| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:23 AM
"Carrie" was unable to spook the unflappable "Gravity" at the box office this weekend, as the hit 3-D space drama easily claimed No. 1 for the third week in a row.
Heading into the weekend, industry projections indicated the two films would be in a...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The 30th annual Miami Book Fair International — which brought cultural cachet to South Florida long before the Art Baselers came to town in their skinny jeans and funny glasses (funny jeans and skinny glasses?) — opens its arms in that way...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:52 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James has dethroned the writing masters (and earners) of the universe with her addictive S&M trilogy.
On Sunday, Forbes released its yearly top-earning authors list, with a new name leading the pack: James. The...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — A Stephen King opera had to happen. Many of his 56 novels have been made into movies and have spent time on bestseller lists, making King a king of pop culture accessibility — just what the opera world lusts after these days....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
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Will "Carrie" pull "Gravity" back down to earth this weekend?
Since making its debut two weeks ago, Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" has proved to be a favorite at the box office, raking in $136...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
"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.
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:49 AM
“Carrie,” one of Broadway's most infamous flops, is making its first appearance in Chicago. The campy musical, recently revived off-Broadway where it flopped again, will be the summer production of Bailiwick Chicago at the Richard Christiansen...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Move over, Frosty. A quixotic snowman who longs to experience summer handily steals the show in "Frozen," Disney's 53rd in-house animated feature and one of its most classical, with a Hans Christian Andersen pedigree, a full-fledged showtune score and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Samuel L. Jackson has come on board to co-star with John Cusack in the apocalyptic thriller "Cell," based on the novel by Stephen King.
International Film Trust will be presenting the project to buyers at the American Film Market this week. Paradigm...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:09 AM
The involving Stephen King saga, whose summer ratings success for CBS has gotten all the broadcast networks thinking "event miniseries" again, comes to home video.
A transparent dome suddenly lowers over a town (wait until you see what happens to a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Stephen King has written many, many books, and many of them have been made into films. Some, like "Carrie," more than once. But there are still a few than remain unadapted, so far.
Now it's time to take "Cell" off that list. Samuel L. Jackson and John...