| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Prosecutors in the trial of two Fullerton police officers accused of beating a mentally ill homeless man to death called on a cardiologist Monday who said Kelly Thomas didn’t die of heart failure, refuting the claims of defense lawyers.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:21 PM
An especially sordid piece of secret American history, involving horrendous government experiments, deepens the chills in the concise, atmospheric horror outing "Banshee Chapter." Though that's not enough to make it much more than a well-told genre...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The Justice Department said it has arrested the mystery man who ran a hidden website called Silk Road that served as an Amazon-like marketplace for illegal drugs and guns, which were purchased with Bitcoin virtual currency.
Authorities said the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Halloween came early to the “Dancing With the Stars” ballroom as Week 7 offered a night of crazy costumes, tons of makeup, a bunch of sweet, high-stepping treats and one cruel elimination of a trick.
The trick, of course, was the surprise...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:10 PM
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Nightlife iconoclast Simon Hammerstein has come to Los Angeles to act as the first artistic director of a new club in West Hollywood called DBA.
The club is located in the former...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Those looking for one version of Lou Reed's life need look no further than to the late critic Lester Bangs, who presented a particularly harsh, if affectionate, take on the artist's story in a single sentence.
"Lou Reed is the guy that gave dignity...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
It was a noble experiment. The YouTube Music Awards commissioned director Spike Jonze -- the vision behind "Being John Malkovich," the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" video and Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" clip -- to produce its inaugural ceremony, which...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Not a guy to mince words, two-fisted writer-director Samuel Fuller began (and ended) his tabloid classic "Shock Corridor" with a spurious quote from Euripides: "Whom God wishes to destroy he first makes mad." But he might just have well taken his epigraph...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Psssst! Joseph Gordon-Levitt has a secret girlfriend.
But he's not saying who.
Gordon-Levitt, 32, who plays a porn-addicted young man in "Don Jon," which he also directed and wrote, spoke about his lady love on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show" but...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:49 PM
More than 100 people were arrested over the weekend at a Bay Area rave, mostly on drug- and alcohol-related offenses.
Roughly 40,000 attended the Beyond Wonderland concert at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View over the weekend, but as of...