| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The drawing of a cover for a 1986 “Batman” comic is expected to fetch more than $500,000 at a Dallas auction next month. That’s no paltry sum, though it would still pale to the $2.16 million paid in 2011 for Superman’s debut in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
To the list of standard truisms advanced by Hollywood movies — money can't buy happiness, beauty doesn't ensure love — "The Wolverine" is eager to add another certainty: comic book heroes are forever grumbling about their lot in life.
| Jan 9, 2014
I first discovered digital artist Calum Jones while scrolling through my Instagram feed. As I'm always on the lookout for cool Star Wars-related images, Jones' gallery tickled me with the way he took SW action figures and re-created scenes from the...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The stars of comic books, television and movies will be in town this weekend during the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Among the comic celebs will be award-winning writer Brian Azzarello, known...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:51 PM
An army of ancient Greeks is poised to beat a preternaturally smart cartoon dog at the box office this weekend.
"300: Rise of an Empire," a 3-D sequel to 2007's "300," is expected to gross about $45 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
As much performance art as movie, "300: Rise of an Empire" unfolds as beautiful, bloody, slow-motion machismo. Torsos bared, swords flashing, another 300 rock the leather skirts and loincloths with pounding, passionate music perfectly underscoring this...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The bloodthirsty forces of "300: Rise of an Empire" proved victorious at the box office on its opening weekend, easily surpassing the family-friendly animated movie "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."
"Rise of an Empire," a 3-D sequel to the 2007 movie "300,"...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
For all the chiseled abs and testosterone-fueled bloodletting of the new sword-and-sandals movie "300: Rise of an Empire," the person making the strongest impression with critics and audiences is French actress Eva Green, who plays the vengeful naval...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Once upon a time, apparently before the invention of chest hair, Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton of Cinemax's "Strike Back") led the Greeks against the Persians. The latter were commanded by Artemisia (Eva Green of "Dark Shadows"), a...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A new poster of Eva Green striking a pose as the titular femme fatale in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" has been deemed too risque by the Motion Picture Assn. of America, according to a report by the New York Post.
The poster, which shows Green...