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  • After 'Thor,' Kenneth Branagh heading back to theater

     
    "Thor," the eagerly awaited film version of the Marvel Comics favorite, makes it way into U.S. theaters in May following months of slow-build fan hype. Paramount's early-summer tent-pole movie is directed by Kenneth Branagh, the Shakespearean veteran...
  • 'Thor' trailer: Asgard, explosions and Natalie Portman

     
    For those who attended Comic-Con this year -- or frantically hit refresh on movie-nerd sites like we do -- some of the footage in this just-released "Thor" trailer should be familiar, but it's the new material that's got us excited. The comic book-based...
  • Don't mess with a 'Masterpiece'

     
    For my entire television-viewing life, Sunday night has meant one thing: “Masterpiece Theatre.” One of my earliest TV memories was being allowed to stay up to watch “The Six Wives of Henry VIII.” It was very racy for an 8-year-old,....
  • Quiz: Which two actors won Oscars for playing the same role?

     
    If Jeff Bridges wins an Academy Award for portraying Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" 41 years after John Wayne, they will not be the first actors to triumph for the same role. Who did so earlier? Hint, they prevailed in 1972 and 1974 for portraying the...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Marvel stages a superhero panel, and a rock concert breaks out

     
    If Comic-Con aims to give fanboys and superhero junkies a taste of heaven on earth, Saturday evening's session transported them there directly. Robert Downey Jr., and a host of actors from Marvel's "Avengers" -- including new Hulk Mark Ruffalo --......
  • COMIC-CON 2010: The Hero Complex collection

     
    We can't get you a date with Harley Quinn or Ramona Flowers, but we can give you every post from the 2010 event in one handy spot. OVERVIEWS • In search of the next Christopher Nolan: Studios increasingly are embracing......
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Hollywood's heroes take flight with unexpected directors

     
    Here's a longer version of John Horn's Los Angeles Times Calendar article on Comic-Con filmmakers. When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.......
  • Pam Grier looks back on blaxploitation: 'At the time some people were horrified'

     
    FIVE QUESTIONS: PAM GRIER Pam Grier will appear Saturday at the American Cinematheque in Hollywood to sign copies of her new memoir “Foxy: My Life in Three Acts” and a screening of “Foxy Brown” and “Jackie Brown,” but the 61-year-old......
  • Simon Cowell, 'Harry Potter' stars among BAFTA TV winners

     
    Simon Cowell was a double winner at the TV BAFTAs Sunday. Cowell — who worked on "Pop Idol" in Britain before "American Idol" made him a household name stateside — received a special award recognizing his outstanding contribution to British TV and his...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: 'Scott Pilgrim' and its music will be major backbeat in San Diego [UPDATED]

     
    What film will be the breakout sensation of Comic-Con International 2010? You might want to put your money on Edgar Wright's "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," which plugs its pop-culture amp into comic books, comedy and cool-kid music. Todd Martens,......
  • It's official: 'Thor' and 'Captain America' will be 3-D films

     
    PLUS: FIRST LOOK PHOTO OF LOKI, ODIN AND THOR WITH HIS HAMMER!...