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  • History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure

    History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure
    On Sunday, the iceman goeth. Unless you happen to be Nathan Lane's long-lost great-uncle from Tipperary, or come with your own pot of gold, good luck getting a ticket. At press time, it was not yet clear whether Robert Falls' Goodman Theatre production...
  • REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'

    REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'
    It's the role Marlon Brando made famous in 1978's "Superman." Jor-El, the hero's father, has some pretty big shoes that need filling. "Man of Steel" producer Christopher Nolan and director Zach Snyder know that, and according to today's report from...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • ‘Man of Steel’ at Comic-Con: Can Superman still soar?

     
    It seems strange to ask — rude even — given Superman’s long history as a bulletproof champion of American pop ......
  • ‘Man of Steel’ trailers: Superman lonely at land, sea and air

     
    If the pair of teaser-trailers for Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” are any indication, Henry Cavill's Superman will have a ......
  • This weekend: ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ best of fall, arrives; Jimmy Carter on ‘60 Minutes’; what next for Don Draper on ‘Mad Men’?

     
    A new TV season starts Monday, but HBO is upstaging the broadcast networks by rolling out “Boardwalk Empire” on Sunday. “Boardwalk Empire,” an epic gangster drama, dwarfs the 23 series joining the broadcast schedule. What do you...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Meet Nucky Thompson

     
    Late in the pilot of "Boardwalk Empire," Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) peers into a fortune teller's shop, watching her read someone's palm. The camera frames him through the glass front door, the writing on the door standing out in front......
  • Will 'Boardwalk Empire' rule Emmys?

     
    Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese ("The Departed") helmed the first episode of HBO's new series "Boardwalk Empire," which debuted Sunday to rave reviews. Matt Roush (TV Guide) thought, "This instantly captivating period piece feels thrillingly modern...
  • ‘Boardwalk Empire’ review: HBO gangster drama is best of the fall

     
    Did you catch the premiere of “Boardwalk Empire”? It repeats at 9 tonight on HBO and at 11 p.m. Tuesday. Keep in mind: It's a 75-minute running time. The epic gangster drama dwarfs the 23 series joining the broadcast schedule this fall. What....
  • Poll: Can 'Boardwalk Empire' beat 'Mad Men' at the Emmys?

     
    Reviews of "Boardwalk Empire" are so positive that it's clear that the new HBO series about the mob world of Atlantic City in the 1920s will probably be a serious Emmy rival to "Mad Men," which has won best drama series for the past three years. But how...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Putting the pieces in place

     
    The title of the second episode of "Boardwalk Empire," "The Ivory Tower," comes from a novel of the same name by Henry James, which Margaret reads in her hospital bed. The book, unfinished due to James' death but highly praised......