Where to start with Robert Downey Jr? He's fought drugs and depression and is now the star of the Iron Man franchise and the highest paid actor in Hollywood. Robert Downey Jr is going from strength to strength having turned 50 this week.
All I have to show for my hard work is an unfinished script and a butt rash screaming for A&D ointment. Curses on HBO Access. Sharts to all involved in this evil scheme to build me up and flush my dreams down the toilet.
The success of Marvel's approach to filmmaking, which is both dynamic and formulaic, has allowed them the creative liberty to explore their lesser known properties on the large screen. DC Comics, however, is still trying to catch up.
"We understand they have other things to do and are difficult to assemble but if Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk or any of them are listening, we can really use some help," said Armond Hullicoat, spokesperson for the Department of Graveyard Whistling.
There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.
The term 'wealth inequality' is thrown around in a lot of abstract ways. Here's to making it concrete:Imagine the makers of one of humanity's highest-grossing entertainment films shooting footage for the sequel at one of the world's most brutal sites of human and environmental abuse.
There are even greater, more inexplicable questions surrounding the world of entertainment. These enigmas have never been answered to my satisfaction. Actually, they've never been asked to my satisfaction. Nevertheless, I'm legitimately curious.
The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.
After kicking off the fall campaign with his latest Labor Day weekend tour, Governor Jerry Brown ... wait. That didn't happen. I don't know what Jerry Brown did on Labor Day weekend, but it wasn't that.
Whether all these figures are anti-heroes, or in some cases something else entirely, is an interesting question. As is the question of why anti-heroes are so important in quality television. Short form answer is that they match the times. It's a mostly cynical and sour era, with little faith in institutions or, generally speaking, leaders.
Defying a lot of early expectations, five of the most oddball characters ever to gain a mass audience the newest superheroes of the Marvelverse and, in Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the biggest hit movies of the year.
Perhaps Lucy's most intriguing theme is that of Feminine stewardship of Knowledge in the face of crisis for a world too-far-gone. Plus, Groot is the n...
It has been more than half a century since Death of a Salesman, and I wonder if it was written today what Willy would be like? How would he respond to Muslims, homosexuals, or President Obama?
With Super Heroes all the rage, 'Antboy' is a bit different -- in a good way.
The BP spill should have been a wake-up call for elected officials and organizations tasked with responding to this type of disaster, but it seems like those in charge of protecting our waters have learned nothing.