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  • Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing

    Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing
    All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9 Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Ewan McGregor: roles with controversy

    The Sunday Conversation: Ewan McGregor: roles with controversy
    Ewan McGregor's next films are surrounded by controversy. There's Roman Polanski's unfinished film "The Ghost," a thinly veiled indictment of Tony Blair. The satirical "The Men Who Stare at Goats," also featuring George Clooney and Jeff Bridges, alleges...
  • 'Dreamers in Dream City' at Autry National Center

    'Dreamers in Dream City' at Autry National Center
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Donald Douglas, Eli Broad, Amelia Earhart, George Ellery Hale and countless other like-minded souls shared a common thread: They ventured west to pursue their dreams of fame, fortune, a better life or creative freedom and left a...
  • New book picks 10 best of everything for families

    The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers. The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • "The Hallelujah Flight" by John Holyfield

    "The Hallelujah Flight" by John Holyfield
    "The Hallelujah Flight" By Phil Bildner, illustrated by John Holyfield Putnam, $16.99, ages 8-10 When Phil Bildner heard the story of James Banning, an ace stunt pilot and the first African-American to complete a transcontinental flight, in 1932,...
  • History buff lived when famous aviators ruled the skies

    History buff lived when famous aviators ruled the skies
    Chuck A. Bausback was 8 years old when Bob Hope Airport opened in 1930 as United Airport. The 87-year-old moved with his family to La Crescenta in 1928. He graduated from Glendale High School because La Crescenta High School hadn't opened yet. When...
  • What Happened To Amelia Earhart?

    What Happened To Amelia Earhart?
    It's one of the greatest mysteries of the 20th century: What happened to Amelia Earhart? The famed pilot took off on what was to be the second to last leg of her around-the-world flight on July 2, 1937... and she was never heard from again. Theories...
  • 'Amelia'

    'Amelia'
    Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank plays legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart, whose disappearance over the Atlantic Ocean has remained a mystery for seven decades, in director Mira Nair's lavishly filmed if predictable biography. Determined to live her life...
  • 'Amelia' author and director: Amelia Earhart would be right at home with us today

    'Amelia' author and director: Amelia Earhart would be right at home with us today
    Amelia Earhart wasn't much more than "a face on a postage stamp" to Indian director Mira Nair when she took on the assignment of directing Hilary Swank as the famed aviatrix in the new bio-pic Amelia. Fortunately, "we had this bible we used to...
  • Movie review: Amelia -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Amelia -- 3 out of 5 stars
    Amelia has magnificent period settings and airplanes and majestic aerial photography. It boasts the two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, perfectly cast as Amelia Earhart, with Richard Gere as Earhart's promoter-publisher husband, George Putnam. They even...