| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The day after our first date, I received a letter grade. "A+," she texted.
We had gone from the Internet to real life in two days, and one 10-hour first date had me hooked. I actually had been hooked hours before when nearing 2 a.m. she was in the midst...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:52 PM
A woman who is accused of killing her two children in a Santa Ana motel room this weekend told them they were going on a trip to Disneyland and the beaches, authorities said.
Marilyn Edge was charged Monday with two counts of murder by poison and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Muggles, rejoice: Warner Bros. is getting back into business with "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling.
More than two years after the last film in the eight-picture series about the iconic boy wizard hit theaters, Warner Bros. announced Thursday that it...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Escape From Tomorrow
Available on VOD beginning Oct. 11
A sensation when it debuted at Sundance this year, writer-director Randy Moore's film stars Roy Abramsohn as a stressed-out family man who endures a harrowing, surreal day at an amusement park,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Warner Bros. is hoping "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has another magic trick up her sleeve.
More than two years after the last film in the eight-picture franchise about the boy wizard hit theaters, the studio announced it would release a series...
| Sep 26, 2013
Re "Blue Line earns deadly reputation for suicides," Sept. 24
In the aftermath of the first oil crisis in the 1970s, I wrote to the now-defunct Southern California Rapid Transit District urging the development of a suspended monorail system. I never got...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK — The film-world provocateur John Sloss wants to catch your attention with the marketing images for his new release. He just might succeed: The movie's poster features Disney's cheery cursive script on a blazing yellow background under...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Join us at 11 a.m. PDT Thursday for a live chat about "Escape From Tomorrow," the independent movie filmed without Disney's authorization at the company's theme parks. Lead actor Roy Abramsohn will talk with Times film writer Mark Olsen about the movie,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:14 PM
With an eye toward consolidating its Los Angeles-area operations, Comcast Corp. has purchased 10 Universal City Plaza, the tallest office building in the San Fernando Valley, for its NBCUniversal division.
Comcast's NBCUniversal unit is the largest...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Disneyland fans who don't want to pay for an all-day ticket might want to consider Twilight Tickets from LaDiscountTickets.com. Enter at 4 p.m. or later, and tickets cost $69 for Disneyland or California Adventure and $99 for a park hopper to visit both...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said Comcast Corp. inherited a media company that was an industry laggard in key financial measures, particularly at the NBC broadcast network.
The NBC broadcast network earns $500 million to $1 billion less each...