Horror novelist Mike Enslin (John Cusack) is a skepticóhe writes haunted stories, but doesnít really believe in the specter of the supernatural. When researching his latest book, he decides to stay in Room 1408 of New York Cityís historic Dolphin Hotel. The dire warnings of the hotel manager (Samuel L. Jackson) about the tragic fates of former guests do not dissuade the writer who is determined to spend one night in the ominous room. Based on a short story by Stephen King, 1408 gets under your skin and envelops you in the terror that Enslin is feeling for the first time. Rated PG-13, this is a tense thrill ride that will keep you gripping onto your spouse in the dark theater. Reminiscent of films like The Others and The Sixth Sense, 1408 isnít gory, but it will make you think twice about ever staying on the 13th floor.
This is a must-have for any true Rocky fan. Itís the ultimate companion to the six Rocky films, written with full cooperation and access to Sylvester Stallone and MGM. Aching for painstaking synopses of each and every fight scene? This is the book for you. Complete with character profiles, behind-the-scenes photography and real-life fighter stories, this collectorís item is just the coffee table book youíll need for those poker night discussions of which Rocky film had the best fight. You know it was when he fought Clubber Lang in Rocky III, but your buddy wrongly claims it was when he kicked Ivan Dragoís ass in IV. Trust usóthis will be the most fun youíve had with a book in a while.
The latest album from the White Stripes , Icky Thump is an interfusion of many influences. From hard rock to heavy metal to the 70s feel of classic rock, this is a lively tour de force to add to your music collection. The first single, title track Icky Thump, which showcases not only the guitar gymnastics youíve come to expect from Jack White, but a dynamic beat that is the perfect home for lyrics like: Well Americans/what, nothing better to do?/Why donít you kick yourself out?/Youíre an immigrant too.