| Feb 21, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
In the imaginary, low-budget moviemaking handbook, there are 10 chapters on stories about money-starved small towns and resourceful kids forced to confront their positions without a reliable parent for support.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Do not underestimate the intensity of a high school senior at the end of the athletic season, trying to extend his or her prep career as long as possible.
For Corona del Mar High senior Karsten Sigband, the end of the girls' soccer season means just a...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Clancy Brown was born in Urbana, Ohio, on this date in 1959. This birthday guy's vast resume of films includes memorable roles in "Cowboys & Aliens," "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Highlander." He co-starred as Brother Justin Crowe on...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Prolific character actor James Whitmore appeared in countless films ("The Asphalt Jungle," "The Shawshank Redemption") and TV series ("The Twilight Zone") in his six -decade career, earning Oscar nominations for 1949's "Battleground" and 1975's "Give...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:29 AM
It's difficult to tell who should be more excited NBC officially picked up “Chicago Fire” for a second season Friday: The cast and crew of the firefighter drama or the Illinois Film Office.
The good news allows the Dick Wolf-produced show to...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The author of the true chronicle of mid-century mobsters and cops talks about his book being developed for TV by Frank Darabont, who breathed life into the zombie story "The Walking Dead."...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:40 AM
South Korean protest: Activists and average people continue to agitate on behalf of a former legislator and popular Podcast hope imprisoned for spreading false information against the president. Critics call the jailing politically based....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Drew Struzan might be cinema's most famous movie poster artist, but he's not exactly an eager interview subject. “I paint ......
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Eric Powell's Eisner Award-winning comic series “The Goon” — about an orphaned bruiser and his sidekick who fight zombies, cannibals, ......
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Sharon Khosravian, 30, Pisces
FROM: Tehran, Iran, and Columbia
EDUCATION: University of Maryland, College Park
OCCUPATION: Operations manager
INTERESTS: Foreign films, politics, arts
TURN-ONS: Leadership, masculinity, global awareness...