Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, January 19, 2014

“American Hustle” wins big at SAG Awards

  “American Hustle” has more of an Oscar edge today after winning the top honor at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center in L.A. last night. The ensemble film won the Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture award — over “12 Years a Slave,” “August: Osage County,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” and […]
Saturday, January 18, 2014

New comic — Disney Kingdoms: “Seekers of The Weird”

Disney branched out into the comic book world this month with the debut of its own comic brand, Disney Kingdoms. The launch is in conjunction with comic book giant, Marvel, which Disney now owns.  The first comic, “Seekers of the Weird,” is based on Walt Disney’s idea for a “Museum of The Weird” attraction that was never built. In “Seekers […]
Friday, January 17, 2014

Burbank Fire helps battle blaze in Glendora, also seeking new recruits

    Several  hundred firefighters are battling the Colby fire in Glendora for a second day.  Three Burbank Fire engines and 12 personnel reportedly are involved in that fire fight. The flames broke out in the hills there yesterday and were fueled by those strong Santa Ana winds. Fire crews were on the line overnight putting out hot spots. Officials […]
Thursday, January 16, 2014

“American Hustle” and “Gravity” got the most Oscar nominations today

                  “American Hustle” and “Gravity” were the 2013 movies mentioned the most today when the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards were revealed. Both got 10 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. The big winner at last Sunday’s Golden Globes for Best Movie Drama, “12 Years a Slave,” came in second […]
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Around the Southland: Actor Robert Pattinson sells Los Feliz love nest

Actor Robert Pattinson has sold his Los Feliz hacienda-style home for $6.375 million. The deal closed yesterday, according to the Forbes website. The architecturally significant property reportedly sits on a terraced 1.5 acre lot with extensive gardens, lagoon pool, and spectacular city views. The home is one of the first to be built in the Los Feliz hills. Pattinson bought the […]
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A winter heat wave: 88 in Burbank!

  The calendar says January, but it feels like July in Burbank! At 2 p.m. the mercury hit 88  in B-town and could go even hotter before the sunset. More 80 degree temps expected through the end of the week in the Media City. We’re in the middle of winter but Southland is sizzling like it’s summertime. Along with that […]
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Save the Los Angeles Sparks petition passes 1,000 mark!

  Fans continue to rally around the Los Angeles Sparks. Today a keep the Sparks in the Southland petition hit the mark of 1,000 names just before 3 p.m. A symbolic show of support for a team that began the year in search of new owners. There is some chatter on the Internet about the majority owner of the Golden […]
Monday, January 13, 2014

“Lone Survivor” leads box office as producers attempt damage control

“Lone Survivor” fought its way to the top of the box office over the weekend. The military action/drama debuted with $37.8 million  becoming the number one film in the U.S. That’s the second largest January opening ever. “Lone Survivor” is based on the real-life story of four Navy Seals on a covert mission in Afghanistan who must make some tough […]
Monday, January 13, 2014

Sparks update: Petition to keep the team in the Southland

An online petition to keep the Los Angeles Sparks in the Southland has collected more than 800 names. The petition was started by loyal Sparks fans, Chris Woodmansee and Callan McClurg. The petition touts the achievements of the team: “The Sparks are one of only four original WNBA franchises left to exist since the league was formed back in 1997, and […]