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  • Hugh Jackman gets back in the ring with 'Real Steel'

     
    Hugh Jackman has something to prove -- can he be a major movie star when he isn't in the role of Wolverine? We have some early looks at the film that Jackman is making right now, the sci-fi action film......
  • The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.

    The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.
    Let's face it: If Homer or Virgil were writing today, their work would probably get shelved in the fantasy section of the bookstore rather than in "Classics of Western Literature." "Oh, c'mon," I imagine some bookseller saying, "the publisher says this...
  • 'Lost' 10s: 10-plus shows to take the place of 'Lost'

     
    One of the things I've been asked most frequently since we entered the home stretch of "Lost's" final season (and since it ended) is just which shows fans of "Lost" could pick up to perhaps fill the empty hole in......
  • Hollywood and the sands of time: A look back at 10 films set in the Middle East

     
    Susan King is the Hero Complex specialist on classic Hollywood, and today she looks back at the long history of American popcorn films set in the Middle East -- and their complicated legacy. Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer are together......
  • 'Lost': Happy we'll be, across the sea

     
    When I was a kid, I lived in a very small town, population 800-some. The very edge of town was the local recreational complex, where I spent most summers at the local baseball field, being very bad at playing baseball.......
  • Guillermo del Toro on Frank Frazetta: 'He gave the world a new pantheon of heroes'

     
    Guillermo del Toro, Neal Adams and John Milius remember Frank Frazetta in this longer version of the obituary I wrote for Tuesday's edition of the Los Angeles Times. Frank Frazetta, the fantasy painter and illustrator whose images of sinewy warriors......
  • Frank Frazetta dies at 82; renowned fantasy illustrator

    Frank Frazetta dies at 82; renowned fantasy illustrator
    Frank Frazetta, the fantasy painter and illustrator whose images of sinewy warriors and lush vixens graced paperback novels, album covers and comic books for decades and became something close to the contemporary visual definition of the sword-and-sorcery...
  • Ivana Baquero looks back on 'Pan's Labyrinth' and ahead to 'The New Daughter'

     
    FIVE QUESTIONS: IVANA BAQUERO Barcelona-born actress Ivana Baquero will celebrate her 16th birthday next month and is poised to make her English-speaking acting debut in "The New Daughter," the Anchor Bay Entertainment thriller that arrives on DVD and...
  • Living in fantasyland and the craft of capturing something magical on the page

     
    Monsters, mermaids and “dudes casting spells” were some of the elements that excited the authors at the “Writing the Fantastic” panel at the Festival of Books on Saturday. Moderator Scott Timberg called the session that featured writers Aimee...
  • Is there any movie Warner Bros. won't make in 3-D?

     
    The way I see it, there's a new movie star in Hollywood. He doesn't have an entourage. He doesn't demand a big percentage of the grosses. And he doesn't go on Oprah to promote his movie and jump on the......
  • Christopher Nolan's 'Inception' -- Hollywood's first existential heist film

     
    This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover story on "Inception," the most ambitious film to date from director Christopher Nolan. Most of the interviews in the story were conducted last year on the set......