Dario Argento To Direct Dracula In 3-D

Shocktilyoudrop.com broke news today that two of the biggest ongoing trends in the film business are ready to overlap: vampires and 3-D.  Dario Argento, famed Italian horror director, has announced his next project: a 3-D movie rendering of…

Tribeca Film Festival 2010: Spork & Metropia

Spork Directed by J.B. Ghuman Jr. The message of Spork is clear and familiar.  Learn to accept yourself and there is no place you won’t belong. This film’s offbeat humor dredges up associations with John Waters’ early work and the cult…

Mission Impossible Gets Fourth Movie

It was only four years ago that Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone vowed that Tom Cruise would "never work" with Paramount Pictures again. Well, never say never. Paramount announced its plans this week to release a fourth in the Mission…

Marc Webb to Direct Spider-Man

Well, Sony has found its new director for the Spider-Man reboot.  Just last week, it was announced that Sam Raimi was giving up ties to the Web-slinger franchise, and this week Marc Webb steps into the director’s chair. The aptly named…

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Whoever said “Pride and Prejudice is a pretty good story, but you know what it needs… zombies” was really onto something.  Pride and Prejudice and Zombies hit bookshelves on April 1, 2009, and it has enjoyed a wildly successful turn on the…

Sam Raimi and Ghost House Have Panic Attack!

A certain instructor at film school once confided in me that no filmmaker ever made real money off a short film.  At the time, I respected his honest opinion, and while he may (or may not) have been right about making “real” money, that…