‘Shazam!’ debuts with $53.5M, handing DC Comics another win

Entertainment 04/07/19, 10:37

Seven films in, the DC Extended Universe is finally flying with some wind behind its back. The well-reviewed, more modestly budgeted "Shazam!" debuted with $53.5 million over the weekend."Shazam!" has collected an estimated $56.8 million in total, including about $3 million from early advance screenings. Made for about $100 million, ...

Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ exhumes a Stephen King masterwork

Entertainment 04/04/19, 13:03

Hollywood, in its infinite irony, has resurrected a tale about the unholy perils of resurrection.The mean roads and mangy cats of Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" are back from the dead in Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer's vividly acted, blandly condensed remake of Mary Lambert's 1989 movie, adapted from King's 1983 ...

New ‘Pet Sematary’ takes a deeper exploration of grief

Entertainment 04/03/19, 13:26

The new "Pet Sematary" has familiar elements of Stephen King's classic 1983 novel and earlier film adaptations, namely the haunted graveyard where the dead are buried but return as murderous incarnations of their former selves.But the newest iteration goes beyond the supernatural premise. It delves into the impact of grief ...

Stephen King, wife give $1.25M to genealogical society

Entertainment 02/26/19, 11:23

The master of the American horror novel has donated $1.25 million to the masters of American genealogical research. Stephen King and his wife, Tabitha, made the gift through their foundation to the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The Boston-based organization is the nation's oldest and largest genealogical society. It says it will ...

‘The Batman’ set for 2021 release, star to be determined

Entertainment 01/30/19, 20:19

Who will be inside the suit remains unknown but "The Batman" has a release date.Warner Bros. on Wednesday announced that Matt Reeves' stand-alone Batman film will hit theaters in June 2021. Ben Affleck was previously set to star in the film following his performances in "Justice League" and "Batman v. ...

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