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The 15 Best Horror Movie Directors Of All Time

The horror genre necessitates a personal touch. What is or isn't scary is very subjective, and auteur filmmakers are integral to highlighting personal fears and how they manifest. Whether it's best defined as a slasher, body horror, artistic work, or satire, the horror films that stand the test of time as cinematic classics are those that feel individualistic.It can be challenging to define which great filmmakers are truly "horror directors." Stanley Kubrick, Alfred Hitchcock, and William Friedk...
Tags: Japan, Hollywood, Movies, Germany, Stephen King, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Hammer Films, America, Reagan, Park, David Cronenberg, Guillermo Del Toro, Danny Boyle, Ash, Charles Manson

90-year-old William Shatner had less than 2 hours of sleep and went horse riding with Jeff Bezos before Blue Origin spaceflight, his wingman says

Actor William Shatner (left) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos (right). AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP William Shatner rode horses with Jeff Bezos the day before his Blue Origin launch, his wingman said. Don DiCostanzo, CEO of Pedego Bikes, spent a week with Shatner before and after his spaceflight. Shatner, 90, had two hours of sleep before launch and kept going until the evening, per DiCostanzo. William Shatner, the oldest person to blast into space, got hardly any sleep befor...
Tags: New York, Los Angeles, Trends, Ap, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Bezos, Kirk, Shatner, New Shepard, Van Horn, Pedego Electric Bikes, Don DiCostanzo, DiCostanzo, Kate Duffy

How it feels to go into space: ‘More beautiful and dazzling and frightening than I ever imagined’

Chris Boshuizen was one of four astronauts – including William Shatner – who flew into space with Blue Origin. Here he describes the wonder of the journeyIt was a balmy morning in the west Texas desert when Chris Boshuizen stepped into Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket capsule for a journey most of us will never experience.He waved a quick goodbye to the Amazon billionaire and took his seat next to William Shatner as the capsule door bolted shut. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Science, World news, Australia news, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, West Texas, Chris Boshuizen

‘What a fool’: fellow actors criticise William Shatner’s space flight

Dame Joan Collins and Brian Cox unimpressed by historic trip, saying ‘let’s take care of this planet first’The Star Trek actor William Shatner’s recent historic space flight saw him boldly go where some fellow actors refuse to follow, as the nonagenarian was labelled a “fool” for taking part in his record-breaking jaunt.Dame Joan Collins, who once appeared in an episode of the science fiction series, and the Succession star Brian Cox, are both unimpressed by Shatner, at 90, becoming the oldest p...
Tags: Amazon, Space, World news, Brian Cox, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Joan Collins, Blue Origin, Shatner, Dame Joan Collins

Halloween Vs Phantasm – The Greatest Horror Franchise Ever [Round 1]

Welcome to the Tournament of Terrors, a /Film bracket where we argue about the greatest horror franchise of all time, and you, the readers, get to decide the winners. The rules are simple: two iconic horror movie series enter the ring, each represented by a /Film writer ready to champion them. And you -- yes, you, the person reading this right now -- will vote on which one gets to move forward. You can find all the details, including a schedule for all the showdowns, right here. And here is the ...
Tags: Twitter, Movies, William Shatner, John Carpenter, Michael Myers, Don Coscarelli, Coscarelli, Kaylee Dugan Phantasm

Captain Kirk Goes to Space: “It’s Indescribable”

Last week, William Shatner finally got a chance to boldly go where he hadn’t actually been before: into space. And upon returning from the 11-minute flight, the 90-year-old TV spaceship captain had come down with more than a touch of the Overview Effect. From the transcript of his post-flight remarks: If…. Everybody in the world needs to do this… Everybody in the world needs to see the…” (begins to cry) “…It was unbelievable, unbelievable. I mean, you know the little things… weightlessness...
Tags: Mars, William Shatner, Mother Earth, Jason Kottke, Kirk

The Movies That Made Us Creator Brian Volk-Weiss On Learning To Love Horror [Interview]

"The Movies That Made Us" has a new third season now available on Netflix, releasing episodes on quite a few horror classics just in time for Halloween. As always, the mini-doc series promises to bring together the cast and crew behind your favorites to look at the origins, unknown tales, and interesting stories behind a number of beloved films of this spookiest of holiday seasons. Season 3 includes episodes on the infamous trilogy of slasher classics, John Carpenter's  "Halloween," Sean S. Cunn...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, America, Fox, Netflix, Kevin Bacon, Johnny Depp, Sigourney Weaver, William Shatner, James Cameron, Robocop, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason, Warner Brothers, Eddie Murphy

