| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Duke's Jabari Parker has an important decision to make by Tuesday.
The freshman forward is debating whether or not to declare for the 2014 NBA draft.
Parker and Creighton forward Doug McDermott, who are both 6 foot 8, joined Mark Willard and Mychal...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Another sign of a team in decline — empty seats.
There have been nine non-sellouts at home for the Lakers, a surprising number for a team that enjoyed 270 consecutive packed crowds at Staples Center until earlier this season.
The franchise was...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:37 AM
Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon explained the secret of her long-running success during a Friday night appearance at the Florida Film Festival.
"I'm just a very good listener. That was sexy on screen," Sarandon, 67, told an audience at the Enzian in...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Somewhere, Billy Joel is cringing. While the title of Rob Reiner's "And So It Goes" seems intended as take-it-on-the-chin affirmation of life's inevitable detours and potholes, the movie itself feels like a surrender -- to the kind of geriatric...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As the box office numbers roll in this summer, the media is asking the usual rude questions: Who is really responsible for the hits and misses? How big will be the profits and losses?
These are valid questions, except for the fact that they only lead...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:07 PM
It was back in 1989 that Jack Nicholson, his face frozen into a permanent, monstrous grin as the Joker, marveled at the escape of his arch-nemesis Batman and wondered, “Where does he get all those wonderful toys?”
With the release of that...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Filmmaker Paul Mazursky, who died Monday at age 84, may not have been as well known as some of his contemporaries — Woody Allen, Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese — but over the course of his career, the five-time Oscar nominee left his mark on...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
James Nelson, a sound editor, supervising sound editor and producer for film and television with more than 180 credits, including "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Exorcist" and "American Graffiti," has died. He was 82.
Director Monte Hellman, on...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The Morning Call recently published a number of pieces about climate change and carbon taxes or other means of reducing U.S. carbon dioxide emissions.
Raymond C. Ventrone's Aug. 1 Your View correctly points out the negative impacts the Environmental...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
On Thursday, two Lakers executives took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
General Manager Mitch Kupchak, nominated by Dodgers chief executive Stan Kasten, got doused with a bucket of ice water to help raise awareness and donations to help fight...