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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Movie company accused of fraud

    Employees of a Burbank movie company face charges of conspiracy and fraud after allegedly bilking investors of $9 million to make independent films. An indictment from a federal grand jury this week focused on Q Media Assets LLC, located at 2301 W. Olive...
  • On Location: Oscar contender 'The Artist' gives shout-out to L.A.

    On Location: Oscar contender 'The Artist' gives shout-out to L.A.
    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...
  • John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive

    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...
  • Barbara Boxer endorses Howard Berman, knocks Brad Sherman mailer

    Barbara Boxer endorses Howard Berman, knocks Brad Sherman mailer
    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) has decided to endorse Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) in his bruising intraparty fight with Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat. In a letterĀ ...
  • Burb's Eye View: He's the owner of a Purple Heart

    Timothy “TJ” Adams rolls his eyes once again. This is the third time his mother has asked to show me the video of him in the hospital bed as he receives his Purple Heart. For Jill Adams, it is a better memory than the morning she was told...
  • Community: Arts foundation gears up for fundraiser

    The Burbank Arts for All Foundation kicks off its inaugural gala, titled “Party on the Plaza,” by honoring a local company and two individuals — Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., Burbank teacher Beth Morrison and Burbank PTA Council...
  • Elizabeth Taylor remembered by celebrity friends at private service in Burbank

    Elizabeth Taylor remembered by celebrity friends at private service in Burbank
    Some 400 people, including many famous friends, gathered in a theater at the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank to remember the illustrious life and career of Elizabeth Taylor. Actors Colin Farrell and Michael Caine and singer Elton John joined family...
  • Local actress appears in two festival films

    Teen actress Kari Irwin appears in two films that were accepted by the Burbank International Film Festival. Irwin plays Daisy Zombie in the dark horror film, “Hinnon Valley,” which was directed by Rick Greenwood, an up-and-coming Hollywood...
  • Burton fans pay 'Nightmare' tribute

    Burton fans pay 'Nightmare' tribute
    A 6-foot-tall Jack Skellington from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” still needed its appendages. It sat in the Kaufmanns’ living room, along with a 7 1/2-foot tall Oogie Boogie, two singing skeletons and three singing pumpkins. Bill...
  • In China, Warner Bros. feels the sting of dueling film releases

    In China, Warner Bros. feels the sting of dueling film releases
    China is rolling up the red carpet for Hollywood. Just six months after Chinese and American leaders reached a new agreement allowing more foreign movies into the world's most populous nation, officials there are trying to torpedo the box office...