In a recent piece for the UK Guardian, Stephen Thrower discussed the dramatic function of a good horror movie soundtrack. Citing examples like the themes from Halloweenand The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, as well as Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells" (memorably used in The Exorcist), Thrower identif ... More >>
"Elm Street" remake is no dream.
Demonic killer Jason Voorhees: Protected under California's Shield Law?Some of you out there may have been following a novel effort to further stretch California's famously broad Shield Law. Down in Fremont, gadget-blog Gizmodo Editor Jason Chen and his employers at Gawker Media are arguing that ... More >>
On Wednesday, the latest in a batch of Republican political neophytes expressed his desire for high-ranking political office in California. Damon Dunn, the former Stanford and NFL receiver and current Orange County real-estate mogul, said he plans to run for Secretary of State.But as the San Francis ... More >>
Bruce Campbell on cult stardom and being his own director.
Punisher: War Zone kicks ass. And then it kicks some more ass.
Earlier this month, the San Francisco Chronicle's flies on the wall, Matier & Ross, wrote a little piece about Carole Migden, the Jason Voorhies of California politics (you just can't kill this woman's political career).According to M&R, Migden -- who was trounced in her re-election bid for ... More >>
It's a hard-knock — and creepy life — in The Orphanage
Gnarls Barkley test the One Ring theory
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?