| May 8, 2015
| 9:13 AM
Hugh Jackman is hanging up his claws in his portrayal as Wolverine.
The actor confirmed on the Dr. Oz Show this week that the next X-Men spin-off film based on the popular Marvel character will be his last in the role.
Jackman first debuted as the...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 11:00 AM
The actor that has come to embody the smart-talking, short-tempered, adamantium-claw-yielding X-Man known as Wolverine hinted that his run in the role is coming to an end.
Over the weekend Hugh Jackman posted a photo to Instagram of claws and the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Sony Pictures didn't waste much time replacing Amy Pascal. On Tuesday the company named Tom Rothman, the longtime Fox chief, the next chairman of Sony's motion picture group.
Before joining Sony in 2013 to lead its TriStar unit, Rothman spent 18 years...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you've ever watched some chiseled action hero coolly taking out bad guys onscreen and thought to yourself, "How hard could that be?" I have two words for you: Try it.
On a recent afternoon, I paid a visit to 87Eleven in Inglewood, a stunt...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Deadpool, the wisecracking mercenary antihero, has proved just about unkillable in the pages of Marvel comics. His movie appears to be equally resilient: 20th Century Fox has announced it will release the long-gestating "X-Men" spinoff "Deadpool" on Feb....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Orson Scott Card, the “Ender’s Game” novelist who ignited a firestorm over his comments about gay marriage, has written a paranoid essay comparing President Obama to Hitler in which he suggests Obama could be planning a coup to take over...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In the same week it makes its broadcast debut on PBS, this documentary looks at such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman from the perspective of their effects over the years on the public ... and, in some instances, even...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Actor Hugh Jackman brought his one-man stage show to Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on Saturday in a benefit and live auction that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
The "X-Men" star performed his critically acclaimed one-man...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Based on the popular young-adult novel by Orson Scott Card, the new film "Ender's Game" shares at least superficial similarities with the recent sci-fi smash "Gravity" (with its dazzling zero-G effects) and last year's YA blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's not as if Ender Wiggin has all that much riding on his shoulders. He just must single-handedly save the planet in a war against aliens and then become a moral compass for mankind. All before he's old enough to have a beer.
Orson Scott Card's...
| Jul 25, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
I could say I liked “The Wolverine,” but I'd be lying. I could say I didn't like “The Wolverine,” but I'd be lying.
No, the latest attempt to give Mr. Pointyhands his own franchise (following 2010’s...