way through this franchise — but none have dared to do...
Getting the casting right for "When Harry Met Sally" was a pretty serious task for Rob Reiner. "Rob always said it's the kind of movie that has a very high degree of difficulty in that it has no...
The best villain songs in cinema history are ballads of malevolence, which leave you both swept up and horrified. Symphonic themes, meanwhile, are the perfect way to announce and sustain a villain's presence, as if their very being...
This is the core fear "Skinamarink" successfully exploits: being a growing, ignorant child living through a profound change without having any of the language, tools, or experience to even express what's happening, or what's wrong with you. In...
In Hollywood, constant uncertainty has always been the name of the game, but lately, there seems to be even more reason for cancellation paranoia. "Dead Day" author Ryan Parrott put it best in his Twitter post breaking the...
Peter Sellers had a relatively unique, old-school way of finding his characters' essence — in fact, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's technique is similar to his. As Sellers would tell Playboy in 1962 (via Far Out): "I find out how the...
Despite three successful seasons and plenty of merchandising, there's a chance you may not remember "Xiaolin Showdown." This high-flying action series from Kids' WB fused Eastern culture with Western animation to create something entirely its own, making it...
During the press tour for "The Batman," Colin Farrell could be found extolling the virtues of the prosthetic work and how it brought the performance out of him. And in a behind-the-scenes featurette attached to the film's Blu-ray...
A tirade of Twitter hashtags was nothing compared to what Rogen endured when "The Interview" came out. "We experienced an actual controversy with our film," the comedian explained. "In a way, it was a good resetting of my barometer,...
Lucy Emerson (Dianne Wiest) is a divorced mother who decides to move her two teenage sons Michael (Jason Patric) and Sam (Corey Haim) from Phoenix to the down-at-heel seaside town Santa Clara to live with their cranky Grandpa...
Skarsgård described his character to Total Film as such: "The Marquis is a young man of unknown origin who has quickly climbed the ladder within the High Table doing god knows what. I always saw him as someone from...