United States: Captain's Blog: Fly Me To The Moon - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On October 13, 2021, William Shatner (aka, Captain Kirk from Star Trek) flew where few have gone before, taking a ten minute jaunt to the edge of outer space.
Tags: News, Star Trek, United States, William Shatner, Kirk, Hampton

This dead star offers a glimpse of our solar system's eventual fate

This week, relive William Shatner's space jaunt, learn about the potential fate of our solar system billions of years from now, meet some cute cheetah cubs, explore an ancient wine factory, be mystified by mysterious radio bursts from space, and more.
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William Shatner tells Anderson what going to space really feels like

William Shatner describes to CNN's Anderson Cooper how he felt during his historic trip to space. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
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William Shatner Responds To Prince William’s Criticism Of Space Tourism

"Captain Kirk" suggested we pollute other planets instead.
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William Shatner Blasts Back At Prince William's Criticism Of Space Tourism

"Captain Kirk" suggested we pollute other planets instead.
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'Halloween Kills' could kill at the box office even though it's on streaming

This weekend, millions of people will head to a movie theater to watch a film about an escaped inmate wearing a washed out William Shatner mask, who terrorizes a small Illinois town with a giant butcher knife.
Tags: Cnn, Illinois, William Shatner

Michael Myers and Universal are 'finding the customer where they are'

This weekend, millions of people will head to a movie theater to watch a film about an escaped inmate wearing a washed out William Shatner mask, who terrorizes a small Illinois town with a giant butcher knife.
Tags: News, Stories, Illinois, William Shatner, Michael Myers

William Shatner pushes back at Prince William after space trip, saying he has 'the wrong idea' about spaceflight

Blue Origin Prince William said people partaking in space tourism should focus on fixing problems on Earth first. William Shatner said the royal has "got the wrong idea" and defended space travel. The Star Trek actor went to the edge of space on Wednesday morning in a Blue Origin rocket. Star Trek actor William Shatner pushed back at Prince William over his recent comments about space tourism, saying the British royal has "got the wrong idea" about space travel.In an interview this week,...
Tags: Space, England, TV, Science, Entertainment, Trends, Earth, Star Trek, Space Tourism, Cambridge, Prince William, Royals, Space Flight, Jeff Bezos, William, William Shatner

William Shatner is still reeling from his trip to space: 'We all need a wake-up call'

90-year-old "Star Trek" star William Shatner went to space on Wednesday and he's still emotional from the experience.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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William Shatner on Blue Origin spaceflight: 'It was so moving'

After completing the second-ever Blue Origin human spaceflight, 'Star Trek' star William Shatner is officially the oldest person to fly in space at 90.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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10 things in tech you need to know today

SOPA Images / Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. LinkedIn is shutting down its Chinese site. The company is sunsetting its local site after drawing criticism for censoring profiles with content considered offensive to the country's government. It will be replaced by InJobs, a job application site...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, Elon Musk, Microsoft, San Francisco, Newsletter, Trends, Linkedin, Tech, Cisco, House, New York Times, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner

William Shatner says Prince William is 'missing the point' of space tourism

William Shatner is firing a rhetorical rocket back at Prince William after the future king criticized space tourism.
Tags: Cnn, Prince William, William, William Shatner

William Shatner in Tears After Becoming the Oldest Person in Space: ‘I’m So Filled with Emotion … I Hope I Never Recover from This”

Yesterday Star Trek‘s William Shatner, now 90 years old, finally became a Rocket Man, taking a trip to space. And upon his return he said: “I hope I never recover from this.” “I’m so filled with emotion about what just happened. It’s extraordinary, extraordinary. It’s so much larger than me and life. It hasn’t got anything to do with the little green men and the blue orb. It has to do with the enormity and the quickness and the suddenness of life and death.” “To see the blue color whip b...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, College, Elton John, Venice, William Shatner

William Shatner made a light dig at Jeff Bezos' playfulness on the Blue Origin flight in July: 'I don't want to throw Skittles - I want to look out the window'

