| May 31, 2013
The new trailer for Brad Pitt's globe-hopping pandemic thriller “World War Z” plays up the tension of the apocalyptic tale […]...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:50 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Mark Hamill was born in Concord, Calif., on this date in 1951. This birthday guy is easily recognized as Luke Skywalker from the original "Star Wars" trilogy. His other film roles include "The Big Red One," "The Guyver" and "Corvette...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:29 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Courtney Ford was born in Orange County, Calif., on this day in 1978. This birthday gal appeared in the recurring role of Christine Hill on "Dexter" and currently appears as Portia Bellefleur on the show "True Blood." She's guest-...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Six Flags Magic Mountain is expected to add a terrain-hugging launched roller coaster in 2013 featuring the world's tallest loop, according to an employee who wasn't authorized to speak on behalf of the amusement park.
A Magic Mountain mechanic...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
My palms have been sweating for weeks in anticipation of Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom, the new drop tower debuting Saturday at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
> Photos: Lex Luthor drop tower at Six Flags Magic Mountain
My apprehension stemmed not from the...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 6:46 AM
PARK CITY, Utah — The Porter clan, 14 strong, were assembled at Park City Ski Resort for the last ski run of the family's annual winter reunion. But Nick, 14, and Andrew, 12, oldest of the cousins, had other ideas.
"Aw, Mom, this is our last chance...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Now that there's a lull in our grand openings for theme park attractions, it's a good time to update my list of Top 50 attractions at Orlando's theme parks. It's a project I haven't updated since Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened, yikes, almost a...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Six Flags America is envisioning 2012 as the end of the world and wants visitors to take that last ride aboard a new roller coaster.
The Apocalypse, a thrilling coaster that will drop riders 90 feet, is set to open at the Maryland theme park on May 25....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
A first-of-its-kind vertical roller coaster debuting June 30 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will take riders through a pair of twists, a towering heart-line roll and a non-inverting loop.
Dubbed Superman Ultimate Flight, the custom Premier Rides launched...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:50 AM
The Full Throttle launch coaster debuting at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2013 will feature a record-setting vertical loop that riders traverse twice -- once on the inside and again on the outside.
> Photos: Full Throttle coaster at Six Flags Magic...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:13 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Davon Robinson looked like Superman diving into the end zone to intercept a pass late in the first quarter. But even the Man of Steel would have been envious watching the replay of the Phoebus senior snagging the ball in mid-air...