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“Doctor Sleep” casts a beguiling and frightful spell!

I will admit it. Like some of you, I dreaded Stephen King writing a sequel to his 1977 classic, “The Shining”. His novel about a broken family secluded for the…

The Norton Singers Present A Superior, One Night Only Version of “Chess”

Tonight, Marie d’Entremont and I had the good fortune to see the Norton Singers in their 75th season, as they brought down the house at the Orpheum Theatre in Foxboro,…

Released in 1989, “Cousins” Has Lost None of its Charms

Before he directed Batman movies and “The Phantom of the Opera” film, Joel Schumacher remade a 1975 French comedy called “Cousin Cousine”. He had found success directing “St. Elmo’s Fire”…

How Cohasset Welcomed the Witches of Eastwick!

In July of 1986, Cohasset, MA, welcomed Hollywood production crews to begin filming “The Witches of Eastwick”, starring Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jack Nicholson, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins and…

1970’s Horror: Horror Express (1972)

1972 produced plenty of cult classics for horror fans; “Blacula”, “Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things” (from Bob Clark, who later directed “Black Christmas”, “Porky’s” and “A Christmas Story”), “Dr…