| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 12, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Police arrested three people Saturday morning for allegedly stealing an iPad 2 and other pricey items from a parked car.
Nicole Villegas, 26, Bryan Ochoa 18, and Pedro Orozco, 18, of Altadena were charged with burglary and taken to Glendale City Jail,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published Dec. 5, 2009.
Let me say something that may deeply offend many of you —something so insidious...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The event will be held in...
| 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....
| 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...