| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:59 AM
In between the action on the field this Super Bowl Sunday, two superheroes will fight for audience attention. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" each have TV spots lined up for the big game, and teasers for both are now...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Theatre Communications Group, the national organization that promotes nonprofit theater, has named Diane Rodriguez to the position of board chair. Rodriguez currently works as an associate producer and director of new play production at Center Theatre...
| Jun 11, 2011
My comic book tastes ran to Classics Illustrated. Seriously, what's scarier than the graphic images of "Crime and Punishment" and Raskolnikov -- the existential "superman," not the caped one -- whacking the pawnbroker with an ax? Can I, then, hold my...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:21 PM
EPHRAIM, Wis. — As the sun sets in a blaze of color over the waters of Green Bay, a few hundred visitors to Peninsula State Park intentionally miss the sight.
They're only a couple of miles from the shoreline, but their eyes are focused on...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The brief announcement that Disney plans to add a Marvel-themed land to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2017 raises a host of questions:
Will Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men be getting their own rides?
When will the Marvel characters be...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:12 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James Franco was born in Palo Alto, Calif., today in 1978. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his work in the 2010 film "127 Hours." Franco also earned a 2001 Emmy nomination for his portrayal of the title character in...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:58 AM
Get free $15 3-D movie tickets from Kellogg's with codes inside specially marked boxes of cereal for a Spider-Man promotion.
Collect Spidey codes printed inside boxes of Kellogg's products and redeem them online and then print out your free ticket to...
| May 31, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Update: TV and film actor J.K. Simmons has sold his Hollywood Hills-area contemporary home for $1,585,000, the Multiple Listing Services shows.
The two-story view home, built in 2000, sits on more than half an acre on a gated street. It has five bedrooms...
| Jun 14, 2011
When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away.
But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...
| Jun 25, 2011
La Belle Vie, the mammoth Bel-Air residence built in 1993 for philanthropist Iris Cantor by her husband, Bernard Gerald Cantor, has sold for $40 million, public records show. The sale is one of the highest this year in Los Angeles County.
The mansion had...
| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...