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Q&A: Clayton Moore's daughter to celebrate the 'Lone Ranger Creed' in Burbank

Q&A: Clayton Moore's daughter to celebrate the 'Lone Ranger Creed' in Burbank

Actor Clayton Moore left behind three masks when he died in 1999. Each one dated back to the 1950s, when Moore starred as the heroic Lone Ranger on TV and in two feature films, riding off into the sunset with a yell of "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away!"

Film Review: Birdman' flies high with stellar performances

I’ve spent much of my life as an editor, so let me get something off my chest. It’s hard to know which elements of the title of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s new film are his work and which come from some graphic designer. The ads call it...

Dining: Toro Grillhouse may have staying power

The space occupied by the new Toro Grillhouse has been at least three other restaurants in recent memory. There was El Toro Tacos, Kix’s BBQ and a kabob place. The owners of Toro Grillhouse are giving this food stand on a busy stretch of Colorado...

Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology

Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology

Several early reviews of Jason Reitman's “Men, Women & Children” compare it to Paul Haggis' “Crash”: For fans of the latter, the comparisons are meant to show the inferiority of Reitman's film. For those (like me) who found “...

DVD Review: Early Frankenheimer feature shows his promise

Along with Olive Films and Cohen Media Group, Kino Lorber has been issuing relatively low-demand classics on Blu-ray (and DVD) in high-quality video but often with few (if any) supplements: the 1943 German “Titanic,” Mario Bava's “Black...

Dining: A market for primo pasta

Dining: A market for primo pasta

Restaurants come, restaurants go. When one restaurant has dominated the landscape of the busiest street in Burbank for more than 20 years, it’s time to figure out why. Market City Caffe with its open air patio and large interior stretching over half a...

Stage Review: A Noise Within stages a storm of change

Stage Review: A Noise Within stages a storm of change

A stylish, seasoned approach and a fine cast led by Deborah Strang’s powerful female Prospero place “The Tempest” — Shakespeare’s odyssey of betrayal, shipwreck, dark magic, family matters and redemption — in good hands at...

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