Search results for "John Landis"

Bloodsucking Cinema (2007) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Sep 2008

The sound of flapping bat wings, an empty coffin, glistening fangs, tiny punctures on the neck, the sensual taste of blood, a blank reflection, fear of the cross, and death ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Stan Winston  •  Stuart Townsend  •  Stephen Sommers  •  Joel Schumacher

Sidemen - Long Road To Glory (2016)

An intimate look at the lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott D. Rosenbaum
CAST:  John Landis  •  Marc Maron  •  Joe Perry  •  Bonnie Raitt

Creature Designers: The Frankenstein Complex (2015)

The Frankenstein Complex takes a historical as well as a creative perspective, with a mix of fascinating scenes behind the camera, film clips, and dozens of interviews with ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gilles Penso  •  Alexandre Poncet
CAST:  Rick Baker  •  Joe Dante  •  Guillermo del Toro  •  Phil Tippett

Tales of Halloween (2015)

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Adam Gierasch  •  Lucky McKee  •  Mike Mendez  •  Neil Marshall  •  Darren Lynn Bousman  •  Paul Solet  •  Axelle Carolyn  •  Andrew Kasch  •  Dave Parker  •  John Skipp  •  Ryan Schifrin
CAST:  Keir Gilchrist  •  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Samuel Witwer  •  Booboo Stewart

In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015)

The film follows Henson’s career from his first work with his Muppets in the early 1950’s during television’s Golden Age up to his sudden and shocking death in 1990, as he ...  (more)

CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Brian Henson  •  Cheryl Henson

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon (2015)

A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never before ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Douglas Tirola
CAST:  John Belushi  •  John Candy  •  Chevy Chase  •  Bill Murray

Out of Print (2014)

A documentary exploring the importance of revival cinema and 35mm exhibition - seen through the lens of the patrons of the New Beverly Cinema - a unique and independent ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Julia Marchese
CAST:  Kevin Smith  •  Seth Green  •  Patton Oswalt  •  Edgar Wright

Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney, Jr. (2010)

A short documentary about the classic Universal Monster actor, Lon Chaney, Jr.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Gregory W. Mank  •  Kim Newman  •  Kerry Gammill  •  Steve Haberman

The Man Who Saw Frankenstein Cry (2010)

King of Horror, legendary actor, scriptwriter and director, Paul Naschy is regarded as the Spanish Lon Chaney and the most prolific filmmaker dedicated to the fantastic cinema ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ángel Agudo
CAST:  Mick Garris  •  Ángel Luis De Diego  •  Paul Naschy  •  Ángel Sala

Teen Spirit: Teenagers and Hollywood (2009)

Teen movies have had a great impact on the movie industry - especially in the 80s. This documentary takes a closer look at the genre's origins and the impact it has made up ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Clélia Cohen  •  Antoine Coursat
CAST:  Thibault de Montalembert  •  Kit Karzen  •  Joseph Guidetti  •  Joel Gallen

Into the Pit: The Shocking Story of (2009)

Prestonburg, KY is a small blue-collar town with hunting, fishing, coal mining, and two of the biggest names in online horror talk radio: Wes Vance and Aaron Frye (aka "The ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Kelly Marcott
CAST:  Wes Vance  •  Aaron T. Frye  •  Uwe Boll  •  Michael Flesher

Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh (2008)

This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kevin VanHook
CAST:  Howard Berger  •  Rob Bottin  •  Josh Brolin  •  John Carpenter

Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (2008)

A look at the forces that shaped Pre-Code Hollywood and brought about the strict enforcement of the Hays Code in 1934.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
CAST:  Valerie Spencer  •  Jack Valenti  •  Jonathan Kuntz  •  Rudy Behlmer

Insider Trading: The Making of 'Trading Places' (2007)

A retrospective look back at the making of John Landis' 1983 film 'Trading Places'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  George Folsey Jr.  •  Timothy Harris

Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael MacDonald
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Ray Bradbury  •  Bobbie Bresee  •  Lon Chaney, Jr.

Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures (2004)

Elvira hosts this humorous look at movie monsters and facts about the real animals on which they're based. Included: clips from films; and interviews with scientists and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Cassandra Peterson  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Roy Scheider

Masters of Horror (2002)

Horror film documentary hosted by Bruce Campbell. More clips from horror movies, plus interviews with other horror legends.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mike Mendez  •  Dave Parker
CAST:  Dario Argento  •  Bruce Campbell  •  John Carpenter  •  Wes Craven

King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen (2018)

A feature length documentary on the acclaimed work and eclectic career of maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen (BLACK CAESAR, GOD TOLD ME TO, Q THE WINGED SERPENT, THE STUFF, PHONE ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Steve Mitchell
CAST:  Larry Cohen  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Eric Roberts  •  Tara Reid