SHORT ENDS – A WARRIOR PASSES, GREAT POSTER ART, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE COMICS AND MORE!

Actor Roger Hill, best known for playing Cyrus in Walter Hill’s THE WARRIORS, has died at the age of 65.

A petition has been circulating to add crew member Sarah Elizabeth Jones, who was killed on the set of the film MIDNIGHT RIDER last week, added to the Academy Awards Memorium Tribute on Sunday.

Esquire rocks again with an oral history of GHOSTBUSTERS.scifi12

Mitch O’Connell has done his usual amazing job at designing a poster for Chicago’s Sci-Fi Spectacular — Information on the April 12 event can be found here.

The Projection Booth podcast takes a look at Larry Cohen’s BONE, with special guest Joe Bannerman of our own Daily Grindhouse podcast!

The U.K.’s FrightFest has launched a number of nifty posters commemorating five films of John Carpenter.  Check ‘em out hereTHE FOG is my favorite.

One man’s divorce is fortunate for someone who answered this Craigslist ad.   (The title says it’s “2,000 Porn Tapes,” but it’s clearly not from the photo.)

megafootJustin Martell, the producer of RETURN TO NUKE ‘EM HIGH, and Rolfe Kanefsky, the writer of THERE’S NOTHING OUT THERE, are crowdfunding their new film MEGAFOOT – check it out here.

PREDATOR director John McTiernan has been released from federal prison.

The inevitable THE CONJURING 2 gets a release date of October 23, 2015.  No director has been set, though Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson are set to return.

Some amazing book covers from the golden age of lesbian pulp fiction.

 

This Chinese bootleg of Spike Lee’s OLDBOY has the most perfect pull-quote imaginable.big-trouble-in-little-china-boom-studios-teaser-530x814

Though that won’t deter Lee from railing against the gentrification of New York.

Crispin Glover hates the ending to BACK TO THE FUTURE.

BOOM Studios has teased a BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA comic book with this image, featuring art by Eric Powell:

Jack Thorne is set to script a SANDMAN film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, based on Neil Gaiman’s comic book series and a pitch by David Goyer.

Fangoria editor Chris Alexander’s new film QUEEN OF BLOOD gets a trailer:

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