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  • New Zealand's Libertine Pictures Pushes Boundaries

    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")...
  • America's Cup update: Win keeps USA in the game

    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...
  • Shifting winds postpone America's Cup racing on Saturday

    Shifting winds postpone America's Cup racing on Saturday
    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...
  • America's Cup defender hit with harsh penalties

    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. The...
  • Critic's Pick: Treasure-trove of silent films on DVD 'Lost & Found'

    Critic's Pick: Treasure-trove of silent films on DVD 'Lost & Found'
    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...
  • From the Boathouse: A Cup worthy of a toast

    From the Boathouse: A Cup worthy of a toast
    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...
  • 'Lost' American film treasures, found in New Zealand, come to DVD

    'Lost' American film treasures, found in New Zealand, come to DVD
    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...
  • 5 Lessons on Being an Opera Diva

    5 Lessons on Being an Opera Diva
    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...
  • Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?

    Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?
    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...
  • Letters: Giving the America's Cup its due

    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...
  • Generosity from a stranger in Germany

    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...
  • 'Hobbit' Trilogy Has Cost $561 Million So Far

    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...