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WATCH: Geekiest Marriage Proposals Of All-Time?

Posted 10.14.2011 | Comedy

Where do you pop the question? In the middle of a baseball game? During a long walk on the beach after a fancy dinner? No, San Diego Comic Con, of...

Super Congress Vs. Justice League

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

In their secret underground headquarters, far beneath Capital Hill, the Super Congress gathers to deliberate...

Annemarie Dooling

Real Life 'Superheroes': Regular Americans Don Costumes, Fight Evil | Annemarie Dooling | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

The superhero: what an American notion. Imagine this idea of a knight in shining tights, flashy, immaculately good-looking, yet humble. He races to th...

Zaki's Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.02.2011 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Captain America unreels with machine-like efficiency from end-to-end. It's loaded with enough action and emotion to lure in audiences not steeped in comic book minutia, but also peppered with tie-ins and callbacks.

Captain America's USA

Robin Quivers | Posted 10.01.2011 | Home
Robin Quivers

Captain America underscores the fact that we clearly have trouble confronting our own past, but we have no problem talking about other people's problems. Boy, did we get on those South Africans for apartheid!

Weekend Box Office: The Smurfs, Cowboys and Aliens Do Battle, Tying With $36.2 Million, While Stupid Crazy Love Opens With $19.2 Million

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.01.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This weekend is an excellent example of why it's the numbers, not the rankings that matter when discussing box office. And, more importantly, the context of the numbers must be taken into account as well as the hard figures.

Joe Simon: Creator Of Captain America and a Living Legend

Bryan Young | Posted 09.28.2011 | Books
Bryan Young

With the release of the incredibly well-put together, amazing, thrilling Captain America movie, I think it's time to take a look at one of the unsung heroes of the character. Joe Simon created Captain America and he's a living legend.

FIRST LOOK: 'The Avengers,' Biggest Superhero Epic Ever

Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment

It's not often that a film is nearly as notable for what happens during the credits as the two hours of action that precedes them, but when you're tea...

How a Debt Default Might Be Viewed in China

David Millar | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business
David Millar

Economics is a lot about perception -- and right now, the world is watching. It's not just about whether or not we pull the thing off at the last minute.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Captain America: The First Avenger

Dan Persons | Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So here we are in later summer, trying to get our patriotism going for a red-white-and-blue bedecked super hero doing his bit for mom, apple pie and gas-guzzling automobiles in the thick of WWII.

David Moye

PHOTOS: 'Up, Up And I'm Gay': Comic Artist Joe Phillips Brings Superheroes Out Of The Closet | David Moye | Posted 09.24.2011 | Weird News

It's common for superheroes like Batman, Superman and Spider-Man to have secret identities, but there has long been speculation in certain circles tha...

Captain America Could Strike a Budget Deal

Jim Moret | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Jim Moret

The millions of Americans struggling to find work, keep their homes and support their families, and the millions more who are worried about their financial futures and those of their children, are looking for a real hero to save them.

Weekend Box Office: Captain America Tops With $66m, Kunis/Timberlake's Friends With Benefits Nets Solid $18.5m, Harry Potter Tumbles Domestically But Dominates Worldwide

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.23.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Captain America: The First Avenger debuted at number one this weekend, earning a rock-solid $65.8 million. The opening puts it just over Thor ($65.7 million) for the top superhero debut of the year.

Captain American Brings Down Harry Potter

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 09.23.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — In a battle of summer movie heroes, Captain America topped Harry Potter this weekend at the box office. Paramount Pictures' "Capt...

Jordan Zakarin

An American Hero Takes A Dark Twist | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 09.21.2011 | Entertainment

Whereas Captain America was the iconic leader, the rallying point and ultimate example of patriotic wish fulfillment, that scrawny boy turned super so...

HuffPost Review: Attack the Block

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.21.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In a summer full of overdone blockbusters (hello, Captain America?) and wan, airless independent films (The Future - urrgh), it's nice to find an old-...

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Evans Makes An Insane Decision

Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment

Turns out that super serum stuff is a pretty potent little mix. "Captain America" is just days away from hitting theaters nationwide, and if the Ch...

HuffPost Review: Captain America Delivers the Goods, With Rich Characterization and Terrific Old-school Adventure

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home
Scott Mendelson

Joe Johnston's Captain America is a gloriously old-fashioned bit of shoe-leather adventure. Like the best of the recent comic book films, this is a genre film first and a comic book adaptation second.

Movie Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not quite as much fun as Thor, not nearly as bad as Green Lantern, Captain America: The First Avenger feels less like an exciting comic-book-hero movie than required reading for a course called The Avengers, arriving in theaters next summer.

Chris Evans Reveals Hardcore Training: I Wanted 'To Vomit'

Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment

For Steve Rogers, all it took to go from a puny, military-rejected weakling to muscle-bound super soldier was a hyperbaric chamber and a couple inject...

Chris Evans Gets Buff, Kicks Nazi Butt

Posted 09.15.2011 | Entertainment

For all the epic Deathly Hallows madness going down this week, it'd be understandable if you hadn't paid much attention to the rest of Hollywood in a ...

EXCLUSIVE: Captain America Debuts An Icon

Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment

Sure, his tight blue suit and angel winged mask are essential items in Captain America's legendary costume, but one item in his decades-old inventory ...

Chris Evans: I Needed Therapy For 'Captain America'

Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment

No doubt, taking on a deformed madman and a squadron of Nazis is a daunting task. Being injected with a potentially unstable super serum meant to enti...

PHOTOS: Chris Evans Is A Hero

Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment

The summer of the comic book film is split between success and mild disappointment, and, so fanboys hope, Captain America is dashing in to save the da...

'Captain America' Title Changed In 3 Countries

AP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Captain America will keep its patriotic full title in most of the world when the superhero adventure hits the big-screen. Paramou...