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‘The Prodigy’ filmmakers play tricks with the tropes of evil-kid movies

‘The Prodigy’ filmmakers play tricks with the tropes of evil-kid movies
  • ‘The Prodigy’ filmmakers play tricks with the tropes of evil-kid movies FWC: ‘The Prodigy’ filmmakers play tricks with the tropes of evil-kid movies

    In the new horror movie “The Prodigy,” out Friday, a mother’s love is put to the test when her precocious young son begins to exhibit signs of an otherworldly possession. Despite the spooky overtones, the mother-child dynamic at the heart of the film inspired scriptwriter Jeff Buhler’s wife to…

  • FWC: PERIPHERY Unveil Heavy New Song, “Blood Eagle,” from Periphery IV

    It’s official, Periphery will release their fourth studio album, Periphery IV: HAIL STAN on their newly formed 3DOT Recordings, to… The post PERIPHERY Unveil Heavy New Song, “Blood Eagle,” from Periphery IV appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Vegas’ Stratosphere hopes to hit new heights with a new chef and a revamped menu FWC: Vegas’ Stratosphere hopes to hit new heights with a new chef and a revamped menu

    You know the old saw about restaurants: Good views mean mediocre food. The restaurant at the Stratosphere in Las Vegas is aiming to change that. For decades, a meal at Top of the World, the revolving steakhouse on Level 106 of the Stratosphere, was memorable for what you saw, not what you ate. …

  • Fish Drops New House Banger “Lies” on Bingo Bass FWC: Fish Drops New House Banger “Lies” on Bingo Bass

    Most times at shows, you can find me at the bass stage, headbanging to dubstep or throwing up some nasty trap arms. On rare occasions, you can find me at a house show, but the vibe has to be just right for me to truly sink in and lose myself in the sound. Such is the feeling I get when…

  • This typewriter repairman was told computers were king. Twenty years later, he’s still in business FWC: This typewriter repairman was told computers were king. Twenty years later, he’s still in business

    Twenty years ago, Martin Quezada was told the end was nigh. The sun was setting on the typewriter. Computers were king. Twenty years later, Quezada’s shop, International Office Machines in San Gabriel, is still in business. The downturn happened. But it did not defeat Quezada, now 61, who kept…

  • Close-to-home events: Ring in the Year of the Pig, sip wine, sample Shakespeare FWC: Close-to-home events: Ring in the Year of the Pig, sip wine, sample Shakespeare

    Fill up a February weekend with a film festival, wine tastings, rooftop Shakespeare and more. Los Angeles Choose from 170 new black films at the 27th Pan African Film and Arts Festival at the Baldwin Hills Cinemark. The festival screens films from documentary shorts to feature-length narratives…

  • Your EDM Playlist: Signs Sign off with ‘Naegleria’ and Their Top 5 FWC: Your EDM Playlist: Signs Sign off with ‘Naegleria’ and Their Top 5

    As Naegleria, the last EP Signs out now on Noisia’s Division imprint lights up the bass music charts, many fans are likely reminiscing over all the crazy bass music the French trio have given us over the four short years they’ve been working together. During those four years, Signs did so much to redefine and open people’s minds not only to…

  • Weekend events close to home: Modernism Week, International HIghland Games and a Black History Parade FWC: Weekend events close to home: Modernism Week, International HIghland Games and a Black History Parade

    Use next weekend to brush up on Palm Springs architecture and Scottish culture. Palm Springs Soak up Palm Springs’ plentiful Midcentury architecture and design at dozens of events during Modernism Week. Highlights include tours of a full-size replica of Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House and the…