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New Joy Division book announced, with three decades of interviews

'This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division – The Oral History' is out in spring 2019<p>Former <i>NME</i> journalist and <i>England’s Dreaming</i> …

Banking Crisis

Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) HBO in October

October is a spooooooky month, and HBO has reacted accordingly. For Halloween, subscribers will be able to watch <i>The Descent</i>, <i>Predator</i>, <i>The Silence Of</i> …

Ice Age

Jordan Peele's New Twilight Zone TV Show Reveals Its Host And First Teaser

Actor-director Jordan Peele will host (and presumably narrate) the new <i>Twilight Zone</i> TV show. He confirmed this in a new video that begins with original host Rod Serling's voice before morphing into Peele's. Serling wrote and hosted the original Twilight Zone TV show, and he leaves enormous shoes to …

Jordan Peele

The House With a Clock in Its Walls and the need for ‘spoopy’ horror movies

At the heart of all the kid-friendly haunts are messages of being yourself, no matter how kooky<p>This week’s <i>The House With a Clock in Its Walls</i> marks a departure for director Eli Roth, whose usual horror movies lean towards the bloody, R-rated gorefest genre. But <i>The House With a Clock in Its Walls</i>, …

The House with a Clock in Its Walls

SI’s new film “14 Back” chronicles the crazy 1978 pennant race

Sports Illustrated’s new documentary “14 Back” is coming just in time for the 40th anniversary of the insane 1978 pennant race between the Yankees …

Boston Red Sox

See Taissa Farmiga and Sebastian Stan in exclusive clip from We Have Always Lived in the Castle

<i>The Nun</i> and <i>American Horror Story</i> actress Taissa Farmiga seemingly continues her run of unnerving projects with the film <i>We Have Always Lived in the</i> …

Taissa Farmiga

John Carpenter hints at Prince of Darkness TV show

Although John Carpenter is currently making the publicity rounds for the upcoming sequel to his classic <i>Halloween</i>, the master horror/sci-fi filmmaker …

Stephen King

The Haunting of Hill House: Netflix's New TV Show Looks Scarier Than Most Horror Movies

I hope you're ready for Netflix's <b>The Haunting of Hill House</b> to make your October a hell of a lot spookier. The upcoming 10-episode series, which drops on Oct. 12, is just as scary as any of the streaming giant's selection of horror movies. Billed as a "reimagining" of Shirley Jackson's iconic 1953 …

Horror Movies

The Apostle Trailer Is Going to Mess You the Hell Up

The director of The Raid has made a horror film, and we're very scared.<p><i>Apostle</i> is the latest film from Gareth Evans, who, first of all, you must not confuse with Gareth <i>Edwards</i>. Gareth Evans is the man responsible for <i>The Raid</i> and <i>The Raid 2</i>, two of the finest action films you will ever see in your …

Charisma

Irish famine film Black 47 wins over the critics

Filmmakers have long steered clear of the Irish famine, a trauma of starvation, poverty and suffering that remains a sacred national topic. It seemed too bleak, too depressing, too fraught – get a historical detail wrong and you risked accusations of insensitivity and exploitation.<p>Now, 170 years …

Film Festivals

Homer's 'Unwilling' Women Are No Longer Quiet In 'The Silence Of The Girls'

"Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles ... How the epithets pile up," begins <i>The Silence of the Girls</i>, Pat Barker's tart retelling of the <i>Iliad</i> from the perspective of Achilles' concubine, Briseis.<p>"We never called him any of those things," she continues, "we called …

Psychogeography

Nonfiction Book Review: A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West by Ian Johnson, Author . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $27 (318p) ISBN 978-0-15-101418-7

A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West<p><b>Ian Johnson, Author</b> . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $27 (318p) ISBN …

Muslim Brotherhood

Elevation

Overview<p>Elevation by Stephen King<p><b>Pre-Order Now and Earn a $5 reward (Ends 9/17/18) See details</b><p><b>Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine</b><p><b>The</b> …

Stephen King

The 15 Best Movies of the Fall Film Festivals

Venice, Telluride, and Toronto. With those three film festivals, which unspool over the course of a little over a fortnight from late August till …

Film Festivals

‘The Angel’ cometh to Netflix

This story, which has never been told in so much detail before, would be unbelievable if it weren’t true.<p>ARIEL VROMEN’S ‘The Angel.’. (photo credit: …

Shin Bet

BBC forced to defend use of its own journalists in Bodyguard after distressed viewers switched off

The graphic depictions of terrorist plots in the BBC drama Bodyguard left one mother of a Manchester terror attack survivor "unable to breathe", she said yesterday, as the broadcaster refused to answer questions over whether it had breached editorial guidelines in featuring its own journalists in …

BBC

Nikon Capture NX-D: Control Points are back!

