| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
This reboot of Spider-Manisn't so amazing. It's rather unnecessary, considering the Sam Raimi pictures were just five years ago and this story was the same as his first one 10 years ago. That means we get no surprises. We knew Uncle Ben (hey...before...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Hordes of moviegoers were bitten by the "Spider-Man" bug this weekend, as the superhero flick flew to the top of the box office.
The 3-D reboot starring Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger debuted on Tuesday and grossed a healthy $140 million during its...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" was the hero of the box office this weekend, swinging to the No. 1 position past a new documentary about Katy Perry and Oliver Stone's gritty "Savages."
The 3-D superhero flick starring Andrew Garfield debuted Tuesday and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:46 AM
It's time again to look in the Yellow Pages under "Exorcist," as a youngster falls prey to an ancient demon in this allegedly fact-inspired melodrama that benefits from having Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Magic City") as the victim's parents....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
PARIS -- As the American presidential election approaches, the dominant conviction expressed by members of both parties is that the country is gravely in decline. If the wrong man is elected, the nation's spin out of control will accelerate and...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:56 PM
With the bloodbath that ended "Spartacus: Vengeance" a few weeks back, it's no surprise that the production would announce new cast members for the third season currently filmind in New Zealand.
Kiwi actresses Anna Hutchison and Gwendoline Taylor,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:53 AM
The upcoming third season of Starz’ “Spartacus,” now titled “Spartacus: War of the Damned,” will be its last, the network announced Monday.
The decision is surprising given how important the “Spartacus” franchise...
| Aug 24, 2012
Brandon Boyd, a giant rock star for nearly the last decade and a half as singer and lyricist for Incubus, arrives in the Tribune Tower lobby by himself.
No publicist. No manager. No entourage. Just a guy in a porkpie hat, comfortable doing an interview...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Everything has been done in exorcism movies, right? Not so fast! It’s always priests with holy water, reading from the bible and speaking Latin as they try to rid the evil spirits. Instead of huge crosses around their necks, it’s huge beards...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 9:15 AM
"The Possession" took ownership of the No. 1 spot at the box office this Labor Day weekend, but there was no love for "The Oogieloves."
The horror flick produced by Sam Raimi did stronger-than-expected business, grossing a solid $21.3 million over the...
| Jun 19, 2012
As the writer of the ongoing "Army of Darkness" comic-book series, I'm always interested in anything that has to do with the "Evil Dead." For those who aren't familiar, the Evil Dead films were first spearheaded by the duo of Sam Raimi (Spider-man, Drag...