| May 4, 2012
| 1:42 PM
"Marvel's The Avengers" is like an amazing seven-layer dip. Sure, all of the ingredients taste OK on their own, but put them together and WHO KNEW CHEESE COULD TASTE THIS GOOD?!
Director Joss Whedon has managed to take each of the Marvel characters we've...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Avengers" assemble this weekend in what many box office analysts are predicting will be the biggest opening in movie history.
It's an event that Marvel Studios, the company behind the superhero films, has been building up...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Superhero fans have been waiting for "The Avengers" since "Iron Man" in 2008. Since then, all the films featuring Avengers have included hints and references to the characters' upcoming collaboration. Some say what we've gotten is four years of...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:55 PM
A dream team of Marvel Comics superheroes comes together in this big, loud and immensely fun action epic from screenwriter-director Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), with a number of the stars reprising their roles from earlier films: Robert...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Two men from widely divergent backgrounds form a deep bond that changes them forever. One is a small-time thief from the projects; the other's a rich paraplegic.
Meet"The Intouchables,"a film that's very familiar yet told with such heart, humor and solid...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 7:00 AM
That's "Sir" Kenneth Branagh and "Dame" Zaha Hadid, to you.
The birthday honors for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II were announced recently, and among those receiving titles will be actor-director Branagh, a Shakespearean veteran of stage and screen, and...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:21 AM
The industry publication Variety is reporting that Marvel Studios is leaving Manhattan Beach for office space near the Walt Disney Creative Campus in Glendale -- bringing Spider-Man and Thor closer to their Mickey Mouse counterparts.
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:52 AM
A silver lining to Northwestern’s kick-to-the-gut loss to Michigan?
Drew Crawford tweeted Wednesday morning (@TheRealDrewski) that the reason he was medically unavailable for much of the second half was: “Worst Charlie horse ever. Feel like...
| Aug 15, 2012
Obviously, the world will never be the same again.
Kristen Stewart and her “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson. K-Stew and R-Pattz. Stroganoff and Puffinson (unofficial nicknames). Call 'em what you want; they appear to be done. That’ll...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The Tooth Fairy and her friends will be no match for a couple of sharp-fanged vampires at the box office this Thanksgiving.
After debuting with a massive $141.1 million last weekend, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" is expected to rule the...
| 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...