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Zap2It.comEvery July, the producers and stars of all the new fall TV series, and the network executives who greenlit them, descend on a hotel in Southern California to tell a roomful of ornery critics that this is gonna be their year. Sometimes, they're even right....
365 days of movies: Anyone else's clothes smell like overly buttered popcorn? A whole year of sitting in back-breaking movie theater seats and hearing cell phones ring mid-sex scene can really make you wish you caught more Harry Potters and less Deuce...
Zap2It.comWhile the TV world is concentrated in Pasadena for the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the worlds of comics, video games, toys and movies (and just a bit of TV) are mobilizing down in San Diego for the 37th Comic-Con International, running from...
300 (March 9) A visually stunning trailer is generating buzz on this adaptation of Frank Miller's epic graphic novel that tells the story of the battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. Zack Snyder ("Dawn of the Dead") directs a cast including Gerard Butler ("...
Special to The TimesIN telling the tale of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae — an epic confrontation in 480 B.C. in which King Leonidas leads an army of just 300 Spartans against the massive Persian hordes of self-proclaimed god-king Xerxes — director Zack Snyder...
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TRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC3½ stars (out of 4) Film noir never dies. It just keeps coming back, drenched in black, guns blazing. At least that's the case with "Sin City," an amazingly successful attempt by Robert Rodriguez to translate Frank Miller's hard-boiled, brutally violent...
Tags: Crimes, Assault, Josh Hartnett, Clive Owen, Movies
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday October 16, 1998 "Sweeney Todd" it's not, cinema art it's not, but "Cannibal! The Musical" has its hilarious moments for sure. Produced five years ago by a group of enterprising University of Colorado film students for $125,000, rejected by...
When interest in superheros began to fade in the mid-1990s, Chicago Comicon began to fade, too -- like a spandex X-Men costume that had been washed too many times. In the early '90s, the most popular comics sold in the millions; by the middle of the...
"Daredevil," which stars Ben Affleck as yet another Marvel Comics hero, is a blockbuster wannabe that seems to touch all bases. It gives us scene after scene of charismatic stars, ultra-glitzy production, heart-pumping rock music and rock-'em-sock-'em...
Tags: Movies, Justice System, Tobey Maguire, Tim Burton, Entertainment
Times Staff WriterDo graphic novels really need defending anymore? Because the oppositional, slightly defensive comic book guy stance is starting to feel atavistic. Michael Chabon won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay," and then took a crack...
Times Staff WriterDirector Rob Bowman's Elektra doesn't have a complex. She has disorders. She's an obsessive-compulsive workaholic celibate with daddy issues. (Not to be confused with a daddy "fixation," which might inspire more freewheeling behavior). She's a Tri-Delt,...
Courant Film CriticVengeful Siths! Marauding Crusaders! Monster mother-in-laws! Outer-galactic space oddities! Not-so-wild wild animals! Political intrigue! And Allied pigeons! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, tots and tykes, it's spring at the multiplex, and there is, at...
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