| Dec 4, 2009
| 9:33 PM
"AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 15 DAYS You want "Avatar" coverage? You can read about the sci-fi epic right here at Hero Complex until you turn blue in the face. Our 30-day countdown to the most expensive movie in Hollywood history is now......
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:53 AM
Liesl Bradner checks in with a report about the guerrilla ad campaign for the "Fight Club" anniversary edition. One of the many memorable lines in David Fincher???s startling and controversial "Fight Club," which celebrates its 10th anniversary this fall:...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 4:33 PM
The Oscar-winning screenwriter tries to shake off the bad memories (especially "Batman & Robin") as he joins the "Fringe" team and guide four DC Comics properties to the screen....
| Jan 11, 2009
The fiery prison riot scene was over and, mopping the sweat from his brow, actor Jackie Earle Haley was heading back to his trailer in seach of some lunch. It was a crisp fall day in 2007 on the set of " Watchmen," the most challenging comic-book movie...
| Feb 15, 2009
Words & Ideas
Reza Aslan The author of "How to Win a Cosmic War: Why We're Losing the War on Terror" will discuss and sign his new book. Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. (323) 937-4230....
| Aug 18, 2008
| 5:18 PM
| Nov 16, 2008
The iconic image from " Watchmen," Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' ground-breaking graphic novel, is a yellow button sporting the familiar happy-face design. Next to the cheerful smile, though, you'll find a foreboding splatter of blood. ¶ That good-news-...
| Jul 24, 2008
IT'S THE Cannes of Capes, the World's Fair for Fanboys, the ultimate Bazaar of the Bizarre. Comic-Con International gets underway today at the San Diego Convention Center and 125,000 fans will attend this frothy celebration -- and hard sell -- of pop...
| Mar 1, 2009
On a wintry day here last year, Zack Snyder hunkered down in a dank prison cell, peered between the bars and watched bloodthirsty inmates run riot. All the smoke and screams only made him smile; the fiery cellblock he saw before him looked nearly...
| Mar 8, 2009
March has been declared Carla Gugino month -- or maybe it just feels that way. The actress is in the just-released "Watchmen" and in Friday's "Race to Witch Mountain." And she's soon heading to Broadway for Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms."
| Mar 5, 2009
Alan Moore was right. There isn't a movie in his landmark graphic novel "Watchmen" -- at least not a really good one. What we get instead is something acceptable but pedestrian, an adaptation that is more a prisoner of its story than the master of it....