| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Halloween pop-up stores have again bloomed throughout Glendale and Burbank — with customers inspecting Spider-Man costumes nestled between bowls of fake spiders — but there is less horror this year, at least for landlords.
As the local...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:21 AM
A co-writer for the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has reportedly accepted a book deal to tell his side of the story of the troubled mega-production.
Glen Berger, who wrote the book for the musical along with Julie Taymor, has inked a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:22 AM
"Fun Size," a terrifying Halloween prank starring Victoria Justice of the Nickelodeon brat-com "Victorious," concerns a Cleveland high school senior who misplaces her preteen brother on trick-or-treat night. One too many jokey references to child...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Chicago Tribune reporter Jenniffer Weigel presents a must-see video of men dressed as Spider-Man and Captain America visiting a children's hospital. (Posted on: Oct. 25, 2012.)
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:13 AM
When I saw the video posted above, I was pretty much aghast. I knew that the current NWA Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce was in the midst of a feud with Colt Cabana, but I was unaware of the level it had escalated to. Setting an opponent on fire is one...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Skeletons, butterflies, frogs and even baby chickens bounced around the festive food court at the Mall in Columbia on Tuesday, as officials urged residents to celebrate Halloween despite Sandy's after-effects, and parents enthusiastically tried to comply....
| Nov 1, 2012
In "The Details," the devil isn't in the you-know-whats. It's in Tobey Maguire's eyes.
He's got the crazy eyes of the deranged, the bug-eyes of the shocked, the dazed eyes of the comically dismayed. All of which come in handy when you're swirling down...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The expected legal settlement between the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and director Julie Taymor has failed to materialize, leading a federal judge in New York to set a new trial date for the ongoing battle.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Anyone who’s seen Forrest Gump knows that humans have been capable of exoskeleton technology for quite some time. Of course the equipment wasn’t very good; it still took an iron will and a girl with AIDS screaming your name to give you...
| Mar 14, 2013
Negative five stars (out of four)
An instant landmark of crap, “Upside Down” begins with an interminable voiceover as Adam (the permanently earnest Jim Sturgess of “Cloud Atlas”) utters, “The universe is so full of wonders,&...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:14 AM
It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of.
Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...