| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Right in the middle of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," which is one sort of action movie, there's another, better one that lasts five or six very good minutes.
We're in the Himalayas, where the fancy ninjas such as Storm Shadow (Byung-hun Lee) and Snake Eyes...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:17 PM
If you knew a zombie virus was spreading rapidly, infecting 21 people for every infected person, what would you do? Panic? Run? But where?
"Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic," a graphic novella geared to teens and young adults prepared by the Centers...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House."
It's a political satire written and...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Not content to just sell us books, lawn implements, baseball bats, printers, devices to read books on, bar tools, printer paper, used printers, ink cartridges, used ink cartridges and automobile floor mats — did I miss anything? — Amazon is...
| May 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"There are things you can get away with in this world, and things you can't."
The voice is Matthew McConaughey's, and days after seeing him in "Mud," I can close my eyes and hear him still — a simple line echoing with the mysteries of a man caught...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Amazon hasn't yet announced which of the 14 pilots it released last month will be getting series orders, but there's already been one confirmed casualty: "Zombieland."
Co-creator and co-writer Rhett Reese, who also co-wrote the hit film the pilot was...
| Oct 10, 2013
Abandoned but never quite forgotten, "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane" finally reaches theaters seven years after it was finished. A graphically violent, sexually explicit teen horror tale, it was close to being ahead of its time, in its time. Now, it...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Do you believe in zombies? I don't.
Ghosts, yes. Zombies, no.
A person can only deal with so many paranormal issues at one time. But believe in them or not, zombies are coming to Costa Mesa, sort of. Not real zombies — movie zombies, and their...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:45 AM
While most of us have Christmas on our minds, Universal Studios Hollywood is already planning for next Halloween.
> Halloween Horror Nights 2011: Review | Photos | Celebrities
Universal has been conducting an online survey to gauge fan interest in 50...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:18 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jesse Eisenberg was born in Queens, New York City, on this date in 1983. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in the lead role in the movie "The Social Network." He's also appeared in "Zombieland,"...