| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The ship so nice they sank it twice, the RMS Titanic has resurfaced from the icy depths of the Atlantic only to be subjected to a second dunking, this time with a 3-D up-charge, under the stewardship of Capt. James Cameron, master and commander.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:35 PM
What do the movie "Avatar" and John Bunyan's book "Pilgrim's Progress" have in common?
If you say both focus on man's journey to understand life and the world around him, you would be correct.
If you say that both are allegorical accounts — one...
| Mar 11, 2012
Jean Giraud, an enduring figure in European comics whose fantasy and sci-fi work — which he signed with his alias, Moebius — deeply influenced alien-world imagery throughout pop culture, has died. He was 73.
Giraud died Friday night or...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:24 AM
What do zombies and androids have in common? They're almost human, but not quite. That disconnect is creepy, in a way that scientists are searching to understand.
The uncanny valley is the idea that as a robot's appearance becomes more and more...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Invited to provide a table-setter for the L.A. Art Show, a sprawling and mind-bogglingly diverse annual marketplace and smorgasbord for the eyes, Marilyn Lowey delivered an installation that's cheekily site-specific. Titled "Translating Transitions #4,"...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China.
To secure permission to make his story about a...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:19 PM
"There's a storm coming, Mr. Wayne."
This quote from Christopher Nolan's"The Dark Knight Rises" pertained to more than the action unfolding in the Batman trilogy's final installment. An evening thunderstorm passed just in time for anxious movie-...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Hollywood films have for years been doing strong business in China. But rarely does an American film perform better in China that it does stateside.
That's been the case for "Life of Pi," filmmaker Ang Lee's adaptation of the bestselling 2001 novel about...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 12:49 PM
On the same day Walt Disney World formally unveiled most of the elements in its Fantasyland expansion, the head of the company's theme-park business reaffirmed Disney's faith in another project in Orlando — a land in Disney's Animal Kingdom based on...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- James Cameron can now be called one of the highest grossing filmmakers of all time.
Cameron's mega blockbuster, "Titanic" passed $2 billion in ticket sales during the second weekend of it's 3D rerelease, which was timed to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Wyatt Ferris used to be a quarterback in Pop Warner football.
With his height, he could certainly see over the defense, but there was something that he said held him back. He couldn't always remember the plays.
"I'd remember some, but I'd get them mixed...
| May 13, 2012
| 11:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- "The Avengers" knocked out its competition and joined an elite box office group -- the $1 billion club.
The superhero smorgasbord featuring Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk raked in a whopping $103.2 million in it's second week...