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  • Uma Thurman and her hissing hair

     
    Here's a look at Uma Thurman in the role of Medusa in "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief," which hits theaters Feb. 12 with aspirations of knocking "Avatar" out of that top spot at the box office. And......
  • Will 'Percy Jackson' fans embrace Hollywood's older version of the boy hero?

     
    Rachel Abramowitz stirred an avalanche of reader comments last week with her post on "The Last Airbender" and she may do the same with this update on the Hollywood treatment of a certain half-god. It's a question, in a way,......
  • Kevin McKidd hopes lightning strikes for 'Percy Jackson'

     
    The "Grey's Anatomy" star dives into the deep blue sea as Poseidon in "Percy Jackson" -- but he hopes his career road will eventually lead back to "Rome"...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon' was fire-tested during whirlwind production

     
    The March 26 release of "How to Train Your Dragon" is getting strong early reviews (like the one in Entertainment Weekly and another in Variety), and Los Angeles Times film reporter John Horn has an interesting look at the making......
  • 'Percy Jackson' author Rick Riordan finds new magic with 'The Red Pyramid'

     
    LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW Susan Carpenter recently reviewed Rick Riordan's latest book for the Los Angeles Times, here's an excerpt... In "The Red Pyramid," the first book in "The Kane Chronicles," Rick Riordan's new series for middle readers, a......
  • Daniel Radcliffe’s post-Potter work? Woman in Black

     
    The legendary British horror label Hammer Films has Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe lined up for an upcoming feature — The Woman in Black. He'd play a lawyer–sorry, “solicitor” -- involved in settling an estate, meeting the...
  • Movie review: I Love You, Beth Cooper -- 1 out of 5 stars

    Oh, to have teenage kids just so I could forbid them to see I Love You, Beth Cooper. A miscast and misjudged graduation-night comedy, Cooper occasionally -- only occasionally -- wanders into "harmless." Much of the time it's sending bad messages about,...
  • 'I Love You, Beth Cooper'

    Blessed with a good-size beak -- I have one too, so I can say this -- Paul Rust seems like promising casting in the role of the brainy but socially maladroit geek at the center of " I Love You, Beth Cooper." But a funny thing happened to Larry Doyle's...
  • 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

    A small vial of "liquid luck" (lovely concept, one of many in J.K. Rowling's universe) plays a supporting role in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," No. 6 in the franchise. (The two-film edition of " Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" will be...
  • 'Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief'

    "The Lightning Thief," the first installment in author Rick Riordan's five-book series titled "Percy Jackson & the Olympians," suggests that this could be the start of something adequate. Something big would've been nicer, though the movie's limitations...