For more than a century, film fans have flocked theatres to enjoy a few hours of blissful terror. While many can agree on the great films of the genre (The Exorcist, The Shining, Rosemary's Baby), a lot of scary pictures are often forgotten. To celebrate Halloween, here are a few overlooked gems certain to deliver a good fright on a cold dark night.
Daydreamers and sci-fi lovers are buzzing today over a YouTube video of a clip from the 1928 Hollywood premiere of Charlie Chaplin's movie The Circus.
Irish filmmaker George Clarke posted the clip, which he says he discovered one year ago. The footage shows a woman walking through the outdoor street scene with what appears to be a cellphone.
A blog post about obesity on the web site for women's mag Marie Claire has set off a storm of disapproval in the Twittersphere.
Thirteen-year-old YouTube sensation Greyson Chance premiered the first single off his debut album today on Ellen DeGeneres' daytime show.
Just two months after her exit from American Idol - a departure rife with rumours that she was fired -- Kara DioGuardi has announced that she will be head judge on the new Bravo show Going Platinum.
The tagline for Uwe Boll's new horror comedy, Blubberella, says it all: "The first female fat superhero . . . She will kick major ass - with her major ass."
Kanye West is a man whose every gesture is big. Often, said gestures are fatuous, rude if not downright moronic. But the rapper-producer is a showman through and through, and he makes covering the entertainment racket wildly entertaining.
The latest missive from Kamp Kanye is the full-length video for his song Runaway. Is it epic? Well, duh. Just how epic? Try 35-minutes-long epic. As New York magazine pointed out, the video is worth "2.51 Thrillers." In other words: very epic.