| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Pattinson's Dior Homme ad has finally been released in its entirety.
And Kristen Stewart, eat your heart out.
The one-minute, eight-second video titled "The Film" was posted on fashion house Christian Dior's YouTube channel Sunday, and the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The local film industry's go-to location for shooting railway scenes could be nearing the end of the line.
Fillmore & Western Railway Co. may be forced to shut down as a result of a legal dispute with the Ventura County Transportation Commission,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon has sold Libbey Ranch in Ojai for $4,983,500.
Designed by architect Wallace Neff, who became known for developing the "California" style of home, Witherspoon's ranch was originally built in 1923 as stables for...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Second movies in a series can be such a comfort: We already know the key characters, we have a sense of where the plot is going, we just have to hang on and enjoy the thrills. Which is what happens with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In Markus Zusak's bestseller "The Book Thief," a young orphaned girl in Nazi Germany is advised to put pen to paper as a means of liberation and empowerment.
While the story's lesson illustrates the power of the written word, the sentiment behind it...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:30 AM
"The Hunger Games" featured kids killing kids for sport. Its sequel, the far superior "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," rewrites the rules, which not only makes for a more exciting death match, but also yields a rich sociopolitical critique in the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
When Jennifer Lawrence landed the role of Katniss Everdeen in the first "The Hunger Games" two years ago, neither she nor the film's producer, Nina Jacobson, nor financial backer Lionsgate could imagine the magnitude of what would transpire for all of...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 8:25 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A rock icon sent a letter urging the San Diego County Fair to stop offering elephant rides after video portraying animal abuse was released, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Sunday.
Entertainer Joan Jett, set to perform at...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 9:49 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Animal rights activists picketed the San Diego County Fair Sunday because of a Riverside County company is offering elephant rides inside the Del Mar event.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Animal Defenders International are...
| Mar 6, 2011
As grand as the spectacle of film can be, books offer a different set of pleasures: There is time to ponder, to turn the page back, to sit with characters' thoughts and share in their heartbreaks, their revelations. Some big movies are coming this...