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  • Verdugo Views: There used to be bowling alleys to spare

    Verdugo Views: There used to be bowling alleys to spare
    Bowling alleys have been around in Glendale for many years. Some, such as Jewel City Bowl and the Montrose Bowl, are still here; others, such as the alley in Jensen’s Palace Grand Shops on Brand Boulevard and the Glen Bowl on Colorado Boulevard,...
  • DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out

    DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out
    After editing montage sequences at Warner Bros. during World War II, Don Siegel made his directing debut with two shorts, both of which won Oscars in the same year. Neat trick. After being promoted to making features, his output was of mixed quality until...
  • Film Review: Costner and Reitman keep 'Draft Day' from fumbling

    Film Review: Costner and Reitman keep 'Draft Day' from fumbling
    The people behind “Draft Day” like to say that it's not “about football”; it's about “characters” or “a man under pressure” or something like that. This is a blatant attempt to appeal to filmgoers who don'...
  • Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano title fight looks closer than ever

    Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano title fight looks closer than ever
    LOS ANGELES — When “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey began her mixed martial arts career, it came to be in part due to the inspiration of Gina “Conviction” Carano. “Thank God for Gina Carano,” Rousey told the Glendale News-...
  • The light still shines on Sun Ra

    His birth certificate said Birmingham, Ala., but the man who called himself Sun Ra declared that he was from the planet Saturn. Miles Davis set the late 1950s standard for jazz couture with his Italian tailored suits, but Ra wore Africanized capes, tunics...
  • DVD Review: Anchorman 2 features lots of bonus material

    DVD Review: Anchorman 2 features lots of bonus material
    This combo pack of two Blu-rays and one DVD may have the most extras of any new major studio release. (There might be some titles that had this much on their second or third home video release in a “Gold” or “Collector's” or...
  • Film Review: Lars von Trier divides things up in 'Nymphomaniac'

    Film Review: Lars von Trier divides things up in 'Nymphomaniac'
    Lars von Trier loves to shock, so we shouldn't really be surprised that his latest release is called "Nymphomaniac." To be more precise, because of its nearly four-hour running time, he's chopped it into two films marked "Volume I" and "Volume II."...
  • Movie icon, GHS alum John Wayne honored

    Movie icon, GHS alum John Wayne honored
    While family members of “The Duke” looked on, Glendale High School’s auditorium was officially renamed the John Wayne Performing Arts Center on Friday to honor the 1925 graduate of the school. As a student of Glendale High in the...
  • DVD Review: 'Persona' extras double the fun

    DVD Review: 'Persona' extras double the fun
    Ingmar Bergman's 1966 masterpiece is so brilliant it's dangerous. It's the only film that ever made me want to jump off a bridge (back when I saw it in college). Really. Watching it now on Criterion's new Blu-ray, I found it just as fascinating, but not...
  • Film Review: 'Divergent' sticks to a familiar story

    Film Review: 'Divergent' sticks to a familiar story
    You've got to hand it to Veronica Roth, the 25-year-old author of “Divergent” and its two sequels. Following the success of Suzanne Collins' “Hunger Games” books, Roth wrote a book that emulated (or lifted, if you want) as much...
  • DVD Review: 'The Hidden Fortress' released on Blu-ray

    DVD Review: 'The Hidden Fortress' released on Blu-ray
    This 1958 comic adventure film from Akira Kurosawa is widely credited as a big influence on “Star Wars:” A legendary general (Toshiro Mifune) has to escort a princess safely through enemy turf, accompanied by two constantly quarrelling...
  • Couple sentenced for embezzlement

    A couple who owned three Glendale-based post-production film companies was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison for embezzling their employees’ retirement funds and failing to pay income taxes. Ronald Burdett, 75, and Karen Burdett, 70, were...