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Thursday Aug 28 | Movies.com

What Is the Best Horror-Movie Title of All Time?

What makes a good title for a horror movie? Hollywood doesn't seem to know these days, as evidenced by names like Oculus and too many nouns ending in "ing" or adjectives that are rather tame sounding, like Sinister and Insidious .


Related Topix: Pet Sematary, Horror Movies, Celebrities

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Circle Theatre to Present Carrie the Musical, 9/4-20

Circle Theatre finishes the Main Stage season in September of 2014 with the musical thriller CARRIE THE MUSICAL, running September 4 through 20. Set today, in the small town of Chamberlain, Maine; this suspenseful musical with book by Lawrence D. Cohen , Lyrics by Dean Pritchard and music by Michael Gore is based on the novel by Stephen King .


Related Topix: Chamberlain, ME, Vocal

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Stephen King book tour to hit the road on Nov. 11

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Maximum Overdrive, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Carrie, Drama Movies, Sissy Spacek, Alternative, Entertainment

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Matthew McConaughey Eyed For Evil Role In The Stand

Matthew McConaughey is enjoying an historic run. He earned a well-deserved Best Actor Oscar for playing an AIDS advocate in Dallas Buyers Club .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Stephen King's The Stand

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

What's so special about Chlo Grace Moretz?

Chlo Grace Moretz, fortunately, couldn't know that was what I was thinking as I approached her for an interview.


Related Topix: Kick-Ass 2, Hugo, Kick-Ass, Let Me In, Chloe Moretz, Vocal

The Star Press

CARLSON: Spooky Stanley Hotel is hard to overlook

CARLSON: Spooky Stanley Hotel is hard to overlook Visiting The Stanley Hotel, a place that inspired famous horror writer's novel.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Horror Movies, The Shining, Thriller, Celebrities, Jack Nicholson

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Does TV Hurt Movie Careers? 'True Detective's Matthew...

EXCLUSIVE : Remember how a movie actor's stock dropped when they slummed on the small screen? Matthew McConaughey heads into the weekend as a favorite to win an Emmy for HBO's True Detective .


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Stephen King's Big Driver to Premiere in October on Lifetime

The Lifetime Original Movie, Big Driver, premiering on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT, is based on a short story written by best-selling author Stephen King and marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Vocal, Thriller, A History of Violence, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Maria Bello, Jeffrey, Steel Magnolias, Comedy Movies

The Phoenix

In a page from New Bedford's book, Providence stages a Readathon

Today, there isn't much scary about the Gladys Potter Garden, the sleepy children's park tucked next to the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Elton Street on the East Side of Providence.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Celebrities, Chepachet, RI, Newport, RI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Writerswrite.com's Writer's Blog

Stephen King Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates John Grisham

Bestselling author Stephen King took the ALS ice bucket challenge and then challenged John Grisham to do the same.


Related Topix: Vocal, Foo Fighters, Pop/Rock


Honest Trailers: Captain America, The Winter Soldier

Revisit the far superior sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger, a story of popsicle assassins and 90-year-old soldiers that was actually really good.


Related Topix: Foo Fighters, Pop/Rock, Vocal

Lite 98.7

'A Good Marriage' Trailer: Marriage, Stephen King-Style

There's always plenty of Stephen King adaptations in the works, but here's one based on a story you might not be as familiar with - and as a bonus, King himself wrote the screenplay.


Related Topix: Pet Sematary, Horror Movies, Celebrities


'A Good Marriage' Trailer: Stephen King Adapts His Own Murderous Novella

A Good Marriage is based on Stephen King 's novella from the Full Dark, No Stars collection, and it's the first King screenplay to hit the big screen in a long time.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Sleepwalkers, Comedy Movies, Creepshow, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities


Foo Fighters take on the ice bucket challenge, but want us to remember why

While it seems like every man and his dog are doing the ice bucket challenge right now, the Foo Fighters' front man wants us to remember that while, yeah, it is funny to see celebs like Simon Cowell and David Beckham get a good soaking, there is a point to it all and that is charity.


Related Topix: Vocal

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Watch The Foo Fighters Turn The Ice Bucket Challenge Into A Brilliant Horror Homage

Sooner or later, we'll stop sharing all of these celebrity ice bucket challenges .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters, Horror Movies, Thriller, Carrie, Drama Movies, Vocal, Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Travolta


Joan Allen Loves a Killer in Stephen King's 'A Good Marriage' Trailer

Though author Stephen King may not be at the top of his game lately, that hasn't stopped him from being a prominent force in pop culture on film and television.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Joan Allen, Anthony LaPaglia, Without a Trace, Action TV, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Aug 18, 2014


'Smoke and Mirrors': A jack-in-the-box, trolls, vampires, and twisted fairytales

Neil Gaiman 's Smoke and Mirrors is a book of short stories written over the course of several decades, and the stories, while all carrying some element of sci fi , also span various genres from horror, to romance, to corrupted manipulations of childhood fairy tales and figures.


Related Topix: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Books, Neil Gaiman, Life, Food, Recipes, Vocal

Ain't It Cool News

A faulty director is being eyeballed for LESTAT

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I was a Stephen King kid growing up. The romantic vampire stuff didn't appeal much to me, so I don't have a strong opinion on Universal rebooting the Lestat de Lioncourt character.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Anne Rice, Vocal

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary Set to Premiere with the Original Film

Stephen King has turned Maine into an iconic state filled with horrors over the years so it's only right that the upcoming documentary Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary makes its premiere on a double bill with Pet Sematary in Hancock, Maine.


Related Topix: Pet Sematary, Horror Movies, Celebrities, Hancock, ME


For Your Bucket List: New L.A. 'Carrie' Promises to Be 'Immersive'

Got blood? For its upcoming production of Carrie : The Musical , Southeast L.A.'s La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts plans to convert its space on La Mirada Boulevard into Ewan High School.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Carrie, Drama Movies, La Mirada, CA, Theater, Arts, Vocal