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  • Teutonic shift

    Teutonic shift
    At most German restaurants, I get the claustrophobic feeling that I'm eating inside a cuckoo clock. What I wouldn't do for schnitzel and bratwurst without the beamed ceilings and oompah music. So it is with great delight that I found myself at Bad Ragaz...
  • Jaguar that set land speed record goes on sales block

    Jaguar that set land speed record goes on sales block
    It wasn't the world-record speed Norman Dewis was traveling at in 1953 that gave him pause, or that the Lucite canopy on the custom-built Jaguar XK 120 had no clearance for a helmet, or that his engine was spinning above the safe limit. It was that...
  • Torture museums in Europe

    You may think that the endless security lines at the airport are torturous -- but they are child's play compared with what heretics and criminals faced in the Middle Ages. Medieval torture was used both to extract confessions and to punish the convicted...
  • Calls for a Democratic Obama challenger, while based in history, seem ill-advised

    PARIS -- A week ago, in the Providence Journal newspaper (in Rhode Island), the publisher of Harper's Magazine, John R. MacArthur, wrote that President Barack Obama, through expedient political compromises, has lost the moral authority that an American...
  • Locarno Unveils High-Profile Lineup

    ROME -- The 66th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promisingly diverse lineup, comprising a greater number of established international auteurs, along with newcomers, and also crowdpleasers such as Richard Curtis-helmed time-travel romcom "About Time,"...
  • Durban Showcases African Film Renewal

    Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond. And if Durban's 34th edition says...
  • Reporter ventures into little Flemish town that birthed so much of Mishawaka

    Reporter ventures into little Flemish town that birthed so much of Mishawaka
    Francis De Vleeschouwer fetches a tarnished trophy from 1931 and brings it to the dinner table where the effusive vase of roses and Old World art remind me that we are in a home in the Belgian city of Aalter. The trophy -- his father's prize from a...
  • 'REC 4' rolls in Barcelona, Canary Islands

    BARCELONA - Julio Fernandez's Barcelona-based Filmax Entertainment has put into production Jaume Balaguero's long-awaited "REC 4: Apocalypse," only one of the most-anticipated Spanish titles of the year. Rolling July 13, the final part of the demonic...
  • Fort Collins, Colo., might be the happiest place on Earth

    Fort Collins, Colo., might be the happiest place on Earth
    If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
  • Cigar City announces collaboration with New Belgium Brewing

    Cigar City announces collaboration with New Belgium Brewing
    On the cusp of New Belgium Brewing's beginning distribution in Florida, Cigar City announced a collaboration with the California brewery's Lips of Faith series. Lips of Faith beers are New Belgium's small-batch brews, made with exotic ingredients....
  • Montreal Film Review: 'The Verdict'

    A serious flaw in Belgium's justice system is illustrated in "The Verdict," an accomplished drama from veteran local multihyphenate Jan Verheyen. This tale of a man's horrific loss of family, the legal glitch that lets the killer go scot-free, and a...