Monday, September 25, 2017

Comic-Con

Sunday, Jul. 23, 2017

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

As the annual fan convention in San Diego wraps Sunday after four days of panels, presentations, screenings...

Sunday, Jul. 23, 2017

Charlize Theron has a message to audiences: See female-driven movies, and studios will make more.

"I always say to studios, 'Make more female-driven movies,' " Theron said. "They said, 'We would if people go and see them.' So go see those movies!"

Theron gave a wide-ranging talk at...

Friday, Jul. 21, 2017

Judging by the "Twin Peaks" panel at Comic-Con, solving the mystery of David Lynch seemed more pressing than the mystery of where the show is going.

The 18-episode revival of the '90s show is currently airing on Showtime. It's often inscrutable plot has vexed some and delighted others,...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Calling all superheroes, sci-fi fans and genre lovers of all kinds: Comic-Con is here.

The annual pop-culture celebration kicks off Wednesday night with a preview of the San Diego Convention Center's showroom floor: 460,000 square feet of TV, film and video game displays, along with toys...

Sunday, Jul. 24, 2016

Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

"We only want to come when we have a lot of...

Friday, Jul. 22, 2016

Edward Snowden says that Oliver Stone's dramatization of his story is a "pretty accurate portrayal."

Snowden appeared live from Moscow via Google Hangouts Thursday night at Comic-Con following the first public screening of Stone's film, "Snowden," to answer audience questions and interact...

Thursday, Jul. 21, 2016

The hordes of zombies, legions of Stormtroopers, leagues of superheroes and crews of Starfleet officers have already begun crawling, marching, flying and beaming into San Diego for that other big convention this week: Comic-Con International.

The pop-culture celebration kicked off...

Monday, Jul. 13, 2015

For now, it may be just a hobby, but for the costumed fans at the Comic-Con pop culture expo this past weekend, dressing up can be a first step toward an entertainment career.

Costume play — or cosplay — has become a huge component of Comic-Con....

Sunday, Jul. 12, 2015

All is not well for Superman, audiences at Comic-Con found out on Saturday during a jam-packed and revealing Warner Bros. presentation in Hall H. The studio also debuted a first look at the comic-book movie "Suicide Squad" at the annual convention.

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Sunday, Jul. 12, 2015

There's a Hulk-sized hole at Comic-Con this year. Three of the major studios and Disney/Marvel are not hosting a panel in the main hall at the annual fan festival. That means no Iron Man, no Captain America, and no Spider-Man — at least their filmed versions....