Amir Bar-Lev to Direct Jerry Garcia Biopic DARK STAR

     July 22, 2010

Countless documentaries have grooved to the sounds of the Grateful Dead, but Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) has signed on to direct the first feature-length work of fiction centered around frontman Jerry Garcia.  According to Variety, Topper Lilien (Where the …

Screenwriter Dan O’Bannon Dead at 63

     December 17, 2009

A legendary screenwriter of science fiction and horror, Dan O’Bannon, best known for writing Alien, passed away today at the age of 63.  Bannon broke out back in 1974 with the lo-budget sci-fi flick Dark Star, which was director John …