GUILLERMO DEL TORO [Q&A]: From a ‘Dark’ Justice League to ‘Rim’ing it Pacific.

There are almost too many things to look forward to in the world of Guillermo del Toro. On Saturday night of the LA Times Hero Complex Film Festival, del Toro gave us talk of Justice League Dark, his (hopeful) HBO adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's Monster manga series, and an epic new trailer for Pacific Rim; …

STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS [Review]: Man, it’s all about Location.

You know what would have been a blast? Watching Star Trek: Into Darkness immediately following J.J. Abrams' first Star Trek, with the very same audience from last week's CapeTown Film Fest. These people, many of which like yours truly were not even true Trekkies, pumped the Egyptian Theater that Monday full of energy, cheers and laughter. …

THE MIST [Frank Darabont & Thomas Jane Q&A]: “The Fogging Dead?”

Before any attempt to humor myself with "creative" analogies came into play, someone beat me with the dare to compare two of director Frank Darabont's most haunting babies. "What do you think of the similarities between The Mist and 'The Walking Dead'?" Of course Darabont, our ever so eloquent guest from Saturday afternoon's 2013 Hero Complex …

ESCAPE FROM NY [Kurt Russell Q&A]: Who’s Wearing Snake Eyes’ Patch?

Last Friday, I had the privilege of screening the 1981 cult classic Escape from New York at the EW CapeTown Film Festival, and although this "Saint" enjoyed the hell out of the movie and Kurt Russell's extensive Q&A afterward, I couldn't shake the feeling that something about the experience was a little bit off. -Was it the fact that Russell’s …

Comic Reviews: Guess this was the unannounced “Avengers Week”!

With the onslaught of internet gossip and vague blurbs on future projects from Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige this week, it's only fitting that Marvel Comics would send down an avalanche of Avengers titles at their fans. So, hey, if the studio doesn't want to make a movie about Sunfire, Spitfire, or Sunspot or whoever …