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  • Is 'Insidious: Chapter 2' making good on 'Blair Witch's' promise?

    Is 'Insidious: Chapter 2' making good on 'Blair Witch's' promise?
    Revolutions never start when you think they will. In 1999, “The Blair Witch Project” took the film world by storm, becoming one of the hottest horror movies of all time. It was supposed to start a new wave of low-budget productions in the...
  • Five Examples of Why You Should Stick to the Supernatural When Making a Horror Movie

    When it comes to the horror genre and box office potential, the biggest truism is that it's all about the movie. Horror films, in particular, have some of the most fervent fans, which can make for an impressive opening weekend box office that lead to...
  • Mark Burnett: Thriving in Primetime's Shark Tank

    Producing a hit TV show is no easy feat. Producing four hit shows across three networks and a variety of genres is a Herculean task. For Mark Burnett, that's simply another day at the office. The ubiquitous reality maven has his flag planted at ABC ("...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Fish & Cat'

    Inspired by a news item about a provincial restaurant that served human flesh, "Fish & Cat" initially looks as if it might be the first Iranian slasher movie, but all is not as it seems. Filmed in one long, bravura shot by lenser Mahmud Kalari ("A...
  • Auto-racing film 'Rush' takes another route with Niki Lauda's help

    Auto-racing film 'Rush' takes another route with Niki Lauda's help
    TORONTO — It was 37 years ago, but Niki Lauda recalls his brush with death as if it happened this morning. The Austrian Formula One driver had been in a ferocious nip-and-tuck battle for most of the season with his British rival James Hunt when...
  • Washed Out: Chillwave's posterboy expands his sound

    Washed Out: Chillwave's posterboy expands his sound
    A few years ago, Ernest Greene received an email from Fred Armisen, then on the cast of “Saturday Night Live.” They had never communicated before, but Armisen had a question: Could he use one of Greene's songs as the theme song to his new...
  • ABC Reality Chief John Saade To Depart

    John Saade, exec veep of alternative and late-night programming at ABC is leaving, the Walt Disney network confirmed. "John is a very talented executive who has made enormous contributions to ABC and the reality genre, developing some truly innovative,...
  • Car-Friendly iTunes Radio Not for Music Snobs

     
    The release of a new smartphone operating system has sure become more of a cultural event than anyone could have ever imagined five or 10 years ago. The release of the latest iOS from Apple also brings a new feature......
  • Into It. Over It. leads an emo revival

    Into It. Over It. leads an emo revival
    It's a simple narrative that never seems to fail: A music genre gets hot, wears out its welcome, gets banished to un-hip purgatory for a period of time and then, inexplicably, comes back cooler than before. It's happening right now to the punk subgenre...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Sacrament'

    "The House of the Devil" and "The Innkeepers" established Ti West as an old soul on the horror scene: a 1970s-schooled classicist pursuing a tidier brand of terror than the excessive blood bonanzas of contempo genre king Eli Roth. So it's a surprise to...
  • 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...