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  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 14-18, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. 12 Years a Slave Distributor: Fox Searchlight Had Steve McQueen not already christened his previous picture thus, "Shame" would have been the perfect one-word title to capture the gut-...
  • Spring Heeled Jack To Play Every Song They've Got at Spaceland Ballroom

    Spring Heeled Jack To Play Every Song They've Got at Spaceland Ballroom
    When New Haven third-wave ska legends Spring Heeled Jack reunited for two shows at Toad's Place in 2010, every member of the band during its prime era ('96-'00 or so) returned to celebrate — aside from their drummer, the late, great Dave Karcich....
  • John Landis' 'American Werewolf in London' gave horror comedy chops

    By 1980, John Landis had a string of successes under his belt — including "The Kentucky Fried Movie," "Animal House" and "The Blues Brothers" — but the writer-director had long been unable to get his script for "An American Werewolf in London"...
  • ‘Carrie’ remake director Kimberly Peirce talks horror, Hollywood

     
    “Carrie” filmmaker Kimberly Peirce didn't exactly spark immediately to the idea of remaking “Carrie,” Brian De Palma's 1976 Stephen King […]...
  • Amazon Publishing head Larry Kirshbaum to depart

    What does it mean when the high-powered head of an ambitious start-up publishing house leaves? That's what the publishing business is asking Friday after the news that Larry Kirschbaum will leave Amazon Publishing on Jan. 17, 2014. Kirschbaum, was...
  • London Film Review: 'Grand Piano'

    "'Speed' on a piano" is what Spanish genre stylist Eugenio Mira's third feature "Grand Piano" has irresistib been dubbed in festival circles -- and true enough, this appealingly absurd thriller finds a prodigious pianist (Elijah Wood) quite literally...
  • 'Carrie': Why do horror remakes defy the genre's renaissance?

    Ten months into the moviegoing year, and many of the most lucrative surprises at the box office are cut of the horror cloth: “The Conjuring” ($137 million), “Insidious Chapter 2” ($81 million), “Mama” ($71 million)....
  • With her new album and L.A. acclaim, Former Runaway Joan Jett proves she never left

    With her new album and L.A. acclaim, Former Runaway Joan Jett proves she never left
    Don't call "Unvarnished," Joan Jett's first new album in seven years, a comeback: The queen of noise has been here for years. For an artist whose first band was laughed off as a novelty act and whose first solo album was rejected by a couple dozen labels,...
  • Perfumers reach back to the Golden Age for vintage scents

    Perfumers reach back to the Golden Age for vintage scents
    In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances. This seems to be one of those times. After decades in...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

    The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
  • New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors

    New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors
    NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance? That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors. The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...