| Nov 28, 2013
You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
| Jun 11, 2011
My comic book tastes ran to Classics Illustrated. Seriously, what's scarier than the graphic images of "Crime and Punishment" and Raskolnikov -- the existential "superman," not the caped one -- whacking the pawnbroker with an ax? Can I, then, hold my...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Sorry Acura fans. When you head to the theaters this May to see Tony Stark save the world in 'Iron Man 3,' the billionaire playboy philanthropist won't be driving off into the sunset in a shiny new NSX.
He's back in an Audi.
This time Stark, played by...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:20 PM
There are luxury cars with better performance or roomier backseats, and there are luxury SUVs with more utility, but the swoopy Audi A7 is a sexy hatchback with performance and personality to match.
Based on the next-generation A6 sedan, the A7 is priced...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:17 PM
Few can own a room like Robert Downey Jr., but the never-dull "Iron Man" star opted to concede the spotlight to Jamie Foxx at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago hotel. Well, more like share it.
Foxx, who received the Renaissance Award Saturday at the Gene Siskel...
| Aug 18, 2011
Stan Lee is one proud father these days. You'd be proud, too, if your progeny included Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and the Fantastic Four — characters whose films routinely bring in a few hundred million dollars at the movie box office.
Not that Lee...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
The first screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" came just weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11. The movie had been in the works for years, the first in a trilogy based on novels that had been written decades earlier, of course,...
| Aug 18, 2011
Jeremy Adams has two parties planned for his Federal Hill comics store this month. One will celebrate this weekend's annual convergence of the comics world on Charm City. The other will anticipate a risky, game-changing strategy that could determine the...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 12:51 PM
About a month after last season ended, Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano received a text from a friend that read: "I'm watching one of your players run in the sand for an hour."
Later that morning, another text flashed on Pagano's phone: "Now, I'...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:43 AM
A week or so ago, we asked you to vote for the 10 best sports movies of all time. And, 9,280 ballots later we unveil your picks.
No. 9: "Rudy" (97 first-place votes, 17,053 points)
Created by the writer Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh, the same...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 10:04 AM
The title of director Jon Favreau's ("Iron Man") graphic-novel-inspired merging of sci-fi and Western leaves little doubt as to the groups that clash in it. A stranger (Daniel Craig) sporting a very strange wristband may be the salvation of a town ruled...