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  • Burbank film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling

    Burbank film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling
    Filming on the next installment of "The Hunger Games" won't begin for another month, but Paul Holehouse already is assessing the risks. Holehouse will fly to Atlanta this week to check for asbestos in an old warehouse — one among many sites that...
  • Ray Dolby dies at 80; engineer's sound system eliminated underlying noise

    Before an audio revolution in the mid-1960s, just about all music, dialogue and other sounds played on tape recordings had one thing in common: hiss. The bothersome, underlying noise seemed especially unavoidable during quiet passages on the once-...
  • 'Unmade in China': Making a movie turns into a comedy of errors ★★★ 1/2

    'Unmade in China': Making a movie turns into a comedy of errors ★★★ 1/2
    Movies about the difficulty of making movies shouldn't work at all, really. The potential for navel-gazing is immense. The narcissistic insularity of the topic is potentially galling. Yet the best of these films, especially in the documentary realm,...
  • 'Larger than life' proves too small for Metallica

     'Larger than life' proves too small for Metallica
    SAN DIEGO — Singer and guitarist James Hetfield wore a familiar trickster grin and a pair of 3D glasses as he bobbed his head to the thundering riffs of "Enter Sandman," but it was a different sort of arena that was playing host to the world's...
  • Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide

    Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide
    Richard Wagner -- the 19th century composer whose epic operas are considered to be among the greatest ever written and whose anti-Semitic views still cause controversy -- was born 200 years ago Wednesday in Leipzig, Germany. The composer's...
  • Steven Conrad re-imagines 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

    Steven Conrad re-imagines 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'
    NEW YORK — When screenwriter Steven Conrad was hired to write a draft of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" three years ago, he knew the degree of difficulty would be high. After all, over a development period of more than 15 years, about a half-...
  • Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder

    In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
  • 5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics

    5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics
    London is hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 to Aug. 12. While the Games are sure to be a spectacular event, there are plenty of other options for those travelers who couldn't get tickets, blew that 100-yard dash or just happen to be in...
  • Reel Critics: First-rate visuals in animated 'Rango'

    Gore Verbinski directed the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. The special effects expertise of Industrial Light and Magic were a key to his success. Their pedigree goes all the way back to the "Star Wars" series. Their skills were sharpened on the...
  • Hanging with Mr. (Bradley) Cooper

    Hanging with Mr. (Bradley) Cooper
    Bradley Cooper gets a different kind of hangover in his new movie. In "Limitless," the "Hangover" star graduates from beer-guzzling, fun-loving dude to Eddie Morra, an author-turned-businessman who gets hooked on NZT, a drug that lets him use 100...
  • Charlie Sheen: A Star With No Show

    Charlie Sheen: A Star With No Show
    A week into Charlie Sheen's weird "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour, few people at the Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford knew exactly what they were in for. Sheen, fired from his lucrative sitcom job for erratic behavior and...