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May 22, 2013

Comic Book Movies You Can Watch Online

Comic book movies are all the rage these days, and every year we see more of them hitting theaters than before. Whether you're into quirky indie comics (Ghost World, American Splendor), superhero action titles (The Dark Knight, The Avengers), graphic novels (300, Persepolis), or even manga (Oldboy), there's probably a big screen adaptation on this list for you. Click through to find out what's available to watch online right now.More…

July 12, 2010

American Splendor Author Harvey Pekar Dead at 70

Comic-book writer Harvey Pekar (PEE'-kahr), whose "American Splendor" was made into a 2003 film starring Paul Giamatti, has been found dead in his Ohio home.More…

December 4, 2009

Sundance 2010: RT's 10 Most Anticipated Movies

Five or six years ago, the Sundance Film Festival was more famous for showing dozens of worthy, politically correct movies that instantly disappeared than the odd breakout hits that it spawned, which previously included the likes of The Blair Witch Project, Reservoir Dogs and El Mariachi. Recently, however, the festival has become an excellent launching ground for low-budget movies from across the world, with the 2009 event showcasing the likes of British indie hits Moon and In The Loop and starting the awards momentum for two very different rites of passage movies: An Education and Precious, both tipped for Academy Award/BAFTA success. This year, under the stewardship of new artistic director John Cooper, Sundance shows no sign of slowing down, as its 2010 choices seem to suggest. RT investigates Buried, starring Ryan Reynolds, The Extra Man, Christopher Morris's controversial Four Lions, Joseph Gordon-Levitt starrer Hesher, Howl, Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me, Jeffrey Blitz's Lucky, Vincenzo Natali's Splice, Sympathy for Delicious and Kristen Stewart's rumoured nude scene in Welcome to the Rileys.More…

March 16, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Vendetta" Hits, "Man" Misses

This week's wide releases highlight a rarely-tread path in modern cinema, as both pics feature two of America's sweethearts -- every geek's fave, Natalie Portman, and cute little Amanda Bynes -- enduring two very different boyish makeovers, with two very different results. Will "Vendetta" live up to the hype? Can a girly "Man" make teens swoon for Shakespeare? The scribes will tell us!More…