| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:59 PM
The Arches restaurant, a Newport Beach institution for nearly 90 years, abruptly closed last week for unknown reasons.
A company representative confirmed that the business on Westcliff Drive closed Wednesday night. The phone number is disconnected and...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:58 PM
A big-screen variation on "Glee" in some ways, this frequently musical comedy from filmmaker Whit Stillman ("Metropolitan") centers on several female college students who decide to enliven the lives of their peers in a unique way.
It often entails big...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:13 AM
With the CW drama series' sophomore round on the way, these episodes introduce Rachel Bilson ("The O.C.") as a surgeon taken by a series of circumstances from New York to a small Alabama town.
There, the environment and the locals have a pronounced...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:35 AM
This week's episode opened with Emily dreaming about her mother, who then morphed into Victoria. Talk about going from a pleasant dream to a nightmare.
When Nolan tries to wake Emily from her nap she manages to strangle him in her sleep -- the list of...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:22 AM
"Fun Size," a terrifying Halloween prank starring Victoria Justice of the Nickelodeon brat-com "Victorious," concerns a Cleveland high school senior who misplaces her preteen brother on trick-or-treat night. One too many jokey references to child...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
A sports drama, a teen comedy, a horror flick and a multi-century epic are all hitting theaters this weekend, but none look like they will be a major draw for moviegoers.
Of the four films debuting, "Silent Hill: Revelation 3D" seems to have the best...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 11:41 AM
First published on May 29, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Hear that? That dull roar, like the sound from inside a shell?
That might be the Orange County coastline calling you -- 42 miles of beach and beach towns, give or take, from San...
| Apr 9, 2011
Break out your old Phantom Planet CDs, Death Cab For Cutie t-shirts and Captain Oats replicas: We're going back to California.We'll admit, we were surprised......
| Jan 1, 2012
A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best...
| Dec 19, 2009
| 4:00 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Chris Carmack was born in Washington, D.C., on this day in 1980. This birthday guy is probably best recognized for his portrayal of Luke Ward on "The O.C." from 2003-04. He's since guest-starred on episodes of "Drop Dead Diva," "NCIS"...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 10:36 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Eden Sher was born in Los Angeles on this day in 1991. This birthday gal currently stars as Sue Heck on the series "The Middle." She previously starred on the short-lived series "Sons & Daughters" and she also played the recurring...