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11 hilariously embarrassing movie apes prove how far we've come
Dec 15, 2012

That's some impressive motion-capture CGI in the new Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie. But in the days before CGI, and before the technologically-advanced ape suits Rick Baker produced for such films as Greystoke and The Gorillas in the Mist, many movie apes were played by "gorilla men"—specialists who owned their own ape suits and could be counted on to suit up for a paycheck.

8 great cheesy sci-fi popcorn flicks you should watch on Halloween
Dec 15, 2012

Part of the fun of the Halloween season is the celebration of the kitschy, the campy, the crappy and the cruddy. With this in mind, we've swept up a pile of classic and not-so-classic cheesy sci-fi movies that embody a sense of fun that make them seem like they're both tricks and treats at the same time.