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  • Review: 'Carrie' hasn't evolved much since 1976

    "Carrie," the horror cult classic based on novelist Stephen King's great girl roar against bullies, body, religion and mom, is back on the big screen with more teen trauma than ever and a new party dress for the prom. And yet…. Directed by...
  • Why not pull the plug on cable

    Millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers deprived of CBS and Showtime have every reason to be enraged. But they should put that anger to good use. The standoff tells us something important about the television industry. Despite urging from the...
  • Dramas seem tailor made for screen, and that's problematic

    Dramas seem tailor made for screen, and that's problematic
    One of the downsides of our ascendant era of writerly TV drama — wherein networks are constantly luring away playwrights with big checks — is that new plays by young authors now often feel more like spec treatments or screenplays than juicy...
  • J.J. Abrams: Smallscreen Influences Bigscreen Work

    As a producer, director and writer who's whipped old franchises into shape for the new century ("Star Trek," "Mission: Impossible"), then spun ripping original yarns ("Super 8") with an equally deft touch, it's no surprise that J.J. Abrams is the go-to...
  • Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status

    Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status
    Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
  • Box office: 'Gravity' remains strong, outpaces 'Carrie'

    This month, there's just no denying the force of "Gravity." Earning the strongest October opening at the box office ever, the outer space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron took in another $9 million on Friday, according to estimates, bringing it close...
  • Box Office: 'Gravity' Carries the Weekend With $31 Mil; Wide Entries Pull Down Modest Bows

    Not even Stephen King's infamous Carrie could douse the box office fire that is Warner Bros.' 3D phenom "Gravity," as it topped its third straight domestic frame with an estimated $31 million (down only 28%), crushing the Sony-Screen Gems-MGM horror...
  • TV Review: 'Under the Dome's' Underwhelming Finale

    CBS was understandably giddy when "Under the Dome" opened to eye-opening ratings, and proceeded to hold on well. Not only had the network taken a big swing outside its wheelhouse, but it scored a rare summer hit, at a point where scripted network...
  • What Lessons Did Ads Teach About Life 'Under The Dome'?

    Bullets and sledgehammers couldn't penetrate the transparent barrier at the center of CBS' summer hit "Under the Dome." But commercials did. The sci-fi drama, which completed its first 13-episode run last night, centers on the town of Chester's Mill,...
  • Review: 'Doctor Sleep' by Stephen King

    On the weekends in the early ‘80s, my dad would often take me and my sister to Trumbull Inn, a bar in Colorado’s South Platte River basin where he drank beer and played horseshoes (I know it seems strange to urban sensibilities that parents...
  • Stephen King brings back son of 'The Shining' in sequel 'Doctor Sleep'

    Stephen King brings back son of 'The Shining' in sequel 'Doctor Sleep'
    When Stephen King published his third novel, "The Shining," in 1977, he was a writer with a lot on his mind. Initially, he told The Times in 1998, he conceived of the book as "a Shakespearean tragedy, a kind of inside-out 'King Lear,' where Lear is this...