| Jun 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
My two sons are counting the minutes until July 20, when they will storm a movie theater to see The Dark Knight Rises.
I have absolutely no interest in Christian Bale. To me, the real Batman is Adam West.
My kids have a much different view of...
| Sep 13, 2012
It's the details that stand out whenever a classic film is converted to 3-D.
With "Finding Nemo 3D," the shimmering sea surface, scratches on the lens of a diver's goggles and smudge marks Nemo the clown fish makes when he mashes his face up against...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Resident Evil: Retribution
Poor Milla Jovovich, still fighting zombies. The wildly successful film franchise adaptation returns in its highly anticipated fifth installment, “Resident Evil: Retribution”, written and...
| Sep 18, 2012
John Ingle, 84, an actor who played scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine on the daytime drama "General Hospital," died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles, ABC said.
Ingle took over the role as the ruthless businessman Quartermaine from actor David Lewis...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Some people despise Los Angeles. Others have a love-hate relationship. And then there's Justin Chart, 53, who loves his native city with all his aching heart.
Nearly a year ago, Chart took his daughter to the Griffith Observatory, and they enjoyed a...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — The Calexico City Council, acting on a report presented by Fire Chief Albert Brooks, this week moved to deny a motel owner a business license until an overcrowded parking situation on the owner’s property is alleviated....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:37 AM
They had supporting roles in "Knocked Up," but Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann get center stage as they reprise the characters in writer-director Judd Apatow's amusing comedy about reaching midllfe.
The couple aren't entirely happy about the situation,...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
| Dec 9, 2012
Pop star and singing competition judge Britney Spears has bought the Thousand Oaks home of former professional hockey player Russ Courtnall and his wife, actress Paris Vaughan.
The property came on the market in August at $8.5 million and was withdrawn...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Nov 11, 2012
About 20 years ago, my life was perfect. I lived in Grand Rapids, Mich., a solid Midwestern city saved from permanent dreariness by dynamic spurts of urban development. I had just built and moved into a new house. My son was a high school senior headed to...
| Oct 1, 2012
Well, that should bring the Oscars some younger eyes.
“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 2013 Oscars on Feb. 24, thewrap.com reported Monday. MacFarlane also wrote, directed and voiced the title character of one of the year&...