H.R. Giger

  • Film

    May 15, 2014

    Godzilla Plays Too Small a Part in His Own Movie

    The remake is too big to have any weight.

  • Film

    March 13, 2014

    The Dune That Died

    Could the surrealist have made a blockbuster?

  • Film

    June 7, 2012


    It boasts impressive horror, but its ideas? Not so much.

  • Film

    June 3, 2010

    Bringing Up Baby

    Splice is one crazy test-tube mutant of a movie.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Dan O'Bannon, R.I.P. (Yes, You Know His Work)

    ​Dan O'Bannon passed away yesterday. Who? You may be asking, like the ignorant hipsters you are. O'Bannon got his start writing the screenplay and designing the F/X for Dark Star, one of John Carpenter's first movies. Doesn't ring a bell? He also worked on the computer effects for a little art-ho ... More >>

  • Film

    September 10, 2009

    Thingamabob vs. Machine

    Shane Acker creates an animated postapocalyptic hellscape in 9. WALL-E would never get out alive.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Texas Horror Movies: The Top Five

    We Texans live with our share of horrors: fire ants, Rick Perry, residents of Plano, but this entry was still something of a challenge. After all, coming up with Texas horror movies without invoking the one that actually has the name of our state in the title is harder than successfully suing local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Silver Screams Film Festival

    Get your frightful fill of horror flicks

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Radio Houstoned: Silver Screams Film Festival

    Click here for a slideshow of art by Clive Barker. To listen to a podcast interview with Silver Screams Film Festival co-directors Jolene McMaster and Cynthia Neely and Houston Press Night & Day Editor Olivia Flores Alvarez, click on the LISTEN button below. Jolene McMaster and Cynthia Neely lik ... More >>

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    People's Lives

    Andrew McMahon is in remission and on the road

  • Film

    July 13, 1995

    Loving the Alien

    Species mixes sex, sci-fi and screams for some silly fun