| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Guillermo Del Toro's “Pacific Rim” promises plenty of sci-fi spectacle pitting robots against monsters, but the visceral “Pan's Labyrinth” director, ......
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The defining moment in the history of the fictitious city called Gotham is when a trembling young boy in a ......
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In September 1982, Gilbert, Jaime and Mario Hernandez published their first Fantagraphics issue of “Love and Rockets” but it premiered ......
| May 24, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Kristen Stewart stars in On the Road, which premiered at Cannes. The Twilight star says Jack Kerouac changed her life....
| May 15, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Today S.E. Hinton's classic "The Outsiders" is published as an e-book for the first time....
| Aug 5, 2012
Sandi Tan's past is teeming with ghosts. The Pasadena-based filmmaker-turned-novelist isn't a "seer" herself — she's a self-described scaredy-cat and doesn't particularly enjoy supernatural books and movies — but her childhood in Singapore...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:08 AM
Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography.
One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Martyn Donaldson leans hard against the hulking 1948 Tucker 48 and rolls it out of his small restoration shop in Pacoima.
Although the color on its build sheet is listed as maroon, the midafternoon sun reveals a metallic luster in the showroom quality...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Osvaldo Golijov is one of the most in-demand composers working today, with commissions from major orchestras around the world. But the past few years have been difficult for the Argentine composer: He has missed deadlines for new pieces and was accused...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Even the most ardent traditionalists have to acknowledge that vast, sweeping changes are at work within the realm of film culture. The very practice of shooting on actual physical film, not to mention running that film through a projector for viewing, has...
| Dec 13, 2011
As founder, chairman and chief executive of National Research Group Inc. from 1978 to 2003, movie market researcher Joseph Farrell introduced the concept of market testing to Hollywood, originating now-standard industry practices such as audience tracking...