| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Don Payne, an award-winning writer and producer of "The Simpsons" and screenwriter of the 2011 blockbuster "Thor" as well as "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles, said his friend...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Licensing partners already are sold on Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," with Hasbro and Sideshow Collectibles among the notable companies already locked down to create merchandise around the the space-set superhero actioner.
While the film has just...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Wizard World Chicago Comic Con is upping its game again this year, bringing Michael Shannon, Zachary Quinto, Norman Reedus, John Barrowman, WWE Superstar CM Punk and comic legend Stan Lee to the Aug. 8-11 convention in Rosemont.
Several of those names...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:30 PM
There's nary a mention of kryptonite, the Fortress of Solitude is only an existential locale, and Clark Kent never earns so much as a single Daily Planet byline in "Man of Steel," director Zack Snyder, writer David S. Goyer and producer Christopher Nolan'...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:26 PM
This Is the End
The seemingly exhausted gross-out comedy genre gets a strange temporary reprieve with ‘‘This Is the End,’’ an unlikable but weirdly compelling apocalyptic fantasy in which a bunch of young...
| 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 13, 2012
| 11:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- "The Avengers" knocked out its competition and joined an elite box office group -- the $1 billion club.
The superhero smorgasbord featuring Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk raked in a whopping $103.2 million in it's second week...
| May 4, 2012
| 1:42 PM
"Marvel's The Avengers" is like an amazing seven-layer dip. Sure, all of the ingredients taste OK on their own, but put them together and WHO KNEW CHEESE COULD TASTE THIS GOOD?!
Director Joss Whedon has managed to take each of the Marvel characters we've...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Avengers" assemble this weekend in what many box office analysts are predicting will be the biggest opening in movie history.
It's an event that Marvel Studios, the company behind the superhero films, has been building up...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Superhero fans have been waiting for "The Avengers" since "Iron Man" in 2008. Since then, all the films featuring Avengers have included hints and references to the characters' upcoming collaboration. Some say what we've gotten is four years of...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:09 PM
When the end credits start to roll after big budget summer movies and most audience members get up to leave, sit a while and you'll notice that a select group of moviegoers stay glued to their seats.
Now, it may be that these people just enjoyed the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:55 PM
A dream team of Marvel Comics superheroes comes together in this big, loud and immensely fun action epic from screenwriter-director Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), with a number of the stars reprising their roles from earlier films: Robert...