Richard Kiel who played the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979) has died; he was 74 and 7-foot-2.
Watch this Auralnauts video to see the importance of John Williams' bombastic score to Star Wars. (Thanks, Gil Kaufman!)
For example, util the real Kramer consented to the use of his name on TV, Kramer was briefly named Kessler and Jerry called him that in the pilot that aired. (via Laughing Squid)
Mel Brooks put his eleven fingers in cement yesterday at Hollywood's famed Chinese Theater. (Today)
The science fiction classic is 20 years old. Lisa Granshaw reports on the franchise’s growth and fanbase, and the buzz–and mixed feelings–surrounding its forthcoming big-screen reboot.Read the rest
Australian psychedelic designers We Buy Your Kids turn their third eye to science fiction and cult movie posters for a mind-bending new gallery show.Read the rest
As we wait patiently for Waxwork Records' promised vinyl soundtrack to The Warriors containing the full and never-released film score, let's enjoy Barry De Vorzon's cinematic komische disco track "Baseball Furies' Chase," below.
It all looks very epic and serious and generally unlike The Hobbit: The Book. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but I'm looking forward to someone making a single 100-minute cut of all three movies minus all the extras. [via]
The trailer for "The Theory of Everything," the Stephen Hawking biopic based on his first wife Jane Hawking's memoir "Traveling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen."
Last night, my umpteenth viewing of The Warriors, Walter Hill's classic 1979 NYC gang flick, was greatly enhanced by browsing the excellent fan-created "The Warriors Movie Site," particularly the comprehensive guide to the ever-so-stylish gangs.