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  • Injured IndyCar champ Dario Franchitti to stop racing

    Injured IndyCar champ Dario Franchitti to stop racing
    Heeding doctors' advice after being seriously hurt in a crash last month, four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti said Thursday he's ending his racing career. "Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my head and...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix

    SEPANG, Malaysia -- Lewis Hamilton broke his drought at Formula One's Malaysian Grand Prix to lead a one-two finish for the Mercedes team on Sunday. Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg by 17.3 seconds at the Sepang International Circuit, with...
  • TIFF 2013: Ron Howard's curiosity leads to Jay Z, Formula One films

    TIFF 2013: Ron Howard's curiosity leads to Jay Z, Formula One films
    TORONTO -- Ron Howard and Jay Z aren't names you'd expect to find in the same sentence, much less people you'd figure would one day work together. But 10 days before the hip-hop artist's two-day Made in America music festival in Philadelphia over...
  • SAG Awards 2014 nominations: Supporting actor field includes novice

    SAG Awards 2014 nominations: Supporting actor field includes novice
    Barkhad Abdi had never acted before, but his portrayal of a Somali pirate in "Captain Phillips," which on Wednesday earned him a Screen Actors Guild nomination for supporting actor, was drawn from his years living in the dangerous Horn of Africa, where...
  • Golden Globes: Jared Leto, Daniel Bruhl get supporting actor nods

    Fact-based dramas dominated the Golden Globes nominations for supporting actor, claiming all five slots with Jared Leto for "Dallas Buyers Club," Daniel Bruhl for "Rush," Barkhad Abdi for "Captain Phillips," Michael Fassbender for "12 Years a Slave" and ...
  • Toronto International Film Festival: Fresh start for stars, directors

    When the Toronto International Film Festival announced its high-profile premieres on Tuesday, the lineup was filled with the expected prestige — an adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts ("August: Osage...
  • Peter Morgan on the drive to write 'Rush'

    Peter Morgan on the drive to write 'Rush'
    I should declare I have never been a fan of motor racing. I don't watch Formula One, the intricacies of engine refinement and lap times leave me cold, I don't even drive fast. So how come "Rush" ended up being an unusually personal screenplay to me? The...
  • Actors need to be jacks or jills of all trades

    On some level, every good actor has to be a jack of all trades. Yes, acting is their No. 1 profession, but the process of transforming a character on the page into a living, breathing person on the screen isn't just about memorizing lines. For each role,...
  • Films inspired by true events walk a tricky line

    Films inspired by true events walk a tricky line
    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" isn't true. It's only "inspired" by a true story. Screenwriter Danny Strong realized his limitations in constructing a script based on an article about former White House butler Eugene Allen, but rather than ditch the story...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Jared Leto wins male actor in a supporting role

    SAG Awards 2014: Jared Leto wins male actor in a supporting role
    Jared Leto won the Screen Actors Guild award for male actor in a supporting role Saturday for his portrayal of Rayon, an AIDS-stricken transsexual with a big heart, in the film "Dallas Buyers Club." This is Leto's first SAG win, and the accolade marks...
  • RingRacer: Top speed record now out of reach for oft-delayed German coaster

    RingRacer: Top speed record now out of reach for oft-delayed German coaster
    The long-anticipated RingRacer at Germany's Nurburgring racetrack is set to join the ranks of the fastest roller coasters in the world when it reopens this summer after a four-year delay. Photos: RingRacer coaster at Germany's Nurburgring racetrack...