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  • Mayor Eric Garcetti appoints Tom Sherak as L.A. film czar

    Mayor Eric Garcetti appoints Tom Sherak as L.A. film czar
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed veteran Hollywood executive Tom Sherak to be his senior film advisor. Sherak, the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will lead Garcetti’s efforts to support the...
  • U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'

    WASHINGTON — Army Capt. Brian Dowling was leading his Special Forces team through a steep mountain pass in eastern Afghanistan when insurgents ambushed his patrol, leaving two of his soldiers pinned down with life-threatening wounds. After a...
  • After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks

    After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks
    As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers. The new take on...
  • "Deadpool" a hollow shell of wasted potential

    "Deadpool" a hollow shell of wasted potential
    Not even the promise of cameos by Marvel Comics’ Wolverine, Magneto and Psylocke, the forgotten X-Man, can save the repetitive "Deadpool" out for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. The real shame is that the game -- a button-mashing slash-and-shoot...
  • 'Wolverine' is mutant who plays to balconies ★★★

    Every time Hugh Jackman's up there on screen, dining out on the rage stew that is the Wolverine, I think back to his Tony Award-winning performance as entertainer Peter Allen in "The Boy From Oz." It was a terrible musical but a wonderful Broadway turn,...
  • Reel Critics: 'Wolverine' not the standard summer fare

    Reel Critics: 'Wolverine' not the standard summer fare
    It's easy to get burnt out on the endless parade of superheroes marching across the summer cinema screens. The loud pyrotechnics and large-scale destruction make it difficult to care about the central characters. Whether it's Superman, Iron Man, Spider-...
  • ABC Chief Paul Lee looks to broaden base with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    ABC Chief Paul Lee looks to broaden base with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'
    Coming off a disappointing TV season, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee is ratcheting up his "four quadrant" plan to boost the network's fortunes. In ABC lingo, that means fielding prime-time shows that appeal to women and men, young and old....
  • 'Kick-Ass' sequel is ready to give rival films the boot

    'Kick-Ass' sequel is ready to give rival films the boot
    Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel. The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
  • Marvel superheroes to become a traveling interactive attraction

    Marvel superheroes to become a traveling interactive attraction
    After its success with movies and products based on superheroes such as Iron Man and Thor, Marvel Entertainment has teamed with a Los Angeles start-up for a new traveling attraction based on the characters. Live entertainment company Hero Ventures is...
  • Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season

    Summer box office: Five lessons to take away from a record season
    "R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
  • 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too

     'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too
    On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency. In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...