| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It wasn't just that Ron Howard didn't follow Formula One racing.
He was equally unfamiliar with the particulars of NASCAR, Indy car, drag racing, monster trucks — if it had four wheels and wasn't his car, what was there to worry about?
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:52 AM
With three more episodes to go in the season, "Under the Dome" is comfortably winning in ratings and viewership on Monday nights.
The CBS show, based on Stephen King's book about a small town trapped under a transparent dome, increased its audience...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Twelve years after the attacks that brought down the World Trade Center, the shelf of essential 9/11 reading remains pretty small.
There’s “The 9/11 Commission Report,” which I’ve long considered to be the defining narrative of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fall is a terrific time to be a reader. Publishers shake off their summer doldrums and get down to business again. And writers? Well, writers settle in also and put out big books.
Over the next few months alone, we'll see new releases from an array of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:36 AM
CBS Corp. and Amazon.com are renewing their vows to remain under the dome together.
The companies on Thursday announced that they have renewed their licensing arrangement for the planned second season of the network's hit summer series "Under the Dome."...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Television viewers aren't the only ones captivated by CBS' summer experiment with "Under the Dome."
The series based on the Stephen King thriller has shattered summer viewership standards, with more than 11 million people tuning in each week for the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When Stephen King published his third novel, "The Shining," in 1977, he was a writer with a lot on his mind. Initially, he told The Times in 1998, he conceived of the book as "a Shakespearean tragedy, a kind of inside-out 'King Lear,' where Lear is this...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:23 PM
The Hero Complex Film Festival kicked off Friday evening with a 25th anniversary screening of “They Live,” a 35th anniversary […]...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:23 AM
“American Vampire” continues to show signs of life – or, well, undead-ness – during its hiatus. Scott Snyder and Rafael […]...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Science-fiction writer Richard Matheson died on Sunday at age 87, leaving a legacy of some of the best genre storytelling […]...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Even though director Roland Emmerich is just putting the finishing touches on his upcoming summer actioner “White House Down,” starring […]...