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  • 'Carrie' Cuts Too Close to Real-Life School Violence

    Before the name Carrie became synonymous with Manolo Blahniks (in "Sex and the City") and national security (in "Homeland"), there was the telekinetic high school girl who had a meltdown at her prom. When Stephen King published his 1974 novel "Carrie,"...
  • 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'

    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...
  • 'Carrie' remake with Chloe Grace Moretz divides critics

    Remake culture remains a controversial thing, even as the newfangled versions of older movies keep hitting screens. The new version of "Carrie" -- an adaptation of Stephen King's novel first directed by Brian De Palma and subsequently made into a TV movie...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 14-18, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. 12 Years a Slave Distributor: Fox Searchlight Had Steve McQueen not already christened his previous picture thus, "Shame" would have been the perfect one-word title to capture the gut-...
  • Kanye West wears Kim Kardashian T-shirt to start 'Yeezus' tour

    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian share a love of fashion and sometimes even use clothes to proclaim their love. When he started his "Yeezus" tour in Seattle on Saturday, West wore a T-shirt emplazoned with his girlfriend's image. [People] Two stars of "Boy...
  • 'Carrie' fails to scare off unstoppable 'Gravity' at the box office

    'Carrie' fails to scare off unstoppable 'Gravity' at the box office
    "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...
  • ‘Carrie’ star Chloe Grace Moretz plays a hit-girl of a higher power

     
    It’s conceivable that at some point in the near future, Chloe Grace Moretz could conquer the world. Perched on a […]...
  • Anniversary of JFK assassination spawns flood of new titles

    Anniversary of JFK assassination spawns flood of new titles
    When is enough enough? When will the bookshelves finally buckle and break under the weight of books about John Fitzgerald Kennedy, this country's 35th president? There have been, by various estimates, more than 40,000 books written about him and...
  • ‘Carrie’ remake director Kimberly Peirce talks horror, Hollywood

     
    “Carrie” filmmaker Kimberly Peirce didn't exactly spark immediately to the idea of remaking “Carrie,” Brian De Palma's 1976 Stephen King […]...
  • Ticket Extras!

    Ticket Extras!
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...