Barbara Rowan

  • Every Marvel movie from Iron Man to Avengers: Age of Ultron, definitively ranked

    Now that Avengers: Age of Ultron has been in theaters a few days, it's time to answer that perpetual question: which Marvel Studios movie is best? Iron Man 2 suffers greatly from having to serve too many masters. It wants to be another fun-loving Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) tale, but it's also…

    Vox.com
  • Why 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Killed Off the Wrong Character

    We’ve known for a while that not every hero would make it out of Avengers: Age of Ultron alive. Director Joss Whedon warned us as much, and he’s not one to renege on killing off beloved characters. But we still weren’t prepared for the fact that they’d kill off the wrong character! (SPOILER…

    ETonline
  • 'Ant-Man' Poster Wants To Remind You Of 'Iron Man' Poster

    Walt Disney and Marvel dropped an Ant-Man theatrical poster this morning. It's perfectly fine, with its title hero heroically standing (ironically) tall while his supporting cast (and said hero outside of the suit) surrounds him in a vague bubble fashion. It's not quite floating heads, and they…

    Forbes
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    Power Lawyers: The Hollywood Reporter's 2015 Lunch

    'Boston Legal,' 'The Good Wife,' or of course, Gregory Peck, The Hollywood Reporter's power lawyers share their favorite on-screen attorneys at the 2015 Power Lawyer Lunch.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Finally: Boba Fett is getting his own Star Wars movie

    For a “bad guy,” Boba Fett is still one of the Star Wars characters fans like, and many of us would like to see his story. There’s definitely a complex story to be told about the bounty hunter sent to capture Han Solo in the original Start Wars trilogy. Luckily, a standalone Star Wars Anthology…

    BGR News
  • Margot Robbie Is Delightfully Frightening as Harley Quinn on 'Suicide Squad' Set

    Margot Robbie looks totally badass on the set of Suicide Squad! Director David Ayer shared the first full cast photo on Sunday, and now we’re getting an even closer look into the colorful world of Harley Quinn. Splash News Robbie can be seen strutting her stuff in full costume on set in Toronto…

    ETonline
  • Austrian charged for singing in film under Hitler portrait

    Austrian prosecutors have charged the owner of a basement filled with Adolf Hitler paraphernalia as a Nazi sympathizer after his collection featured in a documentary film by cult director Ulrich Seidl last year. Re-engagement with National Socialism has been a crime since 1947 in Austria, which for…

    Reuters
  • Morgan Freeman Loves Weed

    The Oscar winner sat down to discuss his new film ‘5 Flights Up,’ why he left the Big Apple, and how marijuana is the only thing that can help ease his pain.

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
  • Comcast Aims to Improve Its Bad Reputation for Customer Service

    CHICAGO — In a revitalized trendy neighborhood north of downtown is storefront space that takes cues from an Apple store: Gadgets displayed and demonstrated with the utmost enticement. This is Studio Xfinity, a new concept in the testing stage that Comcast hopes will help redefine the local cable…

    Variety
  • Joaquin Phoenix’s 8 Most Memorable Movie Roles

    Here are 8 memorable roles from the eccentric and talented Joaquin Phoenix.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Los Angeles Film Festival Lifts Curtain On Full Lineup

    We already knew that Lily Tomlin’s Grandma will open the Los Angeles Film Festival next month, and now we have the full schedule. The 21st annual event has chosen 30 pics to battle it out in the U.S. Fiction, Documentary and World Documentary competitions, 18 of which are world premieres. The…

    Deadline
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    Box Office Report: May 2nd-3rd

    The Hollywood Reporter's box office report for the weekend of May 2nd-3rd.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Christoph Liedke Joins Wild Bunch Germany

    The former Warner Bros. executive will head up theatrical and home entertainment operations at the group, formed through the merger of Wild Bunch’s German operations withBerlin-based Senator Entertainment.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Disney Q2 Tops With 'Star Wars' Plans Eyed

    Response to the upcoming "Star Wars" movie has "well exceeded expectations," and the rejuvenated franchise presents a "huge opportunity" for Walt Disney's parks and resorts, ...

    Investor's Business Daily
  • TV Ratings: 'Gotham' Finale Rises, CBS Comedies Hit Lows

    The Fox drama rises to a two-month best while 'Mike & Molly' slips to its softest same-day score.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • France’s Celine Sciamma Set For Next

    Screenwriter-director Celine Sciamma (“Tomboy,” “Girlhood”), a leading figure of a vibrant distaff director generation in France, will present a workshop dedicated to multi-platforming and virtual reality at Next, the Cannes Film Market’s new digital revolution film forum. Running May 13-22, Next’s…

    Variety
  • TV Ratings: Letterman Climbs 75 Percent as Send-Off Approaches

    With a visit from President Obama, 'The Late Show' easily topped Jimmy Fallon among households — though NBC maintained an edge with younger viewers.

    The Hollywood Reporter