| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
There 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.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past."
--Party slogan, "1984"
It is an essential part of the totalitarian mentality -- excuse me, not mentality, but to use today's neo-non-word, mindset. As if approved...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Orlando City continued to take steps to clean up its fan conduct and stadium environment this week, establishing a "Fan Advisory Council," reinstating The Ruckus supporters group and announcing the suspension of 15 fans.
In the wake of a major...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:08 PM
ST. PETE BEACH — Para los aficionados al sol, a las blancas arenas y las tibias aguas del Golfo de México en la parte oeste del estado, el parque Fort DeSoto en el extremo de St. Petersburg es un destino casi obligado. Pero si en lugar de girar a la...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:10 PM
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MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Royals had a rough end to their nine-game road swing before the finale even began at Tropicana Field.
Right-handed pitcher Jason Vargas was rushed to a...