| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Memoir writing: How do you turn a life story into something more than a slog through boring facts? Perhaps Carol LaChapelle has an answer. 11 a.m., University Center/Multimedia Room
— Judy Hevrdejs, reporter
Tavern recipes: Susan and Drew...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 3:56 PM
A GPS application on a stolen iPhone quickly led police to two men now charged with stealing the phone and a wallet in a strong-arm robbery in the Logan Square neighborhood, authorities said today.
About 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the 2700 block of West Logan...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Name of press: Silverthought Press, Philadelphia, NY-- just outside of Syracuse-- and Chicago. And Seattle.
In what year was your press founded? 2001
How many people are on your staff? Silverthought's founder, Paul Hughes, handles acquisitions,...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 12:44 PM
"Machete don't text." Many film critics cited that line, delivered here by veteran character actor Danny Trejo as the title tough guy, as one of the most memorable of 2010.
Director Robert Rodriguez elevates Trejo to top billing in this graphically over-...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Sean "P. Diddy" Combs has been a major player in the music industry for years, and now the record label mogul is making moves in the world of TV.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Combs will launch a network called Revolt with Comcast and a veteran of...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:48 PM
A funny thing happened on the way to my weekly column.
I was sitting at Whole Foods enjoying my new morning ritual of tea, gathering my thoughts and jotting down some notes to tell you all about my first eight days as a hardcore vegan. My personal...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Presented in theaters in "4D" - which involved scratch-'n'-sniff cards coordinated to certain moments in the film - the latest adventure in director Robert Rodriguez's family-friendly franchise casts Jessica Alba as a former spy who brings her new...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:31 PM
A La Crescenta woman is on a mission to solve a mystery involving a man with three last names for each of the three countries he lived in. The inventor, artist, filmmaker, medical student and businessman was born in Russia in 1895, and he would eventually...
| Apr 20, 2007
PARIS — A road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition....
| Mar 12, 2009
Soon after its 1987 founding, South by Southwest emerged as one of the nation's top showcases for off-the-beaten-track music. Now the festival has turned into a very different kind of launchpad -- for the often raunchy youth-appeal comedies that have...
| Oct 22, 2009
Where you've seen her
With 19 years in the business, Marley Shelton has played a wide range of roles, especially lately: "In the last couple of years, I was a lesbian anesthesiologist who is attacked by zombies [in both 'Grindhouse' movies], a basketball...
| Jan 16, 2008
| 5:50 PM
1. Before being called the Sundance Festival, Utah's annual film festival was called the Utah/US Film Festival--and was held in Salt Lake City.
2. Robert Redford is not the founder! The Utah/US Film Festival was founded in 1978 by Sterling van Wegener--a...