Shakespeare, comic books—for the Avengers auteur, it's all the same thing
It's schtick and explosions for the great Robert Downey Jr.
See the update at the end of this post on the warring theaters reaching an agreement with Disney that has them selling advance Iron Man 3 tickets.ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 16, 3:27 P.M.: For an idea on how psyched Disney is about the Iron Man movie franchise, you needed only to go to the Anaheim theme pa ... More >>
How do you follow a boffo grand re-opening weekend at Disney's California Adventure?By marrying future expansion plans with a comic-book series whose movie franchise is drawing boffo box office around the world.
Everyone's favorite Victorian detective gets a Bond makeover in 'Game of Shadows'
UPDATE, NOV. 28, 5:11 P.M.: An attorney who says she represents David F. Klassen contacted the Weekly to counter accusations her client created a website to discredit a transgender singer who performs under the name Bralalalala. The lawyer, Yolanda Marsili of Newport Beach, says that neither she ... More >>
Gunslingers battle space invaders in movie mashup 'Cowboys and Aliens'
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San Diego Comic-Con is a week away, but it's not too early to start strategizing about what you should see when you're there. Especially if you've seen the size of the event's program schedule.But there's no reason to battle eye strain. We've put together a list of the 10 comic-related events to ... More >>
Marvel/Marco DjurdjevicCaptain America has had a tough past five years. He led the losing side of a civil war, was murdered (well, not really, but everyone thought he was dead), and when he finally returned, he found out that Chris Evans is set to portray him in a movie next year.But that's ... More >>
Flickr user KingKong21Nemo finds Dr. Doom. Aw. Well, you knew it was coming and here it is: When Disney acquired Marvel Comics in a $4 billion transaction in 2009, we joked about Kingdom Hearts-y collaborations... Darkwing Duck and Spidey teaming up to take out Doctor Octopus, Snow White and the ... More >>
Keith MaySuper Girl, super flexible.First discussed in February of this year, and confirmed earlier this week, a documentary about the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego is about to go into production. The team behind it is sort of an all-star roster in the intersection of film and geeks ... More >>
As much as I've always loved superheroes, I've always felt there was something just a little off-putting about Marvel head honcho Stan Lee, the person. And it isn't a righteous indignation thing about not giving his collaborators their due credit; Stan has relented on that score in later years, and ... More >>
On Friday night, Dave Segal watched London duo, Black Ghosts, put on one of the better hipster-dance live shows he's seen in a while. Saying, "It was kind of like a combination of Daft Punk and Chemical Brothers, full of aggressive beats, filthy synth textures and sing-along tunes." Saturday found ... More >>
Oh hell yeah! Fuckin' Sabbath! YES! Thith ith cool, huh-huh, huh-hu, DUN DUN DAH DAH DAH, DUNANUNANUNA DUN DA DA DAH! Pardon momentary lapse into Butt-head-dom, but considering that the Transformers live-action movie failed to use the obvious theme song, one can never be too sure with Hollywood. Bu ... More >>