| May 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Tom Rob Smith's fourth novel, "The Farm," opens with a vivid conflict: A Londoner named Daniel receives a phone call from his father with troubling news. "Your mum's in hospital," the older man says. "She's been committed." Then the phone rings again...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:03 AM
"East Los High" (Hulu). A welcome second season for this Web-based Latino teen drama, set in East Los Angeles, begins this week, following some gap-bridging prequels. Originally created with an educational ulterior motive, specifically to address and...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
One of the four convicted Pirate Bay co-founders Peter Sunde, also known as Brokep, has been arrested in Sweden for his involvement in the torrent site, according to several reports.
According to Reuters, the 35-year-old was arrested on Saturday in the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric.
Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
"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.
That man, Torgny Segerstedt, was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A few days after Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, Torgny Segerstedt, the editor in chief of one of Sweden's major newspapers, wrote a scathing article about Der Führer and the Nazi regime: "To force the politics and press of the entire world...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:46 PM
The Strikers FC-South Coast girls' Under-14 team of Huntington Beach traveled for an international tournament in Sweden, and returned with a second-place finish.
The team's journey began May 26 and ended with a championship game appearance June 1....
| May 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch.
Set to debut at the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:41 AM
If you visit Stockholm, don't miss the chance to sample an authentic Swedish smorgasbord at the Grand Hotel. Not only is the meal steeped in tradition, the setting is spectacular, with views of the busy harbor, Old Town and the Royal Palace.
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Zodiak Americas has further expanded its creative team with the appointment of Swedish producers and format developers Joel Karsberg and Cem Yeter as joint chief creative officers.
Both will report directly to Jonny Slow, CEO of Zodiak Americas and...