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Matthew Jackson

Syfy

Texas, United States

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Recent:
  • Syfy
Past:
  • Decider
  • Mental Floss
  • Syfy Wire
  • Playboy

Recent articles by Matthew:

We should thank Dolly Parton for 'Buffy'? Sarah Michelle Gellar talks series origin on 'Tonight Show'

Dolly Parton is many things: Singer, songwriter, actress, philanthropist, theme park mogul, legend. She can do it all, and she's been doing most of it for decades now, so you'd think there isn't anything left to be surprised about when it comes to Dolly's many accomplishments. → Read More

James Roday Rodriguez says 'appetite is there' for new 'Psych' movie

It's been more than a year since the last installment of the Psych franchise, but it might not be long before we get more news about a fourth movie. → Read More

How Rita Moreno used *ahem* family to land her role in 'Fast & Furious' sequel 'Fast X'

A lot of iconic actors have been a part of the Fast Saga in the 20-plus years since the franchise launched, from new movie stars to living legends. Even among all that other star power, though, Rita Moreno feels like something on another level. → Read More

Still laughing at the plot of 'Cocaine Bear'? So is the cast: 'It's so out there and bizarre'

The title alone is enough to make Cocaine Bear one of the most anticipated movies of 2023 for a lot of fans. No matter what you think you're going to see when a film with a title like that starts rolling onscreen, you're in for something memorable, and the film's cast and crew feel exactly the same way. → Read More

Go behind the scenes of Dean Devlin's new SYFY series 'The Ark' with extended first look preview

This week, a new TV space voyage will begin with The Ark, a SYFY original series created by Dean Devlin (Independence Day) and Jonathan Glassner (Stargate SG-1) which explores what happens when humanity's best hope for survival is put to the test. → Read More

Sarah Michelle Gellar: Female-led superhero movies are 'torn apart' by audiences

Sarah Michelle Gellar knows a thing or two about playing a female superhero. Buffy Summers may not have appeared in a comic book until after she showed up onscreen, but she's still a super strong, super tough Chosen One who's saved the world several times over, and became a household name along the way. → Read More

Michael B. Jordan turns Jake from State Farm into a horror character on 'SNL'

Saturday Night Live is an interesting gig for any aspiring host, because it allows them the potential to prove just how flexible they can be with their talents. The sketch comedy show allows dramatic actors to be funny, sure, but there's also the chance to play within a whole range of genres through the series' many parodies, which means you might be able to do comedy and horror at the same time. → Read More

Dean Devlin explains how old school 'Star Trek' inspired his new SYFY series 'The Ark'

In some ways, every science fiction show that's come along in the last 60 years owes something to Star Trek. → Read More

Despite cancellation, 'Doom Patrol' star promises Season 4 finale makes for a 'really good' ending

Earlier this week we got the sad news that Doom Patrol — one of the strangest and most emotionally satisfying superhero shows ever — will be ending its run on HBO Max after four seasons, alongside fellow DC series Titans. → Read More

With 'Infinity Pool,' Brandon Cronenberg cements his own place in genre cinema

For a decade now, Brandon Cronenberg has been carving out his own place in the genre landscape, making engaging, creepy, ambitious sci-fi horror with short films and features like Antiviral and Possessor. → Read More

'Renfield' producer teases 'you have never seen this take on Dracula' for Nic Cage's bloodsucker

There are a lot of reasons why the internet has made Renfield one of its most-anticipated genre releases of 2023. You've got the comic take on Dracula, the comedy stylings of Nicholas Hoult — who plays the title character, the vampire's servant — and, oh yeah, Nicolas Cage as the notorious Count himself. → Read More

'The Last of Us' creator teases unused game flashback in HBO series

Though it's sticking very closely to the source material that inspired it, from story beats to shot-for-shot recreations of the environment, HBO's The Last of Us is still taking some liberties with the ways in which it unfolds the narrative of Joel (Pedro Pascal), Ellie (Bella Ramsey), and the post-apocalyptic universe in which they're fighting to survive. → Read More

Things get dark in new trailer for 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods'

The DC Universe may be changing in the near future, but there's still room for the Shazam! family. → Read More

The bizarre 'M3GAN' scene that director Gerard Johnstone fought to keep in the final cut

Breakthrough horror-comedy hit M3GAN has a lot of moments scattered throughout its runtime that could have been more extreme. The film's violent edges are shaved down just a little bit in order to deliver a PG-13 release that a wider audience can enjoy, and we've already heard about a potential unrated extended cut arriving to show us all what we missed from the theatrical version. → Read More

'Poker Face': A guide to the Peacock show's many awesome guest stars

With Poker Face, creator Rian Johnson hopes to revive a certain kind of episodic mystery series, the kind he loved as a kid in the vein of Columbo. If you know anything about those kinds of show, you know there are certain expectations, and one of them is guest stars. → Read More

Celebrate Tobe Hooper's birthday with the under-appreciated mayhem of 'Eaten Alive' on Peacock

Tobe Hooper, the Texas filmmaker who became a horror icon thanks to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre in 1974, would have turned 80 today, and I'm sure horror fans are celebrating in any number of ways. For some, it means watching Chain Saw for the thousandth time. → Read More

Finn Wolfhard knows it's probably time to end 'Stranger Things,' even if he's not ready for it

Like most of the young cast drafted for Stranger Things, Finn Wolfhard was catapulted to stardom by the success of the Netflix hit, offering him plenty of other opportunities even as the show has continued its blockbuster streaming run. Now, as he looks ahead to filming the final season of the show, Wolfhard isn't ready to go, even if he's very aware that the show is ready to end. → Read More

'The Super Mario Bros. Movie' toys are on the way as Jakks Pacific announces figures

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is now less than three months away, and that means a few things. For one thing, the promotional machine for the movie is probably about to pick up steam. → Read More

'Knock at the Cabin' unpacks 'layers of nightmares' in new BTS featurette

Based on the premise alone, Knock at the Cabin looks like it has the potential to be one of M. Night Shyamalan's scariest films. Now, a new featurette is digging deeper into why the film is set to freak us out. → Read More

Jordan Peele says Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' is his must-see film of 2023

There are a lot of big films coming our way in 2023, from new superhero adventures to much-anticipated indie releases and other cinematic events. But of course, a new Christopher Nolan movie is its own special kind of event, so much so that even other major filmmakers can't wait to rush to the theater to take in the director's latest spectacle. Just ask Jordan Peele. → Read More