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  • DVD Review: Cynicism hasn't deadened 'The Innocents'

    If Amazon comments are any indication, few films demonstrate the change in audience expectations over the last 50 years better than “The Innocents,” director Jack Clayton's classic 1961 adaptation of Henry James' “The Turn of the Screw.&...
  • Film Review: The turns are better left unsaid in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

    Film Review: The turns are better left unsaid in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'
    In reference to “Gone Girl” director David Fincher, Gillian Flynn — the novel’s author (and now the film’s screenwriter) — has asserted that “...even as I was writing the novel, there were certain scenes I...
  • IAMX turns a Corner at Complex

     IAMX turns a Corner at Complex
    "It's going to be a different show each night," says IAMX (pronounced "I Am X") frontman Chris Corner, speaking about the four Sunday evening performances at Complex in Glendale that are scheduled to begin Oct. 5. These will be IAMX's first local shows...
  • Film Review: Screen version of Highsmith novel proves fascinating

    Film Review: Screen version of Highsmith novel proves fascinating
    It’s no fun being the protagonist in a Patricia Highsmith novel. The late author’s work is drenched in cosmic irony: you may think you’re basically good, but you’re conning yourself, and God (or your superior force of choice) is...
  • DVD Review: An accomplished disaster flick

    DVD Review: An accomplished disaster flick
    The seventies might be called the Golden Age of Disaster Movies: the floodgates (as it were) opened with the original "Airport" (1970), and out gushed a deluge of multistar, big-budget entries like "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972) and "Black Sunday" (1977)...
  • Author remembers Hollywood legends

    Author remembers Hollywood legends
    For devotees of Hollywood’s golden age, veteran film and television writer Ken LaZebnik has compiled a book of 14 essays on its greatest legends and its forgotten luminaries, and brings it to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse Sunday. “...
  • Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' a slow, empty quest

    Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' a slow, empty quest
    In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist with a touch of Walter Mitty in him. He daydreams about being a WWI pilot, but other than the need for this little indulgence in childhood fancy, he seems to have an ideal...
  • The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth

    The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth
    Oh my gosh, I'm absolutely melting in this extreme hot weather. But what has been worse is the stickiness that has accompanied the heat. I must admit that I am a wimp. When the weather forecasters said that we could be experiencing triple-digit heat...
  • Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

    Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program
    David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home. In short, Dowell loves living and working in California, he said. But if he has...
  • DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

    DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves
    This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom "Anything But Love," in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for three...
  • Community: Home tour set to revive a sense of history

    Community: Home tour set to revive a sense of history
    Ignite your weekend with a little romance via the Glendale Historical Society's Romantic Revivals Home Tour on Sept. 28, featuring six period Revival homes built from the 1920s to 1940s in the Jewel City. “We wanted to show the different Revival...
  • The Valley Line: Concert series' closing show draws sold-out crowd

    The Valley Line: Concert series' closing show draws sold-out crowd
    I had a great, albeit too short getaway recently. My love for art took me to San Diego's Balboa Park and the San Diego Art Museum to see a fabulous exhibit of Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida called, "Sorolla and America." An extra dollop of...