| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday.
As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:02 PM
"The Last Sentence," the fine new biographical film by Jan Troell, is a more sophisticated work than it appears about a man whose life was more complicated than the world knew.
Torgny Segerstedt was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in that...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:24 AM
"The Divide" AMC Network's attempt to get its very niche WE tv into the scripted drama game may not produce the industry-quake that "Mad Men" did, but this legal drama exploring themes of race, class, ambition and the elastic nature of justice is a fine...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
"Lust in Space" would be a catchier title for "Extant," the coming week's biggest premiere.
Something unusual happened to astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry), who supposedly was alone for 13 months in space. Upon her return to Earth, Molly is stunned to...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The official selection of the LUX Prize, which was unveiled Sunday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, is dominated by pics that focus on the challenges facing Europe's youth.
The pics short-listed for the prize, which is intended to showcase the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Black Box A quick, almost fatal decision by...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The World Series of Poker winnowed down to its final nine players Monday night, and they represent six countries: Brazil, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United States. The players will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on Nov. 10 to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CBS reality veteran "Big Brother" bounced back from its low of last week to rule Thursday night's ratings race, while other shows joined it in improving upon their scores from the pre-holiday night. It was an OK start, meanwhile, for NBC comedy "Welcome...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With back to back debuts of two Thursday night comedies — "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" — NBC offers up a near-perfect definition of the term "from the sublime to the ridiculous."
Created by Greg Poehler and executive produced...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks didn't wait till the end of the Stanley Cup Final to make a personnel move, agreeing to terms Tuesday on a one-year-deal with center Dennis Rasmussen.
Rasmussen, 23, had a productive season while playing with Växjö of the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Welcome to Sweden." Shot in Sweden, with subtitles and two Poehlers, "Welcome to Sweden" is the freshest thing to happen to broadcast comedy since "Modern Family."
Loosely based on creator Greg Poehler’s life, the story follows Bruce (Poehler),...