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  • Jennifer Lawrence Heading to Iceland for 'Burial Rites'

    Jennifer Lawrence and Gary Ross, her director on "The Hunger Games," are in negotiations with Lionsgate for "Burial Rites," a feature adaptation of Hannah Kent's novel centering on a murder trial in Iceland in 1829. Allison Shearmur, who has a first-look...
  • 'Carrie' Promotional Video Punks Coffee Shop Customers

    "There are other people out there like me ... ." For unsuspecting customers at a local coffee shop, those words uttered by Stephen King's telekinetic teen Carrie became all-too real -- and judging by some reactions, it was an unwelcome discovery. But...
  • 'Carrie' prank scares coffee shop patrons, markets movie

    'Carrie' prank scares coffee shop patrons, markets movie
    Before a genre movie such as "Carrie" comes out, studios like to go viral with all sorts of novel video, often from the film itself. But when it comes to these marketing videos, nothing beats seeing real people in a crazy situation -- especially if it...
  • Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Simpsons’ couch gag pays homage to horror

     
    Guillermo del Toro's couch gag for “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV” is nothing less than a love letter to […]...
  • The writer who was mistaken for Stephen King

    The writer who was mistaken for Stephen King
    Canadian writer Emily Schultz published her first novel, “Joyland,” in 2006 on ECW, a small press based in Toronto. A coming-of-age tale set in a video-game arcade, "Joyland" did not make bestseller lists or sell in large quantities. So...
  • Top ten requests by readers at Hampton's Barnes & Noble - October

    Each month the booksellers at the Barnes and Noble in Hampton’s Peninsula Town Center send us their customers’ top five requests in fiction and nonfiction. Here are this month’s requests. Top 5 Fiction - “Doctor Sleep: A Novel&...
  • NYCC: ‘Hunger Games,’ Katniss Everdeen covers new Hero Complex magazine

     
    “The Hunger Games” heroine Katniss Everdeen takes the spotlight on the cover of the latest issue of the Hero Complex […]...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

    Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?
    The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
  • Ed Lauter, Character Actor in 'Leaving Las Vegas,' 'Trouble With the Curve,' Dies at 74

    Ed Lauter, a gritty but taciturn character actor whose massive list of film and TV credits include "Leaving Las Vegas," "The Artist" and "Trouble With the Curve," died at his home in West Hollywood of mesothelioma on Wednesday. He was 74. The squinty-...
  • this week's best-sellers

    this week's best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King (Scribner, $30). King's long-awaited sequel to "The Shining." Last week: 1 2. "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $27). The lives of two seemingly unconnected couples converge. Last...
  • Film Review: 'Carrie'

    "You will know her name," scream the posters for the new bigscreen version of "Carrie," as if anyone could forget it after seeing Brian De Palma's brilliant 1976 movie or reading the original Stephen King novel. Aimed at captivating a new generation of...
  • Scary Men Different From Scary Women

    With Halloween trying to sneak up on us, it's time to look without fear at the differences between what makes men scary and what makes women scary. For example, your male villain in a horror movie must have third-degree peeling burns and open sores over...