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  • 'Dark Knight Rises' officially debuts with $249 million worldwide

    'Dark Knight Rises' officially debuts with $249 million worldwide
    Warner Bros.confirmed Monday that “The Dark Knight Rises” grossed $160.9 million in the United States and Canada from Friday through Sunday and an additional $88 million overseas in the first 17 countries where it debuted. For the first...
  • Disney: Help wanted for high-risk, low-reward job as chairman

    Disney: Help wanted for high-risk, low-reward job as chairman
    Wanted: Experienced executive who can turn around an unstable film studio and manage the egos of some of Hollywood's biggest power players including Pixar animation guru John Lasseter, DreamWorks partners Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider, mega-...
  • William Friedkin: Technology is creating more opportunities than ever

    William Friedkin: Technology is creating more opportunities than ever
    William Friedkin has been directing films for roughly 45 years. You wouldn't know it to look at him. You'd likelier guess that he was born around the time his first feature — the 1967 Sonny and Cher vehicle “Good Times” — was made....
  • At Universal Studios, students get a crash course in filmmaking

    At Universal Studios, students get a crash course in filmmaking
    A 12-year-old girl crouches into a corner in an alley, talking on a cellphone. The tone of her voice, her body language and her facial expressions convey distress. Nearby, another girl holds a boom microphone over her as other 10- to 13-year-olds look...
  • DVD review: 'Quadrophenia' gets remixed

    DVD review: 'Quadrophenia' gets remixed
    The Who released their “Quadrophenia” double album in 1973; six years later, they collaborated with director Franc Roddam (“The Bride,” “The Lords of Discipline”) on a film version — now newly restored and being...
  • Warner Bros. moves 'Great Gatsby' from 2012 to summer 2013

    Warner Bros. moves 'Great Gatsby' from 2012 to summer 2013
    Long buzzed about as an Academy Award contender, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" won't be competing for any Oscars this season, as  Warner Bros. is moving the F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation's release date from Christmas 2012 to summer 2013. It's the...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Nonprofit maintains public green space, NoHo documentary film festival

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Nonprofit maintains public green space, NoHo documentary film festival
    Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, August 11. If you've jogged next to the Los Angeles river between Sherman Oaks and Studio City, you may have noticed a green walkway. The interesting part is that a nonprofit organization, Village Gardeners,...
  • On the Town: Meeting an entertainment legend

    On the Town: Meeting an entertainment legend
    As a part of the Burbank Public Library's continuing “Meet the Author” program, the library this past week gave Burbankers the opportunity to spend an evening with legendary nightclub owner and filmmaker Fred Weintraub. Staged by Library...
  • Warner Bros. stumbles, hopes to do better at box office

    Warner Bros. stumbles, hopes to do better at box office
    It has been a rough start to 2013 for a movie studio unaccustomed to taking one on the chin. And in this case, there has been more than one haymaker. Warner Bros. has released five films in a row that have underperformed at the box office, including...
  • Film review: Biopic has more than one hitch

    Film review: Biopic has more than one hitch
    Alfred Hitchcock's reputation as a filmmaker was already on the rise when he died 32 years ago. Since then it has consistently (and rightly) grown ever greater. At the same time, his reputation as a person has taken a lot of blows ... whether rightly or...
  • Motion Picture & Television Fund workers protest stalled talks

    Motion Picture & Television Fund workers protest stalled talks
    Dozens of healthcare workers from the Motion Picture & Television Fund rallied outside the charity's Wasserman campus in Woodland Hills and other locations around Los Angeles on Thursday to protest stalled contract talks with their employer. The...
  • More apartments rise in NoHo Arts District

    More apartments rise in NoHo Arts District
    Apartment complexes planned before the demise of the redevelopment agencies in California continue to rise in North Hollywood. The projects in the NoHo Arts District near the northern terminus of the Red Line subway include the recently completed NoHo...