15 Fun Facts About “I Am Legend”

Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel “I Am Legend” is considered by many to be among the first examples of post-apocalyptic media.  Featuring a character who’s completely alone in a world full of monsters, it’s quite the horrifying story that also makes you think. George A. Romero even cited the novel as a major inspiration for his 1968 zombie classic, Night of the Living Dead.  The 2007 … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “I Am Legend”

25 Fun Facts About “Men in Black”

We’ve all wondered whether or not we’re truly alone in the universe, and it’s for that reason that alien media is so popular within science fiction.  Some have even theorized that extraterrestrial beings already live among us, and no film illustrates that scenario better than 1997’s Men in Black. Darkly and sarcastically hilarious, with stellar effects that hold up today, and with a sense of … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Men in Black”

“Last Man on Earth” vs. “Omega Man” vs. “I Am Legend”

One source novel, three very different adaptations (four if you count the mockbuster). Richard Matheson’s classic novel “I Am Legend” would go on to inspire the entire post-apocalyptic subgenre for decades to come, and there’s a reason the story kept getting adapted. Now with pandemic-related fears and anxieties all around the world, many are turning to films like these as a form of ironic escapism, … Continue reading “Last Man on Earth” vs. “Omega Man” vs. “I Am Legend”