| Jul 22, 2010
| 12:18 PM
Screenwriter, film director and bestselling novelist Nicholas Meyer has listed his Pacific Palisades house at $7.3 million.
The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years.
Used for entertaining, family weddings...
| Aug 7, 2010
Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million.
The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
| Jan 4, 2011
| 3:44 PM
"Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show: Book One"
By Gordon McAlpin
Chase Sequence Co., 224 pages, $19.95
There are certain places that beg the question: What exactly goes on here?
I am talking about those places where one can't help but wonder what the break room...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:25 AM
Denzel Washington has worked several times with action-specialist director Tony Scott ("Crimson Tide," "Man on Fire"), and they reteam on this effective, fact-inspired thriller that puts fresh spins on a time-tested premise of a train that's out of...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Originally made for Cartoon Network, this live-action mystery-adventure - which offers its canine title character in computer-animated form - follows the gang to a resort where the nearby lake allegedly houses a Frog Monster.
Familiar television faces...
| Sep 10, 2010
When Sony Pictures' plan for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie starring Tobey Maguire fell apart in January, the studio had to come up with a new way to keep the superhero series alive after three movies released from 2002 to 2007 grossed $2.5 billion...
| Aug 26, 2010
Apparently, there's no such thing as a quiet little corner of the world when your name is James Cameron. "Welcome to the wind tunnel," the 56-year-old filmmaker said as a Santa Monica sea breeze gusted through the French doors of his beachside hotel...
| Sep 14, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Simi Valley for "Reagan Motorcycles." The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum's special exhibit, "Born to be Wild: Vintage and Celebrity Motorcycles," chronicles the history and tradition of motorcycle culture from...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 1:09 PM
As soon as sound was invented, silent films started to be remade, and the trend has continued until today. The results have always been mixed, but especially strong emotions also come into play when someone touches a beloved TV franchise.
| Feb 12, 2011
Actress Winona Ryder has sold her Sunset Strip-area home for $3,725,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1936, sits behind a thick hedge of ficus trees on a third of an acre. Bougainvillea and wisteria cover the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 11:34 AM
The odds are pretty good that you or someone you know has been visited by a vampire. Or maybe it was a shape-shifter or a werewolf.
They're hard to avoid, because they seem to be everywhere — on television, in movies and in best-selling books....
| Jun 25, 2011
Television and film music composer Fred Steiner, creator of the bold and gritty theme for the "Perry Mason" TV series and one of the composers of the Oscar-nominated score for "The Color Purple," has died. He was 88.
Steiner died of natural causes...