| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last of the 124 little people who played Munchkins in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," died Wednesday at her Glendale, Ariz., home. She was 89.
The 4-foot-tall Pellegrini, a frequent guest of honor at "Oz" festivals...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Karen Black, a versatile actress whose name became virtually synonymous with films that reflected and helped define America in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including “Five Easy Pieces,” died Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 74.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Toto, we’re definitely not in Kansas anymore.
Lady Gaga looked to “The Wizard of Oz” for her appearance Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” performing the single wearing a blue and white gingham dress a la Dorothy...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:05 PM
If you are interested in 3-D, this is your moment. The World 3-D Film Expo III will be finishing its 10-day run Sunday, and between now and then more than a dozen features from the 1950s Golden Age of 3-D will be screened at the Egyptian Theatre at 6712...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Two American icons — Dorothy (from "The Wizard of Oz") and Superman — are turning 75 this year. Sort of.
Superman, who first appeared on the cover of Action Comics in 1938, has been celebrating his 75th birthday all year, with a new logo and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Like most little girls, I loved the movie “The Wizard of Oz” even though, or maybe because, it left me with so many questions.
Is Dorothy’s visit to the garish Technicolor Oz really supposed to be a dream (that crushing departure...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Riding a wave of enthusiastic reviews, the Hugh Jackman-Jake Gyllenhaal kidnapping tale “Prisoners” opened to strong business of an estimated $21.4 million at the box office, according to figures released Sunday.
Produced by Alcon...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Chevy Chase Library rolled out the red carpet on Saturday for more than a dozen young Glendale filmmakers who screened their films during the Chevy Chase Youth Film Festival.
Last February, Glendale resident and mother Jeanette Reedy Solano rallied...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This Is the End
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Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Peter Sagal is, at minimum, amused to be following a theatrical-presentation path cleared by Glenn Beck.
But the host of NPR's “Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!” says there are similarities between his show and Beck's act that make both...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before?
In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...