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  • 'Prisoners' filmmakers reflect on the layers of a twisty tale

     'Prisoners' filmmakers reflect on the layers of a twisty tale
    When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk. "I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
  • UCI to open first academic eye institute

    UCI to open first academic eye institute
    When the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute opens its doors to the public Tuesday, UC Irvine will become home to Orange County's first academic eye institute. The 70,000-square-foot eye health institute, which is part of UC Irvine Health, includes 34 patient...
  • UC Irvine to open Orange County's first academic eye institute

    UC Irvine to open Orange County's first academic eye institute
    When the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute opens its doors to the public Tuesday, UC Irvine will become home to Orange County's first academic eye institute. The 70,000-square-foot eye health institute, which is part of UC Irvine Health, includes 34 patient...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' likely to hit big, buck YA film trend

    When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
  • New iShuttle routes called 'seamless'

    IRVINE — The two new iShuttle routes opening Monday provide a "seamless last-mile transfer" among major live-work destinations and the Irvine Station, a transportation official said. The new routes, labeled C and D, will connect the Irvine...
  • Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood

    Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood
    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...
  • Box Office: 'Snow White' has surprisingly strong $56.3-million debut [Updated]

    Box Office: 'Snow White' has surprisingly strong $56.3-million debut [Updated]
    "Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections. The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...
  • 'Memphis' reportedly to be turned into a movie musical

    'Memphis' reportedly to be turned into a movie musical
    The recent movie musicals "Nine" and "Rock of Ages" both tanked at the box office, but that apparently isn't stopping producers from investing in an effort to adapt the Tony-winning "Memphis" for the big screen. "Memphis" will be turned into a movie...
  • New laser technology available for removing cataracts

     New laser technology available for removing cataracts
    After learning she needed cataract surgery for her weakening eyesight, Merle Gordon decided to wait a few months until her ophthalmologist could offer laser surgery with more precision. She's glad she did. Gordon received a new type of laser surgery on...
  • His vision for a better world [Corrected]

    While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
  • 'A Good Day to Die Hard' to rule Presidents Day box office

    "Safe Haven" will find no refuge at the box office the weekend, as the latest "Die Hard" movie is set to annihilate the competition.  "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise, is expected to gross a robust $55...