Mark Rozeman

As Halloween approaches, those horror fans looking for a cinematic alternative to the latest entry in the “Paranormal Activity” saga will find themselves at home with “Sinister,” a new haunted house film that brings to mind classics like “The Shining” ...

When he was 26 years old, Stephen Chbosky found himself in the midst of a painful break-up. As budding novelists are prone to do, he began furiously writing, channeling his confusion into a semi-autobiographical story about one year in the ...

At the risk of over-generalizing an entire movement and genre, much of the problem with “alternative” or “indie” music is that so much of it feels detached, with a concerted effort not to sound like anything on the radio. Perhaps ...

We first meet Navy man Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) at the dawn of a new American era. World War II has just ended. America is preparing to venture into the idealism and boom of a post-war era. Men will soon ...

Much like My Morning Jacket — the band with which they are most frequently compared — Band of Horses’ early albums relied on a roots-rock-via-indie-rock aesthetic and the reverberating, echoing vocals of frontman Ben Bridwell. However, while Jim James and ...

Each year, dozens of published and self-published novelists and poets congregate along East Ponce de Leon Avenue as part of the annual Decatur Book Festival. Though lines of tents occupy the downtown square, one tent in particular boasts some curious ...

For the past 20 years, director Joseph Kahn has been instrumental in creating some of the most iconic visuals in music video history. His resume includes a range of artists from Britney Spears to U2 to the Wu-Tang Clan. Among ...