| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Cimarron Group, one of Hollywood's leading brand strategy marketing companies, is facing mounting financial difficulties.
The company did not meet its payroll obligations last week and laid off an unspecified number of employees on Monday as part of a...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel.
The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
| Jul 24, 2013
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| Jun 7, 2013
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| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:21 PM
For Season 2 of "American Horror Story" (10 p.m. Wednesdays, FX), co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk flipped the script by changing characters, plotlines and the show's setting from the "Murder House" to the dank and chilling Briarcliff Manor mental...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Long time comic-book readers know that it can be pretty tough to come up with something new to say in the medium. On top of that, the market is glutted with superhero books, most notably from Marvel and DC Comics, which makes getting noticed on store...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Awkward teen Paul sees dead people. So what, right?
As you begin to read this review of BBC America's "The Fade," (8 p.m. Jan. 14, BBC America; 3.5 stars out of 4), you're likely going to shrug, thinking you've seen plenty of ghost stories, not to...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 11:03 AM
In a summer that saw a lot of superheroes on movie screens, this prequel to the earlier films based on the Marvel Comics series proved to be smart fun. It traces the roots of Professor Xavier and Magneto before they became enemies, with James McAvoy and...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Pretty much the grown-up version of "Kick-Ass," this dark, well-cast comedy stars Rainn Wilson ("The Office") as a self-styled superhero who hits the streets as the Crimson Bolt after his ex-drug addict wife (Liv Tyler) runs off with a dealer (Kevin...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Because even superheroes can have difficult, lonely upbringings, "First Class" charts the origin of Marvel warriors including Charles Xavier/Professor X (James McAvoy), Raven/Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and Erik/Magneto (Michael...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 12:33 PM
Director Matt Reeves' ( "Cloverfield") revision of the Swedish thriller "Let the Right One In" generates its own chills, largely through the stunning performance by sweet-faced Chloe Moretz ( "Kick-Ass") as a young vampire.
She comes to the aid of a...