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  • REVIEW: 'Oculus' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Oculus' ★★&#9733
    Happily longer on chills than entrails, the crafty new horror film "Oculus" is about a haunted mirror. Three years ago, writer-director Mike Flanagan made the similarly low-budget "Absentia," which dealt with a haunted pedestrian underpass. In this genre,...
  • Music review: International Contemporary Ensemble's movie mood

    In the decade since its founding, the International Contemporary Ensemble has become essential. The flexible collective of 33 musicians is likely the most accomplished new music group in New York, and it makes a significant contribution toward keeping the...
  • 2012: A Kubrick odyssey

    2012: A Kubrick odyssey
    Among the more than 1,000 objects on display in "Stanley Kubrick" -- a massive exhibition devoted to the legendary filmmaker that opens Thursday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- the piece that perhaps best captures the director's singular...
  • See the ad for Stephen King's 'The Shining' sequel, 'Dr. Sleep'

    One of Stephen King's most enduring works is "The Shining," due in part to the film by Stanley Kubrick. Although the film strayed somewhat from the book, both told the terrifying story of a man who moves his family to a remote, empty resort when he...
  • E.L. James is top author (of five) on Forbes' Celebrity 100 list

    E.L. James is top author (of five) on Forbes' Celebrity 100 list
    When does an author know she's made it? Is it when her first book is published, she gets a deal with a major publisher, her book tops bestseller lists, the movie contracts are signed? All those things have happened in the last year or so to virtually...
  • Restored movie house fits big picture for Mark Fishman

    Restored movie house fits big picture for Mark Fishman
    Famously, the old Logan Theatre at 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. used to smell like pee. Urban legends abound of the stink detectable all over the Logan Square neighborhood. "You went in the lobby door, and there it was. The smell of urine. We found out during...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • PASSINGS: Martin Richards, Bryce Bayer

    Martin Richards Stage producer and philanthropist Martin Richards, 80, a prominent stage producer who won an Oscar for producing the 2002 film "Chicago" decades after bringing it to Broadway, died Monday after a battle with cancer, said his publicist,...
  • 'Room 237'

    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...
  • Film Review: 'Insidious: Chapter 2′

    With his last helping of old-fashioned ooga booga, "The Conjuring," still scaring up business in a few hundred theaters, James Wan returns with two more hours of seat-clenching scares in "Insidious: Chapter 2," a modestly scaled and highly pleasurable...
  • Digging deep into 'The Shining'

    Digging deep into 'The Shining'
    There is nothing especially frightening about Room 350 at the Standard Hotel on the Sunset Strip. It overlooks the pool, with colorful mod dcor pleasantly bathed in bright window light. Inside, documentary filmmaker Rodney Ascher is prepared to discuss...