Super Bowl Advertising 2008

This Year’s Super Bowl Ads to Be Gentle and Sweet By STUART ELLIOTT Published: January 31, 2008 No matter how rough the action gets when the New England Patriots meet the New York Giants, the advertisers will be playing nice.

Guiliani Strikes Out

For Giuliani, a Dizzying Free-Fall By MICHAEL POWELL and MICHAEL COOPER Published: January 30, 2008 As Rudolph W. Giuliani ponders his political mortality, many observers point to the hubris and strategic miscalculations that plagued his campaign. McCain Defeats Romney in Florida Vote By MICHAEL COOPER and MEGAN THEE Published: January 30, 2008 Senator John McCain […]

State of the Union 2008

Bush Speech Focuses on War and Taxes By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG Published: January 29, 2008 Facing an unstable economy and an unfinished war, President Bush used his final State of the Union address to call for passage of his tax rebate package and patience in Iraq. A Defiant Look at What Little Lies Ahead By […]

Robert Capa Recovered

The Capa Cache By RANDY KENNEDY Published: January 27, 2008 After seven decades, lost work by a celebrated photographer makes a dramatic reappearance. Robert Capa’s Lost Negatives Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Published: 20080127 Images from the show at the International Center of Photography.

Duma Key | Author: Stephen King 2008

Darkness in the Land of Steady Sunshine By JANET MASLIN Published: January 21, 2008 Stephen King’s use of horror is not what it used to be. It may still be the impetus for his stories, but it is no longer the foremost reason they’re interesting.

Direct to DVD

Direct-to-DVD Releases Shed Their Loser Label By BROOKS BARNES Published: January 28, 2008 Once a dumping ground for movies considered virtually unwatchable, the direct-to-DVD pipeline is becoming increasingly important to mainstream film franchises.

Horror on the Page

Doesn’t Scare Easily Reviews by TERRENCE RAFFERTY Published: January 27, 2008 Joe Hill has clearly given a fair amount of hard thought to the problematics of horror. Also: reviews of new horror from Laird Barron, Clive Barker and John Shirley.

USA Style J-Horror

Screams in Asia Echo in Hollywood By TERRENCE RAFFERTY Published: January 27, 2008 With remakes of Asian horror movies, American studios persist in trying to raise the spirits of the dead.