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‘Master’ Review: Echoes of Historical Crimes Permeate a Haunted College in This Stylish Horror Film

There is something inherently unsettling about an elite university’s aura of vanity. Few other contemporary locations summon such a sense of reverence, exclusivity and historical angst — especially…

Meat Loaf’s ‘Bat Out of Hell’ life: Threesomes, groupie ghosts and Charles Manson

Overnight Friday, man born Marvin Lee Aday joined the great rock and roll band in the sky — but his wild man legend will live on forever.

Oscars: ‘Candyman’ Marks the Rare Horror Film to Compete for Best Original Score

The rare horror contender, “Candyman” features an electro-acoustic score by New York composer Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe that contributes to the eerie and ultimately terrifying atmosphere of Nia…

9 hidden TV shows from 2021 you might have missed

This year, a handful of shows garnered all the buzz — while other noteworthy shows fell through the cracks. As the year draws to a close, here’s a look at some hidden gems that are worth checking out.

‘Post Mortem’ Review: A Photographer Poses Corpses in Silly Hungarian Horror Hodgepodge

If you’re sick of finding pandemic parallels in everything, no need to worry about Péter Bergendy’s period horror “Post Mortem,” the Hungarian Oscar entry. It manages to avoid…

‘Julie and the Phantoms’ Canceled by Netflix After One Season

Netflix has pulled the plug on comedy series “Julie and the Phantoms” after one season. The well-received family friendly musical series revolved around a teenage singer played by…

CBS’ ‘Ghosts’ Halts Production Until the New Year Due to a COVID-19 Case on Set

Production on CBS’ new hit comedy “Ghosts” has halted after an individual on the set of the series tested positive for COVID-19. The show, which shoots in Montreal,…

Ethan Hawke’s ‘The Black Phone’ Shifts to Summer Release

Blumhouse’s upcoming horror film starring Ethan Hawke has delayed its release to summer 2022. Originally scheduled for Feb. 4, “The Black Phone” will now hit theaters on June…

Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance With Future at Rolling Loud California Festival

With the Rolling Loud California festival taking place just two days and a few dozen miles from the site of Kanye West’s massive concert with Drake on Thursday,…

‘SATC’ reboot ‘And Just Like That’ explains Samantha’s absence — and fans flip out

“It’s kinda like she’s dead,” Miranda says in the premiere episode of the beloved missing character Samantha Jones.

Webfest Berlin Grows Alongside Global Short-Form Industry

Playing Dec. 13-15, the seventh edition of Webfest Berlin will run under new ownership but the same set of goals: To spotlight the finest in short-format web series…

10 Biggest Takeaways From Variety’s Music For Screens Summit

As the content universe expands at a rapid clip, music has never been more appreciated as an essential aspect of visual storytelling. That’s the 30,000-foot view of the…