Mimic

The horror genius of Guillermo del Toro

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 10, 2014

As The Strain comes to the UK, Ryan salutes its creator Guillermo del Toro’s peculiar talent for horror world-building…

Final cut tussles between directors and studios

Ryan Lambie Odd List Feb 4, 2014

We head back to the 80s and 90s to look at eight famous battles between directors and studio executives over a movie's final cut...

Pacific Rim and Guillermo del Toro's world building

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 18, 2013

With Pacific Rim out now on disc, we look at director Guillermo del Toro's talent for creating rich fantasy worlds...

10 lost endings of blockbuster movies

Simon Brew Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 16, 2013

World War Z. Jurassic Park III. Seven. The Lion King. How were these and others originally planned to end?

10 strange movie changes

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Nov 28, 2012

From title changes to the addition of rubber demons, here 's a selection of some rather strange movie alterations in cinema history...

The 10 finest sewers of B-movie cinema

Ryan Lambie Odd List Oct 20, 2011

Sooner or later, all monsters end up hiding in a sewer. Here’s our list of 10 particularly fine B-movie drainage systems…

Looking back at Guillermo del Toro's Mimic

Ryan Lambie News Oct 19, 2011

As the Mimic Director’s Cut arrives on Blu-ray, Ryan takes a look back at Guillermo del Toro’s flawed yet fascinating monster flick…

Cinema’s 10 most underrated monsters

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jul 4, 2011

They’re sometimes furry, sometimes scary, and always angry. Here’s our list of cinema’s 10 most underrated monsters…

Music in the movies: Marco Beltrami

Glen Chapman News Apr 28, 2011

Glen looks over the finest work of Marco Beltrami, a diverse composer of action, horror and sci-fi movie scores…