Art and Entertainment

Warner Brothers Confirms Justice League Movie in Works

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By
Warner Brothers Confirms Justice League Movie in Works

Warner Brothers is planning a Justice League movie, Warner Brothers Motion Picture Group President Jeffrey Robinov confirmed to the Los Angeles Times Tuesday. Robinov said the movie is an essential part of Warner’s long-term marketing strategy, and a script is currently being written. The Justice League of America (JLA) is a DC Comics superhero team
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Cleveland Indians Honor Bob Feller on Opening Day

Apr 1st, 2011 | By
Cleveland Indians Honor Bob Feller on Opening Day

The Cleveland Indians began Opening Day 2011 with a memorial tribute to Bob Feller, considered one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history. Feller died of complications from leukemia on December 15, 2010, at the age of 92. Robert William Andrew Feller was born November 3, 1918 in Van Meter, Iowa, spawning one of his
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Hitchcock Film Star Farley Granger Dies at 85

Mar 29th, 2011 | By
Hitchcock Film Star Farley Granger Dies at 85

Actor Farley Granger, known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films Rope and Strangers on a Train, died of natural causes at his home in Manhattan Sunday. He was 85. Farley Earle Granger was born in San Jose, California on July 1, 1925. While his parents were struggling to recover from the stock
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Green Lantern to Battle Thor in Special Effects Showdown

Mar 29th, 2011 | By
Green Lantern to Battle Thor in Special Effects Showdown

With Warner Brothers’ upcoming DC superhero film Green Lantern quickly approaching its June 17 release date, the studio finally announced plans to release a new trailer, the first to be shown since November 2010. The new trailer will be shown to audiences attending rival superhero movie Thor, due out May 6. So far the trailer
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VCU Upsets Kansas to Reach NCAA Basketball Final Four

Mar 28th, 2011 | By
VCU Upsets Kansas to Reach NCAA Basketball Final Four

The 11th-seeded Virginia Commonwealth University Rams pulled off an improbable upset over the top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks in San Antonio Sunday, winning 71-61 to take the Southwest Region final. The win qualifies VCU for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four. Going into the game, Kansas had gone 35-3 this year, to VCU’s 28-11. The Jayhawks had
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Jeff Beck to Perform Les Paul Tribute at Michigan Theater

Mar 27th, 2011 | By
Jeff Beck to Perform Les Paul Tribute at Michigan Theater

Guitar legend Jeff Beck and the Imelda May Band will perform a tribute to electric guitar pioneer Les Paul at Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater on Thursday March 31, 2011. Paul, whom Beck inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, died in 2009 at the age of 94. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
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RiffTrax Sweeps the Leg from under Karate Kid III

Mar 27th, 2011 | By
RiffTrax Sweeps the Leg from under Karate Kid III

The movie satire site RiffTrax announced the release of its riff of Karate Kid III this week, reminding audiences everywhere why most people only saw the first two movies. Riffers Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett help us mine the movie for redeeming value by asking important critical questions like, why can’t an evil
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Smurfs Live Action Movie Release Date Moved to July 29

Mar 26th, 2011 | By
Smurfs Live Action Movie Release Date Moved to July 29

The release date for The Smurfs in 3D, a live action CGI adaptation of the classic cartoon, has moved back from August 3, 2011, it was announced Friday. The new release date will be July 29, 2011. The Smurfs are small, blue creatures like Snow White’s Dwarfs or the Keebler Elves. They live in a
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Sequel Opens This Weekend

Mar 26th, 2011 | By
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Sequel Opens This Weekend

The comedy sequel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules opens this weekend. The film hopes to capitalize on the success of last year’s predecessor, which grossed $75.7 million. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series tells stories from the journal of Greg Heffley, who begins the series as an unpopular middle school student. Greg’s
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Full Captain America Trailer Released

Mar 25th, 2011 | By
Full Captain America Trailer Released

The full trailer for the summer superhero movie Captain America: The First Avenger premiered Thursday. The trailer gave a deeper glimpse into the film’s plot, costume design, and special effects than a previous trailer that premiered during the Super Bowl. The new trailer depicts the recruitment of Steve Rogers, who wants to volunteer to fight
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