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I-95 motorists in Conn. mystified by 'singing road'

Jan. 16, 2022 17:10 PM EST

STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — It’s been compared to the sound of a pod of humpback whales, or the soundtrack from a horror movie. The unusual noises on a stretch of Interstate 95 in southeastern Connecticut have gotten it dubbed “the singing road" or “the singing highway,” and...

Review: Time to bid goodbye to ‘Hotel Transylvania’

Jan. 13, 2022 18:45 PM EST

Here are some good things about the fourth Hotel Transylvania movie: Kathryn Hahn, who is as evocative a voice actor as she is in live action; The monster sidekicks voiced by David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, Steve Buscemi and Brad Abrell; A joke about a single marshmallow (really); The revelation...

Anne Rice, who breathed new life into vampires, dies at 80

Dec. 13, 2021 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Rice, the novelist whose lush, best-selling gothic tales, including “Interview With the Vampire,” reinvented the blood-drinking immortals as tragic antiheroes, has died. She was 80. Rice died late Saturday due to complications from a stroke, her son...

Sundance Film Fest unveils lineup for hybrid 2022 edition

Dec. 09, 2021 16:59 PM EST

The Sundance Film Festival is returning to the Utah mountains in January armed with documentaries about Bill Cosby, Princess Diana, Kanye West and Lucille Ball and the directorial debuts of Eva Longoria, Tig Notaro and Jesse Eisenberg. Festival organizers unveiled the lineup for the...

Review: Paul Verhoeven gives us nunsense with 'Benedetta'

Nov. 30, 2021 14:35 PM EST

Christmas is just around the corner and Paul Verhoeven has left a present for us during this hallowed season: A film with lesbian nuns, full-frontal nudity, tons of sex, Catholic hypocrisy and brutal self-flagellation. Happy birthday, Jesus! “Benedetta” doesn't know...

Mississippi elementary school principal directs horror film

Oct. 30, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Shot entirely on the Mississippi coast, school principal Sean Riley’s second film, “Royal Jelly,” used local talent to create a horror film about bees. Now available on major streaming platforms, including Amazon, iTunes and YouTube, the...

Review: Horror movie ‘Antlers’ is too dull and dreary

Oct. 27, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

There’s nothing quite like a decaying industrial town in the middle of a chilly, grey-skied fall to set an immediately gloomy mood in a film. Not that Scott Cooper’s “ Antlers ” needs any help in that department as it already deals with child abuse (sexual and psychological), poverty,...

Review: Oddball safecracker charms in 'Army of Thieves'

Oct. 26, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

One of the unlikeliest heroes to emerge from Zack Snyder’s horror-action flick “Army of the Dead” earlier this year was an oddball safecracker named Dieter. Part nerdy Eurotrash, part pretentious busybody, Dieter was never going to make it out alive. He was like...

High school freshman designs wicked effects with makeup

Oct. 24, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — From the grotesque humanoid designs in John Carpenter’s 1982 film “The Thing” to the horrifically vivid scenes displayed in Ari Aster’s 2019 film “Midsommar,” makeup has been used in horror films for decades to shock and thrill audiences into believing that...