| Mar 25, 2011
| 2:16 PM
Before the hapless "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" started doing its accident-prone thing in an endless run of preview performances, the record-holder for costliest Broadway show was "Shrek the Musical."
The latter's $25 million price tag in 2008 seems...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 11:49 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kirsten Dunst was born in Point Pleasant, N.J., on this day in 1982. This birthday gal has found her greatest success as Mary Jane Watson in three "Spiderman" blockbusters. Dunst's big break came in 1994 when she played child vampire...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:42 PM
I'm going to let you in on one of the best entertainment values in town: the Newport Beach Film Festival's Youth Film Showcase.
The youth showcase, a regular feature of the festival since 2005, is a collection of short films made entirely by kids. High-...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds X360, PS3/$59.99/Feb. 15
Despite the generational evolution found in console gaming and the industry's need to overcomplicate simple pleasures, the 2-D fighting game has remained a beloved fixture. From the...
| Feb 12, 2011
The New York State Department of Labor has issued two safety violations against the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," the stunt-heavy show that has been plagued by injuries to cast members, a newspaper reported Saturday.
| Feb 24, 2011
Dwayne McDuffie, a highly respected comic book and animation writer who was a co-founder of Milestone Media, a landmark company that created a multicultural comics line that introduced black superheroes such as Hardware and Static, has died. He was 49....
| Dec 14, 2010
You may have heard about the new Spider-Man musical on Broadway. Apparently the production is suffering all sorts of problems. Aerialists are breaking wrists and feet, the budget has boiled over $65 million and a radioactive spider bites the main guy --...
| Dec 26, 2010
2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 10:07 PM
| Dec 21, 2010
| 5:10 PM
OTAY MESA, SAN DIEGO ( KTLA) -- More than 13,000 counterfeit toys were confiscated at the Otay Mesa cargo port of entry.
Over the last two-and-a-half months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 13,843 toys, including, 5,472 counterfeit...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 1:09 PM