| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Spanish dictator Francisco Franco died in 1975, thus opening up Spanish cinema to a new generation of filmmakers. Particularly notable is Pedro Almodovar, whose outrageous style and subject matter could never have flourished under Fascist censorship....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:58 PM
DreamWorks Animation has decided not to distribute its own films after its longtime deal with Paramount Pictures expires this fall, and it may strike a new pact with Sony Pictures, according to people close to the negotiations not authorized to speak...
| 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...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:25 PM
With just three weeks to go until a self-imposed Labor Day deadline, DreamWorks Animation is coming down to the wire in talks for a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox or Sony Pictures.
Those two studios are now the top candidates to replace...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Shrek and Po have found a new home.
DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale studio behind such hit animated franchises as "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar," has signed a five-year deal with 20th Century Fox, which will distribute its movies...