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‘The Great Detective’: Interview With Author Zach Dundas

‘The Great Detective’: Interview With Author Zach Dundas

Explore the history and cultural influences of the Holmes and Watson in Zach Dundas’ new novel ‘The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes’. Read More

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Meet the Iron Man 3 Cast and Writers

Meet the Iron Man 3 Cast and Writers

The cast, writers and director of Iron Man 3 met with members of the press to discuss the film, their characters and the production. Assembled in a ballroom at the legendary Four Seasons Hotel, in two separate press conferences, Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, and Sir Ben Kingsley in the first, and Rebecca Hall, Guy Pearce, co-writer Drew Pearce (no relation), and co-writer/director Shane Black in the second, they engaged in banter among themselves and answered questions from the assembled journalists, discussing the process of making the film, its place in the Marvel universe, and the unfortunate similarity of certain plot points to recent real-world events. Read More

10 Things Parents Should Know About Iron Man 3

10 Things Parents Should Know About Iron Man 3

Marvel continues to build their shared universe, following up on The Avengers with the third entry in the Iron Man franchise, imaginatively titled Iron Man 3. The story grows out of the events of the big team-up movie, but is otherwise a self-contained adventure for Tony Stark and company, despite the rather obvious fact that SHIELD and the other Avengers would have certainly taken an interest in a nationwide wave of terrorist attacks rather than leaving poor Tony to deal with it alone, especially after he goes missing. That logical gap notwithstanding, the story that plays out is pretty solid, with nice character and action bits for the supporting cast, especially Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) and Jim “Rhodey” Rhodes (Don Cheadle). Read More