Harlan Ellison Remembered: "Walking Dead" Creator Robert Kirkman and Kevin Smith Pay Tribute to Science-Fiction Writer

Harlan Ellison Remembered: Robert Kirkman and Kevin Smith have paid tribute to Harlan Ellison, recalling the influence that the legendary science fiction writer had on movies such as 'The Terminator.' "Anyone working in genre ...

Tim O’Connor Dies: Actor Best Known For ‘Peyton Place’ Was 90

Character actor Tim O’Connor, best known for his role as Elliot Carson in 1960s prime time soap Peyton Place, has died. He passed in his sleep on April 5 in his longtime home of Nevada City, ...

Martin Landau Has Passed Away

July 16th will be remembered as a day when we lost two cinematic legends. Following the heartbreaking news of George A. Romero's passing, it's now been reported that actor Martin Landau has passed ...

Hell in the Pacific

Class-act director John Boorman continues to mix genre grit with European-flavored art cinema, and the result is another winner. Toshiro Mifune and Lee Marvin fight a miniature two-man war when ...

Batman: Los Angeles & MeTV Plan Adam West Tributes

Tonight, the city of Los Angeles will pay tribute to the late Adam West, the man behind the first live-action Batman and Bruce Wayne, in ABC's 1966-68 Batman TV series. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and ...

Farewell, Old Chum: Seminal Batman Adam West Dead at 88

Adam West, the titular star of ABC's Batman television series that ran from 1966 - 1968 and left a defining mark on popular culture, passed away Friday, June 9th, from a battle with leukemia. The ...

Exclusive Portraits, Audio: Ed Asner, TV Icon & Character Actor

Chicago – When Mary Tyler Moore passed away in January, it was another reminder of her groundbreaking 1970s TV series “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” One of her co-stars – who portrayed bossman Lou ...

Blu-ray Review: Private Property, A Gripping Noir Finally Gets Its Due

Leslie Stevens' 1960 film noir Private Property is an incredibly tense psychosexual thriller that is years ahead of its time. Stevens was probably best known as the creator of the influential science ...

A Kiss Before Dying

Robert Wagner as a social climbing psycho killer? I knew it! 'Mr. CinemaScope Smile' grins only once or twice in this movie, and then only to fool an unsuspecting woman. A great cast brings tension to ...

Best Horror Films of 2015

It shouldn’t be a surprise to any of our readers that we here at PopOptiq love horror movies. All month long we’ve been counting down the 200 greatest horror films ever made alongside our 31 Days of ...

Tribute to Actor Leonard Nimoy

The news of Leonard Nimoy's passing last week caused me to reflect on the icon's career. I thought it was time to celebrate his many TV and cinematic accomplishments outside of Star Trek sans the ears ...

Star Trek Actor Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the actor, director and author, known mostly for his work on "Star Trek," has passed away at his Bel Air home due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83 ...

Leonard Nimoy lived long and prospered

Leonard Nimoy lived long and prospered Film Nerd 2.0 has become one of the things I am most closely identified with, which is fine by me. I think there is real value in talking about how we introduce media to our children, and there's ...

Rip Leonard Nimoy

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of actor Leonard Nimoy today at the age of 83. Best known as Mr. Spock from the Star Trek series, Nimoy garnered a legion of loyal fans ...

Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away

We’re sad to report that Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. The New York Times reports via Susan Bay Nimoy, Leonard's wife, that the prolific actor passed away this morning of end-stage ...

Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan to Write New Halloween Movie

In October of 1978, we saw Michael Myers come home. It was the first time he’d stepped on his town’s soil in 15 years, but it certainly wouldn’t be the last. Over the decades, we’ve seen the serial ...

31 scary TV episodes that truly terrified us

From The Twilight Zone to Penny Dreadful, Doctor Who and more, Den Of Geek’s writers revisit the TV episodes that truly terrify them… It’s Halloween! Icicles are glistening from window sills. ...

Star Trek’s Arlene Martel: 1936- 2014

Actress Arlene Martel, who appeared in a range of shows including Star Trek: Tos, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits and The Six Million Dollar Man, has died. She was 78. She was a regular on ...

In memoriam: James Shigeta

We pay tribute to the actor James Shigeta, famous for his roles in Flower Drum Song, Die Hard, and a legion other turns on stage and TV. For a generation of moviegoers, James Shigeta will be ...

Mindy Newell: EW Does Sdcc

My geek overdrive continues to overwhelm me. But I’m not the only one. Less than a week away from this year’s San Diego ComicCon (which opens its doors this Thursday, July 24th, and closes them on ...

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