| Oct 28, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Moviegoers had four new films to choose from at the box office this weekend, but "Argo" — the well-reviewed film that has been out for 17 days — still seemed like a better option to most.
Ben Affleck's political thriller claimed the top...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
KLAWOCK, Alaska — Kecia Weatherwax is convinced her son was healed not just by surgeons but also by this misty archipelago she sailed to all those years ago.
An Alaska village where a "mad Indian," as she describes herself, would be entitled to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:56 PM
For cheap thrills, "Nothing Left to Fear" is true to its title. Director Anthony Leonardi III and writer Jonathan Mills have let not one scary moment on screen.
And that's frightening.
Not so much for the film's teen stars Ethan Peck (the great...
| Jan 28, 2013
These days, when TV shows are canceled, it's relatively rare for the gang to get back together again -- but Selena Gomez loved her "Wizards of Waverly Place" fans enough to clear her schedule even after the show aired its series finale on Disney....
| Mar 5, 2011
Well, well, well. Wishes do come true.
In October 2009, I wrote in this column that I wanted it to snow on Southern California. I wanted to see our cities blanketed in a layer of white in hopes such an act of force majeure would bring society to a...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:37 PM
COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College students Zach Mikol and Brittaney Beckworth lined up at 1 a.m. for Thursday's opening of the new Microsoft store at South Coast Plaza.
The pair were second and third in a line that stretched more than 2,500...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 6:04 PM
Ken Carson, always something of a stiff, is loosening up.
On the eve of its 50th birthday, the doll that defined boyish American urbanity is working on a comeback, proclaiming on billboards in Los Angeles and New York his love for Barbie. Critics raved...
| Nov 29, 2011
Teen actor Jake T. Austin of "Wizards of Waverly Place" stopped by to talk about his new movie "New Year's Eve," the last season of hit show, and growing up in Hollywood.
"New Year's Eve" celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh...
| Feb 8, 2012
Actress Maria Canals Barrera, who plays mom Theresa Russo on Disney's "The Wizards of Waverly Place," stopped by to talk about the end of the show and arts in the Latino community.
"The Wizards of Waverly Place" centers on a family in New York City...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Selena Gomez will make an appearance at Orland Square Mall in Orland Park Sunday. The 18-year-old star of Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place" will promote her upcoming romantic comedy, "Monte Carlo," which hits theaters July 1, and take part in...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:17 AM
"The Vampire Diaries" compelled Teen Choice 2011 voters, winning five surf boards during Sunday's ceremonies broadcast by Fox.
The series won choice fantasy/sci-fi TV show, while stars Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder were named choice fantasy/sci-fi...