Some long-awaited glimpses of blockbusters for 2011, including Thor, Transformers Dark of the Moon, and Real Steel, debuted this week.
Batman's 'Dark Knight Rises' is still awaiting a Bat foe. Guillermo del Toro's adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's, 'At the Mountain of Madness' is in slow gear. But many sequels are in the works, including Benji, Madagascar, and How to Train Your Dragon.
Now that we're fully into the holiday shopping season, Monitor staff writers have compiled a list of items you might consider as Christmas or Hanukkah gifts. We begin with some family-friendly DVDs. Each item has a link to amazon.com, where you can purchase the item and help support the Christian Science Monitor at the same time.
With digital 3-D, filmmakers aim to add emotional, not just visual, depth.
'Avatar' may have paved the way for the next round of 3D movies, but few 3D films are finding success. Clumsy glasses, high prices, and soaring expectations are to blame, say industry experts.
Stieg Larsson's heroine is an utterly original literary character.
A Kansas man says he's the 'mystery plumber' who influenced the BP containment cap design that stopped the Gulf oil spill leak. BP says Joe Caldart's sketch may have been one of many it's used.
King Kong has been resurrected at Universal Studios. 'King Kong 360 3-D,' an immersive addition to the studio tour, will launch on July 1.