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  • LAT REVIEW: 'Paranormal Activity' would make Hitchcock smile

     
    Steven Spielberg reportedly got so freaked out by some strange occurences that he associated with his DVD advance copy of "Paranormal Activity" that he carried the disc out of his home in a garbage bag like some toxic artifact. Nice.......
  • 'Paranormal Activity' may be stirring up a 'Blair Witch'-style success

     
    John Horn writes on the Company Town blog that "Paranormal Activity" has seized the attention of young horror fans in a big way and reminds some people of a box-office haunting from a decade ago. Here's an excerpt with links......
  • Charles Champlin on 'Cruising'

     
    Feb. 10, 1980: Charles Champlin writes, “The principal complaint, artistically, about 'Cruising' is that it is not very clear at the rudimentary level of exposition of character and event. The problem, as with [William] Friedkin's 'Sorcerer,' which he...
  • William Peter Blatty: writing in the shadows of the Exorcist

     
    Now 82, William Peter Blatty has just published his eleventh novel, "Dimiter." He's best-known for "The Exorcist," his tale of demonic possession, made into the famous film by William Friedkin. He even co-wrote the screenplay. After 13 million books sold....
  • Monster Mash: Liberace Museum in Vegas to close; British Museum gets windfall donation

     
    -- All that glitters: The Liberace Museum in Las Vegas has announced plans to close in October due to financial difficulties. (Las Vegas Review-Journal) -- Windfall: The British Museum in London has received a $38.6-million donation from Lord Sainsbury,...
  • 'The Taking of Pelham 123'

    Entire epochs have passed since New York City could plausibly be called "the biggest rathole in the world," a charge made by the subway hijacker played by John Travolta in the shiny, gentrified remake (the second; there was a TV version late last century)...