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  • 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,...
  • BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Age of Anxiety'

    BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Age of Anxiety'
    Marin Alsop's tenure as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been notable for several things, prominent among them the programming of compositions by Leonard Bernstein, her childhood idol and mentor when she was starting her conducting...
  • 'Larger than life' proves too small for Metallica

     'Larger than life' proves too small for Metallica
    SAN DIEGO — Singer and guitarist James Hetfield wore a familiar trickster grin and a pair of 3D glasses as he bobbed his head to the thundering riffs of "Enter Sandman," but it was a different sort of arena that was playing host to the world's...
  • ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ review: Stubborn sexism, violence ruin game play

     
    In 2001, the “Grand Theft Auto” franchise landed on the radar of mainstream culture by offending most everyone who wasn't […]...
  • 'Prisoners': Does weekend box-office winner show a new hybrid way?

    “Prisoners” is either the most exceptional piece of conventional filmmaking in Hollywood or the most conventional piece of exceptional filmmaking.   If that spins your head faster than a Geno Smith scramble, it should. The movie, which won...