| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Guardians of the Galaxy" arrives in our solar system this weekend, powered by the strength of one of the most powerful brands in movies -- Marvel.
These interstellar adventurers are not well known to non-comicbook readers, but studio analysts are...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The title and promotional campaign do "Gotham" no favors, fostering expectations about a stronger link to the "Batman" franchise than can possibly exist -- at least, considering the setting, not for another 20 years or so. Taken strictly on its own terms,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Guardians of the Galaxy" isn't just performing well for Disney at the box office. The company is seeing strong interest in the film and its cast of misfits on the small screen, as well -- especially for its videogame "Disney Infinity."
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Albuquerque may not be L.A., but New Mexico's largest city is home to "Breaking Bad," the AMC series that is both shot and set here. It returns to the small screen Aug. 11. Plus Albuquerque Studios, where parts of "The Lone Ranger" were filmed recently...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At the Candy Lady shop in Albuquerque, customers can chose from 20 flavors of fudge, a wall of licorice, handmade chocolates and bags of blue-tinged crystals made of rock candy.
Owner Debbie Ball calls it "Breaking Bad Candy" after the show that,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:17 PM
There's still time to fit in a few events in Ocean City before the end of the summer, including something new this year: the OC Tall Ship Event, which takes place Aug. 21 to Sept. 2 at Bayside Pier.
A replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon tall...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tom Hiddleston feels most alive when he's performing Shakespeare.
"I don't know why I do," said the 32-year-old British actor, whose recent video with Cookie Monster on the importance of waiting was an Internet sensation.
"But it does reconnect me...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:43 AM
"The Hollow Crown" (PBS, Fridays). Here is my man Shakespeare back again, and not a moment too soon -- the best man, to steal a line from the writer himself, "either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-...
| Oct 20, 2013
Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:13 PM
For a brief moment during the opening sequence in the new Batman video game I felt genuine excitement for this, the third game in the "Arkham" series from Warner Bros. Interactive.
Watching a younger Bruce Wayne suit up as a fledgling Dark Knight and...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" sequel has shot through another box office milestone, passing $400 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to the distributor.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the second film in the series based on the...