| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Same song, second verse. Here are some highlights of 2012, culled from the pages of Coastline Pilot in the second half of the year. Refresh your memories.
July. 6: Principal Planner Carolyn Martin was named project manager for the proposed overhaul of...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
More than a year ago, police suspected that James Berry III had killed a man during a triple shooting in Bolton Hill, and they presented their evidence to prosecutors.
At the time, the case was not deemed strong enough to merit arresting Berry, once a...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:33 AM
When I was 4 when I was bitten. My parents had taken me to Yellowstone National Park. I remember wooden walkways among geysers. Old Faithful was still faithful then. My father tells me we saw bison and elk, but I only remember being entranced by a walking...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:36 AM
The intersection of visual art and language in a graphic novel tilts the reading experience. The reader has no choice but to slide into the author's more specifically defined — and designed — world. The hallmarks of great literature are the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:13 PM
For a brief moment during the opening sequence in the new Batman video game I felt genuine excitement for this, the third game in the "Arkham" series from Warner Bros. Interactive.
Watching a younger Bruce Wayne suit up as a fledgling Dark Knight and...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The drawing of a cover for a 1986 “Batman” comic is expected to fetch more than $500,000 at a Dallas auction next month. That’s no paltry sum, though it would still pale to the $2.16 million paid in 2011 for Superman’s debut in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
To the list of standard truisms advanced by Hollywood movies — money can't buy happiness, beauty doesn't ensure love — "The Wolverine" is eager to add another certainty: comic book heroes are forever grumbling about their lot in life.
| Sep 4, 2013
A correction has been added to this post. See below for details. The X-Men’s 50th anniversary arrives in the inimitable […]...
| Aug 3, 2013
“The Wolverine,” the latest film starring Hugh Jackman's rage-fueled mutant Logan, offers a more intimate exploration of the character — […]...
| Jun 13, 2013
A new trailer for “300: Rise of an Empire” offers the same sort of swords-and-sandals splendor that made filmmaker Zack […]...