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VarietyBERLIN -- Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will open the 25th Helsinki Film Festival on Sept. 20. Also known as Love & Anarchy, Finland's biggest film festival is showcasing more Southern gothic with a gala presentation of William Friedkin'...
If you're planning an overseas trip this spring or summer, you may well have to change planes at an airline "hub" somewhere. And the choice of where to change can have a big impact on how smooth your trip will be. Here are my suggestions for hubbing. The...
FrameworkThree old friends, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope at table and Dorothy Lamour at microphone, lead 14 1/2 hour Olympic Telethon that received more than $1,000,000 in pledges for the U.S. Olympic team....
Pop & HissR. Kelly has written 32 new chapters in his "Trapped in the Closet" saga, while "American Idol's" Adam Lambert was briefly detained in a Finnish jail after a bar fight with his boyfriend....
Ministry of GossipAdam Lambert and boyfriend Sauli Koskinen were arrested and jailed Wednesday night after brawling outside a bar in Helsinki, Finland. Adam Lambert and Sauli Koskinen, who is from Finland, were questioned and released after the fight....
World NowA group of Russian human rights activists took the rare step of criticizing a U.S. official, lashing out at Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for calling Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin the “clear winner” in this week's...
The Fabulous ForumHockey travels, international style, kick off bright and early Saturday for the Ducks, and they don’t return to Southern California until Oct. 9. What they are hoping is that their miscues in the 2007-08 season will help them deal with......
Culture MonsterWhen Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to the Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend, after a full seasonâs absence, he will arrive as an old friend in a new guise, making his debut as the Los Angeles Philharmonicâs first conductor laureate. He......
Assigned to forge crucial congressional budget deal, Joe Biden instead visits Finland en route to MoldovaTop of the TicketThe Democrat will also talk with Russian leaders in Moscow but not about U.S. budget cuts....
This month's passage of a new U.S.-Russia trade law has done more than showcase Senator Ben Cardin's dedication to international human rights. By sending the shock to the Kremlin — that the U.S. values prosecuting rights abusers as much as it...
Tags: Civil Rights, Elections, Europe, White House, Parliament
If you're a prisoner of love, you and your Valentine may want to escape to a prison hotel and embrace your sentence -- at any time of year. Liberty Hotel, Boston A Champagne check-in, spectacular views of the Charles River and a concierge that lends...
VarietyBATUMI, Georgia -- Antti Jokinen's "Purge" has been selected as Finland's contender in the foreign-language film contest at the Oscars. Chosen by a jury of Finnish film professionals, the film beat 35 other local films. Based on an international...
Tags: Academy Awards, Finland, Movies, Drama (genre), Entertainment
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