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Captain America: The First Avenger

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  • 'Captain America' a box-office trouper

    'Captain America' a box-office trouper
    "Captain America: The First Avenger" outmuscled its competition at the box office this weekend, including Harry Potter, and had the most forceful opening of any big-budget superhero movie released this summer. The 3-D film, which stars Chris Evans as a...
  • A super-heated superhero summer

    A super-heated superhero summer
    Backward reels the bad guy, pummeled and stunned. Round goes the good guy's granite fist, finishing its gorgeous orbit after connecting with the villain's smirking mug. Up jump hope and inspiration, fortified by daring fictional heroes on the page and on...
  • Reel Critics: 'Captain' takes moviegoers back in time

    The original "Captain America" comic books were introduced in the 1940s as World War II raged in Europe and the Pacific. The story of a scrawny little guy transformed into a super soldier resonated with a worried nation. Marvel Studios now goes back...
  • 'The Sweeney' review: Blunt force cinema

    'The Sweeney' review: Blunt force cinema
    **1/2 (out of four) After countless identical Jason Statham movies, the rugged, ground-level toughness of British actioner “The Sweeney” comes as a breath of fresh, brutal air. “We’re the Sweeney, [bleep]head. You’re nicked,...
  • 'Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled'

    If you're a fan of Marvel Comics superheroes, here's a little piece of heaven ... six of the live-action feature films featuring the characters, several of them also in 3-D versions, packaged together in a Blu-ray box along with a new bonus disc titled...
  • Robert Redford's 'new territory' with 'Captain America' sequel

    Robert Redford's 'new territory' with 'Captain America' sequel
    Though Robert Redford may be the very platonic ideal of a movie star -- a matinee idol from films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Electric Horseman" and "Out of Africa" -- he has of late been involved...
  • Motion picture academy invites 176 new members

    Motion picture academy invites 176 new members
    This post has been updated, as indicated below. The  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
  • 1st look at Starz upcoming 'Da Vinci's Demons'

    1st look at Starz upcoming 'Da Vinci's Demons'
    Starz has released its first trailer for the David S. Goyer created historical drama "Da Vinci's Demons." Goyer, who wrote "Batman Begins," "The Dark Knight" and "Man of Steel," takes great liberties with the history of artist and inventor Leonardo Da...
  • Where you can find the Redeye Geek at C2E2!

    Where you can find the Redeye Geek at C2E2!
    Starting on Friday, April 13, 2012, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) will be kicking off at McCormick Place. There will be celebrity guests, movie and television stars, and superstars from the word of comic books in attendance. Of course,...
  • Full Sail launches YouTube channel

    Full Sail launches YouTube channel
    Full Sail University launches a YouTube channel that showcases their students' projects, guest speakers, interviews with industry leaders, and other digital content. The school's in-house creative agency, Platinum Creative, designed and developed the...
  • 'The Apparition' review: Hilariously non-scary

    'The Apparition' review: Hilariously non-scary
    Zero stars (out of four) In the astoundingly incompetent “The Apparition,” the most legitimate conversation involves a debate about whether or not Costco sells saguaro cacti. Good news, green thumbs; it appears they do. Pretty much every...