Comic-Con Kicks Off with Fans, Flicks, Costumes

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Calling all superheroes, zombies, space aliens, comic-book lovers and kids of all ages: Comic-Con is here. The pop-culture convention, which annually draws thousands of costumed fans to San Diego, begins Thursday, but the die-hards (and those with weekend-long passes) will get a peek at the colorful convention […]

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On Demand Now: ‘Grown-Ups,’ ‘Scott Pilgrim,’ ‘Charlie St. Cloud’

Xfinity On Demand today premieres a big batch of new films to check out. There’s the big-time all-star comedy Grown-Ups, the amazingly innovative cult favorite romantic action comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Zac Efron’s moody drama Charlie St. Cloud, the family film Ramona and Beezus and the indie dramedy about a man who loses […]

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On Demand Today: ‘Killers,’ ‘MacGruber,’ ‘Loss of a Teardrop Diamond’

Comcast On Demand today premieres a handful of new movies that should pique your interest in some way, shape or form. You’ve got the action rom-com Killers, starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher, right alongside the goofball comedy MacGruber, the last hurrah for Will Forte before leaving ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Then there’s an period drama […]

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Opening Wide: ‘The Losers,’ ‘The Back-Up Plan’

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide this weekend – two movies that couldn’t be more different. We’ve got the first in a trio of films coming out this year focusing around a team of rough-and-tumble pseudo-military badasses out to right wrongs with The Losers, and then there’s Jennifer Lopez quietly hoping we’ll let her be […]

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