Color Control Points are back in Nikon's own editing software. The latest version of Nikon Capture NX-D, released to support the new Nikon Z7 …

Nikon

This is the golden age of Chinese science fiction

We've been covering the rise and rise of Chinese science fiction here since the early part of the decade, as Chinese authors have been successfully …

Human Rights

‘What They Had’ Doesn’t Think Alzheimer’s Is Funny—But It Does Show the Humor We Need to Cope

Dealing with a family member who is struggling with Alzheimer’s dementia can feel like a high stakes improv session. Bottom line, never deny the …

Alzheimer's Disease

TIFF 2018: Steve McQueen’s heist thriller ‘Widows’ wows critics, Viola Davis steals the show

It has been five years since British director <b>Steve McQueen</b> became the first black filmmaker to win a Best Picture Academy Award for his depiction of …

Film Festivals

Netflix Acquires Its First Movie From Nigeria

Netflix is making some major moves on the continent after announcing that it had acquired its first-ever film from Nigeria.<p>The streaming giant has …

Film Festivals

Toronto Hidden Gem: 'Ever After' Is a Feminist Take on a Zombie Apocalypse

In addition to putting a new spin on a well-worn genre, the filmmakers behind the TIFF entry broke new ground with an all-woman creative team.<p>A few …

Horror

7 Creepy Books Set In The British Countryside To Stop You Ever Leaving The City Again

It doesn't matter how impressive the picnic, or how passable the weather: true horror fans know that there is nothing charming about the great …

Literature

How The Little Stranger uses its ghost story to mask a study in toxic masculinity

The gorgeous new Sarah Waters adaptation asks the classic horror movie question: Is it a ghost, or is it the patriarchy?<p>Beloved British novelist Sarah Waters is famous for mixing the classic forms of the Victorian novel with modern literary sensibilities, feminism, and queerness. The new film …

Paranormal

50 Must-Read Books Set In Space

I grew up watching the various <i>Star Trek</i>s and <i>Star Wars</i>; I saw <i>Apollo 13</i> in the theaters. Space, that final frontier, has always been one of my favorite …

Science Fiction

Film review: Peterloo is a massacre that speaks to today

A new film about the tragedy is ‘purest Mike Leigh in the best sense’ and ‘should resonate in the present’, writes critic Caryn James.<p>Mike Leigh’s Peterloo builds toward a vibrantly realised moment based on British history. In 1819, when Manchester, England had no representative in parliament and …

Demonstration

James D’Arcy, Laura Harrier, Mena Massoud to Star in Sci-Fi ‘Warning’ (EXCLUSIVE)

James D’Arcy, Laura Harrier and Mena Massoud are starring in the independent science-fiction drama “Warning,” to be shot in Romania.<p>Agata Alexander …

Hollywood

A fast-paced The Sinner gets darker the more its past comes to light

There was no smooth transfer of power at Mosswood Grove. Sure, many of its residents may have been concerned about the increasingly violent direction …

Family Court

Neal Stephenson's Sci Fi Novel Anathem Should Be A Video Game

Yes, <i>Anathem</i>, the Locus-winning science fiction novel published in 2008. Over an arduous few weeks, I have read <i>Anathem</i>, and I have come to the …

This Land is My Land takes a different view of the Wild West than Red Dead Redemption

Stealth game tells the story of Native Americans repelling invasion<p>With <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> coming later this year, interest in Wild West games is at a heightened level. So it’s interesting to take a look at a game in development that seems broadly similar to <i>RDR 2</i>, but is taking a very different …

Red Dead Redemption