Interview by Chris Kelso August 29, 2022
The Canadian director discusses his literary influences, the trials of adaptation, and the films of David Cronenberg.
Column by Christopher Shultz January 4, 2017
There are novels that come right out and say what they mean, with varying degrees of heavy-handedness. And then there are novels that make sweeping critiques through gross surrealism and absurdity.
Column by Keith Rawson August 30, 2016
Keith Rawson trots out his list of the best books so far this year.
Column by Emily Rose Lathrop May 31, 2016
Ben Wheatley's new adaptation of J.G. Ballard's "High-Rise" finally released in the United States this month. How does it stack up against the novel?
News by Raine Winters
The J.G. Ballard adaptation stars Tom Hiddleston.
News by Peter Derk December 15, 2015
Join Tom Hiddleston for the new adaptation of J.G. Ballard's 'High Rise'.
Column by Max Booth III January 16, 2015
"Why read the book when you can just watch the movie?" -- This, and other questions that can get you slapped in public.
Column by Ed Sikov December 3, 2013
Perennially depressed Ed Sikov recommends five unbearably sad novels with which to celebrate the holidays.
Column by Karina Wilson November 22, 2013
50 years ago today six seconds changed everything. Lurid takes a look at the way the fatal JFK headshot ricocheted out of myth and into modern fiction.
News by Christopher Shultz August 30, 2013
Director Ben Wheatley and writer Amy Jump are teaming up with estemmed producer Jeremy Thomas to finally bring the novel to the big screen.
Column by Jon Korn May 25, 2012
From superintelligent spaceships to existential spray cans, Sci-Fi is all about the gear. Jon Korn geeks out over his favorites.
Column by Karina Wilson May 18, 2012
From Prometheus (Aeschylus) to Prometheus (Scott): Top ten pick of the most enduringly mad scientists in horror fiction, both before and after the reality of Dr. Josef Mengele.