Now that’s how you make a summer blockbuster! There’s more sheer tonnage of awesomeness in the first 10 minutes of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” than in the entirety of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”
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Considering that he’s capable of cranking out bajillion-dollar juggernauts like the first two “Iron Man” movies, you can’t expect the writer-director to think small. Still, it would be nice if he did it more often than every other decade.
The drama, debuting Thursday, follows a detective who’s torn between his duties as a member of L.A.’s Gang Task Force and his ties to the neighborhood gang of his youth.
“I Wanna Marry ‘Harry,’ ” debuting at 9 p.m. Tuesday on KVVU-TV, Channel 5, tricks 12 extremely gullible American women into thinking they’re dating Prince Harry. The results are hilariously evil.
Going into Monday’s last dances on “Dancing With the Stars,” Johnny Avello, director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas, has listed Amy Purdy, the Cimarron-Memorial grad, and her parter, Derek Hough, the favorites at 7-5.
“Locke” is just 85 minutes of Tom Hardy driving a BMW from Birmingham to London. And it’s terrific.
Opponents of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository may have their most convincing argument yet: “Godzilla.”
Last and, well, least this upfront season, The CW continued its split personality of appealing to genre fans and young women alike by announcing two new dramas based on DC Comics titles as well as a soap called “Jane the Virgin” for the 2014-15 season.
CBS announced six new dramas and two new comedies, including spinoffs of “CSI” and “NCIS” but not “How I Met Your Mother,” for the 2014-15 season.
ABC has announced six new comedies and six new dramas for the 2014-15 TV season, including a “Captain America” spinoff and a social-media update of “My Fair Lady.”
For the 2014-15 TV season, the network has announced five new dramas, four new comedies, two new event series and a bonkers new reality series that will strand its contestants in the wilderness for a year.
Rather than addressing cellphone users, 3-D that’s almost never worth the upcharge or the dozens of other reasons that people shun multiplexes, in January, the National Association of Theater Owners proposed a two-minute limit on movie trailers, meaning studios would have to trim them by 30 seconds.
Every few years, something so jarring, so very traumatizing occurs that it shakes a wide swath of America to its very core. It happens whenever we’re forced to begrudgingly respect some formerly eyeroll-inducing piece of teen-friendly man candy. Now, it’s Zac Efron’s turn.
The hotly anticipated drama focusing on the rise of Bruce Wayne’s ally Det. James Gordon could be a gritty tale set in a beloved criminal underworld. Or it could end up feeling a lot more like the “Batman” version of “Muppet Babies.”
Las Vegans Wayde King and Brett Raymer, who star in the Animal Planet series, will sign copies of their new book on Wednesday.
Louis C.K.’s landmark comedy, which quite literally should win every Emmy out there, returns to FX at 10 p.m. Monday after a 19-month absence.
Roger Stanton Baum was beginning to think Friday would never come.
After being off of the air for four years, “24” fans are in for a treat with the return of Jack Bauer in a 12-episode run.
When it comes to its prime-time lineup, CBS has become so conservative it makes that town from “Footloose” seem downright forward thinking.
For a movie about three intelligent women — well, two intelligent women and an amiable assemblage of curves played by model Kate Upton — “The Other Woman” is disappointingly, disturbingly dumb.
There’s no feuding and no sleeping around as “Nashville: On the Record” (10 p.m. Wednesday, KTNV-TV, Channel 13) features cast members in concert at the legendary Ryman Auditorium.
In the wake of sexual abuse allegations against him, executive producer Bryan Singer’s name has been removed from the advertising for the new drama, debuting at 10 p.m. Thursday on KTNV-TV, Channel 13. That has to rank among the best news Singer has received in the past week.
Matthew McConaughey had the McConaissance.
Jude Law is barely recognizable as the magnificently bearded title character — picture Fisher Stevens replacing Liev Schreiber as Sabretooth in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” — a paunchy, bellowing, red-faced embodiment of hypertension.
It’s hard to quantify “Transcendence” as a success. It’s a good popcorn movie, but it’s never as smart as it needs to be.