This week we talk with Roger Corman, who with wife and filmmaker Julie Corman are the focus of the new Shout Factory series Cult-tastic: Tales From The Trenches with Roger and Julie Corman. An extraordinarily prolific director and producer, Corman occupies a unique place in Hollywood history, because as much as he was responsible for […]
Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on April 5, the 95th day of the year: 1951- Julius […]
It’s been 40 years since Death Race 2000 started the engines of this franchise, and in this Fast racing-film era (Is there really not a handy name for this genre? Hard to believe) which also has Mad Max back with a vengeance, the real surprise is that Roger Corman doesn’t do these more often. This […]
Last night, late night talk show host Conan O’Brien got in on the Fantastic Four jokes by showing a couple of his favorite clips from the movie… except he used footage from the 1994 Roger Corman film that was so bad Marvel had it blocked from being released. The comedian says he isn’t sure why […]
By Chris Hood (This is Part Thirteen of an ongoing series to help educate aspiring filmmakers on the process of making their first film. Previous articles in this seriescan be found at BleedingCool.com and MovieIndustry.com in Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) First, let me thank […]
Apparently never meant to be seen but just cooked up to stop the movie rights lapsing, the 1990s Fantastic Four was clearly made on a shoestring.
Previously, Colin Firth was set to take up the lead role in Joe Dante's Roger Corman biopic, The Man With The Kaleidoscope Eyes. There's been a somewhat dramatic change of plans.
Also: Brian De Palma is adapting Therese Raquin into a film about filming Therese Raquin.
Joe Dante has been developing a comedy film about the making of Roger Corman’s The Trip for some time now. I remember when it was expected to go into production, back in 2007 or so, and Dante promised cameos from Jonathan Demme, John Sayles and Martin Scorsese – every one of them a debtor to […]