| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Mark Romanek is eyeing an extended stay at the "Overlook Hotel."
Romanek is in negotiations to direct the prequel to the classic horror movie "The Shining" for Warner Bros., the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Variety first reported the news.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Filmmaker Scott Derrickson was first introduced some 10 years ago to a New York cop who had undertaken what he calls "the Work" of investigating demonic possession and performing exorcisms. In the time since, Derrickson has been involved as both...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Robert Redford has come on board to play Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett will portray producer Mary Mapes in political drama "Truth."
James Vanderbilt, who wrote Zodiac" and both "The Amazing Spider-Man" scripts, will make his directorial debut along...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Robert Englund will be the star guest at Film4 FrightFest, which runs from Aug. 21-25 in London. The thesp will be attending the horror festival to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Wes Craven's "A Nightmare on Elm Street," and to launch the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Q: In a recent column, you mentioned how the time of death of a man's father showed up on a grandfather's clock when it stopped working several weeks later. I wanted to share a similar story.
When my mother passed away, my sisters and I were cleaning her...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Here are some cool movie events in Hampton Roads this week:
Movie Tavern in Williamsburg will feature "The Blues Brothers" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday as part of its weekly Retro Cinema series. A lot of laughs along the way, and even more...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Was Stanley Kubrick's 1980 screen version of "The Shining" meant to be more than a representation of Stephen King's story about madness at an isolated inn? Theories to that effect have existed for years, and this documentary collates and dissects...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Guillermo del Toro is a horror movie fanatic (just ask anyone who has been a guest at his memorabilia-filled home), and that genre love is on full display in the newly released opening sequence for the upcoming "Simpsons" Halloween episode, known as the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:47 AM
As a child, David Giuntoli consumed a steady media diet of horror films like "Carrie," "The Shining" and "The Exorcist." The films scared the heck out of him, he said, but like a kid in a (really spooky) candy store, he couldn't help himself from...
| Nov 3, 2013
Confession time, fellow readers, fellow bibliophiles, fellow bookaholics. Over the last month or so I've been reading my favorite book-centric publication (you're reading it) and holding back a rising tide of panic.