| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Constantine" star Angelica Celaya always wanted to play a DC Comics action hero, but as a teenager she had her sights set on a slightly more well-known figure.
"As a normal little girl growing up in the States, all you think about is Wonder Woman,"...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:35 PM
A USC Dornsife/Times Poll this week found that about 70% of Californians aren't very concerned about having to deal with Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands in West Africa and sickened a few people in the United States.
Times readers are...
| Oct 29, 2014
Shailene Woodley's Tris, Theo James' Four and the rest of the “Insurgent” cast take on new dimension in a series […]...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson is being hailed as a hero after he came to the aid of a motorcyclist who had been severely hurt in a crash on a freeway in Las Vegas last week.
The incident happened Tuesday evening, when Ryan Chesley, 29, was...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Alexandre Desplat's five 2014 releases are as diverse as ever, from the quirky sounds of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and the action pulse of "Godzilla" to the wartime drumbeat of "The Monuments Men."
But it's his last two films that are bound to draw...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:22 AM
President Barack Obama awarded Civil War artillery officer Alonzo Cushing the Medal of Honor, the country's highest award for bravery, on Thursday, 151 years after he was killed manning his guns at the Battle of Gettysburg.
The posthumous award for the ...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:12 PM
LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning.
The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:09 AM
After a bumpy six years, $175,000 and plenty of blood, sweat and tears, Eric Bugbee is ready to take a victory lap as his BMX film "Heroes of Dirt" has its world premiere Oct. 25 at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall.
"We're really psyched," says Bugbee,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:16 AM
The identity of the mystery man lauded as a hero for saving an elderly man from a burning home in Fresno over the weekend has been revealed.
Until Monday, Thomas Artiaga's identity was unknown, but his heroic actions were seen by thousands of people...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
In the history of human storytelling, the flawed hero is as old as the story of Achilles that the ancient Greeks once told one another on the Acropolis hillside.
In more modern times, though, and especially writ large on the silver screen, animated...
| Oct 13, 2014
“Saturday Night Live” put its own spin on the dystopian young-adult mega-franchise in a fake movie trailer poking fun at […]...