| May 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Imagine going into "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" completely blind. For those lucky audiences, Electro is probably the least shocking thing about the webslinger sequel. (Spoiler alert!) Imagine their surprise when they discover that Gwen Stacy doesn't make it...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Stana Katic was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on this date in 1978. This birthday gal has co-starred as Detective Kate Beckett on "Castle" since 2009. She's also appeared on episodes of "The Unit," "CSI: Miami" and "Heroes."...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mick Ebeling arrived in Sudan with little more than a toolbox, rolls of plastic and two microwave-size 3-D printers.
He had endured a weeklong journey from Los Angeles, with stops in London, Johannesburg and Nairobi before reaching Juba, the capital...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:42 AM
James Bond aficionados are eager for any news of the next film, which is why a few of us — ahem, them — were intrigued by a semi-plausible publicity email this morning claiming the new Daniel Craig film will be called “Come and Dive&...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Organizers of the annual Red Carpet Green Dress challenge announced Wednesday that Olga Kurylenko ("Quantum of Solace," "Vampire Academy") has been tapped to wear this year's winning eco-friendly gown to the Academy Awards on March 2.
| Feb 19, 2014
If there are stars among the state's water experts, Jay Famiglietti is one, with titles too long for a marquee: a UC Irvine professor of earth system science and head of the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, and a new member of the Santa Ana Regional...
| Dec 18, 2013
This Central American nation is fast becoming a prime destination for winter travelers looking to trade cold and slush for sun and surf. But this country's riches are found not only in its tropical jungles and white sand beaches; one of Panama's hottest...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Violence isn’t the only problem with violent movies aimed at younger audiences — they also tend to glamorize risky activities you might not want to encourage among kids, according to a new study.
“We know some teenagers imitate what...
| Nov 10, 2013
The event: Sharon Stone hosted the 8th MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring artists Lita Albuquerque, Helen Pashgian, Nancy Rubins and Betye Saar. An Academy Award nominee for "Casino," Stone recently portrayed Linda Lovelace's...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
It's Brad Pitt versus zombies in this effective thriller from director Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace"), based on the novel by Max Brooks. Pitt plays a former United Nations inspector who calls his global expertise back into play while battling a mass...
| Aug 14, 2013
“The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, bringing Jacques Tardi's intrepid heroine to American […]...