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  • Movies look to SXSW for a breakout gig

    Movies look to SXSW for a breakout gig
    Soon after its 1987 founding, South by Southwest emerged as one of the nation's top showcases for off-the-beaten-track music. Now the festival has turned into a very different kind of launchpad -- for the often raunchy youth-appeal comedies that have...
  • Summer movies '09: Cinema served hot

    Summer movies '09: Cinema served hot
    Summer is never about which movies we're "looking forward to." It's which movies we're dying to see, all breathless and fanboy/fangirl goofy. There's a Wolverine prequel, a Da Vinci Code sequel, Bruno to follow Borat, more transforming robots and one...
  • 'The Haunting' -- and the haunted -- at the Alex Theatre this Saturday

     
    You know what's scary than watching a screening of the "The Haunting," director Robert Wise's classic about paranormal activity? Viewing it while seated next to the darkened aisles in a haunted theater. This Saturday, the grand old Alex Theatre in......
  • Bono says troubled 'Spider-Man' musical will be 'amazing and that's what will matter'

     
    John Horn has the lowdown on the troubled Spider-Man musical, from details about the script to the grim story of a behind-the-scenes tragedy that nearly derailed the most expensive production in the history of Broadway. Here's an excerpt. -- Geoff......
  • 'Looking Glass Wars' takes Alice to a very different Wonderland

     
    The rabbit hole is getting crowded again. It’s been 144 years since Lewis Carroll introduced the world to an inquisitive girl named Alice, but her surreal adventures still resonate – Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” arrives in theaters in...
  • Spider-Man in handcuffs ... J. Jonah Jameson was right!

     
    Los Angeles Times crime reporter Andrew Blankstein has a distressing report about a hero allegedly gone bad in Hollywood, and photographer Mel Melcon has some accompanying photos that he could sell to the Daily Bugle for a pretty penny. Here's......
  • Giovanni Ribisi pretty much loves Jim Cameron

     
    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN It's 30 days until the opening of James Cameron's "Avatar," and here at Hero Complex you will find more insight and information about the film than anywhere else; today marks the start of our daily countdown coverage leading......
  • 'New Moon' director says film was inspired by ... David Lean and Akira Kurosawa?

     
    "TWILIGHT: NEW MOON" COUNTDOWN In May, Hero Complex contributor Gina McIntyre traveled north to Vancouver to visit the set of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" and talk to the creative minds behind one of the most anticipated films of 2009.......
  • Hollywood has a 'Panic Attack!'

     
    A few weeks ago, a movie industry pal tipped me off to an especially cool new YouTube short by an obscure filmmaker from Uruguay. "Watch it," he said. "This guy is going to be a big star." I've been around......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Can Mariah Carey top herself at PCA? | 'Avatar' & six other VFX finalists | 'Precious' leads with 8 NAACP Image nods

     
    • Following up on her antics at Tuesday's Palm Spring filmfest -- reported in detail by Pete Hammond -- Mariah Carey should make for must-see TV tonight. As Roger Friedman reports she, "is all set to pick up her People’s Choice Award tonight on CBS....
  • Sony overhauls 'Spider-Man' sequel; Raimi, Maguire out

     
    A few days after Sony Pictures said it was postponing production on "Spider-Man 4" because of creative concerns, the studio on Monday said it was sending the entire franchise in for a major overhaul without star Tobey Maguire or director......
  • Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire out as 'Spider-Man 4' falls into tangled web

     
    Will the next "Spider-Man" film be based on the Marvel Comics series "Ultimate Spider-Man," by Brian Michael Bendis, which has an especially young Peter Parker and lots of classroom angst? Sounds like it in this latest report from John Horn......