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  • Ground Control Karaoke celebrates a year at Complex

    Ground Control Karaoke celebrates a year at Complex
    It's Monday night and Miley Cryus' mega-ballad "Wrecking Ball" is playing in G-major, morphing the Billboard hit into a demonic electronic haunt that shakes the walls at Glendale's industrial club, Complex. A crew of loyal karaoke aficionados move...
  • Udine's Far East Festival To Honor Fruit Chan

    ROME - Hong Kong multihyphenate Fruit Chan will be the guest of honour at the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema. Chan, a maverick director, producer and actor, is known for directing...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Bumping into Father Flynn once again

    I first came face to face with Father Flynn in 1957. I was in the fifth grade and I had to answer for the D grades Sister Mary Judith gave me in behavior. Father told me I would hang from the flagpole at Saint Frances of Rome if I were to continue such...
  • Cecil B. DeMille Honoree Woody Allen Chosen for his Global Flair

    It's no wonder the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. picked Woody Allen as the recipient of this year's Cecil B. DeMille Award. No longer just a fixture of WASP-y upper east side Manhattan (he somewhat manages a paralytic fear of flying), Allen is...
  • Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love

    Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love
    The paradox of Jean-Luc Godard's remarkable "Contempt" is that it is perhaps the French director's most atypical film as well as one you won't be able to forget. Starring the once-in-a-lifetime cast of Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli and...
  • Roman aqueduct volunteers tap into history beneath their feet

    Roman aqueduct volunteers tap into history beneath their feet
    ROME — In a verdant valley east of Rome, Fabrizio Baldi admires a forgotten stretch of a two-tier Roman aqueduct, a stunning example of the emperor Hadrian's 2nd century drive to divert water from rural springs to his ever-thirstier capital. But...
  • Audrey Hepburn's 1953 'Roman Holiday' an enchanting fairy tale

     Audrey Hepburn's 1953 'Roman Holiday' an enchanting fairy tale
    William Wyler's enchanting 1953 Cinderella-esque comedy, "Roman Holiday," made Audrey Hepburn an overnight sensation. She not only won the Academy Award for best actress but she also received a Golden Globe, a British Academy of Film and Television Arts...
  • 'Jim Rome' Renewed for Third Season by Showtime

    Jim Rome will return to Showtime in 2014 for more sports gab, as the pay TV net renews "Jim Rome on Showtime" for a third season. Series features Rome and a panel of guests debating hot button sports topics and controversies. Guests have included Kobe...
  • Homeless men invited to help Pope Francis celebrate birthday

    Homeless men invited to help Pope Francis celebrate birthday
    ROME -- Pope Francis boosted his down-to-earth image by inviting a group of homeless men to his Vatican residence to help him celebrate his 77th birthday. The group of men – four, according to some Vatican reports, three according to the Vatican&...
  • London Theater Review: 'Coriolanus' Starring Tom Hiddleston

    Making enthralling theater out of one of Shakespeare's best-known titles is one thing. It's an achievement of an altogether higher order to take the austerely forbidding "Coriolanus" -- an argumentative tragedy discussing the demands of politics and the...
  • Sergio Leone's Heirs Launch Positive Italo IPO

    ROME - Italy's Leone Film Group, the company originally founded by spaghetti western master Sergio Leone, made a positive debut on the Milan stock market Wednesday with an IPO geared towards becoming a bigger distributor of high-profile Hollywood...