| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector.
Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed up with New Zealand-based writer Neil Cross ("Luther")...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The America's Cup continues into Saturday, as the two races on Friday were polar opposites compared to the previous days on San Francisco Bay. The first race on Friday was delayed due to the lack of wind; however, the race started with Oracle Team USA...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Race 14 of the America's Cup was postponed Saturday because of shifting wind, further delaying Emirates Team New Zealand's chance to claim the oldest trophy in international sports.
With the Kiwis sitting on match point against defender...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The U.S. boat that seeks to defend its America's Cup title starting this weekend will be saddled with a disadvantage and will sail without a key crew member after officials handed down the harshest penalty in the history of the 162-year-old race.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:35 PM
If you care about lost films in general and silent films in particular and can't wait till they arrive on DVD (no names, please), the moment is now. The National Film Preservation Foundation's "Lost & Found: American Treasures From the New Zealand Film...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Ahoy!
Oracle Team USA won the 34th America's Cup and kept the trophy from heading down under to New Zealand. It has been a comeback story for the defenders in the Cup, held inside San Francisco Bay.
The challenging Emirates...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:50 AM
If you care about lost films in general and silent films in particular and can’t wait till they arrive on DVD (no names, please), the moment is now.
The National Film Preservation Foundation’s “Lost & Found: American Treasures From the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:31 PM
BONUS INTERVIEW BELOW
All you diva-wannabes pay attention: school is about to be in session.
The Venetian Arts Society will host a “Gala Salon honoring Virginia Zeani” – the opera star who from the 1950s through the 1970s reigned...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...
| Sep 29, 2013
Re "Team USA rides a comeback wave," Sept. 26
Congratulations to The Times for finally getting coverage of the America's Cup race on the front page. The only losers in this event are the people who didn't watch it.
To see those 7-ton catamarans...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Kathryn Bauer spent 35 years as an analyst and executive at a business services firm, then jumped wholeheartedly into the kind of retirement everyone dreams about: traveling, volunteering, taking college courses, gardening and generally living life away...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Making the movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has cost more than half a billion dollars so far, double the amount spent on the three movies in the "The Lord of the Rings" series.
That figure includes the major 266 days of filming with actors that was completed...