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  • Review: 'Final Fight' has the right moves

    Review: 'Final Fight' has the right moves
    A handful of recent movies have served up sections of the life of 20th century kung fu master Ip Man, whose teachings, like the proverbial Velvet Underground myth about rock bands, spawned a generation's worth of martial artists (including Bruce Lee)....
  • Movie review: 'My Lucky Star' shoots for the sky, falls short

    Movie review: 'My Lucky Star' shoots for the sky, falls short
    Not content with just being a chop-socky princess, Ziyi Zhang has also tackled producing and playing a rom-com sweetheart. Her "Sophie's Revenge," which saw a limited U.S. run in 2009, proved such a box-office and critical hit in China that it has now...
  • Lavish perks take a drubbing on Wall Street

     Lavish perks take a drubbing on Wall Street
    NEW YORK — For a night, it was like the good old days on Wall Street. Bankers and traders in dark suits flocked to a Times Square blues lounge to sip cocktails and catch up after work. What made this gathering different was what was on the marquee...
  • Shhh. Angels' Mike Trout is L.A. star to watch

    Shhh. Angels' Mike Trout is L.A. star to watch
    Mike Trout takes a vicious swing at a 91-mph fastball and an earsplitting crack echoes through the Tampa Bay Rays' domed stadium. The drive screams off his bat at 112 mph and travels 458 feet, the longest home run this season at Tropicana Field. Six...
  • James Levine returns to the Metropolitan Opera podium

    James Levine returns to the Metropolitan Opera podium
    After the drama, comes the music. Monday night, the Metropolitan Opera threw an opening night gala that will be mostly remembered for its offstage dramatics: a celebrity director who couldn’t oversee her staging of Tchaikovsky’s “...
  • Study: Blacks followed Zimmerman trial more closely than whites

    Study: Blacks followed Zimmerman trial more closely than whites
    Black Americans paid much closer attention to George Zimmerman's trial than white Americans did, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. It wasn't difficult to follow the murder case against Zimmerman, who...
  • Review: 'The Rooftop' is flashy, splashy and a waste of time

    Review: 'The Rooftop' is flashy, splashy and a waste of time
    Like one long viral video, Taiwanese pop star (and movie multi-hyphenate) Jay Chou's "The Rooftop" is a bullet train to bananasville, its tonal eccentricities sure to wear out even the most dedicated connoisseur of silly cinema. Writer-director Chou's...
  • Teel Time: Swofford on new ACC revenue plan, New York tournament, NCAA governance

    Since its 1954 inception, the ACC basketball tournament has never strayed outside North Carolina in consecutive seasons. But the lure of New York could change that, Commissioner John Swofford said during a wide-ranging interview Monday. Relaxed as we...
  • Review: 'Tiny Times' is all flash, no substance

    Review: 'Tiny Times' is all flash, no substance
    Take the sex out of "Sex and the City" and transplant the action to Shanghai, and you'll have Guo Jinming's squeaky-clean "Tiny Times," in which four friends with a love of fur dresses and impossible heels swoon over boys. In deference to its...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat
    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • Mt. Airy girl's photo to kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month in Times Square

    Mt. Airy girl's photo to kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month in Times Square
    Three-year-old Ava McKelvey of Mt. Airy, who has Down syndrome, and her baby brother, Michael, are about to be famous, with a photo of the pair set to appear on a giant screen in New York City's Times Square to kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month,...