Stars assemble at Comic Con

Article by Jess Herbine & Anne Most   Comic book and pop culture enthusiasts assembled at the 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con May 30 through June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The convention featured celebrity guests including comic book king Stan Lee, Chris Hemsworth, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart,… Continued

‘Snow White’ fails to reach full potential

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is fairest of them all? “Snow White and the Huntsman,” yet another adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ classic fairy tale, opened in U.S. theaters June 1. The story of Snow White has made quite a comeback recently. Recent adaptations have reinterpreted the Disney classic,… Continued

Superheroes unite in Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’

It shouldn’t work. On a basic structural level, “The Avengers” has too many characters, too many expectations, too much backstory, too much stuff to make a credible film, let alone a multimillion-dollar cinematic event. But by building a cinematic universe with five introductory films to serve as tent poles, not… Continued