Todd Gilchrist

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Articles By Todd Gilchrist

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"Nothing Left to Fear" - Slash Moves From Musical Destruction to Movie Demons

Wed, October 9th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Guns N' Roses guitarist turned film producer Slash and director Anthony Leonardi III spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about their horror collaboration "Nothing Left to Fear."

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Nothing Left to Fear" is Cleverly Conceived, Clumsily Executed

Tue, October 8th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Director Anthony Leonardi III’s feature debut "Nothing Left to Fear" is an imaginatively envisioned horror film that falters in its execution, as awkward pacing undermines suspense and lingering questions frustrate viewers.

SPINOFF REVIEW: Strong Performances Stack the Deck in "Runner Runner"

Fri, October 4th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and Gemma Arterton deliver strong performances in "Runner Runner," director Brad Furman's tense crime thriller set in the world of online poker.

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Gravity" Takes Your Breath Away

Tue, October 1st, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

The latest film by "Children of Men" director Alfonso Cuarón may well be the year's greatest, thanks to fantastic work from Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and the awe-inspiring expanse of space.

Blu-ray Collector: "The Wizard of Oz" & "The Little Mermaid" in 3D, Plus "Eternity"

Tue, October 1st, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

A handful of film classics come home in new, upgraded sets, alongside yet another horror box set and a potential new animated favorite in "The Croods."

"Cloudy 2" Directors Pearn & Cameron Draw on Monster Movies & '80s Films

Thu, September 26th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn spoke with SPINOFF about moving from disaster-movie tropes to monster mayhem as they take the reins of the animated sequel.

REVIEW: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Sun, September 22nd, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is Joss Whedon's attempt to bring the "Avengers" to television and create superhero stakes without brand-name heroes -- and the director doesn't fail to impress.

"Wizard of Oz IMAX 3D" Uses Modern Tech to Update a Classic Movie

Fri, September 20th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Warner Bros.' 3D re-release "The Wizard of Oz" underscores the timelessness of great storytelling, as well as the leaps in technology that have occurred in just a few short years.

"Star Trek" Composer Michael Giacchino Boldly Goes Into "Darkness"

Tue, September 17th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Michael Giacchino, the composer for both of J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" films, spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about stepping further away from the iconic scores of earlier installments of the franchise.

BLU-RAY COLLECTOR: Jason, Zombies & Social-Climbing Teens Invade Homes

Tue, September 17th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

A "Friday the 13th" box set, two zombie movies and Sophia Coppola's "The Bling Ring arrive this week in Todd Gilchrist's Blu-ray Collector rundown.

Alice Eve on "Star Trek Into Darkness," Carol Marcus & That Controversial Scene

Fri, September 13th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"Star Trek Into Darkness" actress Alice Eve spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about portraying Carol Marcus, and the controversy surrounding her now-infamous underwear scene.

"Insidious: Chapter 2" Director James Wan Discusses Sequels & Real-World Fears

Fri, September 13th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"Insidious: Chapter 2" director James Wan spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about connecting the sequel to the successful first film, taking lessons from "The Conjuring" and what scares him in real life.

J.J. Abrams on "Star Trek," Khan's Blood & Keeping the Mystery Box Closed

Thu, September 12th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"Star Trek Into Darkness" director J.J. Abrams spoke one-on-one with SPINOFF about his rationale for making Khan the villain, and explores his uniquely mysterious way of making movies.

"Sons of Anarchy" Star Maggie Siff on Tara’s Future & Shocking Season Premiere

Wed, September 11th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

"Sons of Anarchy" actress Maggie Siff spoke one-on-one with SPINOFF about the shocking ending to the Season 6 premiere, Tara's time in prison, her relationship with Jax and how creepy Donal Logue is as Lee Toric.

BLU-RAY COLLECTOR: "Frankenstein's Army," "The Fly" & Tons of "Star Trek" Arrive

Tue, September 10th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

In the first installment of SPINOFF's Blu-ray Collector, Todd Gilchrist assesses new releases "Star Trek Into Darkness,", "Star Trek: Stardate Collection" and "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 8."

"Star Trek’s" Alex Kurtzman On Khan, Kirk's Journey & Carol Marcus' Underwear

Tue, September 10th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

As "Star Trek Into Darkness" arrives on Blu-ray, producer and co-writer Alex Kurtzman spoke one-on-one with SPINOFF about the questions and critiques fans had about director J.J. Abrams' sequel.

"Reno 911's" Lennon & Garant on "Hell Baby," Horror and Ashton Kutcher

Fri, September 6th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Wrtiers/directors Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant spoke with SPINOFF about blending horror and comedy in their low-budget "Hell Baby" and the freedom of working outside of a studio.

"Riddick" Writer/Director David Twohy on the Franchise’s Journey, Future

Thu, September 5th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

David Twohy, the writer/director of "Riddick," spoke with SPINOFF about gender politics, personal growth and spirituality in the latest installment in Vin Diesel’s scrappy sci-fi franchise.

"Hell Baby's" Rob Corddry On Horror, Versatility & A Desire to Be in "Ant-Man"

Wed, September 4th, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

Rob Corddry, the star of the new horror-comedy "Hell Baby," spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about deconstructing genre material, discovering his own versatility and his desire to be the villain in Marvel's "Ant-Man."

Vin Diesel Discusses "Riddick," Sci-Fi, Fandom & the Future of Film

Tue, September 3rd, 2013 | Category: TV, Film

The once and future Riddick talks about bringing the killer character back to life for a more intimate, but no less exciting sci-fi adventure, fighting David Bautista and the future of filmmaking.