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  • Star Trek doc is a family enterprise

    Star Trek doc is a family enterprise
    Burbank-based Trekkers mostly missed out on a great afternoon event this past Sunday, as Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of “Star Trek” creator Gene, screened his documentary “Trek Nation” at the Burbank Film Festival...
  • Burb's Eye View: Pilot goes from the military to movies

    You could say a military life was in the Arrington family's blood, but though his father served on nuclear submarines, Randy Arrington found his calling far above sea level as an attack pilot. The same holds true for Hollywood: Arrington's father...
  • Letter should have contained a 'spoiler alert'

    Last weekend, a reader noted in amazingly fine detail (“Film's R-rating was well warranted,” Jan. 14) all the gory parts of the movie “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” that earned it an “R” rating. While I agree with her...
  • Burbank students drawn to Cartoon Network mentor program

    More than 150 seventh- and eighth-grade students at Jordan Middle School were given a new task this week: to write and draw a three-minute animated cartoon. A panel of teachers and parents will select the best entry this spring and Cartoon Network will...
  • L.A. Planning Commission gives OK to NBCUniversal expansion

    L.A. Planning Commission gives OK to NBCUniversal expansion
    The Los Angeles City Planning Commission recommended Thursday that NBCUniversal be allowed to move to the next stage of approval for a long-planned expansion at its San Fernando Valley site, after the company agreed to fund a bikeway and make other...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: A fanboy's homage gets the phone ringing

    It’s a scene that I’ve watched a dozen or so times, even relived at Disneyland: Indiana Jones and his partner snake through a jungle temple to find a lost golden idol, then are chased out again by booby traps and a giant boulder. The iconic...
  • Tim Burton reanimates his past in 'Frankenweenie'

    Tim Burton reanimates his past in 'Frankenweenie'
    When Tim Burton was an eager young animator and filmmaker working at Disney Studios in the early 1980s, he made an inventive live-action short film inspired by his childhood in Burbank and the love of a family dog. That 1984 short, “Frankenweenie,&...
  • Realty office coordinates Thank a Soldier day

    Realty office coordinates Thank a Soldier day
    Employees of Keller Williams Realty offices in Burbank, Glendale and La CaƱada Flintridge are enlisting in an effort to send donations to military personnel serving our country abroad. The public is asked to bring donations such as personal-care items...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Woodbury University inaugurates new president, SFV filmmaker gains national attention

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Woodbury University inaugurates new president, SFV filmmaker gains national attention
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, October 22. Woodbury University in Burbank is now under new leadership. Luis Calingo was officially installed as president of the university during an inauguration ceremony Saturday. Calingo replaces Kenneth...
  • Burb's Eye View: Making their own arts community

    It’s like the beginning of every joke you ever heard: A woodworker, two filmmakers and some painters are at a coffee shop. The filmmakers say, “Hey, there are enough of us here that we could really do something great if we combine our talents....
  • Disney announces plans to acquire Lucasfilm, release 'Star Wars Episode 7' in 2015

    Disney announces plans to acquire Lucasfilm, release 'Star Wars Episode 7' in 2015
    The Walt Disney Co. will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4.05 billion, according to an announcement released Tuesday. The deal will make George Lucas -- who became a movie-making icon with his “Indiana Jones”...