Through franchises such as The Ring and The Grudge, Japanese horror films over the past decade or so have exerted a singular influence on the horror genre and on the film industry as a whole. Learn More
Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?”
Each week, the writers of The A.V. Club issue a slightly slanted pop-culture list filled with challenging opinions (Is David Bowie's "Young Americans" nearly ruined by saxophone?) and fascinating facts.
In these pages, Roger Corman, the most successful independent filmmaker in Hollywood, relates his experiences as the director and/or producer of such low-budget classics as ATTACK OF THE CRAB MONSTERS, THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE RAVEN, THE MAN WITH X-RAY EYES, THE WILD ANGELS, THE TRIP, NIGHT CALL NURSES, BLOODY MAMA, PIRANHA, and many others. Learn More