| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:01 AM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" swung into theaters overseas this weekend and ensnared audiences in Asia.
The superhero film, which debuts in the U.S. on Tuesday, opened in 13 foreign countries this weekend and grossed a strong $50.2 million, according to an...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:54 PM
With the debut of "The Amazing Spider-Man" on Tuesday, Sony Pictures has six days to prove that a reboot of its marquee superhero can still ensnare moviegoers into its web.
The Marc Webb-directed film, which stars Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger, cost...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Andrew Garfield said he has dreamed of playing Spider-Man since he was a little boy, so that when it came time to actually suit up as the iconic superhero, the pressure of the role nearly overwhelmed him.
"Before, it was just pure fantasy," Garfield, 28,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
After a full day in theaters, "The Amazing Spider-Man" has pulled $35 million into its web.
The $230-million production starring Andrew Garfield, which hit cinemas at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, gathered $7.5 million from post-midnight screenings and then...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man"continues to weave an enticing web at the box office as the superhero has ensnared $59.2 million after two days in theaters.
Sony Pictures is anticipating that its 3-D movie will have taken in around $130 million by Sunday, on the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
"Breakfast at Tiffany's," the beloved novella by Truman Capote, has hit Broadway with a rising star in the role of Holly Golightly -- HBO's "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Carke.
The new stage version, by playwright Richard Greenberg, opened this...
| Jun 14, 2011
When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away.
But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.
Robertson, who also...
| Jun 11, 2011
My comic book tastes ran to Classics Illustrated. Seriously, what's scarier than the graphic images of "Crime and Punishment" and Raskolnikov -- the existential "superman," not the caped one -- whacking the pawnbroker with an ax? Can I, then, hold my...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Monster Mash: Brian Stokes Mitchell on 'Glee'; another Liz auction...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eiko Ishioka, the celebrated Japanese designer, has died at age 73. Her work included Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" and the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula," for which she won an Oscar....