Story | Aug 8, 2014 | 6:55 AM
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Story | Nov 19, 2013 | 1:45 PMThere are few films in which time barrels forward as relentlessly as in Aleksandr Sokurov's Russian Ark, and yet there are also few where it swirls so mysteriously. The forward motion comes from Sokurov's famous record-breaking filming method — given the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg to film in for one day, Sokurov devised a single, continuous 96-minute shot in which we follow an unseen narrator (voiced by Sokurov) and the French Marquis de Custine (Sergey Dreiden) as they weave their way through the museum's majestic halls and the choreographed movements of 2,000 extras and three orchestras.
Story | Aug 19, 2014 | 7:06 AM
LONDON/HELSINKI/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food...
Story | Aug 15, 2014 | 8:22 AM
The Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Salt Lake City Open women's tournament had the same ending as the first two stops of the 2014 AVP tour: a victory for the top-rated team of U.S. Olympians April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings. Ross (Costa Mesa) and...
Story | Aug 13, 2014 | 11:11 PM
The championship match of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Salt Lake City Open men's tournament pitted local athletes against each other Sunday. The tournament title went to the team of Casey Patterson of Huntington Beach and teammate Jake Gibb of...