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  • Netflix, Weinstein Co. Bust Windows With 'Crouching Tiger' Sequel Day-and-Date Release

    Netflix has reached a deal with The Weinstein Co. for its first original movie -- a sequel to Ang Lee's 2000 martial arts pic "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" -- set to hit IMAX theaters and the streaming-video service simultaneously next summer. The...
  • ABC's 'black-ish': The family show with the semi-shocking title

    ABC is placing big expectations on its new fall comedy with a certain small letter in its title: "black-ish." The half-hour series, which premieres Sept. 24, is centered on an African American family that moves to an upper-class, predominantly white...
  • For a monster, 'Godzilla' plays it a little too cool

    It's the big lizard, stupid. I say that because someone's clearly lost sight of the obvious when the no-name monsters get more screen time in "Godzilla" than the main attraction. Forgotten is the primary reason we show up in such massive numbers —...
  • Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class

    Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class
    Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame. The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty. The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
  • NHHS Hall of Fame bios

    Alumni •Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
  • Garby Francis Leon, Fox Executive Who Developed 'The Matrix' at Silver Pictures, Dies at 66

    Garby Francis Leon, an executive at 20th Century Fox who developed "The Matrix" while at Silver Pictures, where he also worked on "Lethal Weapon IV" and "The Manchurian Candidate" remake, died April 21 after a long battle with cancer. He was 66. Leon had...
  • Lakers go Hollywood in meeting with Carmelo Anthony

    Lakers go Hollywood in meeting with Carmelo Anthony
    The Lakers went Hollywood in their 2½-hour meeting Thursday with free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony. Big time. Executives from Anschutz Entertainment Group and Time Warner Cable pitched him on the size and scope of the Los Angeles market. Movie producer...
  • Lakers pitch Carmelo Anthony, Kupchak to meet with LeBron James' agent

    Lakers pitch Carmelo Anthony, Kupchak to meet with LeBron James' agent
    The Lakers made their pitch to Carmelo Anthony on Thursday afternoon with a flash of Hollywood, an appeal to the future, and hope that a connection was made. Then two of their officials hopped on a private jet and headed to Cleveland to meet with LeBron...
  • TV Review: Syfy's 'Dominion'

    If you haven't seen "Legion" -- the movie about angels declaring war on mankind -- then Syfy's new series "Dominion" will feel like a fever dream, with perhaps the most elaborate post-apocalyptic backstory ever. Yet even those familiar with the movie...
  • Can Warner Bros. Avoid Another Wachowski Misfire?

    Warner Bros. stunned Hollywood when it pushed the release of "Jupiter Ascending" by seven months -- a move that seemed abrupt, but had been debated by the studio for nearly six weeks as the Channing Tatum-Mila Kunis science-fiction epic's box office...
  • Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history

     Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history
    Edward Biberman's New-Deal mural "Abbot Kinney and the Story of Venice" — a bustling, three-part tableau from 1941 that hung in the Venice Post Office until it closed in 2012 — brims with drama. Dead center: The founder of Venice, pictured...