| Jun 1, 2008
IF THIS were a photo session, you couldn't have asked for more. The model, long-haired with steely gaze and wispy guerrillero beard. Jacket zipped to the chin. Collar up and hair uncombed. Jaw set in anger. Beret at a perfect, rakish tilt. There's tension...
| Dec 7, 2008
Now that the studios are releasing their big Oscar contenders, it's shaping up to be a great season for costume design. From a superhero in high-tops in the stylized comic book caper "The Spirit" to an uptight English heroine in shapely suits and bias-cut...
| Nov 15, 2009
Westwood Village has entered the "Twilight" zone.
The U.S. premiere of "New Moon," the latest movie installment in the "Twilight" vampire saga, is set for Monday at Mann's Village Theatre and Bruin Theatre, and fans have invaded the sidewalks hoping to...
| Dec 1, 2008
Consumers opened their wallets this weekend not only for Black Friday retail sales but also for the movie industry, which recorded its second-highest Thanksgiving weekend box office ever.
Ticket sales for the five-day period totaled $236 million, spurred...
| Feb 5, 2008
Heath Ledger's family evaded scores of photographers Tuesday as they returned to Perth following the Oscar-nominated actor's death in a Manhattan apartment last month.
Several security guards and police officers watched as Ledger's father, Kim, and...
| Jun 29, 2010
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You don't need to travel too far into Canada to enter the "Twilight" zone. Just head to Vancouver, British Columbia, where "Eclipse," the third installment from the wildly popular vampire-love movies based on the "Twilight" novels, was filmed.
| Sep 4, 2010
For the first time in five years, Lancaster County visitors can see the farm where "Witness" was filmed.
They can also see and learn more about other nearby locations with ties to the 1985 movie, which earned Harrison Ford an Academy Award nomination for...
| May 18, 2010
ATLANTA — Ah, summer — the perfect time for tourist dining at the beach.
At least that's what the shark thinks.
Or does it?
Atlanta's Georgia Aquarium currently covers this and other toothsome subjects in "Planet Shark: Predator or Prey,"...
| May 2, 2010
The green-and-gold tram trundled down the road, a small Australian flag hanging out the driver's window. I stared in amazement, momentarily forgetting my morning coffee. As it rumbled past, I could see the words " Melbourne, Victoria, Australia"...
| Dec 5, 2010
With 30 bucks and an open mind, you can stay in some prime spots in California — on the Pacific Beach boardwalk in San Diego, for example, or a block from Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica or overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge in San...
| Jun 13, 2010
In my youth, nothing spelled summer more than my box of stationery, stashed in a trunk next to my insect repellent, shorts, towels and bathing suit. Summer camp was the pinnacle of the illusion of freedom, albeit in a controlled environment. There I...