Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

Jun 11, 2017

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday. West died Friday night after “a short but brave battle with ...

Universal's 'The Mummy' kicks off push for new monster film universe

Jun 9, 2017

Universal's 'The Mummy' kicks off push for new monster film universe

Is The Invisible Man any match for Iron Man at the box office? That’s the question Universal Pictures will be testing with their Dark Universe — a connected, multi-film revival of the studios’ classic monster properties from the 1920s through 50s, including The Invisible ...

May 24, 2017

'Star Wars' — four decades of box office gold

Lucasfilm is celebrating 40 years Thursday since the release of “Star Wars,” kicking off a franchise that has made $7.7 billion at the box office. Here is a breakdown of every theatrical release in the “Star Wars” universe, in the order of the money ...

Roger Moore, star of seven James Bond films, dies at 89

May 23, 2017

Roger Moore, star of seven James Bond films, dies at 89

Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore’s official Twitter account. “We know our own ...

British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit

/ Apr 28, 2017

British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit

British inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbor on Thursday in a personal flight suit that inspired references to comic superhero “Iron Man.” Using thrusters attached to his arms and back, Browning flew in a circle and hovered a short ...