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  • Paz Vega, Carmen Maura Head Down Under With Jim Loach

    HONG KONG - Spanish stars Paz Vega and Carmen Maura join with Edward James Olmos in the untitled new picture by British director Jim Loach which starts shooting next month. The director returns to Australia where he previously made "Oranges And...
  • The best idea on raising the minimum wage you've never heard of

    The best idea on raising the minimum wage you've never heard of
    Let’s raise the minimum wage. There, I said it. Out loud. Has the U.S. economy collapsed yet? Oh, but it will, Republicans say. For proof, they point to such things as the Congressional Budget Office report released Tuesday, which said that a hike...
  • Berlin -- 'Love' Conquers New Territories, 'Linsanity' Bounces on

    HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe. Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
  • Summit's 'Gods of Egypt' Heads for Australia Shoot

    HONG KONG - Summit Entertainment's fantasy actioner "Gods of Egypt" to be directed by Alex Proyas ("I, Robot," "The Crow") is expected to shoot in Australia from next month. A union dispute remains to be resolved. The decision to locate production in New...
  • Australian Distributor Madman Up For Sale

    HONG KONG - Australian distributor Madman Entertainment is to be sold by its parent company Funtastic. The Australian Stock Market-listed Funtastic, which spans toys, clothing and confectionery, warned investors that it expects to suffer a A$22 million...
  • Dance companies converge on the Alex Theatre

    Dance companies converge on the Alex Theatre
    Dance lovers will be treated to multifaceted styles of the art March 8 at the Glendale Alex Theatre as "Celebrate Dance," in its ninth year, brings together dance companies from throughout California to perform for one night only. And for the first time,...
  • California-Set Films Can't Turn Down Tax Incentives to Shoot Just About Anywhere Else

    When Paul Audley took the job as president of FilmL.A. in late 2008, he was astounded to discover that physical production on the $70 million pic "Battle: Los Angeles" wasn't being done in Los Angeles. "It stunned me that the movie was shooting in...
  • El Niño podría regresar en verano boreal: Centro de Predicción Climática EEUU

    El Niño podría regresar en verano boreal: Centro de Predicción Climática EEUU
    El temido fenómeno de El Niño podría regresar tan pronto como durante el verano boreal, advirtió el jueves el Centro de Predicción Climática de Estados Unidos (CPC, por su sigla en inglés). El fenómeno, un aumento en la temperatura de la superficie de...
  • Report of ping raises hope, questions in Malaysia jetliner search

    Report of ping raises hope, questions in Malaysia jetliner search
    BEIJING — A Chinese ship has detected a pulse signal that could be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Chinese state-run media reported Saturday, boosting hopes for finding the vanished jet but raising new questions about how tightly the...
  • F-1: Esteban Gutiérrez, piloto mexicano listo para Australia

    F-1: Esteban Gutiérrez, piloto mexicano listo para Australia
        El campeonato 2014 de Fórmula Uno arranca este fin de semana en Melbourne con el Gran Premio de de Australia. Entre los participantes se destaca el colombiano Esteban Gutiérrez, a quien tuve la oportunidad de entrevistar a finales de 2012 en...
  • Australia lidera búsqueda meridional de avión malasio desaparecido

    Australia lidera búsqueda meridional de avión malasio desaparecido
    Australia conducirá la búsqueda en el Océano Índico meridional de un avión malasio desaparecido, dijo su primer ministro el lunes, en medio de la evidencia cada vez mayor de que la desaparición del avión fue un acto minuciosamente planeado de sabotaje o...