| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:40 AM
To make "The Book Thief," the screen adaptation of Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl who develops a passion for books amid the chaos of World War II-era Germany, the filmmakers might have shot somewhere in Eastern Europe with generous tax credits...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:08 PM
WARSAW — Michal Ruminski was 6 when his father took him through a local supermarket here. The store shelves were empty, except for some bottles of vinegar, but that was precisely the point. His father wanted the young boy never to forget the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Two Fresno residents are expected in court Wednesday in a case in which authorities say abductors cut off the penis of the owner of a lucrative Orange County medical marijuana dispensary to try to force him to disclose where he supposedly had buried...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:50 PM
BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup title by beating Serbia, 3-2, in the final Sunday after Radek Stepanek swept past Dusan Lajovic in the decisive singles match.
The Czech veteran beat the 117th-ranked Lajovic, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1,...
| Nov 10, 2013
Ah, Paris. The food. The art. The sights.
The hotel bill.
It was the little matter of finding a place to stay that kept an international vacation off our radar, especially in wake of a recession that had put a king-size crimp in our international...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A new study by the Library of Congress reveals some disquieting facts about the country's early film heritage.
Of the nearly 11,000 silent feature films that were produced and distributed in the United States from 1912 to 1929, the report says, only 3,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Not to be outdone by the "Today" show, which splashily launched its first book club last month with "The Bone Season" by newcomer Samantha Shannon, Tumblr's new Reblog Book Club debuted Tuesday.
If what makes a book club work are enthusiastic...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Singer-actor-activist Harry Belafonte is one of two 2013 recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Awards to be handed out Tuesday in Dublin, Ireland, along with Pakistani teen human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Walter White's crystal meth empire spreads from the American Southwest to the Czech Republic. On Monday, the drug lord conquered one last territory: "Conan."
For fans already dreading Sunday night, when the Emmy-winning AMC drama will head off to the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:04 AM
After months of stalled negotiations over salaries, workers at Amazon's German warehouses are threatening to walk out for the Christmas shopping season.
It would not be the first time German workers walked out on Amazon. Verdi, the Services and Trade...