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  • 'Pacific Rim' delivers monster-mashing fun, reviews say

    'Pacific Rim' delivers monster-mashing fun, reviews say
    Amid a summer in which Earth has been decimated by an alien intelligence, abandoned by humanity, overrun by zombies and beset by demons, "Pacific Rim" introduces yet another threat: kaiju -- giant, city-smashing monsters from the deep. Mankind's only hope...
  • '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say

    '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say
    True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post in $250-million deal

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post in $250-million deal
    In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million. The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon. Donald Graham,...
  • After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'

    After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'
    Don't expect a surprise announcement by the Sulzberger family about selling the New York Times any time soon. After Amazon.com billionaire Jeffrey Bezos announced he was buying the family-owned Washington Post this week, Times publisher Arthur...
  • Update: New Hampshire man kills son, 9, then self during YWCA visit

    Update: New Hampshire man kills son, 9, then self during YWCA visit
    An estranged father shot his 9-year-old son several times during a supervised visit at a New Hampshire YWCA before turning the gun on himself Sunday morning, officials said. Both were killed.  Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, N.H., had been separated...
  • 'Whitey' Bulger wants to keep his Stanley Cup ring

    'Whitey' Bulger wants to keep his Stanley Cup ring
    BOSTON — While reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger says he is willing to forfeit the guns and $822,000 in cash that officials found in his Santa Monica apartment, he wants to keep one thing: a Stanley Cup ring. In a...
  • 'Elysium' is solid sci-fi, but no 'District 9,' critics say

    'Elysium' is solid sci-fi, but no 'District 9,' critics say
    Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
  • Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]

    Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]
    Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...
  • 'Kick-Ass 2': Superhero sequel takes a beating from critics

    'Kick-Ass 2': Superhero sequel takes a beating from critics
    The title character of the new superhero sequel "Kick-Ass 2" is a teenage vigilante (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) known for his ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. Time will tell if the movie itself displays the same resilience, because the first wave...
  • Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?

    Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?
    The definitive line about a newspaper's public mission came, as it happens, from Hollywood. In Orson Welles' classic "Citizen Kane," the title character, his newspaper empire in tatters, is asked by Walter Thatcher, the film's stand-in for J.P. Morgan,...
  • Baseball quotes: John Lackey doesn't think Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play

    Baseball quotes: John Lackey doesn't think Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play
    "If it's set up properly, it will be the greatest thing to happen to Major League Baseball." —Retired umpire Don Denkinger, best known for his blown call in the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals-Kansas City Royals World Series, to Time magazine on the...