| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**** (out of four)
The plot's been kept under major wraps, and you’ll be glad I left the cat in the bag. Know this: In summer 1979, 14-year-old Joe (Joel Courtney) and his friends witness a violent train crash that, hint-hint, may have sci-fi...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Conventional wisdom among television programmers is that nobody is watching on major holidays such as Christmas, and if they are watching, they're probably sick of the holiday hype by the time the day rolls around.
What seems to slip their minds is...
| Jul 15, 2011
Slayton House Gallery presents a two-person exhibit through Aug. 31 at 10400 Cross Fox Lane. The exhibit features a group of photographs titled "Faces of Aging," by Marie McGing, that includes landscape photographs of Ireland and Scotland. "Eye...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Live and local
The Columbia Village Centers Courtyard concert series continues with the Mudbugs, who play Cajun and Zydeco Thursday, July 14, 6 p.m., at the Dorsey's Search Village Center. Turner, Dean of Magic will perform amazing feats July 15, 6 p.m.,...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 6:21 PM
DreamWorks Animation has ruled out working with Paramount Pictures after next year.
The independent studio behind the "Shrek" and "Kung Fu Panda" movies officially informed Paramount Pictures that it was rejecting an offer to continue their...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:31 AM
| Aug 17, 2011
Entering the campus of the largest animation production facility in China, visitors are greeted by life-size statues of Disney and Pixar characters: Belle dancing with the Beast, Mowgli and Baloo sitting on a tree trunk and Buzz and Woody in a classic...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
China bought $91.9-billion worth of U.S. goods last year, including boatloads of medical devices, precious metals and electrical equipment. But when it comes to America's most celebrated cultural export — Hollywood movies — crossing China's...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:38 PM
DreamWorks Animation has become the second Hollywood studio to enter into a distribution agreement with China's top online video site, Youku.com.
Youku said Monday that it had signed a deal with the Glendale-based animation studio to distribute the "Kung...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:04 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG aims to build an animation studio in Shanghai in a further effort to plumb the vast Chinese economy.
The Glendale-based studio, which recently announced a deal with online video site Youku.com to distribute its "Kung Fu Panda"...