| Jul 12, 2009
Ed Kolpin was a tough act to follow. He lived to 97, smoked almost every day, once skinny-dipped in the reflecting pool at the Taj Mahal and sipped Cuban rum with Errol Flynn. But for Jeanette Kolpin, his cherubic, mild-mannered daughter-in-law, filling...
| Aug 17, 2008
"This is a unique destination where you are allowed on a military post, visit [one] of the 21 missions and stay overnight at Hearst's private lodge," says reader Lloyd van Horsen of Santa Barbara, in recommending Ft. Hunter Liggett.
| Nov 6, 2008
Decades before Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power and Johnny Depp became swashbuckling cinematic heroes, Douglas Fairbanks dashed across the screen with the greatest of athletic ease in such extravaganzas as "The Mark of Zorro," "The Iron Mask" and "The Black...
| May 16, 2008
"THINGS never happen the same way twice," Aslan the all powerful says in “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,”:-prince-caspian and although the lion king is referring to the ways of the world, he might be talking about this film as well....
| May 19, 2008
It's the summer's most anticipated film, the latest in a beloved series that's earned $1.2 billion in worldwide ticket sales. Add in a premiere at the most prestigious of international film festivals, and the wonder of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of...
| Jun 4, 2008
Mel Ferrer, an actor and filmmaker who was once married to Audrey Hepburn has died. He was 90.
Ferrer died Monday, June 2 at his ranch near Santa Barbara, says family spokesperson Mike Mena.
During his decades in show business, Ferrer directed nine...
| Aug 4, 2010
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| May 23, 2010
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Computer generated imagery, or CGI, seems to be what movies are all about these days. It allows you to see weird distant planets, mythological creatures, and Robert Downey Jr. zipping around in an iron suit. (If they put me in that suit, all I could do is...
| Jun 3, 2001
Regardless of high gasoline prices, motorists by the thousands will converge on the plains of southern Montana this summer to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn where, on June 25, 1876, Gen. George Armstrong Custer...
| Jul 26, 2006
Jeffrey Chodorow, the New York restaurateur who locked horns with Rocco DiSpirito in the infamous reality series "The Restaurant," may be a hardheaded businessman, but he's also something of a romantic.
Others have gazed upon the legendary 1923 Hollywood...
| May 16, 2005
4 stars (out of 4)
The climax for George Lucas' entire "Star Wars" series comes in a blaze of fire and darkness, wild light-saber battles and enough Sturm, Drang and digital pyrotechnics to fill multiplexes from here to Tatooine.
Like some grand,...