| Apr 11, 2010
Look, up in the sky! In case you haven't noticed already, our entertainment stratosphere has grown crowded with muscle-bound superheroes in almost every conceivable shape and size: the franchise-rebooted likes of Spider-Man and Superman, battle-armored...
| Aug 22, 2011
Reza Badiyi, a prolific television director whose credits included "Get Smart" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and who set a Directors Guild of America record for directing the most hours of episodic series television, has died. He was 81.
| May 15, 2008
Ah, May! The weather gets a little warmer, high school kids nervously attend their proms and the movie studios begin to release their would-be blockbusters, eager to start the summer box-office rush early.
And do you know what that means? (Besides, of...
| May 12, 2007
AS "SPIDER-MAN 3" swings high above the May box office, Marvel Entertainment Inc. is closing in on a decade at the top of the global entertainment market, superhero division.
From the moment in 1998 that Wesley Snipes slipped into Kevlar and fake...
| Jan 15, 2009
Diana Noble, a 32-year-old insurance underwriter and self-described movie freak from Cleveland, joined Flixster.com to make friends with other movie buffs.
That's where Nick Montalbano, a 37-year-old Ford salesman and fellow horror film fan from Toledo,...
| May 8, 2008
COUNTLESS comic-book bad guys have made the fatal mistake of underestimating the Hulk. Have Hollywood and the media made the same costly error?
For weeks, industry gossip and news reports have focused not only on the shaky stance of Friday's “Speed...
| May 11, 2008
THIRTY miles outside town, in a wet, stunningly bleak meadow ringed by moss-draped Oregon ash, vampires are playing baseball. They're decked out in a hodgepodge of vintage jerseys, caps and striped socks, presumably collected over their last century of...
| Jun 12, 2008
WITH HIS 1982 film debut as a window-smashing skinhead teen in "Made in Britain" and his Oscar-nominated sadist fop in the Highlands period drama " Rob Roy," Tim Roth has routinely been considered one of film's most exciting performers. The actor, though,...
| Jun 15, 2008
WHEN Marvel and Universal studios decided to reboot the Hulk just a few years after director Ang Lee brought the mean, green comic-book creature to multiplexes, they quite literally went back to the drawing board. Director Louis Leterrier's $150-million...
| Jun 16, 2008
"The Incredible Hulk," the action movie about a man whose temper transforms him into a green beast, was the top film at U.S. and Canadian theaters this weekend with sales of $54.5 million.
The movie topped director M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening," a...
| Sep 19, 2009
| 4:34 AM
SERIES True Life: MTV offers a quartet of new episodes of its documentary series (1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. MTV). Eco Company: This new series seeks to get kids into a greener frame of mind (2 p.m. KTLA). Law......