When the unthinkable happens -- Batman is taken out of commission by Gotham City's nastiest villains -- who do you call? Well, none other than DC Comics' star-spangled, gold-bangled princess herself, Wonder Woman.
Not only are movies filmed in Illinois entertaining, they also boost the economy. To satisfy your movie cravings, we found the 100 highest-grossing movies filmed in the Chicago area, according to IMDb.
First the good news ... The Aquabats are celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band this year. And thanks to their Emmy Award-winning television series, The Aquabats! Super Show! on HUB Network, the 'Bats have greatly expanded their audience over the past three years.
You know his work even if you don't realize it. He designed the cover to Jurassic Park and Cormac McCarthy's The Road.
Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.
Love him or hate him, LeBron James's announcement transcends the world of sports. And, when looking at his life and career, it is hard not to think of him as the NBA's version of Batman.
Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman have always been hard to put in a nutshell - in fact, I can't think of a duo whose musical path through the entertainment...
Most of us are in the pursuit of perfection, but how many among us would know what to do with it if we ever actually attained it? Despite this, we continue to chase it.
It's been a treat to see the Adam West and Burt Ward versions of the Batman and Robin characters coming back to life in the pages of the comics, and now getting Van Williams and Bruce Lee's likeness into the act is making it twice as sweet.
These conservative writers and illustrators have "truth, justice and the American way" kinds of stories that they say are less ambiguous. But those doggone liberals won't let them tell their stories! Holy vast liberal conspiracy, Batman!
@Magneto Genius/Scientist/Leader/Fluent in tons of languages/Intuit/savior of all mutants/Master Strategist/Crafter (visit my Etsy shop)/and the list ...
When I was growing up, there was no such thing as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or even cell phones! However, today, children are introduced to social media at a very early age, some may even begin creating a digital footprint of their lives before they are out of the womb.
These days, the man of steel just bores me. But Mark never does. And while it's impossible to know exactly what binds two people together, when it comes to my own awesome relationship, I'd just like to say "Thanks, Superman."
The Adam West version of Batman is one of the most iconic and oddly beloved versions of a character who is now known for his dark grittiness. Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman are bringing this version of the character back in comic book form, teaming him up with The Green Hornet to finish their business from the two-part crossover on the original TV show.
Just yesterday I posed a question to a nice gentleman who is an admitted Marvel guy, as I asked, "If both film studios stick to their guns, which film would come out on top?"
Yes, yes, I know -- spidermanspidermanspidermanspiderman. I'll get to it. But my favorite movies of the week, as usual, are the small ones. Let's start with Amma Asante's Belle, a Jane Austen-ish film based on a true story.