| Oct 9, 2009
| 4:33 AM
FOUR FRANCHISES AT A CROSSROADS: PART THREE This week we're taking a look at four major trilogies from this decade that are looking to add a fourth film despite substantial challenges -- not least among those challenges the skepticism of......
| Oct 13, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Over the weekend, the AP had a short story from Busan, South Korea, where filmmaker Bryan Singer made it sound it like his return to the "X-Men" franchise may be more than just a rumor. Here's an exceprt, links added......
| Apr 20, 2009
Zac Efron is the latest victor, and Russell Crowe the victim, of youngsters' dominance at the box office.
The Warner Bros. film "17 Again," starring "High School Musical" heartthrob Efron, was the decisive No. 1 this weekend with $24.1 million in movie...
| Jan 1, 2009
On a recent chilly morning, Liev Schreiber was eating breakfast in a downtown Manhattan restaurant while a swarm of shutterbugs hovered outside on the corner near his apartment. ¶ However, Schreiber wasn't exactly the one whom the photographers were...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 5:55 PM
| Sep 9, 2009
Sitting around a long dinner table at Octavio Becerra's Palate Food + Wine are 24 impeccably coiffed young guests. Among them are "Mad Men" actor Miles Fisher, designer Tiffany Saidnia, Eater L.A. editor Kat Odell, a Prada runway model, an entertainment...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The excitement has long been building for the next X-Men movie, "Days of Future Past," which will combine the actors playing the younger and older versions of the mutants in previous movies. But Marvel, never one to leave wallets untapped, filled the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In the same week it makes its broadcast debut on PBS, this documentary looks at such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman from the perspective of their effects over the years on the public ... and, in some instances, even...
| Jul 25, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
I could say I liked “The Wolverine,” but I'd be lying. I could say I didn't like “The Wolverine,” but I'd be lying.
No, the latest attempt to give Mr. Pointyhands his own franchise (following 2010’s...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
If you're looking forward to a film about a North American weasel or a fullback from the University of Michigan, look elsewhere. However, unless you've been on a meditative retreat for the last decade and a half, you doubtless already know that "The...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM