David Konow has written for a number of publications and websites including The Village Voice, Indie Wire, Deadline, L.A. Weekly, Tested, TGDaily, Decibel, The Wrap, Turner Classic Movies, Rue Morgue, MovieMaker, Fangoria, and more. He's also the author of three books including Bang Your Head (Three Rivers Press), and Reel Terror (St Martins Press).
How the ‘Heavy Metal’ Soundtrack Became an ’80s Time Capsule
Back in the ‘70s, heavy metal wasn’t just a genre of music. It was also a monthly graphic magazine – and then a movie.
Lost & Found: Separating the Punks From the Poseurs
It’s funny to think back on how MTV used to be so segregated.
The Importance of Quiet Riot
Although pegged as a one-album wonder, Quiet Riot were incredibly influential in the rise of metal in the '80s.
Like ‘Godzilla’? Here Are Three More Movies About Giant Japanese Monsters
The big new remake of ‘Godzilla’ is finally here, and it marks the 60th anniversary of Japan’s legendary nuclear monster.
Alice Cooper Can’t Wait For Tour With Motley Crue
The 66-year-old isn't not slowing down before an inevitable retirement. Heck, he might be speeding up.
‘Simpsons’ Marathon Will Include Every Single Episode
‘The Simpsons’ is one of the longest running shows on television, and while there aren’t enough episodes for them to officially launch their own network, they’re pretty close with 552 installments.
Looks Like the OG Wookiee Will Be in the New ‘Star Wars’ Movie
If you’ve been following the news on the next ‘Star Wars’ movie, ‘Episode Seven,’ you may already know that it’s actually shooting right now, and that most of the cast has been finalized.
New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Trailer Features Some Very Large Turtles
Right after word got out about the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ reboot, fans have been in a tizzy.
‘Need for Speed’ – We’ve Seen This Movie Before, Right?
Another installment of the endless 'Fast and Furious' series opens today …Oh, wait a minute, we mean the big-screen adaptation of the 'Need For Speed' videogame.
‘Transformers’ Musical Parody Puts Blame Squarely on Michael Bay
First there was the ‘Point Break’ musical parody, which became an underground hit in Los Angeles, and now there’s ‘Trans4mers,’ which makes fun of Michael Bay and his bloated, insufferable blockbusters.
10 Movies and TV Shows That Need to Be Rebooted Right Now
While we should all be anti-remake, and keep hoping and praying Hollywood will one day come up with some new ideas for a change, the reboot conveyor belt isn’t going to stop anytime soon. But there are actually some old movies and TV shows that definitely could use a redo...
‘Non-Stop’ and ‘Son of God': We’ve Seen These Movies Before, Right?
Two big new movies will be battling it out for your cash this weekend: the Liam Neeson in-flight thriller 'Non-Stop' and the controversial religious story 'The Son of God.' But why head out for those maybe-risky choices when you can stay home and rent these proven classics instead?