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  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' wants to be a goofier 'Star Wars'

    The heroes in "Guardians of the Galaxy" see themselves as a bunch of misfits, and they have always been Marvel's B-squad to its A-list all-stars of "The Avengers." But that didn't mean that the first "Guardians" film had to feel so much like a cheeky B-...
  • Disney Posts Record Third Qtr Results with World Cup, Marvel, 'Frozen'

    Consumers aren't showing any sign of giving Walt Disney Animation Studio's "Frozen" the cold shoulder. With the toon having charmed its way to nearly $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office, the film continues to generate strong sales from home...
  • Comic-Con, Hollywood and the nature of modern fandom

    Comic-Con, Hollywood and the nature of modern fandom
    At the annual Comic-Con International expo, pop-culture fandom is elevated to veritable religious status, and the convention's 130,000-odd attendees have countless ways to worship at the altars of their choosing. Want to dress up as a Stormtrooper? Suit...
  • Significant 'Star Wars' Presence Planned for Disney Theme Parks

    The Walt Disney Co. plans for "a far greater 'Star Wars' presence" in its theme parks, company chief Bob Iger said Tuesday. The first look at new attractions based on the sci-fi franchise, beyond "Star Tours" that currently operates at several of its...
  • Border drones and labor-bots: Alex Rivera's prescient 'Sleep Dealer'

    Border drones and labor-bots: Alex Rivera's prescient 'Sleep Dealer'
    Filmmaker Alex Rivera had the idea for his sci-fi movie "Sleep Dealer" back in 1997. At the time, he envisioned a future in which wars were fought via drone, the water supply was privatized by corporations and eager young workers at the Mexican border...
  • Imax sees success with 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

    Imax sees success with 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
    Imax Corp. might be finally catching a break after what has been a slow summer for blockbusters this year. Moviegoers streamed to theaters to catch the “Guardians of the Galaxy,” allowing the sci-fi adventure to smash August box office...
  • Here's your chance to lend a hand to a 'Legend'

    Here's your chance to lend a hand to a 'Legend'
     Kory Juul is a determined man working on a labor of love.  It's a movie called "White Tiger Legend," and it combines two things that the Walsingham Academy graduate is passionate about - martial arts and digital animation. He is getting oh-so-close...
  • Hollywood Bowl's 'Noche de Cine' also a night of Gustavos

     Hollywood Bowl's 'Noche de Cine' also a night of Gustavos
    "Noche de Cine," a movie night at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday, was also a noche de Gustavos. Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the second of his two concerts in the Hollywood Bowl's Americas & Americans festival. Guitarist...
  • Emmy Supporting Nominees Break Free From Their Best-Known Roles

    No profession is more about reinvention than acting, but this year's comedy supporting acting nominees are proof that Emmy voters enjoy seeing performers break out of boxes -- even if those actors weren't so sure they were in a box in the first place....
  • Hydrants on Parade

    Hydrants on Parade
    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … a Superman fire hydrant?! No need to look to the skies: Superman, along with his super friends, currently resides at street level in downtown Skokie, part of the Hydrants on Parade installation. ...
  • Next Fest a little taste of Sundance in L.A.

    Next Fest a little taste of Sundance in L.A.
    It's easy to take the richness of Los Angeles film culture for granted, what with the steady stream of festivals, new venues and regular revival screenings. Local film fans now have one more exciting event to add to their calendars. This weekend sees...
  • Amazon Clashes with Disney, Blocking DVD Presales of 'Captain America,' 'Maleficent' and Others

    Amazon.com currently is not offering DVD pre-orders for most upcoming Disney releases in the U.S. -- including "Maleficent" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" -- in what looks like a replay of the e-commerce giant's homevideo standoff with Warner...