| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Among the more than 1,000 objects on display in "Stanley Kubrick" -- a massive exhibition devoted to the legendary filmmaker that opens Thursday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- the piece that perhaps best captures the director's singular...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:20 AM
These are picks from the best products of 2013, as well as some enduring choices that prove their value year after year.
GREAT GIFTS FOR UNDER $100
Monoprice HDMI cables: Don't waste your money on expensive HDMI cables sold in stores. These HDMI...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
"The Earth is beautiful. The Earth is beautiful. The Earth is beautiful." Navajo blessing song
MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah It was 7 a.m. when the tour van got stuck in the sand, and the temperature was 32 degrees, and it was still a little bit dark.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Recently, I spent an hour floating in a 4-by-8 isolation tank filled with tepid salt water in a basement in Manassas, Va.
No, this wasn't a "Silence of the Lambs" scenario. It was an exercise meant to bolster my sanity, not endanger it.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The Brass Band of Central Florida will open the season of free concerts at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Oviedo this Saturday, Sept. 14.
There will be two performances: one at 2 p.m. one at 7 p.m.
The concert hasn "out of this world" theme. Under...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Amid the red-carpeted premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, continuing through the weekend, dozens of smaller pictures fight for attention. See what we can do with a camera? We're worthy of attention too. But sometimes a small picture...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:35 PM
"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" was pink. But we'll get to that in a minute.
Music Box Theatre general manager Dave Jennings considers himself fortunate to have such a "smart, forgiving audience" for the current and very popular 70mm retrospective. The...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's how a lot of us got hooked on movies in the first place. When I was 8 or 9 I saw "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70 mm in Milwaukee with my mother. My memory's fuzzy on the particulars but I recall asking so many questions about the obelisk on the drive...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Local governments are so befuddled about how to archive public officials' cellphone text messages that we're left to guess what kind of conversations are taking place about the public's business.
Was Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:40 AM
2001: A Space Odyssey may be the most epic movie of all time, a dated but romantic vision of the future directed by the great Stanley Kubrick in 1968. Signs of extraterrestrial intelligence are discovered, and astronauts are sent on a secret mission to...