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  • Wong Kar Wai woos kung fu crowd with 'The Grandmaster'

     Wong Kar Wai woos kung fu crowd with 'The Grandmaster'
    Wong Kar Wai is known as an international master of moody romance, making films filled with a yearning melancholy. His "In the Mood for Love" was the only film from this century to make the Top 25 of a recent Sight & Sound poll of the greatest films of...
  • Martial arts master Ip Man reigns large in film

     Martial arts master Ip Man reigns large in film
    HONG KONG — There is a scene near the beginning of Wong Kar Wai's "The Grandmaster" in which the main character, the martial arts expert Ip Man, expounds on the ethos of his practice. "Kung fu: two words. One horizontal, one vertical — if you'...
  • China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

    BEIJING — Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption. The unexpectedly harsh sentence is likely to be interpreted as a sign of just...
  • U.S. director Dennie Gordon, on filming 'My Lucky Star' in China

    U.S. director Dennie Gordon, on filming 'My Lucky Star' in China
    Dennie Gordon, who has directed U.S. films such as "What a Girl Wants" (2003) and "New York Minute" (2004) and numerous American TV shows, including "Burn Notice" and "30 Rock," recently helmed her first movie in China, "My Lucky Star." A romantic...
  • Pictures in the News | September 18, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where workers inspect the Costa Concordia after it was lifted upright near the island of Giglio.  More photos Washington: A woman looks at a memorial to the victims of the Washington Navy Yard where a...
  • Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters

    Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters
    Guillermo del Toro is more than a filmmaker, he's a fantasy visionary with an outsized imagination and a fanatical specificity, a creator of out-of-this world universes carefully conceived down to the smallest detail. His particular gifts and passions are...
  • ‘Pacific Rim’ mobile game first look: Fight kaiju on your phone

     
    “Pacific Rim” fans can pilot their own Jaegers and fight alien kaiju in an upcoming mobile game inspired by the […]...
  • Personal snapshots construct a bigger picture of China

    Personal snapshots construct a bigger picture of China
    Some brittle and warped, others as smooth and flat as the day they left the processing shop, the 35-millimeter negatives trickle in to Xiao Ma's dank recycling depot in north Beijing, collected by a network of trash pickers. Stuffed into old rice bags and...
  • U.S. officials warn Russia against giving refuge to Edward Snowden

    U.S. officials warn Russia against giving refuge to Edward Snowden
    Fugitive secrets-spiller Edward Snowden isn’t yet out of his monthlong Moscow airport limbo, but U.S. officials have warned that Russia is provoking a diplomatic crisis with its reported granting of refuge to the American charged with espionage...
  • Jonathan Gold's $15 Chinese broccoli dish that's worth every penny

    Jonathan Gold's $15 Chinese broccoli dish that's worth every penny
    You may, in the course of your travels, alight at New Bay Seafood, in a building that has been home to approximately a trillion Hong Kong-style restaurants since it began as Jumbo Seafood in the first San Gabriel Valley Chinese restaurant-boom in the...
  • Banker unites East and West

    Banker unites East and West
    The gig: Dominic Ng, 54, is chairman and chief executive of Pasadena's East West Bank, formerly a savings and loan association based in L.A.'s Chinatown that he built into the nation's largest Chinese American bank, with $23 billion in assets. The bank...