| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:07 AM
It's been a slow countdown to a "Firefly" reunion special ever since Science channel began airing episodes of the cult hit a few years ago. Mark your calendars, Browncoats, because the big event takes place Nov. 11.
"Firefly: Browncoats Unite" reunites...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:53 PM
For nerds everywhere, it was a moment not unlike the Apollo moon landing or Kirk Gibson's World Series home run. A moment in which we later would ask: "Where were you when you heard the news?"
My story? I was sitting at my desk when this announcement hit...
| Feb 11, 2013
Last night’s mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead had fans re-visiting the town of Woodbury and finally re-uniting the Dixon Brothers, Daryl and Merle. By the end of the episode the poop really hit the fan and left viewers with a lot of...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
This weekend, Marvel fans in the U.S. will get to see Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man and other peacekeepers of S.H.I.E.L.D. do what they do best, and in 3-D, IMAX, Surround-sound fury, too.
But if you or your kids can’t make it to the...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:17 PM
Few can own a room like Robert Downey Jr., but the never-dull "Iron Man" star opted to concede the spotlight to Jamie Foxx at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago hotel. Well, more like share it.
Foxx, who received the Renaissance Award Saturday at the Gene Siskel...
| May 1, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
From my left shoulder, a tiny, excited voice makes its case: “This movie’s great! There’s Robert Downey Jr. being snarky and Scarlett Johansson kicking the ass of someone who’s eyeing hers and special effects...
| Jan 16, 2011
January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
| May 12, 2012
| 11:06 AM
If you were one of the 18 billion people who went to see "The Avengers"recently, you probably noticed the film concludes with Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark getting into a dark red Acura convertible and driving off with Bruce Banner. (Calm down, that's no...
| Nov 14, 2010
Supporters of the ASCAP Foundation paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim at an intimate Nov. 7 gathering at the Beverly Hills home of Marilyn and Alan Bergman, the Academy Award-winning lyricists for such classic songs as "The Way We Were" and "The Windmills...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| May 3, 2012
"The Avengers"are here, and resistance is futile.
Even if you're frustrated by the relentless calculation of Marvel Studios' plan for world cinema domination, fed up by the shameless way the studio used several of its earlier, at times pro forma...
| Nov 26, 2010
Finding "Naked Heat" by Richard Castle simmering on the bestseller list wouldn't be unusual — it's the second in a mystery series, with a sexy cover and a blurb from author Michael Connelly — but for one thing: There is no Richard Castle. He's...