| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments.
The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Several decades ago, a high-powered Madison Avenue ad man I know was heading to an important client meeting in Frankfurt. He had a reservation for a flight on Lufthansa, but when he got to JFK, he realized that his passport had just expired. Being a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
We all know the power of store-bought rotisserie chicken. When you're short on time but want to make a substantial meal, that chicken you pick up can be your best friend. Buy one, shred it up and make something impressive.
It's easy to use the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Latin American filmmakers are an emerging global force, riding on a wave of genre films. So much so that Latin America's biggest movie market, Ventana Sur, which means Southern Window, has launched Blood Window, a slice of the mart dedicated to horror....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Love garlic? You can't go wrong with these easy dinner ideas. Stick with the amount of garlic given in the recipe, or go ahead and double it. Triple it, even. We dare you. Whether you call them chickpeas or garbanzo beans, if you're a fan, they don't...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Looking for something simple to put on the table? You can't go wrong with soup, especially at this time of the year. It's an easy one-dish option. Best of all? You might never guess the soups below are vegetarian, each a perfect option for Meatfree...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
BERLIN - Acquiring world sales rights to four new Spanish-language titles in the run-up to Berlin - "Good Old Boys," "The Magician," "The Night of the Mouse," "Portrait of an Animal Behaviour" - U.S sales company Shoreline Entertainment is also building...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Valentine's Day (Feb. 14, in case you didn't know) is next Friday, so if you and your sweetie are still thinking about dining out, here's a list of V-Day specials and prix-fixe menus from restaurants throughout Los Angeles. Reservations are probably going...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Since his graduation from the University of Iowa nearly four decades ago, Julio Emilio Moline has fostered his passion for photography on a part-time basis, always on the sidelines.
"I kept [photography] as a side interest, and it hasn't been my primary...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
BERLIN - Funny Balloons, the Paris-based sales agent behind two big Berlin arthouse hits - 2012's "No," 2013's "Gloria" - has set its largest sales slate ever with movies by Laurent Cantet, Sebastian Silva, Abel Ferrara, and Gustave de Kervern and...