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  • 'Thor' star Anthony Hopkins explains the ruthless charm of Odin

     
    Anthony Hopkins is ready to cross the Rainbow Bridge to Asgard. "For 'Thor,'" he pointed out, "I don't just play a father, I play the god-father." Work is underway on the fourth Marvel Studios film, and Hopkins said he is......
  • James Cameron, the focus and the fury

     
    Los Angeles Times film reporter Rachel Abramowitz is back again on the Hero Complex, today it's a piece on her encounters with Jim Cameron... I first met James Cameron on the set of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” and what I......
  • 'Alice in Wonderland' took Crispin Glover to new heights

     
    SCENE STEALER Patrick Kevin Day talked to actor Crispin Glover about the whimsical 3-D adventure movie, "Alice in Wonderland," and acting on stilts as the Knave of Hearts. You can read his previous Scene Stealer interviews and Liesl Bradner's Wizards........
  • Disneyland history event will replace D23 Expo this year

     
    As reported first here at the Hero Complex, the D23 Expo will not be staged again in Anaheim until next year, which Disney made official Wednesday by announcing the dates of Aug. 19-21, 2011, for the Disneyphile's answer to Comic-Con......
  • Disney to close Bob Zemeckis' digital film studio, laying off hundreds

     
    In a cost-savings move, Walt Disney Studios is shutting down director and producer Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers Digital studio in Marin County, which employs 450 people. Those employees will be phased out over the course of the year until the facility.......
  • The Morning Fix: No green for 'Green Zone!' A Glenn Beck backlash? FCC to unveil grand broadband plan. RIP, Peter Graves

     
    After the coffee. Before giving up on trying to get back that hour of sleep. The future is now. This week the Federal Communications Commission is expected to submit its much anticipated and controversial plans for a broadband nation. Part......
  • Producer Scott Rudin negotiating to leave Disney

     
    With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label’s biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lucrative production deal with corporate parent Walt Disney Co. A prolific producer who supplied Miramax....
  • 'Planet of the Apes,' 'T2' and 'Back to the Future' turn back time this weekend

     
    The great thing about time-travel movies is you can always go back and do it all over again. This weekend, the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre does just that with a series of time-jumping double-features -- "Planet of the Apes" with......
  • Enzian sets out to create young cinephiles

     
    How DO you raise a child to have a discriminating eye, an appreciation for fine film, a lifelong love of the movies? Most of the critic-parents I know have taken their shot at this — showing them kids' classics, force-feeding a little silent...
  • How did Jay Roach get a Beatles song for 'Dinner for Schmucks'?

     
    When I was having breakfast with Jay Roach Thursday morning, I couldn't have opened the interview with a dumber question. Having seen his new film, "Dinner for Schmucks," which stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd as the ultimate kind of......
  • ‘Death Becomes Her' outdoor screening in Pasadena, Friday

     
    If the thought of Meryl Streep humbly cringing her way to the Oscar podium gives you an inferiority complex, lighten up with one of her lesser-lauded comedies. As part of Pasadena's month-long outdoor film festival, the 1992 Robert Zemeckis romp “Death....