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Documentary (genre)

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  • Female World War II pilot 'will be sorely missed'

    Female World War II pilot 'will be sorely missed'
    Violet "Vi" Cowden, a Huntington Beach resident who served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II and recently became the subject of an award-winning documentary, died Sunday at 94. Cowden died at 8:34 p.m. at Hoag Hospital in...
  • Zombies plan invasion of film festival

    Zombies plan invasion of film festival
    Just four days after tickets to the Newport Beach Film Festival went on sale, the oft slow-moving "walking undead" proved to be among the festival's fastest-moving ticket buyers. A horde of fans dressed as zombies are expected to descend on the...
  • Foreclosure auctions: Bogus-price issue appears to be limited to sales in Orange

    Foreclosure auctions: Bogus-price issue appears to be limited to sales in Orange
    Orange is the only Central Florida county handling foreclosure-auction paperwork in a way that can allow sale prices to be artificially inflated, resulting in higher profits for investors while misleading new buyers and lenders. Officials on Friday...
  • Hazards of fracking deserve closer look

    In an article about natural gas drilling ("Md. environment chief wants more U.S. oversight of fracking," April 13), The Sun's John Fritze reports that to "extract natural gas through fracking, companies use millions of gallons of liquids," but that...
  • Documentary focuses on 30-year history of Fishbone

    Editor's note: This corrects where "Everday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone" premiered. When Irvine filmmaker Lev Anderson set out to make a music documentary, he needed a band whose personality and story was as captivating as its music. He found...
  • 'Restrepo' filmmaker reported killed in Libya

    'Restrepo' filmmaker reported killed in Libya
    Oscar-nominated filmmaker and photographer Tim Hetherington and Pulitzer Prize nominated photojournalist Chris Hondros were killed in Libya. Two photographers working with them were injured. Hetherington and the others were in the city of Misrata while...
  • Libya blast kills photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

    Libya blast kills photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros
    Reporting from Misurata, Libya, and Los Angeles -- Barely two months ago, combat photographer Tim Hetherington sent out a tweet from the Academy Awards ceremony, where his Afghanistan war film "Restrepo" was up for the best documentary trophy. "At the...
  • Schaefer: A man of humanity and humor

    For almost 40 years I knew and, in the course of civic and business work, had lively discussions with William Donald Schaefer. He was a friend whose humanity and humor will be an enduring gift to Baltimore and Maryland citizens. Memories will continue...
  • 'Gnomeo & Juliet'

    'Gnomeo & Juliet'
    Yes, you-know-which Shakespeare classic gets a makeover with animated gnomes, but there's wit in the freely adapted script ... and lots of terrific music, since the soundtrack offers both new and classic selections by Elton John (also the executive...
  • 'I Am Number Four'

    'I Am Number Four'
    Take "Twilight," substitute a hunky young alien for a certain hunky young vampire, and you pretty much have director D.J. Caruso's ("Disturbia") sci-fi-flavored mix of action and romance. Alex Pettyfer ("Beastly") plays the earthbound extraterrestrial...
  • 'The Big Bang'

    'The Big Bang'
    Antonio Banderas goes the film-noir route in this melodrama, which puts his private eye character on the trail of a missing woman who allegedly possesses a fortune in diamonds. The sleuth questions everyone from a secretive actor ("Dawson's Creek" alum...