The campy horror franchise moves away from Gothic fiction to embrace the very worst History Channel UFO conspiracy theories in the woefully misbegotten…
Whether supernatural or digital, this week saw several efforts to capitalize on the spirit of James Dean.
On the anniversary of James Dean's death, I am proud to share my new piece for Esquire on the actor's life and legacy.
In his new book, "Confessions of an Egyptologist," Erich von Däniken recycles medieval pyramids legends and claims a murdered tour guide proved them al…
Netflix's "Q-Force" wants to be a queer "Get Smart," but loses itself in outdated stereotypes and muddled ideas about sex and gender.
How a medieval editing choice created an occult legend about a city that never was.
The new thriller "Survive the Night" desperately wants to be a movie and it shows.
Ross Coulthart's "In Plain Sight" claims to investigate UFOs, but it's more of a book report on ufology and an audition for the author's entry into the…
I spoke to Salon magazine about vaccine conspiracies, UFOs, and the long history of paranoia about the purity of "our precious bodily fluids."
Grady Hendrix's "The Final Girl Support Group" tries to critique 1980s slasher movies but its deep cuts are rarely more than flesh wounds.
Kevin Smith's continuation of the 1980s "He-Man" cartoon series aims to appeal to adult fans but lacks the time and the intelligence to pull off its am…
In its first episode, "Mystery of the Golden King," Discovery's "Hunting Atlantis" proves itself an incompetent imitation of television.