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  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' brings tougher hero to the table

    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' brings tougher hero to the table
    Marvel's "Captain America" movie franchise got off to a slow start. Maybe it was the setting of the Captain's backstory, so long ago, before cell phones and the Internet. Maybe it was his good-guy persona, which came off as a cross between my Dad and...
  • Captain America Pulls Out All the Stops in New Sequel

    Captain America Pulls Out All the Stops in New Sequel
    Captain America is back and better than ever in the new chapter “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” The movie picks up right where "The Avengers" left off. ┬áSteve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans, “The Fantastic Four”)...
  • Watch Samuel L. Jackson recount 'Boy Meets World' in a slam poem

    Watch Samuel L. Jackson recount 'Boy Meets World' in a slam poem
    Boy meets Samuel L. Jackson! "The Avengers" star, who appears in Friday's "Avengers" flick "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," recited a slam poem Monday on "The Tonight Show" about the '90s sitcom "Boy Meets World," recapping the show's seven...
  • Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe

    Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe
    Adele Dazeem, er, Idina Menzel, said that John Travolta's gaffe with her name "threw her" for a few seconds before she performed the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" at this year's Academy Awards. But only for a few. "I heard it, I did," the 42-year-old...
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier REVIEW

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier REVIEW
    There was a point in Captain America: The Winter Soldier where I decided that the movie could do no wrong. The film had already established the relationship between Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Sam Wilson (Antony Mackie) rather effortlessly in the...
  • Box Office: 'Captain America' Breaks April Record With $37 Million Friday

    With a Friday bow of $37 million, Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" not only obliterated its competition, but April domestic daily records. The sequel is set to also break the weekend record for the highest-grossing April Stateside...
  • 'Captain America' sequel headed for year's biggest opening

    'Captain America' sequel headed for year's biggest opening
    A red-white-and-blue-clad superhero will dominate the box office this weekend, with "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" poised to score the biggest debut of 2014 thus far. The latest effort from Disney's Marvel Studios is likely to generate $90...
  • Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation

     Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation
    Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test. These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets. I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
  • Vision of what speech foretold

    Vision of what speech foretold
    On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. The speech, now known popularly as "I've Been to the Mountaintop," dealt specifically with a strike involving Memphis sanitation workers and, more broadly,...
  • Laurence Fishburne laughs about being mistaken for Samuel L. Jackson

    Laurence Fishburne laughs about being mistaken for Samuel L. Jackson
    Apparently KTLA-TV's Sam Rubin isn't the first person to get Samuel L. Jackson and Laurence Fishburne mixed up. In an interview last April on "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight," a talk show that airs weekdays on the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster,...
  • Six things we learned from watching the 'Breaking Bad' doc

    It's been eight weeks and two days (or about 1,392 hours) since the series finale of "Breaking Bad" took (some of) America by the throat with its conclusion -- but who's counting? For those who feel a hole in their heart from its absence, the complete...
  • Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards
    Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...