Stanley Kubrick's assistant takes center stage in 'Filmworker'

Stanley Kubrick's assistant takes center stage in 'Filmworker'

1:30pm, 17th May, 2018
Leon Vitali landed his big break as an actor when Stanley Kubrick cast him in a key role in his 1975 movie, “Barry Lyndon.” The collaboration would change Vitali’s life, though not in the manner he imagined. The fascinating documentary “Filmmaker” shows how the painstaking lengths Kubrick took...
Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

9:15am, 17th May, 2018
The nationwide outbreak of illnesses from eating romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli bacteria rose again, with 23 more cases reported in 13 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The 172 reported illnesses, which resulted in one death and 75 hosptializations, have...
Emmys could bring an interesting mix of old and new

Emmys could bring an interesting mix of old and new

6:45am, 17th May, 2018
If you’re a Television Academy member (and with the group’s ranks swelling to 22,000-plus, who isn’t these days?), for the last few weeks you could have had your hair done like the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, watched David Letterman interview Jerry Seinfeld at Netflix’s massive Emmy campaign space or...
Silent but scary Houdini movie to be shown at Catalina film festival

Silent but scary Houdini movie to be shown at Catalina film festival

6:45am, 17th May, 2018
Scare yourself silly Saturday, when the Catalina Island Silent Film Festival screens the 1920 movie "Terror Island," featuring escape artist Harry Houdini. The silent adventure movie, filmed on Santa Catalina, was a starring vehicle for the illusionist, who is also the subject of the Catalina Island...
From the Archives: Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard

From the Archives: Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard

3:45am, 17th May, 2018
In 1969, the Richfield Building – also known as the Richfield Tower – was demolished. The building’s terra cotta angels were saved and put up for sale. This photo by staff photographer John Malmin appeared in the April 10, 1969, Los Angeles Times. In an accompanying story, staff writer Dave Felton...