When the first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street erupted this summer and cut to the joyful noise of Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead,” it was only the latest great musical moment associated with the justly celebrated director.
Scorsese’s movies always have one finger poised, ready to hit “play” on a mixtape of original compositions, pop standards, classical jams, neglected rock masterpieces and underground punk… Continue reading 8 Great... Martin Scorsese Musical Moments
Welcome to The Last Horror Blog, a biweekly column on all things horror.
Hollywood may be mostly interested in rebooting and remaking popular horror films these days, but some of the genre’s best titles were actually adaptations based on books and short stories. The Haunting (the 1963 original) was a film version of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House. The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Baby were both inspired by the works of… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: 8 Creepy Books That Would Make Great Movies
Last week, I gave you the first half of my list of 10 great “geeky” horror movies, and with Halloween arriving this week, it’s time for the next five films (and two honorable mentions) on that list.
As I wrote in the previous column, the films on this list represent some of my favorite films that fall outside the usual Halloween standards, and whether due to their cast, characters, plot… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 10 Great Geeky Horror Movies, Part Two
Whether attacking a photographer, peeing in a kitchen worker’s mop bucket, or spitting on his own fans, Justin Bieber has not exactly shown a great regard for the feelings of others in recent weeks. But his behavior while on tour in China has topped even his previous bratty antics: On Monday, September 30, Bieber was spotted forcing a team of bodyguards to carry him on their shoulders up… Continue reading Ego Out-of-Control? Justin Bieber Makes Bodyguards Carry Him Up The Great Wall Of China, Sprint Behind Him While Skateboarding
Robert Davi has been in some of the biggest movies of all time, and you might not even know his name, or even remember his face right away. A long-standing character actor with an impressive résumé, Davi has made memorable turns in mainstream hits like “The Goonies,” “Die Hard,” and even played the Bond villain in “The Living Daylights.” Born in New York, he was trained… Continue reading Robert Davi on 'The Great Chameleon,' and How It Pushes the Boundaries of Political Correctedness