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  • Movie has 2012 wrong, says Canadian archaeologist

     
    Kenneth Turan reviews "2012," the latest disaster movie portraying the end of the world. The movie is directed by Roland Emmerich, who seems to be stuck on the same theme, after movies like "The Day After Tomorrow" and "Independence Day." "2012" is...
  • The complex notion of destroying the world in '2012'

     
    Scene Stealer Liesl Bradner has interviewed many of the masters of Hollywood effects in our Wizards of Hollywood section of Hero Complex and today takes a look at a particular moment during "2012" in this installment of Scene Stealer. The......
  • 'New Moon' drives second-biggest weekend ever for movie industry

     
    Summit Entertainment had the kind of opening studio executives dream about this weekend, but it's hard to find anyone in the movie business who's not smiling. Although Summit's "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" opened to a massive $140.7 million in......
  • China loves the end of the world: '2012' on track to be highest-grossing U.S. film ever there

     
    Here's an interesting report from Lily Kuo, writing for the Los Angeles Times from Beijing. "Welcome to the People's Republic of China," declares an officer of the People's Liberation Army as he crisply salutes an American novelist (played by John......
  • First look: 'Avatar' slowed by snow in U.S., explodes overseas for $232.2-million worldwide opening

     
    Heavy snowfall on the East Coast slowed 20th Century Fox's high-stakes opening of "Avatar" to a solid but not spectacular studio-estimated $73 million this weekend in the U.S. and Canada, while international ticket sales totaled a spectacular $159.2...
  • The '2012' doomsday craze is keeping scientists busy and frustrated

     
    Los Angeles Times staff writer John Johnson Jr. writes about science for the paper, not science fiction, so you don't see his name pop up in this blog. That changes today, though, because Johnson and the scientists he covers are......
  • Rate Adam Lambert's music video for 'Time for Miracles,' peep Allison Iraheta's new album cover

     
    Time For Miracles Adam Lambert | MySpace Video You've heard the song, now watch the music video for Adam Lambert's "Time for Miracles." The single will be on the "2012" soundtrack, and the video is brimming with footage from the upcoming Roland Emmerich...
  • Wacky Oscar Predictions Dept.: Michael Jackson and ... Roland Emmerich?

     
    It's possible that everyone was just hopped-up on a Halloween sugar rush, but it feels like the Oscar silly season has kicked into full gear with some hilariously outlandish new Oscar pundit best-picture predictions. My Oscar-obsessed colleague Tom O'Neil...
  • Variety on '2012': A preposterous joke

     
    OK, I can't say that I'm shocked -- or for that matter, even a little surprised -- that the first big review that has surfaced on "2012" says that Roland Emmerich's kitschy disaster movie is, well, a kitschy disaster movie.......
  • The Burj Dubai and architecture's vacant stare

     
    One of the odder, more complicated moments in the history of architectural symbolism will arrive Monday with the formal opening of the Burj Dubai skyscraper. At about 2,600 feet high -- the official figure is still being kept secret by......
  • Which way are we headed in 2010?

     
    As the first decade of the millennium draws to a close (we know, we’re as surprised as you), what’s your take on where we’re headed for the next 10 years? Will we pull together and see real change in our lives with regard to the environmen...
  • Apocalypse now: 'Collapse' and the end of the world as we know it

     
    America has a bad case of the doomsday jitters. You don't have to be a Glenn Beck follower to know that whenever things go wrong in this country, you can always find all the anger, bitterness and fear-mongering bubbling up......