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The Power to Change Everything: Watch the Carrie Trailer

The Power to Change Everything: Watch the Carrie Trailer

Stephen King’s bestselling novel has been newly adapted for the big screen and is coming to movie theaters everywhere this October.


Director Andrew Dominik On Laughing at Our Fears

Director Andrew Dominik On Laughing at Our Fears

Based on Cogan’s Trade by George V. Higgins, Killing Them Softly is the story of the devastating fallout that occurs when the local criminal economy collapses.


Video: Exclusive Interview With April Smith And A Sneak Peek At Good Morning, Killer

Video: Exclusive Interview With April Smith And A Sneak Peek At Good Morning, Killer

Good Morning, Killer is now a TNT original movie, set to debut on December 13th as part of TNT’s Mystery Movie Night. Get an early look at the movie and watch exclusive video with author April Smith.


April Smith Traces Ana Grey’s Journey to the Screen

April Smith Traces Ana Grey’s Journey to the Screen

When April Smith wrote this amazing behind-the-scenes look at the making of Good Morning, Killer into a TNT original movie, we knew we had to share it with Weekly Lizard readers.


Showtime’s Dexter Bedevils Comic-Con With Season Six Surprises

Showtime’s Dexter Bedevils Comic-Con With Season Six Surprises

There was no shortage of coy smiles at the Dexter panel held at San Diego Comic-Con. The assembled panelists were cheerfully tight-lipped about the season’s major developments, but we did glean a few key details.


The Art of Zen: A Detective Makes His Small Screen Debut

The Art of Zen: A Detective Makes His Small Screen Debut

For an insider’s perspective on the translation of Aurelio Zen books to film, we went to Michael Dibdin’s longtime paperback editor, Edward Kastenmeier.


Who’s Who In David Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo

Who’s Who In David Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo

Will Rooney Mara wow us as Lisbeth? Will Daniel Craig bring the Blomkvist charm? We take a closer look at the talent currently assembled for the latest Larsson adaptation.


A Tale of Two Mildreds: The Evolution of Mildred Pierce on Film

A Tale of Two Mildreds: The Evolution of Mildred Pierce on Film

The main thing Mildred Pierce cares about is her imperious daughter, Veda. She’s better than everybody. You don’t even have to believe it — she believes it enough for you.


Jerry Stahl Joins Johnny Depp’s Thin Man

Jerry Stahl Joins Johnny Depp’s Thin Man

The Thin Man may have found his latest screenwriter: Jerry Stahl has signed on to write the script for a planned remake starring Johnny Depp. The original film, which starred starred William Powell and Myrna Loy as whiskey-drinking, zinger-flinging crime-solvers Nick and Nora Charles, was based on Dashiell Hammett’s final novel.


Mad About Mildred Pierce: HBO’s Miniseries Premieres

Mad About Mildred Pierce: HBO’s Miniseries Premieres

The five-part HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce,” based on the novel by James M. Cain premieres this Sunday, March 27—and we couldn’t be more excited to see this new take on the classic.




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