| Jun 5, 2010
Glendale filmmaker Carly Lyn chose the unlikely pairing of genres — Western and science fiction — in her new film "A Foundling."
Lyn, 25, wrote and directed the film receiving its premiere at the Dances with Films festival next week in West...
| Jul 28, 2010
Burbank is set to undertake one of the most elaborate designs ever for the city's entry into the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade, officials said.
The float design, unveiled this week, will celebrate 100 years since the city's incorporation, and will...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 9:10 PM
The Walt Disney Co. rode World Cup soccer, "Toy Story 3" and careful cost controls to increased revenue and profitability in the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest earnings reports released Tuesday.
Revenues topped $10 billion for the...
| Aug 14, 2010
Glendale and Burbank are well represented this weekend as hundreds of wannabe Spielbergs gather in Hollywood for the 48 Hour Film Project, a yearlong contest that travels to more than 80 cities. The participants must make a six- to eight-minute movie,...
| Aug 25, 2010
Efforts to stop the years-long flight of film crews from California to faraway locations are gaining steam.
Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian has proposed new tax incentives to keep production crews filming in his city. The effort follows...
| Sep 4, 2010
Burbank produces magic for the entire world from its two major motion picture studios, Disney and Warner Bros., as well as through dozens of production facilities that remain, even in a recession, a major source of jobs for the area. So it seems only...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 6:46 PM
The Green Lantern is coming, but the news crews are leaving.
Warner Bros. Studios will bring workers with subsidiary DC Entertainment from New York to Burbank over the next 16 months. DC Entertainment is the movie and game arm of DC Comics, publisher...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 11:44 PM
If it worked for “Harry Potter” and “Twilight,” it was inevitable that Hollywood would stretch the final installment of author Suzanne Collin’s wildly successful dystopian “Hunger Games” trilogy into two films....
| Nov 23, 2014
| 12:55 AM
Nine years after “Sin City,” Robert Rodriguez and renowned graphic novel author Frank Miller have returned to the scene of the crime — well, the many scenes of the many crimes — with a sequel superior to the original. Much of the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:06 AM
On Thursday night, Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston will appear onstage at the Alex Theatre in Glendale to talk about the highs and lows of a life in Hollywood and around the world. She grew up the daughter of iconic film director John Huston and...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:01 AM
Backstage at the Alex Theatre, the joking between Steve Martin and Martin Short had already begun, with laughs over their matching suits and whatever else happened to be passing in front of them.
After three decades of friendship and collaboration, it...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:56 AM
Fate, in the persons of one recently departed Jewish grandmother and a loopy delivery man, brings two lonely people together on Christmas Eve in the West Coast premiere of “Handle With Care,” a romantic comedy by Jason Odell Williams at the...