Tag Archives: Dan O’Bannon

10 Movies Where Coroners/Morticians Eat on the Job (With Photos!)


A mortician/coroner is only human and sometimes needs to eat, even when they’re hard at work. After all, when you’re hungry, you’re hungry. Of course, there’s a time and a place to eat a meal or a snack. Is it gross to eat food in a morgue? Is it morally …

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‘Dead & Buried’ (1981) 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition Coming Soon

Dead & Buried

Blue Underground has lifted the curtain on the all new Dead & Buried Collector’s Edition! This exclusive, 3 Disc, Ultra HD, Remastered Blu-ray includes a Soundtrack CD, reversible sleeve, collectible booklet, and three different, 3-D lenticular slipcovers. It looks badass! Check out the remastered, HD trailer and read on for …

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‘Screamers’ (1995) Still Screams 25 Years Later – Retro Review

Filmed in 1995 and released in 1996, Christian Duguay’s Screamers recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. With its exceptional writing pedigree, a haunting soundtrack, and a cast headed by a genre icon, Screamers has all the ingredients of a top tier sci-fi recipe. Unfortunately, this dark, futuristic sci-fi/horror effort didn’t fare …

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Poster Reveal for ‘Memory – The Origins of Alien’


If you’re a fan of the Alien franchise, the latest documentary from Alexandre O. Philippe is a must-see. Check out all the details down below for Memory – The Origins of Alien! PRESS RELEASE Memory was a script that Dan O’Bannon started in 1971, abruptly hitting a wall at page 29. …

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The Enduring Visual Appeal of Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’

Alien (1979) is my favorite horror movie, and I’m not alone; according to IMDb, this sci-fi classic appears on lists of the best films of all time and has been selected as “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress. Why is Alien so compelling? It appeared post-Star …

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Interview With Zoe Kavanagh, Director of ‘Demon Hunter’

Awhile back, I got to check out the badass horror/action film Demon Hunter (see my review here) from director Zoe Kavanagh. The film was a fun and moody ride, not afraid to show its dark side. Recently, I got the chance to talk with Zoe about Demon Hunter, its potential sequels, …

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Looking Into Classic Vampire Movies: Part Two – ‘Lifeforce’ (1985)

“IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE, THE TERROR BEGINS.” In our second part of the three part look into classic vampire movies (part one is here while part three is here), PopHorror is taking a look back at Lifeforce, an ’80s cinematic sci-fi horror with elements of romance, action and mystery, and is …

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Major Return of the Living Dead Blu-ray Release News from Scream Factory

Scream Factory released major news this morning regarding the impending 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of Dan O’Bannon’s zombie comedy classic Return of the Living Dead—and there’s plenty of it! The wait is finally over! We’re proud to present our plans today for the 1985 zombie classic THE RETURN OF THE …

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