| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| May 5, 2013
| 8:56 AM
"Iron Man 3" surpassed everything except "The Avengers."
The third Tony Stark movie from Disney’s Marvel Studios enjoyed the second-best opening in box-office history, grossing an estimated $175.3 million in its debut weekend, Disney said Sunday....
| May 6, 2013
| 8:55 AM
"Iron Man" is probably the most lucrative superhero franchise in Hollywood.
Nolan's "Batman" series is sadly done, the "Spider-Man" reboot was hardly Marvel-ous, and I'm not convinced that Zack "Sucker Punch" Snyder can sell this generation on...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:54 PM
LAS VEGAS -- After Kevin Hart was arrested in L.A. on suspicion of drunk driving over the weekend, it was unclear whether he'd show at CinemaCon as planned to emcee Lionsgate's presentation for movie theater owners.
But the incident seems to have put no...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie fans slipped into "Oblivion" as the Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller led Hollywood with a $38.2 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.
That domestic haul comes on top of $33.7 million "Oblivion" added in overseas...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
If you don't know by now that geeks are doing the bullying these days, I'd urge you to mention the words "Game of Thrones" or "Doctor Who" around the office water cooler. "The Avengers" director Joss Whedon is one of the most powerful men in Hollywood,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:52 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a cast of superheroes and villains, "The Avengers" beat out its competitors to become the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards.
The action romp won three awards Sunday, including the top prize, movie of the year.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Think of it as a single scoop of sorbet: Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" is both a palate cleanser for the director and a small but savory treat for Shakespeare-starved audiences.
Whedon needed a change of pace for the few weeks between...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:25 PM
In 1977, Stephen King published the slender novel, "Rage," under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. The book centered on Charlie Decker, a disgruntled high school senior who shoots his algebra teacher and holds his classmates hostage.
In 1988 in San...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The brief announcement that Disney plans to add a Marvel-themed land to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2017 raises a host of questions:
Will Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men be getting their own rides?
When will the Marvel characters be...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
For its 2013 movie awards, MTV has added two new categories to help measure true excellence in filmmaking: Best Shirtless Performance and Best Musical Moment.
What do you expect from an awards ceremony that honors Best Kiss, Best WTF Moment and Best...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
"Google Crashers" must have been the high-concept pitch for "The Internship,"...