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  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' makes its way via the box office

    'Hundred-Foot Journey' makes its way via the box office
    In its opening weekend, when a film enjoys a bump in its business Saturday over Friday, something is working. The result may not skyrocket to the billion-dollar "Transformers" realm, where frenetic, around-the-world PG-13-rated slaughter rules the...
  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' takes forever to complete

    'Hundred-Foot Journey' takes forever to complete
    The culinary culture clash comedy "The Hundred-Foot Journey" dawdles, like a meal that drags on and on because the waiter is too busy texting to bother bringing you the check. Based on the Richard Morais novel, it's a low-flame romance and low-heat...
  • History man Al Stewart digs deep for musical "time passages"

    By Nigel Stephenson CROPREDY, England, Aug 11 (Reuters) - As Al Stewart tells it, every singer starts off writing love songs - but a "disastrous" affair made his efforts so downbeat one reviewer suggested he give it a miss. So Scottish born Stewart, who...
  • Review: 'Violette' ★★★

    Review: 'Violette' ★★&#9733
    Though its subject was real, the French biopic "Violette" feels more like a thought experiment: What if a brilliant and daring female artist was just as self-indulgent and self-pitying as the vilest of her male counterparts? Director Martin Provost's...
  • Disney movie preorders caught up in Hachette-like dispute with Amazon

    Reuters—Amazon.com Inc has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online retailer began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year....
  • Travel letters: Reflections of quirky Portland

    Reflections of quirky Portland I just finished the Aug. 3 article "Cycle City" by Chris Erskine, on biking in Portland, Ore. As an L.A. native who attended Portland State University and then lived and worked in Portland for another dozen years, only...
  • San Sebastian Unveils Seven International Titles in Competition

    The San Sebastian Film Festival, the most prestigious film event in the Spanish-speaking world, unveiled Thursday the first seven international titles that will vie for a Golden Shell in competition. They are Francois Ozon's "The New Girlfriend," Bille...
  • Cavendish to return from injury at Tour de l'Ain

    LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish will return to action in this month's Tour de l'Ain stage race in eastern France having recovered from the shoulder injury he sustained in the Tour de France opening stage, his team said on Wednesday. The British rider,...
  • Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

    LONDON (Reuters) - As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations went out for bidders to organise and run a mass cycling event on a similar scale he jumped at the chance....
  • Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals

    Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals
    Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...
  • Greenlight's Einhorn says still cautious, macro bets weigh

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Einhorn, head of hedge fund firm Greenlight Capital, said Tuesday that he remained cautious on the stock market and that second-quarter investments suffered slightly from short bets against French bonds and the Japanese yen....