| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:27 AM
"Thor: The Dark World" is the eighth movie in its particular franchise. So if anyone asks you what it has in common with "Blondie Goes Latin" and "Bomba and the Jungle Girl" you'll know the answer.
The franchise at hand goes by the name of the Marvel...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Jake's American Bar at Loews Pacific Resort is best known for serving up classic American cocktails and grub, but they're about to get medieval in that glass with an upcoming beer dinner inspired by HBO's "Game of Thrones."
The dinner will spotlight a...
| Nov 6, 2013
This has been a banner year for the Suicide Girls, the popular squad of tattooed and pierced women who pose nude on their adults-only website, SuicideGirls.com. This year, they redesigned their website of pinup photos, blogs and camaraderie, and...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:33 AM
"Boardwalk Empire" is coming back for a fifth season.
HBO announced Thursday that the critically acclaimed series will be back for another year. Last weekend, the series picked up five Emmy Awards -- for art direction, hairstyling, sound mixing, sound...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:53 PM
This week's episode of "The Walking Dead" was especially quotey but not especially bitey.
Lots of characters dropped pearls of eloquent wisdom, but not many characters were bitten by zombies. Of course, that's not as big of a deal anymore, because...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
POTSDAM, Germany — Biting cold and a blue, blue April sky marked the day as perfect for a foot race.
On the back lot of Babelsberg Film Studio here outside of the German capital, young actors Sophie Nélisse and Nico Liersch took their marks, got...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In her book "Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy," famed theologian and radical feminist Mary Daly imagined a female-run hag-ocracy, a new world of Witches, Crones, Harpies, Furies and Amazons.
Or, as we like to call it, television.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:05 PM
As "The Simpsons" enters its second quarter-century, its still getting major notoriety for one minor aspect of the show: the ever-changing couch gag that opens most episodes. Hot on the heels of the Guillermo del Toro-directed Halloween couch gag comes...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Best Drama Series
"Breaking Bad" - AMC
"Downton Abbey" - PBS
"Game of Thrones" - HBO
"Homeland" - Showtime
"House of Cards" - Netflixf
"Mad Men" - AMC
Best Comedy Series
"The Big Bang Theory" - CBS
"Girls" - HBO
"30 Rock" - NBC
"Louie" - FX
| Sep 22, 2013
We are living in a golden age of television where every millisecond of a hit TV show can be scrutinized and celebrated by smartphone-addicted fans.
Most of the credit for this goes to series' creators and networks, but for a certain segment of the...
| Oct 29, 2013
Iceland is trendy these days. Its powerful loneliness and mighty features can be ideal for exotic film locations — so parts of "Game of Thrones," "Batman Begins," "Prometheus," and the upcoming "Noah" were filmed here. Some of my readers have been...