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  • Norwegian friends, family describe Kenya mall attack suspect

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A Somali-born Norwegian said to be a suspect in a deadly assault on a Kenyan shopping mall was described Friday by former classmates and others who knew him as an observant Muslim who struggled to fit in after his family fled...
  • Montreal World Fest Includes 113 Int'l Premieres

    The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. "The Red Robin" by Michael Z. Wechsler competes in the World section while Adam...
  • David Tennant Starrer 'Escape Artist' Goes Downunder

    LONDON -- Red Arrow Intl. has sold Australian free TV rights to SBS for hot BBC thriller "The Escape Artist." eOne Hopscotch acquired the DVD and digital rights in Oz. The three-part miniseries, which has attracted widespread praise from U.K. critics,...
  • 'X Factor' Producer FremantleMedia Takes Over Miso

    LONDON -- FremantleMedia, producer and distributor of global TV brands like "The X Factor," "American Idol" and "Got Talent," has continued its push into the scripted biz by inking a deal to acquire a majority stake in Miso Film, a leading Scandi drama...
  • Q&A: Jo Nesbo on 'Police,' Harry Hole

    Q&A: Jo Nesbo on 'Police,' Harry Hole
    Of the Scandinavian crime writers who have become international sensations in recent years, Sweden's Stieg Larsson (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”) is obviously the best known, but Norway's Jo NesbÝ is catching up fast. NesbÝ's dark and...
  • Netflix 'Lilyhammer' Premiere: Steven Van Zandt Learns to Love Norway's Frozen Wasteland

    Steven Van Zandt's mumbling mobster in "Lilyhammer" is back for more comical mayhem in the Norwegian wilderness -- and the multihyphenate says both he and his character have become "more integrated" into the local scene. "I have been eating a lot of cod,...
  • Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson' a Highlight at Pordenone

    The Pordenone Silent Film Festival holds a special place in the calendar. Now in its 32nd year, Pordenone remains the most important festival of silent cinema, the mother ship in a sense for the encouraging plethora of smaller silent film events (San...
  • Berlinale Co-Production Market Selects 39 Projects

    LONDON -- Thirty-nine feature film projects from 30 countries will be presented at the 11th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which runs Feb. 9-11. The market gives producers the opportunity to come together for pre-scheduled individual meetings with 450...
  • Netflix Picks Up Steven Van Zandt's 'Lilyhammer' for Third Season

    Netflix announced a pact to offer the third season of original series "Lilyhammer," the Norwegian dramedy starring Steven Van Zandt -- indicating that the offbeat show is a sleeper hit of some kind for the streaming provider. Season 3 of "Lilyhammer"...
  • Countering violent extremism [Commentary]

    Countering violent extremism [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, 28-year-old Todd Wheeler Jr. of Glen Burnie was arrested on charges of making explosives. Had they detonated, the radius of the blast could have caused extensive damage, deaths and injuries. Also this month, Ellicott City resident...
  • Chris Mills is a Chicagoan no matter where he roams

    Chris Mills is a Chicagoan no matter where he roams
    A decade ago Chris Mills moved to Brooklyn, but the singer-songwriter will always belong to Chicago. The trenchant troubadour released his first record 18 years ago, establishing himself as a strong presence on the local scene. He has gone on to...