Here are our pop culture picks for Oct. 12-18, including the best deals we could find for each.
Neeson says it was "cathartic" working with son Micheál in new movie that tackles grief.
Micheál Richardson — son of Liam Neeson and the late Natasha Richardson — is reminiscing about his mother ahead of the release of his first leading film role, a movie that co-stars his dad and shares parallels to their life and loss.
Iconic “Batman” comic book writer and editor Denny O’Neil has passed away at 81. O’Neil died of natural causes on the night of June 11.“RIP Denny O’ Neil–one of visionary architects of DC Comics who helped revive Batman in the 1970’s and remains my favorite Green Lantern writer to date,” said Jim Lee, DC Comics Publisher and Chief Creative Officer in a statement on Twitter.RIP Denny O’ Neil—one of visionary architects of DC Comics who helped revive Batman in the 1970’s and remains my favorite Green Lantern writer to date. Through his editing and writing, Denny was one of the earliest writers whose work and focus on social issues pushed comics 1/ pic.twitter.com/5zqmD4Wz7T— Jim Lee (@JimLee) June 12, 2020O’Neil is best known for his work on Batman, as well as editing DC’s Batman titles from 1986-2000. Along with legendary comic book artist Neal Adams and editor Julius Schwartz, O’Neil revitalized Batman in the early ’70s after the campiness of the Batman 1960s TV series by taking the character back to his darker roots and to the formula originated by Bill Finger and Bob Kane. O’Neil also helped revitalized the Joker and Two Face as DC villains, and oversaw the Death of Jason Todd, the second Robin.Also Read: 'Batman,' 'Wonder Woman,' 'Justice League' to Leave HBO Max in JulyDuring his ’70s run, O’Neil created/co-created Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul, Leslie Tompkins and Richard Dragon. Liam Neeson played Ra’s al ghul in Cristopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins.” Marion Cotillard portrayed Talia al Ghul in “The Dark Knight Rises.”It was O’Neil’s vision and the groundwork he laid during his ’70s run on “Batman” that director Tim Burton leaned for the 1989 “Batman” film. O’Neil ended up writing the movie’s comic book adaptation, which was recently reissued in a Deluxe Edition Hardcover.O’Neil along with Adams revitalized the Green Lantern and Green Arrow characters by teaming them up in the comics. O’Neil had a stint at Marvel in the ’80s where he worked on comics like “Daredevil,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” and created the Obadiah Stane villain in “Iron Man” which Jeff Bridges play in 2008’s “Iron Man.”O’Neil eventually branched out into writing television and his credits include “Batman: The Animated Series” which adapted “The Demon’s Quest” comic written originally by O’Neil into a two part episode which he also scripted. His other television credits include”Logan’s Run,” “Superboy,” and “G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.”Read original story Iconic ‘Batman’ Writer Denny O’Neil Dies at 81 At TheWrap
Liam Neeson, Samuel Jackson and other "Star Wars" stars examine the misguided backlash two decades later.
Fans previously called for Liam Neeson to be 'digitally erased' from the film following his remarks during the promotional tour for 'Cold Pursuit'.
Weeks after generating controversy for discussing a past event in which he wanted to bait a black man into fighting him to avenge a recently raped friend, Liam Neeson has released an apology for the remarks. “Over the last several weeks, I have reflected on and spoken to a variety of people who were hurt […]
Rodriguez is defending her "Widows" co-star, vociferously denying that he is racist — and advancing an unusual reason.
Liam Neeson stepped out on Tuesday night in New York City to attend the premiere of his Lionsgate thriller “Cold Pursuit." However, the red carpet for the screening was canceled just hours before arrivals were to begin in the wake of the Neeson's racially charged comments he recently made during an interview with the Independent. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The red carpet for the premiere of Liam Neeson's latest film was canceled Tuesday, a day after a British newspaper published an interview in which the actor discussed wanting to kill a random black person nearly 40 years ago when a close friend told him she had been raped by a black man.
Fans are both angered and confused by comments Liam Neeson has made about race in a new interview.
The couple's son decided to honor his late mother, who died in 2009 after a skiing accident, by changing his last name.
When most husbands pass away, they leave behind personal keepsakes or money. But in "Widows," Viola Davis is left plans for her late criminal husband’s next job.
Tessa Thompson also stars in the Sony Pictures project, which will explore new agents in the secretive alien-monitoring organization.
Reunited with his cast during a 25th anniversary celebration at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival,Spielberg also spoke about how frustrating it was having to break from capturing the trauma of “Schindler’s List” to approving lighthearted "Jurassic Park" cuts.
New action flick offers a very different transit experience from the one I enjoy every weekday via the MTA.
In honor of an Irish episode of "SNL" coming up this Saturday, watch an old chestnut: a hilarious throwback skit featuring Liam Neeson, Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler, "The Irish Home Makeover."
On this week’s episode of "The Orville", the crew discovered a mysterious drifting vessel with an even bigger discovery within it.
Audiences won't be able to see Liam Neeson's very particular set of skills on the big screen for much longer: The actor says he's retiring from action movies.