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  • Bentley Unveils Teaser Image of Super-Luxury SUV

     
    After years of having to drop the tykes off at practice in a ho-hum Land Rover Range Rover, the long-neglected 1 percent soccer-mom demographic finally will have an SUV worthy of their socioeconomic status. Super-luxury English automaker Bentley has...
  • Why U.S. Audiences Are More Comfortable With Subtitles Than Ever

    Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
  • Anisfield-Wolf book award winners announced

    Anisfield-Wolf book award winners announced
    The winners of the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf awards were announced Wednesday with prizes of $10,000 each. Since 1935, the Anisfield-Wolf awards have been presented to books and authors who confront racism and explore diversity. The Lifetime Achievement...
  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...
  • Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Inner-city Bard, 'Chickspeare' and more

    William Shakespeare's 450th birthday falls on Wednesday, per historians' best reckoning in the absence of ironclad documentation. It’s time to remember that “in delay there lies no plenty,” as the Bard told us in “Twelfth Night,&...
  • In L.A., Taiwanese band Mayday rocks its all-Chinese audience

    In L.A., Taiwanese band Mayday rocks its all-Chinese audience
    Screams rang out Saturday night across the Los Angeles Sports Arena as Taiwanese band Mayday brought its brand of Asian stadium rock to an all-Chinese audience for a show celebrating its 15th anniversary. "We don't usually do anything on our...
  • Foreign owners invade English Premier League

    Foreign owners invade English Premier League
    Even in today's economy you'd think $1.4 billion would be enough to buy love. Or at the very least, indifference. But that hasn't been the case with the Glazer family, whose debt-driven purchase of English soccer team Manchester United a decade ago...
  • Wells of English defiled

    Write about language, as about climate change or evolution, and what do you get? A strident chorus of denial. I wonder why. Last week Tom Chivers wrote about English grammar at The Telegraph, patiently explaining why a good deal of what has been...
  • 'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer

    'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer
    The 1888-91 Whitechapel murders in London are arguably the world's most infamous unsolved serial crimes. The brutal murders of as few as five to almost a dozen young women attributed to "Jack the Ripper" have spawned thousands of nonfiction accounts and...
  • Steven Berkoff recalls 'Birthday Party' clashes with William Friedkin

    Steven Berkoff, the British stage and screen actor who was to have appeared in a revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party" at the Geffen Playhouse, said that he left the play after clashing with director William Friedkin. "The Birthday Party"...
  • Clash upends 'Birthday Party' at the Geffen Playhouse

    Clash upends 'Birthday Party' at the Geffen Playhouse
    Hold your RSVPs to the Geffen Playhouse's revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party." The highly anticipated production, staged by Oscar-winning director William Friedkin, has been abruptly called off only two weeks before its official opening....