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  • Greece is the top European destination for 2014, Lonely Planet says

    Greece is the top European destination for 2014, Lonely Planet says
    If you're European dreaming this summer, think Greece. That's the word from Lonely Planet editors who have compiled a list of the best places to visit in Europe this year.  Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014 chose Greece because of its "luxury...
  • Georgian Film 'Corn Island,' Elle Fanning Win Big at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

    Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili's "Corn Island" took top prize Saturday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, the leading movie event in Central and Eastern Europe. The film, which brought together partners from Georgia, Germany, France, Czech...
  • Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame

    Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame
    When the pilot with the jet-black hair and movie-star smile asked if anyone would care to come up and see the cockpit, he wasn't surprised that a couple of his 25 passengers readily agreed. After all, this was the moment that Mira Slovak and his two co-...
  • Tips on tipping in Europe

    Tips on tipping in Europe
    Here's a tip. Don't stress over tipping. Restaurant tips are more modest in Europe than in America. In most places, 10 percent is a big tip. If your bucks talk at home, muzzle them on your travels. As a matter of principle, if not economy, the local...
  • Leading Czech Filmmaker Alice Nellis to Script 'Even Mice Belong in Heaven'

    Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven." The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
  • Mel Gibson on Hollywood, Independent Filmmaking, Sharks, Vikings and Gary Oldman

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic -- Mel Gibson is at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, where he received the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. He also went on stage before an open-air screening of "Mad Max," attended...
  • 'Fargo' Composer Jeff Russo Finds Strength In the Silence

    In FX's limited series "Fargo," a chance encounter causes an innocent man's life to spiral out of control with deadly consequences. It's trademark Hitchcock territory if it wasn't inspired by the Coen Brothers' 1996 theatrical feature, which makes this...
  • Karlovy Vary Film Festival Kicks Off with Award for Mel Gibson

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic -- The 49th edition of the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival kicked off Friday with a ceremony at which Mel Gibson was awarded the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. Accepting the Crystal...
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