| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Los Angeles River Revitalization Corp., a nonprofit org aimed at creating recreational areas along the 51-mile waterway from Canoga Park to Long Beach, kicks off its second annual Bike-In Movie program April 26 with free activities leading up to an...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Jackie Chan is not dead and is not retiring, contrary to some Internet reports. In fact, Chan will be talking about his latest action film, "Chinese Zodiac," in a live chat at 5 p.m. PDT on Tuesday with Times staff writer Scott Sandell. Chan will be...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Admit it. At some point in your life, you've done an impression of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa wailing, "Adria-a-a-a-a-a-an!"
And now, thanks to Irvine resident Kevin Derek, you'll get to meet the man who directed that iconic moment. While...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In April, when DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg rebutted accusations of political motivations behind the company's decision to co-produce with the China Film Group an animated feature, "Tibet Code," he was telling the truth. But...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Sesame Street" scored a viral-vid hit this week with its cheeky take on "Homeland," which is just the latest in a string of pop culture parodies that the venerable kidvid franchise has produced in recent years.
In addition to "Homelamb," which drew...
| Oct 22, 2013
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I rarely watch a movie or dine at a restaurant twice. There are too many new movies to see and so many new restaurants waiting to be discovered. But there...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
As the title of his enchanting autobiography, "When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead," suggests, producer-manager-entrepreneur Jerry Weintraub has a lot to say about a lot of things.
Most of his observations are worth a listen, if only for the pure...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The park is named after the late actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who played the comic sidekick Pancho in the 1950s Western TV series "The Cisco Kid."
Located along Pacific Coast Highway near the Los Angeles-Ventura County line, it has doubled...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:44 PM
David Schwimmer apparently has more dance moves than just the ones he demonstrated by the water fountain in the famous intro for NBC's "Friends."
The 46-year-old actor and director told Interview magazine last year that he was a "pretty good dancer"...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:36 PM
News that Jaden Smith wanted to be emancipated from his parents for his 15th birthday so he could get his own place to live swept the Internet earlier this week. The only problem was, it wasn't true.
"I'm not going anywhere," Jaden told Ellen...
| Aug 9, 2013
When he first hit movie theaters as the young Daniel Larusso in "The Karate Kid", Ralph Macchio never imagined how much of an impact the role would have on his life. Now, almost 30 years later, the seemingly ageless actor is still being reminded of how he...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Director Harald Zwart was in a forest outside of Toronto on Friday, looking for a possible home for fairies to live. After finding a proper wooded locale, he would have to quickly shower and change into a suit and tie for the Canadian premiere his new...