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Con Games: Why Stephen King Can't Write

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.21.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

First you have to decide whether to listen to me or not: keep in mind, kemosabes, that Stephen King has sold 350 million novels, and I have sold 11.

Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

Carina Kolodny

Your Favorite Films Destroyed By The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Carina Kolodny | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

A lot of Hollywood's greatest films revolve around the tried-and-true plot points of miscommunication, misunderstanding, betrayal and lies. But co...

Bryan Fuller Talks Horror and Hannibal

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in TV history, horror on the small screen rivals (and often surpasses) big screen horror in terms of acting, story, cinematography -- and viewers. 2014 finds American television in a coming of age for horror series.

The Spooky Occluded: Julia Haw's "The Western Veil"

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I believe Chicago artist Julia Haw has found her way to some similar understanding of the veil with the work in her solo show "The Western Veil."

Here's What 'The Shining' Twins Look Like Now

Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

It has been 34 years since the Grady girls first began to haunt us in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." So what do the twins look like today? Twitter u...

Use This Map To Find Your State's Most Popular Movie

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

What if states' identities were dictated by their most iconic movies? Colorado would scare everyone away with its "Shining" associations, and drug tra...

George Sluizer and River Phoenix: Last Film for Old Dutch Master of Cinema and Young American Actor of Movies

Isa Freeling | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Leaving "Dark Blood" in the RED, filming shut down and the insurance company took over, thinking that they would be able to get the money back from Phoenix's estate within a few weeks.

Masquerade Ball From Stephen King's 'The Shining' Comes To Life

Posted 11.01.2013 | Books

What's the most haunting masquerade ball you've gone to? If you were to ask author Stephen King, he might say that masquerade balls are best when ...

The Real Hotel From The Shining Is Digging Up Its Pet Cemetery

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.30.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

No, this isn't a Halloween joke. The Stanley Hotel, that terrifying hotel that served as inspiration for Stephen King's The Shining, is digging up its historic pet cemetery to make room for a new wedding and corporate retreat pavilion.

Go Behind The Scenes Of 'The Shining' With These Photos

Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

Right in time for your Halloween horror binge, take a look at some behind-the-scenes action on the set of "The Shining." Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duval...

The Movie That's Still The Stuff Of Nightmares

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

When I was a little kid, I used to get nightmares. Sure, I started out completely convinced that monsters hid under the bed. Of course watching Creature Features was a bad idea. Yes, listening to stories in the dark, at sleepovers or on family vacations frightened me. I was a kid -- and so were you.

These Movie Kids Will Give You Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

These children and teenagers are the stuff nightmares are made of. Now that the "Carrie" remake has hit theaters, we're reminded of the youngins who t...

Aww, 'The Shining' Is Adorable

Posted 10.17.2013 | Comedy

Nothing brings psychosis and ax murder to life like glorious 8-bit animation... nothing. Check out CineFix's newest edition to the 8-bit series, St...

Andrea Rael

Stephen King Introduces 'Dr. Sleep' In Boulder

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.26.2013 | Books

Thirty-six years after he wrote The Shining, Stephen King returned to the mountains of Colorado to launch his highly-anticipated sequel Dr. Sleep. ...

'The Shining' Sequel Sneak Peek

Posted 09.24.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Stephen King's new book, "Doctor Sleep." This book is the sequel to King's 1977 horror masterpiece, "The Shining." "D...

Computer Chess

Francis Levy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess, currently playing at Manhattan's Film Forum, is an odd case. Even a movie like the classic Women in the Dunes posit...

Worst Movie Dads Ever

Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment

If you thought movie moms were bad, just wait until you catch a glimpse of these disastrous dads of cinema. From Royal Tenenbaum and Harry Wormwood to...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Dan Persons | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

G.I. Joe: Retaliation is the second entry in the toy-based franchise, featuring Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, and Ray Stevenson facing off the baddies of Cobra in order to make the world safe for... Not sure. Other toys, possibly?

Walls Can Talk: A Room 237 Review

Tony Bartolone | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

It would be much too easy to dismiss this chatty little flick as a silly study in crackpot speculation. Rather, its well-crafted eloquence succeeds in raising poignant questions that are pertinent to understanding human behavior.

Movie Review: Room 237

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ostensibly a documentary, it's meant as an eye-opening deconstruction of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Director Rodney Ascher lets a group of obsessives spout off about their theories of what Kubrick really meant. The only thing they don't suggest is that Kubrick is talking to them over the radio.

Why My Life Is Like A Scene From 'The Shining'

Donna Highfill | Posted 05.12.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I remember the day I realized that I actually couldn't turn back time and that I would have to accept myself as I was. It was a good day. My mood was positive, my future seemed bright, and I looked in the mirror and smiled.

Falling for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love a Film Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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Berlusconi Returns

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The 10 Scariest Movie Characters Without Costumes

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

You don't need a costume to scare others. Here are 10 characters that were downright spooky without makeup.