| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I have a theory for what is causing "Man of Steel's" faster-than-expected slide at the box office: Jor-El.
Around the fifth time Russell Crowe materializes as Jor, the long-dead father of Clark Kent, a.k.a. Kal-El, a.k.a. Superman, I wanted to scream....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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Director Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" — co-written by star Greta Gerwig — is another story about an aging post-graduate who can no longer afford to be "fun," "free-...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For a long time, Elmo was the shining star of "Sesame Street," but when the long-running kids show returns for its 44th season on Sept. 16, it's Cookie Monster who's angling to grab all the buzz (and all the cookies, of course).
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Ben Affleck will don Batman's cape and cowl.
Warner Bros. announced Thursday that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together. The studio says Affleck will star...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Given that Ben Affleck will never, ever cite “Daredevil” as his favorite movie experience (even though he worked with his future wife, Jennifer Garner), the news that the Oscar-winning “Argo” filmmaker will soon play the Caped...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Warner Bros.' Superman movie "Man of Steel" flew high in its first week of release in the home entertainment market, landing as the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title.
Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, the film made $291...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The sequel to “Man of Steel” will film just outside of Yorkville on Route 126 in February, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. That’s the same field where Clark Kent’s Smallville farm house was located in the...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
A trio of splashy, late entries to the Los Angeles Film Festival were announced Wednesday: the mega-budget summer movies “Man of Steel” and “Monsters University,” as well as an in-person discussion with indie auteur Spike Jonze...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The saga of Superman is rebooted by director Zack Snyder ("300") in a visually stunning reimagining with a darker tone than the Christopher Reeve-starring adventures ... not a surprise, since the producers include Christopher Nolan, who gave Batman new...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Henry Cavill is flying into theaters next month as Superman in Zach Snyder's "Man of Steel," the latest big-screen adaptation of the comic book superhero.
The actor, 30, who hails from the self-governing island of Jersey in the English Channel, hasn't...