| 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....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Not many superheroes can wallop bad guys and belt out a tune with equal aplomb, but Fox's "X-Men" franchise boasts just such a guy in Hugh Jackman, a.k.a. Wolverine.
The star of last summer's "The Wolverine" demonstrated his singing prowess in an...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Twentieth Century Fox and Samsung Electronics announced a partnership Thursday in which both companies will work together to create a secure way to deliver Ultra HD movies and TV shows through smart TVs.
The electronics industry is putting considerable...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Channing Tatum wants to play Marvel Comics’ card-throwing Cajun, Gambit. Tatum made his pitch during an interview with Total Film last year. “X-Men” producer Lauren Shuler Donner recently told Empire the feeling is mutual. She said she&...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Time travel, Peter Dinklage and 1970s kitsch top a very long list of what makes "X-Men: Days of Future Past" such a blast.
Allowing one of the mutant corps to travel back to save a perilous present paves the way for all of the X-Men to find their better...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Feb 13, 2013
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Well before John McClane (Bruce Willis) calls his CIA operative son Jack (Jai Courtney) "007 of Plainfield, New Jersey," "A Good Day to Die Hard" already feels more like a Bond movie ("Die-monds Are Forever"?) than what it is, "Die...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Let's say there's a row of beautiful movie theaters, and the marquee of each one reads, "New film by (name of filmmaker here)." And let's say there's no other information about the film itself. Which one would you choose? We offered this dilemma to some...