| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
For all of those teenage boys dying to see Judi Dench playing an elderly Irish woman: Now you don't have to bring your parents to get into "Philomena."
In a victory against the Motion Picture Assn. of America that could be as much publicity win as...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The Motion Picture Assn. of America says its Classification and Ratings Appeal Board has overturned the R rating given to the film "A Birder's Guide to Everything" for "some language and crude references."
The film is now rated PG-13 for "langauge,...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:38 PM
More than three decades before opening night of the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival at Edwards Big Newport, festival co-founder Todd Quartararo sat in the same packed theater, watching "Star Wars."
"It was incredible — here is a film that...
| Sep 28, 2012
Spotlight on volunteers
The annual Volunteer of the Year Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Banneker Room of the George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Drive in Ellicott City. This year's nominees include 13 individuals, three...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Corona del Mar High School students and parents filled the Lido theater Wednesday night for the first step in a campus campaign against bullying.
CdMHS's Human Relations Council screened the Lee Hirsch-directed documentary "Bully." The film was...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 7:13 PM
For some of us, middle school and high school were times for creating wonderful memories of friendship, unique events and learning. For victims of bullying, the school experience can be a daily terror — mental and emotional abuse, the crushing of...
| Nov 28, 2012
Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it.
"Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Family Series presents "Zorro" at the Samueli Theater. Tickets start at $20 and showtimes are 1 and 3 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
'The Final Countdown'
Students in the Orange...
| Mar 22, 2012
This morning, we had on Katy Butler -- a tennager who started a petition to change the MPAA rating of the film "Bully." It's currently rated "R" and she wanted it changed to PG-13.
For more information on Katy's campaign and her petition, visit www....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:20 PM
When I was in fourth grade, I slipped a note on my teacher's desk asking to speak with her about a girl who was bullying me.
It wasn't physical bullying; it was the "mean girl" variety of cruel remarks, dirty looks and social exclusion. I was miserable....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:39 AM
"Bully" is a movie that shines a light on the ugly torment many children suffer at the hands of other children. The documentary opens Friday in New York and Los Angeles, but faces a formidable hurdle. Rather than get slapped with the "R" rating the Motion...