Actor William Shatner (left) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP William Shatner took a light jab at Blue Origin's Jeff Bezos in a Today Show interview on Thursday. The "Star Trek" actor said, "I don't want to throw Skittles - I want to look out the window." Bezos had thrown Skittles with Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen on his Blue Origin flight in July. When William Shatner went up into space on Wednesday, he spent a lot of time glued to the wi...
Tags: Space, Trends, Earth, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Skittles, Blue Origin, Bezos, Shatner, New Shepard, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Daemen, Mark Bezos

The Plot Of Armageddon Is Actually Possible, According To Science

Folks, forget all the conventional wisdom about asteroids and nuclear weapons. I am unreasonably excited to report that everything you've ever heard about how "implausible" and "unrealistic" Michael Bay's 1998 disasterpiece, "Armageddon," apparently is ... is a lie. Well, okay, it's obviously still pretty ridiculous and absurd — that's simply part of the movie's charm. In this case, it's more like exhaustive and genuinely impressive scientific research has yielded surprising results that have fu...
Tags: Texas, Movies, News, Michael Bay, Earth, International Space Station, Gizmodo, Tom Cruise, William Shatner

‘This comforter of blue’: how Shatner’s blast into space became an ode to Earth

Captain Kirk’s profound reflection on our home planet was an ironic outcome for a trip that was meant to boost space travelThere’s nothing like a vacation to make you appreciate home.That seemed to be the sentiment behind William Shatner’s words as he returned from a brief journey to space on Wednesday. In remarks filmed after he landed, the actor described having had “the most profound experience I can imagine”. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Technology, US news, Earth, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Kirk, Shatner

How space researchers knew that 90-year-old William Shatner didn't have to worry about his age

William Shatner, the 90-year-old actor of "Star Trek" fame, endured a 10-minute, rocket-powered ride to the edge of space, which put his body through crushing g-forces that his fellow passengers described as face-bending — only to step out of the vehicle and immediately begin waxing poetic about the experience and dodging a champagne shower.
Tags: Cnn, William Shatner

Elon Musk congratulates Jeff Bezos for Blue Origin flight, saying it was 'cool' to send 90-year-old 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner to space

Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos (left) and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Axel Springer SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has congratulated Jeff Bezos for Blue Origin's spaceflight on Wednesday. Musk tweeted that it was "cool" to send 90-year-old "Star Trek" actor William Shatner to space. Before the trip, he had tweeted "Godspeed Captain," referencing Shatner's portrayal of Captain Kirk. Elon Musk has shared his congratulations with Jeff Bezos for another successful human spaceflight...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Nasa, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Musk, Blue Origin, Forbes, Bezos, West Texas, Shatner, Sarah Jackson, Chris Boshuizen, Elon Musk Joe Raedle

Late-night cracks up over Shatner's post-space talk with Bezos

Late-night comedians zeroed in on the awkward moments following William Shatner's historic space flight aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket.
Tags: News, Stories, William Shatner, Bezos, Shatner

'Oh my goodness, me.' See William Shatner's captivating reaction to being in space.

Blue Origin has released footage showing William Shatner and his fellow crew members on their trip so space. Credit: Blue Origin via Storyful       [Author: Storyful]
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10 things in tech you need to know today

DoorDash Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. DoorDash scrapped a pilot program to deliver free rape kits to college students. The company was running the program delivering at-home rape kits - but top executives didn't know about it. Once they discovered it, the program was immediately suspended. Here's ho...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Miami, SEC, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Suarez, Elizabeth Holmes

Video shows Jeff Bezos interrupting William Shatner's emotional speech to spray Champagne

William Shatner tells Jeff Bezos about his spaceflight experience in a screenshot from Blue Origin's livestream. Blue Origin William Shatner spoke emotionally with Jeff Bezos about his trip to space on a Blue Origin rocket. Video shows Bezos interrupting him at one point to ask for a bottle of Champagne to spray. Shatner then stops speaking, though Bezos at one point said he wanted to hear what Shatner had to say. Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin sent the "Star Trek" star William Shatner to...
Tags: Space, Trends, Star Trek, News UK, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Bezos, Shatner, Jeff Bezos Blue Origin, Tech Insider, Sinead Baker, Speed desk

10 Things in Politics: Hunter Biden's art raises ethical questions

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Hunter Biden isn't Trump, but what he's up to deserves your attention - even if you hate Fox NewsRepublicans are bracing for an awkward Trump speech at a big donor eventDemocrats are already floating another massive spending billWith Phil Ro...
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