| Jul 20, 2009
| 2:47 PM
Ex-heroes in an alternate world circa 1985 are targeted for murder, prompting them to use their abilities anew, in "300" director Zack Snyder's lengthy but frequently arresting version of the celebrated graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons....
| Jul 31, 2009
| 1:46 PM
Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has been involved in several recent movies with multiple characters drawn together by tumultuous events ("Vantage Point," "Powder Blue"), and here's another.
He plays one of the people impacted by a shooting at a diner, an...
| Sep 21, 2009
Like a lot of young men, Robert Venditti went to college with big dreams.
"I was going to be the next Hemingway," he says.
As he earned his BA from the University of Florida and a masters from the University of Central Florida, he figured out "you can't...
| Feb 19, 2009
Sandra Bullock is ready to take the field.
Bullock has joined the cast of "The Blindside," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie will tell the true story of Michael Oher, a black boy adopted by a white family, who has grown into one of the...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 7:30 AM
Beating "The A-Team" at its own game by reaching theaters first this year, this comic-book-based adventure follows another group of troubleshooters out to even the score with those who did them wrong.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ( "Watchmen") plays the leader of...
| Jun 19, 2010
| 7:26 PM
Celebrating the Life of Gotham's Caped CrusaderBy Allen KesingerSince his creation by Bob Kane, Batman has since become a cultural icon. From comics and television to movies and video games, you'd be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't know about the...
| Mar 1, 2009
On a wintry day here last year, Zack Snyder hunkered down in a dank prison cell, peered between the bars and watched bloodthirsty inmates run riot. All the smoke and screams only made him smile; the fiery cellblock he saw before him looked nearly...
| Mar 6, 2009
The long-awaited film of Alan Moore's classic comic book/graphic novel Watchmen is a work that's easier to ponder than enjoy. Director Zack Snyder has delivered a literal, almost page-by-page transcription of Moore and Dave Gibbons' messianic, End of Days...
| Mar 8, 2009
March has been declared Carla Gugino month -- or maybe it just feels that way. The actress is in the just-released "Watchmen" and in Friday's "Race to Witch Mountain." And she's soon heading to Broadway for Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms."
| Mar 5, 2009
Alan Moore was right. There isn't a movie in his landmark graphic novel "Watchmen" -- at least not a really good one. What we get instead is something acceptable but pedestrian, an adaptation that is more a prisoner of its story than the master of it....
| Mar 6, 2009
One of the stars of "Watchmen" has taken a role in a FOX pilot, which coincidentally is also based on a comic book.
Jackie Earle Haley, who plays Rorschach in the hugely anticipated "Watchmen" movie, has signed on to "Human Target," a drama based on...