| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:59 PM
John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:42 AM
The enduringly popular movie gets another lavish home-video rendering in a new edition including both DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, plus new special features in two documentaries, one a profile of director Michael Curtiz. Humphrey Bogart and...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:33 PM
When he was 4, Jonathan Kite, who plays lewd short-order cook Oleg on CBS' "2 Broke Girls," did his first impression.
His dad was a movie buff, so Kite impersonated Peter Lorre. By the time Kite was 8, he had expanded his repertoire. His mom would take...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:14 PM
In the past two episodes of "Torchwood: Miracle Day," Rhys Williams has gone from stay-at-home dad to an unofficial Torchwood team member. That suits Kai Owen, who has played the worrying husband of alien fighter Gwen Cooper since the series began, just...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:19 PM
David Sills, the former presiding justice of the 4th District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana who also served as mayor of Irvine, has died.
Sills succumbed to cancer last week. He was 73.
"Presiding Justice Sills led a remarkable life," Chief Justice...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Eddie Cibrian's short black hair glistens, and his pale gray suit is sharp on a hot summer morning as he talks about his role as Nick Dalton on NBC's Monday series "Playboy Club."
"We were living cool when it was cool," he says of the characters. "I find...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Rabbi Norman S. Lipson
Title: Spiritual leader at Temple Dor Dorim, Weston.
Other job experience: Temple Beth El, Hollywood; Central Agency for Jewish Education, Miami; synagogues in Texas and Mississippi.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Middle Eastern...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The economy has been in the doldrums for a few years, and the fashion industry has responded with the “minimalism” trend. Well, guess what? Enough is enough -- fashion is busting loose for Holiday 2011! It is time to celebrate fashion with...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 12:53 PM
There are many pleasures in editing movies content for the Chicago Tribune, not the least of which is working with talented writers such as our critic, Michael Phillips, columnist Nina Metz, writers Chris Borrelli and Mark Caro and gifted colleagues at...