| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:22 PM
It’s a scene that I’ve watched a dozen or so times, even relived at Disneyland: Indiana Jones and his partner snake through a jungle temple to find a lost golden idol, then are chased out again by booby traps and a giant boulder.
| Feb 1, 2012
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 2, 2012
| 12:16 PM
It's distressing how a celebrity can own a certain fashion "look." I mean, all of a sudden Rick Santorum owns the sweater vest. Any guy who now wears one gets the reaction, "So, you trying to look like Rick Santorum?"
Or a mock turtleneck. Nobody can...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:43 AM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
6:05 a.m. Johnny B has your chance to win tickets to see The Original Blues Brothers Band.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Mike McConnell hears about a way to make yourself UNFIREABLE!
12 - 3 p.m. ...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Which U.S. Disney park reigns supreme? Loyal Walt Disney World fans balk at the idea of deigning to visit the, in their minds, inferior Disneyland. Meanwhile those loyal to the original Disney park may visit Florida's Disney World for its additional...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Of the four Indiana Jones movies, none but “Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull” — which was released during the Blu-ray era — has ever appeared in hi-def. When the first DVD collection came out in 2003, the audio was first-rate,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Originally published Jan. 15, 2010.
If there is anything hard about interviewing Harrison Ford, it’s that the actor has amassed such a varied filmography of legendary highs (“Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones”), genre classics (&...
| Jul 25, 2012
For a long time when I would see a male baby boomer in a wide-brimmed hat of leather, suede, or floppy canvas, I would think middle-age crisis.
Now I think skin cancer.
Misspent youths baking beneath the midday sun slathered in baby oil like so many...
| Feb 9, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
FYI: When punching a lizard in the face, it’s called giving him “the thunder cookie.”
At least, that’s what Hank (Dwayne Johnson) calls it when protecting his stepson Sean (Josh Hutcherson, reprising his role...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:00 PM
You don't mess with Texas, and you don't mess with Texan dinosaurs! The Houston Museum of Natural Science is putting the final touches on its new paleontology hall. It's the size of a football field.
The new exhibit will be open to the public next...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Nine films were nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards, but I think only my top three picks below have a real chance of winning. They're included here with some other movies that I think also deserved recognition:
1. "The Artist"—...