| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Fans of the series made by producer George Lucas and director Steven Spielberg have been anticipating the movies' Blu-ray debuts, and the time has come. Harrison Ford plays the bullwhip-cracking archaeologist with a taste for finding the supposedly...
| Aug 23, 2012
Marvin W. Meyer, an expert on Gnosticism and ancient texts about Jesus outside the New Testament who challenged the traditional portrayal of Judas Iscariot as the ultimate biblical villain, has died. He was 64.
Meyer, whose book "The Gospel of Judas"...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Sordid stories about illegal smuggling and the resulting felony charges are as common as cloudless skies in the Sunshine State.
But this bizarre tale is not about drugs. It's about orchids.
Craig Pittman, author of "The Scent of Scandal" ($24.95,...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Were you expecting Bill Compton to have a master plan? To be nice Bill all along and not some crazy vampire religious zealot?
It could have happened that way. But yeah, it didn't. The opposite happened.
When Eric and Sookie track him down in his Massive...
| Sep 1, 2012
As a lifelong admirer, consumer of your work and member of your workforce, now that the summer movie season is over, I feel it is my responsibility to make the following request: Please stop making Spider-Man movies!
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Not even the Sexiest Man Alive could lure moviegoers to the box office this weekend.
On the the slowest weekend at the multiplex thus far this year, "The Words," a new film starring Bradley Cooper -- deemed by People magazine to be the most attractive...
| 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,...
| Jun 17, 2012
To the casual passerby, there's nothing remarkable about the 120,000-square-foot former printing plant fronting a sun-baked stretch of Vanowen Street in North Hollywood. There's nothing to indicate that, just beyond the double doors, gangsters are earning...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The abs of Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino have been immortalized in comic book form. The "Jersey Shore" personality and Wizard World unveiled the cover of his new comic Wednesday, in which Sitch is a superhero.
Created by Sitch and artist Greg Horn, the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, which has slipped back into deficit territory partly because of pension fund obligations, has planned a concert to do something about that.
The program has what should be a big draw -- music by celebrated film...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:41 PM
SANTA ANA — It belongs in a museum!
That's what Indiana Jones said as he traversed the globe in search of elusive ancient artifacts that others wanted only for themselves.
Now, however, the tables have turned, and the greatest archaeologist who...