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  • Danger, Halle Berry! 'Extant' has promise

    Danger, Halle Berry! 'Extant' has promise
    "Lust in Space" would be a catchier title for "Extant," the coming week's biggest premiere. Something unusual happened to astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry), who supposedly was alone for 13 months in space. Upon her return to Earth, Molly is stunned to...
  • Youth-Themed Pix Dominate Europe's LUX Prize Competition

    The official selection of the LUX Prize, which was unveiled Sunday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, is dominated by pics that focus on the challenges facing Europe's youth. The pics short-listed for the prize, which is intended to showcase the...
  • 90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting

    90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting
    On Sept. 6, the Culver Hotel in Culver City will celebrate its 90th birthday. Designed by Curlett & Beelman, also responsible for Art Deco buildings including the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and downtown’s Eastern Columbia, the Culver was once an...
  • New Zealand officially launch challenge for America's Cup

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has officially challenged for the next America's Cup in 2017 after months of doubt over funding and reported disputes with holders Oracle Team USA. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) issued the challenge...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • NBC renews Greg Poehler comedy 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC is racking up its frequent-flier miles, renewing the Greg Poehler comedy "Welcome to Sweden" for a second season. Yes, that Poehler. The fish-out-of-water import is the bro of NBC's prized funnywoman Amy Poehler. And while his sister served as an...
  • One dead, hundreds evacuated as Swedish forest fire rages

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - One person has died and hundreds have been evacuated, authorities said on Tuesday, in Sweden's biggest forest fire in modern times as the six-day-old blaze spread across east-central areas of the Nordic country. Several villages...
  • NBC Renews Amy and Greg Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC has given a 10-episode, second-season order to "Welcome to Sweden," the comedy created by Greg Poehler based on his life as a fish-out-of-water American living in Mother Svea. Poehler, who was named one of Variety's 10 comics to watch and who is...
  • Biopic highlights journalist's battle against Nazism

    "The Last Sentence" provides audiences with a valuable history lesson regarding crusading journalist Torgny Segerstedt's one-man battle against Hitler and the Nazis. The film, released in the United States through Music Box Films and directed by Oscar-...
  • Sergio Garcia cards 67, holds 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy heading into final round

    AKRON, Ohio Two shots separated Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia in the British Open two weeks ago at Royal Liverpool Golf Course. McIlroy left Hoylake with his third major title and Garcia finished in a tie for second with Rickie Fowler. Garcia wants...
  • Review: 'The Last Sentence' ★★★

    Review: 'The Last Sentence' ★★&#9733
    "The Last Sentence," the fine new biographical film by Jan Troell, is a more sophisticated work than it appears about a man whose life was more complicated than the world knew. Torgny Segerstedt was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in that...