| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:20 AM
So you've decided to stay home for New Year's Eve. No big deal. I've been there. You're not feeling the parties, the fireworks, the hoopla. And you're maybe still recovering from Christmas. We're here for you. Get those pajamas ready and stay away from...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Donald and Dorothy Lutz were married more than 60 years ago, but they had only one snapshot to show for it. That's because their wedding photographer stood them up on their big day.
So when the Boston-area couple celebrated their 61st anniversary, a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Director Michael Apted's "Up" series of documentaries premieres its eighth installment on Oct. 14 on PBS with POV's "56 Up." The franchise has chronicled the lives of 14 British children from vastly different class backgrounds every seven years since...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:46 PM
For the last two years, perhaps the most mystery-shrouded project at Pixar Animation has been the next film by "Monster's Inc." and "Up" director Pete Docter, a story set inside the brain of a young girl.
At the D23 Expo in Anaheim over the weekend,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Pixar Animation has removed the director of its 2014 film, "The Good Dinosaur," and not named a replacement, marking the fourth time in eight movies that the Emeryville studio has made a director change midstream.
With the film's release date fast...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Even with traffic, the drive from the film studios to the concert halls of downtown L.A. or elsewhere across the city is easily doable. Hollywood composers have always known the way. Still, pianist Gloria Cheng opened the 20th anniversary season of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Walt Disney Pictures has its animation mojo back. Finally.
With a cool, contemporary spin on a fairy-tale classic, a dramatic Nordic landscape animated in splendid storybook style and Broadway vets belting out power ballads, "Frozen" is an icy blast...
| Apr 21, 2013
Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says.
The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:31 PM
"Toy Story of Terror" (ABC, Wednesday). And so the three-headed holiday season begins, with a Halloween special wrought from the "Toy Story" franchise -- a franchise, it hurts my brain to realize, that is nearly 20 years old. No expense, horses or...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Ed Asner: The curmudgeonly star of iconic TV hits such as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Lou Grant," and the 2009 Disney-Pixar film "Up," is the subject of a career retrospective at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival at Cinema Paradiso (503...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:57 PM
No one can accuse filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson of taking the easy way out. For 13 years they followed the educational lives of two African American boys (one of them their son), amassing more than 800 hours of footage in the process....