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  • 'Big Bang Theory' is an evolved portrayal of scientists (and fanboy funny!)

     
    GUEST ESSAY: AN APPRECIATION OF "THE BIG BANG THEORY" Writer Steven Paul Leiva drops by the Hero Complex today with an appreciation of the CBS series "The Big Bang Theory," which airs Monday nights at 9:30 p.m. (8:30 central). Leiva......
  • 'Star Trek' and 'District 9' may find Oscar night is still alien terrority

     
    The Golden Globe nominations will be announced tomorrow and this Hollywood awards season arrives with some interesting subplots for fans of fanboy fare. Steven Zeitchek and Rachel Abramowitz, two frequent contributors to the Hero Complex, have a story...
  • Sherlock Spock? Why, yes. It's elementary, my dear Vulcan.

     
    Robert Downey Jr.'s new version of the wicked-smart, pipe-smoking sleuth Sherlock Holmes comes to screens on Christmas Day, but long before Tony Stark wore the deerstalker cap, there was another Hero Complex fave lurking in the alleys of London. Here's......
  • Patrick Stewart and Peter Jackson, to sirs with love

     
    This engaging story from the AP out of London... There's an especially starry knight in Britain's latest round of royal honors. Patrick Stewart — “Star Trek: The Next Generation's” Capt. Jean-Luc Picard — becomes Sir Patrick in Queen Elizabeth II'...
  • 'District 9' and 'Star Trek' join 'Avatar' on PGA short list

     
    Nobody spends more time covering the trophy season in Hollywood and all of its subplots than Tom O'Neil over at The Envelope. Here's his analysis of this morning's nominations announcement from the Producers Guild of America, which had a major......
  • Rick Lowe, acclaimed for art-as-urban-recovery, returns to L.A. for a residency at Otis College

     
    Culture Monster recently gave an update on the Watts House Project, the “collaborative artwork in the shape of a neighborhood redevelopment” that aims to carry out a long-haul upgrade of 20 private homes facing the Watts Towers on E. 107th......
  • Star Trek Online looks to transport fans to a familiar universe

     
    Ben Fritz, who writes for our sister blog Company Town, recently went to Northern California to get the lowdown on the new "Star Trek" online game. Here's what he found out: At the offices of video game developer Cryptic Studios......
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' leads with most Gold Derby Award nominations

     
    "Inglourious Basterds" leads with the most nominations (12) for Gold Derby Film Awards, which are determined by posters in our forums. "The Hurt Locker" follows with nine, and "Avatar" and "Up in the Air" have eight. Winners will be announced March 6 (the...
  • REVIEW: 'Defendor' is a 'wisp of a movie'

     
    Here's an excerpt from Glenn Whipp's film review of "Defendor" in Thursday's editions of the Los Angeles Times... If, as the song instructs, you don't tug on Superman's cape, how exactly would you approach Woody Harrelson's would-be superhero in...
  • Happy birthday, William Shatner

     
    O captain, my captain ... William Shatner is 79 today, and here's hoping he keeps on going boldly through life for many, many more years. To mark the day, let's revisit one of our favorites here at Hero Complex, the......
  • Mr. Spock as well as Joshua Bell: Carpenter Performing Arts Center offers an eclectic 2010-2011 lineup

     
    The musings of Leonard Nimoy, the music of Pink Floyd, a Broadway cabaret act and Chinese "thunder drums" are among the eclectic offerings of the 2010-2011 season announced by the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. The center will......
  • Mark Bradford Show will go on the road -- just not to L.A.

     
    Mark Bradford is on a roll. Last year he received a MacArthur “genius” award for his “richly textured,” collage-style paintings, which draw from posters, billboards and other urban visuals. Last week he wrapped up a show of works on paper......