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  • 'Walter Mitty's' visual effects chief shares screen secrets

    'Walter Mitty's' visual effects chief shares screen secrets
    It took 13 visual-effects companies to keep pace with the outsized imagination of Walter Mitty, the hero of the film based on the 1939 short story by James Thurber. Starring and directed by Ben Stiller, the latest silver-screen adaptation, scheduled for a...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Chris Hemsworth takes an imaginary beatdown

     
    LONDON — A bone-chilling wind and a fine sheet of mist cascaded off the River Thames, but it wasn’t the […]...
  • 'Game of Thrones' casts new actor to play The Mountain

    'Game of Thrones' casts new actor to play The Mountain
    In the world of Westeros, the man who is the King's Hand seems to get replaced like clockwork. In the real world of HBO's "Game of Thrones," that rotating role is Gregor Clegane. Clegane, known as The Mountain, will be played by a new actor in the show'...
  • Screening of ‘Herd in Iceland’

     
    “Herd in Iceland” is a documentary about the annual roundup of the Icelandic horse, isolated for centuries by the country's oceanic borders. “Herd In Iceland” began filming in the fall of 2010, when Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart...
  • Snowden adds six countries to his search for asylum

    Snowden adds six countries to his search for asylum
    NSA leaker Edward Snowden has sent out appeals for asylum to six more countries, WikiLeaks reported Friday, in a sign of the marooned fugitive's mounting desperation in the face of international indifference to his plight. Snowden remains trapped in a...
  • Snowden reportedly headed for Cuba after Moscow stopover

    Snowden reportedly headed for Cuba after Moscow stopover
    MOSCOW — A plane from Hong Kong believed to be carrying the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden landed in the Russian capital late Sunday afternoon, and authorities said he was en route to Cuba. There were conflicting reports...
  • Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden

    Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint charging self-proclaimed NSA leaker Edward Snowden with two violations of the Espionage Act and the theft of government property, the first step in a process they hope will bring him...
  • Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?

    Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?
    If Edward J. Snowden, who says he leaked National Security Agency secrets, wants to stay out of the clutches of U.S. judicial authorities, his choices for seeking asylum are few and, literally, far between. Only Iceland would seem to meet the conditions...
  • Sigur Ros to get animated for 'The Simpsons'

    Sigur Ros to get animated for 'The Simpsons'
    Sigur Rós members are adding themselves to the long list of musicians who have gotten drawn into the crazy world of “The Simpsons.” The Icelandic art rock outfit will guest star in and compose music for the long-running animated Fox sitcom....
  • ‘Merlin’: Angel Coulby talks Gwen’s journey from servant to queen

     
    The final season of the fantasy adventure series “Merlin” resumes on Syfy Friday evening after several weeks hiatus and the ......
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ show runners on Jaime Lannister’s evolution

     
    Jaime Lannister's fortunes changed forever in Sunday's episode of “Game of Thrones.” Readers familiar with the events in George R.R. ......