| Jan 31, 2012
| 6:42 PM
As a front-runner to win top honors in the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony, “The Artist” is a rarity. Not only is it in black and white, almost entirely silent and a French director's take on old Hollywood, it is the only movie among the nine...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:59 PM
John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
| 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...
| May 15, 2010
Instead of watching "Lord of the Rings," "Chicago" or "Gladiator," Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra will re-create the films' music with an 84-member orchestra.
The orchestra's spring concert "Lights! Camera! Music!" will be Sunday in Sexson...
| Jun 5, 2010
CITY HALL — The City Council on Tuesday is slated to consider raising rates for utilities, trash collection and sewer services as officials struggle with the increased cost of materials and doing business.
Ron Davis, general manager of Burbank...
| 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 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. posted a $15.4-million loss in the second quarter after the company saw lower-than-expected box-office results for its latest movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2."
The Glendale company reported a loss of of $15.4 million, or...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Of the three Korean directors to have achieved international fame in the past decade, two made their English language debuts last year — Kim Jee-woon with the utterly pedestrian Schwarzenegger vehicle "The Last Stand," and Park Chan-wook with the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Roman Polanski's adaptation of David Ives's play "Venus in Fur" — itself a sort of meta-adaptation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's 1870 short novella (whose title is usually translated as "Venus in Furs") — is, among other things, a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:47 PM
Gareth Evans — writer/director of the 2012 Indonesian action film “The Raid: Redemption,” a surprising art-house hit — reunites with star Iko Uwais for this sequel. The team gets points for not simply aping the first film: Evans...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Paula Devine was the undisputed star of the evening at her post-swearing-in celebration. With 200 of her closest friends, Glendale City Council's newest member opened her party, “Thank you for making your vote Devine.”
The Chevy Chase Country...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:40 PM
John Steinbeck called it "the mother road," the same stretch of highway the novelist sent his long-suffering Joad family hurtling west in "The Grapes of Wrath." Jack Kerouac knew the same strip of asphalt just as intimately, once writing that "the road is...