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Nicholas Pileggi on How He Made ‘American Gangster’ Happen

Among hardened crime reporters and jealous aspiring screenwriters alike, Nicholas Pileggi is that bastard writer who managed to turn his book, Wiseguy, about the rise of a mob underling, into a Martin Scorsese movie: Goodfellas. You may have heard of it.

Rob Zombie Celebrates ‘Halloween’ in August

Vulture spoke with the upbeat, horror-obsessed metalhead about casting Michael Myers, hating gore, his theories on what makes a movie scary, and why Fall Out Boy didn't make the soundtrack.

J.J. Abrams's ‘Cloverfield’: Okay, Maybe There Are Raptors

Ain't it Cool News has purported new plot details from J.J. Abrams's Cloverfield (or Monstrous or 1-18-08 or Overnight or whatever it's called) which seem to corroborate what we told you last week about the movie featuring — in addition to the big monster— multiple smaller raptorlike ones.

Is This the Monster from J.J. Abrams's ‘Cloverfield’?

Some clever nerd on the Unfiction forum discovered that if you take the Cloverfield (a.k.a. Monstrous, a.k.a. 1-18-08, etc.) movie poster and mirror it, the smoke clouds above Manhattan almost look like a monster.

Is Jesse Harris the Timbaland of Alt-Country?

When Ethan Hawke decided to adapt his novel The Hottest State for the big screen, he tapped his friend Harris to produce the film's quietly phenomenal soundtrack, which features contributions from Jones, Emmylou Harris, Cat Power, Feist, Bright Eyes, Willie Nelson, and the Black Keys.