Quality horror movies are few and far between, with most choosing to rely on cheap jump scares and tired tropes to get the job done. Add the expectation of extreme gore, largely brought on by the “Saw” franchise, and you have what is usually a recipe for disappointment.
Film and Television
Hoping to start a better life in the United States, a 20-year-old woman from South America gives all the money she has to an immigration agent. After she is taken to the United States, she is told to pay more by working as a sex slave.
A two-hour documentary, “Bing Crosby Rediscovered,” premiering at 7 p.m. today on PBS, should introduce a new generation to arguably the most underrated artist of the 20th century.
Expectations were high for “The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part 1,” and Director Francis Lawrence wastes no time getting straight to the point.
From the Oscars to the classroom, associate film professor Sandra Lee’s influence spans large arenas.
Director Alejandro Iñárritu’s films have always followed a similar production method: a disjointed narrative to tell an epic tale of connection. But Iñárritu’s latest venture, “Birdman,” takes a turn to a linear production, yet it retains all the originality and complexities that his earlier features have exhibited.
Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway crash more than five months ago, and it’s uncertain if he will be “the Tracy Morgan he once was,” his lawyer said Tuesday.
It’s no secret Joe DiMaggio loved Marilyn Monroe. The baseball great cried at her funeral and for 20 years had flowers placed at her crypt several times a week.
Director Christopher Nolan has often said that he won’t make something unless it’s completely original.
“Nightcrawler” is the story of Kurt Wagner, a mutant with a devilish appearance and the ability to teleport between– Whoops, sorry… wrong character.