| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:18 PM
"Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the Moët British Independent Film Awards, earning...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The drama "Starred Up" earned the most nominations for the 16th Moet British Independent Film Awards on Monday morning, receiving eight, including best film, best director for David Mackenzie, best actor for Jack O'Connell and supporting actor for...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Paula Deen was moved to tears by a standing ovation she received in Texas this weekend at an event marking her first public appearance after a national uproar over her admitted use of the N-word.
Deen, 66, visibly shook and cried into a tissue as...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Just how tough will it be for a team to get out of the Class 4A East region in girls soccer this postseason?
Consider this: Defending Class 4A state champion South River, which brought back 10 starters including All-Metro Player of the Year Kacoe Longo,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is River Hill senior...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Stone Brewing Co. helped put San Diego on the craft beer map, and their year-old Pasadena retail location is helping to feed Los Angeles’ growing craft culture.
The dedication of L.A.’s Stone fans was plain on a recent rainy Monday evening...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The Spice Table will be closing at the end of the year, the brick building in which it's located to be demolished by the Metro Transportation Authority to make way for its underground subway station.
So chef-owner Bryant Ng is serving the last Spice...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:20 AM
DETROIT When some people see Detroit, they see bankruptcy and doom.
When Kelli Kavanaugh sees Detroit, she sees a fun town to tour by bicycle.
"If anything, we have more tour ideas than we can handle," says the co-owner of Wheelhouse Detroit, a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
PARIS — Full disclosure: I love-love-love this city. In the springtime. In the fall. In the summer, when it sizzles. In the winter, when it drizzles (though not so much when it snows!) Merci, Cole Porter.
I visit twice a year on business, for...