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  • Some of the year's best films are heading our way

    Why does Hollywood always save most of its best movies for last? To get closer to the time when Oscar ballots are due. That's why we're in for an uptick in quality between now and January at the multiplex, although there will still be plenty of simple...
  • Reviews of new pop music releases

    VARIOUS ARTISTS, The Art of McCartney (Capitol 2 and 1/2 stars) Sure, he's written a lot of great songs, but it's still hard to figure out why this double-disc tribute album needs to exist. Here's the concept: Producer Ralph Saul takes the cute Beatle'...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    From poetry readings to author fairs, there are plenty of opportunities this week to meet and chat with local authors.  - Thursday, 7 p.m. Award-winning author Jamie Quatro will speak at the College of William & Mary's Tucker Hall Theater as part of the...
  • A 'Curious' saga, from camp to curtain

    Ask Ryan Schneider about producing the independent film that will premiere at Lido Live theater in Newport Beach next Thursday, and he'll sum up the moviemaking process in one sentence. "Every dream and desire just happened," he said Wednesday afternoon...
  • Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal

    I have no trouble believing that a beloved national figure who has brought joy and laughter to millions of people is a pervert in private. Do you? In the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen a string of stellar reputations shredded to bits...
  • Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential

    Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential
    Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts. The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk. Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...
  • Bears' Marc Trestman faces test of temperament

    Bears' Marc Trestman faces test of temperament
    Preparation and a forward-looking mindset is key to good leadership. Good leaders act with a plan and a purpose. Often that plan goes astray, and in those circumstances survival is determined by adaptability and the ability to stay calm and make...
  • Who are Ken and Anne Dias Griffin?

     Who are Ken and Anne Dias Griffin?
    Anne Dias Griffin, 44: Fluent in French, English and Spanish and conversational in German, she was born in Strasbourg, France, to a Franco-German mother and a Franco-Argentine father and heard three languages at home, according to an essay she wrote for a...
  • Ssstt! Cesar Millan leads dog training clinic in Davie

    Ssstt! Cesar Millan leads dog training clinic in Davie
    He's the guy who says he can cure bad behavior — not in dogs, but in the people who own them. Enter Cesar Millan, dog trainer to the stars and regular folk alike. It's Day One of an exclusive five-day course led by the famed animal behaviorist...
  • Betty Duppenthaler: Orphaned, she made family her life

    Betty Duppenthaler: Orphaned, she made family her life
    Betty Duppenthaler believed in luck. It began when she and her twin brother, Booker, were adopted from a Jacksonville orphanage in 1928 by Bert and Charlotte Roper, one of the early citrus families in Central Florida. Betty grew up in a three-story...
  • 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps

     'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps
     When director Ava DuVernay was making her new film, "Selma," about the 1965 civil rights marches in Alabama, she found herself in an odd position: re-creating the charged events in the very locations where they took place. To add to the surrealness,...