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  • Review: 'The Abominable' by Dan Simmons

    Review: 'The Abominable' by Dan Simmons
    A friend writes: “Paranoiacs often project their craziness onto fundamentalism (which they conflate with religion per se) rather than onto capitalism, which is the long-governing force behind fundamentalism.” She is referring to the tendency...
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic 'Little House' series still resonates years later

    Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic 'Little House' series still resonates years later
    In 1976, when I was in the fourth grade and had discovered the joys of reading books, my mother shared with me her own childhood literary passion. One afternoon, in a sun-dappled room in our old Victorian home, she told me that when she was my age, she...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor and composer Tom Waits was born in Pomona, Calif., on this date in 1949. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his score of the 1982 film "One from the Heart." He's also won Grammy awards for his albums "Bone Machine" and...
  • Review: NBC's 'Dracula' is sumptuous, sexy and, yes, bloody fun

    Review: NBC's 'Dracula' is sumptuous, sexy and, yes, bloody fun
    It is a little late to be worrying much over the body of Dracula. From pulp he came and to pulp he shall forever return. For every serious or even vaguely faithful take on the 1897 Bram Stoker novel — Browning, Murnau, Coppola, Herzog, et al....
  • Review: 'The Impaler' tries to keep it real but misses the mark

    Less about vampires than deals with the devil, "The Impaler" draws not on "Dracula" but the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker's iconic bloodsucker: Vlad III, a vicious 15th century Crusader known for impaling his victims. Seven friends who look...
  • TV Picks: 'The Returned,' 'The Graduates,' Welles' 'War,' 'Dracula'

    TV Picks: 'The Returned,' 'The Graduates,' Welles' 'War,' 'Dracula'
    "The Returned" (Sundance Channel, Thursdays). A French miniseries in eight parts, based on a 2004 film of the same French name ("Les Revenants") but a different English one ("They Came Back"). The word "zombie" is often mentioned in press for the series,...
  • Neil Gaiman’s ghost video game ‘Wayward Manor’ prizes puzzles over dialogue

     
    The first Neil Gaiman-authored video game may not have many words from the celebrated fantasy writer. But that's exactly the way […]...
  • Dracula: Victoria Smurfit talks about Lady Jayne’s future on NBC thriller

     
    SPOILER ALERT!!! Do not read if you haven't already seen last night's episode of NBC's Dracula. Well, it appears that Drac- er, Alexander Grayson (Jonathn Rhys Meyers) has his would-be mortal enemy Lady Jayne Wetherby (Victoria Smurfit) right where he...
  • A look at the magicians of cinema

    From its earliest days, cinema has borrowed heavily from the world of magic. Illusion, after all, is part of the moviegoing experience — the phrase "the magic of movies" is both literally and figuratively true. This week the Academy of Motion...
  • 'Dracula' review: Dracula is back with a vengeance

    'Dracula' review: Dracula is back with a vengeance
    When I popped in NBC's new drama "Dracula," I wasn't sure if I was watching a remake of Bram Stoker's classic thriller or ABC's nighttime soap "Revenge." The traditional players from Stoker's book appear in the stylish retread (9 p.m. CT Oct. 25, NBC; 2....
  • ‘Hobbit’ star Luke Evans talks ‘Smaug’: ‘It’s better than the first one’

     
    Welsh actor Luke Evans has a penchant for larger-than-life characters. He has played Apollo in “Clash of the Titans” and […]...