MAN OF STEEL
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
MAN OF STEEL
Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one younger than 17 admitted.
Larry's an awkward hoodie-wearing teenager, one of those bookish types who narrate their own stories in novels and films. And Juliet is his blond ideal, a vision who could "suck a man dry with those eyes."
Seventy-five years after he sprang from the imaginations of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman is making another visit to movie screens, in "Man of Steel," with Henry Cavill playing the superhero.
Jennifer Lopez says Latinos in the United States are starting to realize their power in politics and media, making the timing good for her latest undertaking: lobbying for greater diversity in TV programming.
The world won't end with just a bang or a whimper, but also a truckload of sophomoric humor and Hollywood in-jokes. At least that's the way Seth Rogen and a bunch of his movie-star buddies see it in "This Is the End," a riff on the apocalypse that's closer in spirit to Harold & Kumar than Genesis and Revelations.
A cloud is hanging over the upcoming free-trade talks between the European Union and the United States after France said it won't back any deal that threatens the country's prestigious film, radio or TV industries.
Environmental activist and movie namesake Erin Brockovich will face a misdemeanor charge of operating a boat while intoxicated at Lake Mead, the district attorney in Las Vegas decided Tuesday.
The lads of Hollywood's "Pot Pack" get together for a riotous riff on The Rapture in "This is the End," an often hilarious / generally irreverent comedy about the Biblical apocalypse as seen through the windows of a movie star's mansion.
It has been a black eye to Hollywood that throughout this, the unending and increasingly repetitive age of the superhero blockbuster, the comics' most iconic son has eluded its grasp like a bird or, if you will, a plane.
LOS ANGELES - Look, up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the expectations for Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel"!
The son of a Bollywood couple has been arrested on suspicion of abetting the suicide of his girlfriend, actress Jiah Khan, police said.
A cloud is hanging over free trade discussions between the European Union and the United States after France said it would veto any deal that includes the film, radio or TV industries.
An aspiring actress has helped police track down a suspect in her father's 1986 slaying.
In "This Is the End," a horror comedy about the apocalypse, a slaphappy bunch of funky comedy stars, including James Franco, play themselves before and after Hollywood burns. It's a gross-out extravaganza, with comic heroes and antiheroes who are more like pathetic victims, effects that echo torture-streaked horror films as well as the Book of Revelations, and a generally debauched sensibility.
Every couple make compromises: From the dinner menu to the number of children they'll have, love is about negotiation.
A tourist from northwest Ohio says actor John Malkovich played a starring role in rescuing him when he fell and gashed his throat on scaffolding in Canada.
MIAMI - The Man of Steel had gotten rusty. While his DC Comics counterpart Batman was conquering the world via the Dark Knight trilogy, and the rivals over at Marvel Comics were raking in the cash with "The Avengers" and all its spin-off films, Superman had been put into mothballs.
The essence of a great car chase is editing, that combination of shots - points of view, inside and outside the car - that make the viewer share the sense of speed, danger and G-forces that the drivers must feel.
Why does Hollywood have to make everything so complicated?