| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Brandon Routh first made a name for himself as a character from the comic pages in "Superman Returns," and he tackles another such role in this seriocomic thriller about a sleuth who counts the undead among his clients.
Thus, he must use special...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The latest superhero film is "Green Lantern." Played by Ryan Reynolds, the hero draws his powers from a glowing green ring. Ancient guardians of the universe choose him to replace his dying predecessor. He becomes much more of a space cowboy on...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 5:25 PM
The Pointe has been a Burbank landmark for all the wrong reasons — a gleaming 14-story blue glass structure finished in 2009 that has been nearly empty since it opened.
But that’s about to change, with comic book superhero factory D.C....
| Jul 9, 2011
| 7:49 PM
He was Orlando's shepherd during its most remarkable period of growth. With hard work and a sense of humor, he helped turn a small town into a big city, before retiring as its longest-serving mayor.
Carl Langford, whose quirky personality and penchant...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:34 AM
Reporting from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey--
Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., has a long and winding roller coaster history that's filled with as many twists and turns as the amusement park's many record-breaking rides....
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:46 PM
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:45 AM
1. Sum up Artscape? That’s one of the best things about it — you can’t. Especially since this is the free arts festival blowout’s 30th year (celebrating everything 1980s, which we assume you love).
And, of course, there’s...
| Jul 22, 2011
Note to movie location scouts: La Grange Park offers the perennially Normal Rockwell-ish streetscapes you want for movies set in the 20th century.
Its dog-walking, baseball-playing, flag-waving residents would make congenial extras as they come and go...
| Jul 16, 2011
Singer Katy Perry and comic actor Russell Brand have bought a Sunset Strip-area compound from former National Lampoon Chief Executive Daniel Laikin for $6.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. Perry and Brand are in the process of selling their...
| Jul 30, 2011
When it comes to makeovers at the movies, the rules have always been fairly straightforward: Girls get a Cinderella story, while guys get Spider-Man.
It's pretty much been that way since the dawn of the movie makeover genre, which authors Elizabeth A....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:19 AM
Cedar Point and Six Flags Magic Mountain have been battling over the coveted title of Roller Coaster Capital of the World for years.
The two parks were tied, with a record 17 roller coasters apiece, until the Six Flags amusement park in Valencia added...