| Jul 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
After a full day in theaters, "The Amazing Spider-Man" has pulled $35 million into its web.
The $230-million production starring Andrew Garfield, which hit cinemas at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, gathered $7.5 million from post-midnight screenings and then...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Stan Lee Media, an Internet company that shut down more than a decade ago and has been mired in litigation ever since, has filed a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Walt Disney Co.
The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Colorado,...
| Oct 14, 2012
"Marvel Comics: The Untold Story" performs an act of what superhero comics fans might term "retcon" — or retroactive continuity — by returning to the beginning of the superhero industry and telling the tale again with a number of previously...
| Oct 17, 2012
In the excellent new drama “Mr. Sophistication,” veteran comedian/actor Ron Waters (Chicago-native Harry Lennix) is tempted by the notion that fame means he exists on a different level in society.
“I think any honest celebrity would see...
| 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...