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Hero Complex - movies, comics, fanboy fare - latimes.com“Thor: The Dark World” has cast its villain. Christopher Eccleston, known for his work in “Doctor Who,” will play Malekith ......
Special to The TimesGiven a choice between Iraq and fairyland, it's clear where moviegoers would prefer to spend time. Despite the glut of politically themed movies on offer this season, audiences have embraced frothier fare: "The Golden Compass," set in a parallel universe...
McClatchy Washington Bureau"The Fall of Arthur" by J. R. R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, NY (233 pages, $25) When J. R. R. Tolkien takes on the legendary King Arthur, you can expect something special. Unpublished until now, the poem "The...
I'm looking at the shelves in my living room and I stopped counting at 140 books with three shelves to go. That's just one room where I stash books. There's two others, plus an office, plus some boxes I've never unpacked, not to mention the digital bits...
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Metromix StaffJust as he’s turning 14, Will (Alexander Ludwig) discovers that, as the seventh son of a seventh son, he is The Seeker. Thus, he has five days to find six signs to harness the power of light, or the dark will take over the world. He also doesn&...
Zap2It.com"The Seeker: The Dark is Rising" would be more potent if the filmmakers were more patient. Loosely based on Susan Cooper's acclaimed middle-school bestseller of the same name, it's hardly got a difficult plot -- it really is about Light versus Dark,...
Tags: Ian McShane, Frances Conroy, Gaming, Death, England
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIf there's a lesson to be learned from the fantasy adventure "The Seeker," it's that when Ian McShane tells you not to do something, you really should listen. In this dreary, spectacle-driven adaptation of "The Dark Is Rising," the second novel in...
Zap2It.comIan McShane has played some dark characters in the past, but he'll play a mentor figure in "The Dark Is Rising." According to Variety, the Golden Globe-winning "Deadwood" star will topline 20th Century Fox and Walden Media's adaptation of the Susan...
Zap2It.comThe latest additions to the cast of 20th Century Fox and Walden Media's "The Dark Is Rising" are Gregory Smith and Christopher Eccleston. David Cunningham is directing the adaptation of the Susan Cooper fantasy favorite, which will begin production at...
Northeast MagazineAs Christmas lists go, it can be tough competing with Xboxes, GAMECUBES and Pokemon, but among the batch of children's books bestowed with awards in 2001 there are some serious contenders. The American Library Association's 2001 list of notable children'...
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