| May 28, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Many years ago I put "Mr. Sardonicus" on my list of guilty pleasures. It's no longer on that list, not because it's gone down in my evaluation, but only because I no longer feel guilty. This 1961 bit of horror melodrama (based on Ray Russell's short...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:13 PM
David Lean's 1962 “Lawrence of Arabia” is one of the most universally praised films ever made, and deservedly so. Nominated for 10 Oscars, winner of seven (including Best Picture), it has only grown better with time. The few aspects that might...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:41 PM
A Glendale man and 17-year-old boy were arrested early Wednesday after a homeowner claimed they threatened him after being confronted while trying to break into his home, police said.
Manuel Gomez, 23, and the teen — whose name wasn't released...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:10 AM
For whatever reason, Martin McDonagh's “Seven Psychopaths” — one of the best films of last year — didn't find its audience. The poster was both blah and misleading, and it probably didn't help that this gun-rich, blood-soaked...
| Nov 22, 2010
BURBANK — Armed with a folder packed with sketches, 20-year-old Matthew Lewis was eager Saturday to get honest critiques of his drawings from industry experts at this year's animation expo.
For Lewis, his folder of cartoon sketches represents...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:37 PM
If it seems like only a few years since we thrilled to director Sam Raimi's “Spider-Man” trilogy, well ... that's because it was. Raimi's films were released in 2002, 2004, and 2007. After a mere five years, Sony is starting all over again....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:10 PM
It's been more than 55 years since Godzilla stomped and bellowed his way into American consciousness and iconhood in the form of “Godzilla, King of Monsters,” Terry O. Morse's English-language re-editing of Inoshiro Honda's 1954 “Gojiro....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Something about the combination of warm weather and jazz feels so right. It sounds pretty good, too. These area establishments feature hot jazz, cool drinks and comfortable outdoor spaces to enjoy both.
Left Coast Wine Bar
This Glendale bar features...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Edgar Bronfman Jr., Warner Music Group's former chief executive and outgoing chairman, said his company would oppose the sale of EMI Group to Warner's two biggest rivals, saying the deals would reduce competition.
Bronfman himself had vied to buy EMI's...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The Forest Lawn Museum retrospective exhibition of Syd Mead’s half-century career as designer, illustrator and artist is composed of more than just renderings of his curious futuristic inventions. Mead shapes a utopian future made believable. His...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world, so it's not surprising that they have an indigenous film industry and, in fact, have had one since 1926. But you wouldn't know it around here.
As far as I can determine, no Indonesian production...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:22 PM
As the demand for mobile gaming increases, music composers have found themselves questioning how their roles will change with technology.
Will computers one day replace the need for a human’s touch to add thrill or emotion to a character’s...