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  • Wild, Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom

    Wild, Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom
    SOCHI, Russa - American-born Vic Wild won a second gold medal for Russia at the Sochi Games on Saturday when he stormed to victory in the men's parallel slalom final to become the first snowboarder to win two titles at a single Olympics. Austrian...
  • Rich tastes of Balkans

    Rich tastes of Balkans
    If you think the plant louse phylloxera or the "great experiment" of Prohibition were hiccups in your country's winemaking life, consider instead Communist rule, ethnic cleansing and carpet-bombing. Many of the Balkan countries, winemakers for upward of...
  • Venice Critics' Week Unveils Lineup

    ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's 28th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, Chile and Africa. Sidebar will open with ambitious Italo animation drama "The Art of...
  • The multitrip pass worked for a backpacker; how about 3 decades later?

    The multitrip pass worked for a backpacker; how about 3 decades later?
    PARIS — I'd just battled an Italian train conductor over a modest procedural omission regarding my Eurail pass, and now, for grisly reasons unrelated to the altercation, her fast train to Milan had become a slow train to Milan. I wasn't going to...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Class Enemy'

    In the compelling "Class Enemy," a group of teens blame their demanding new German teacher and his demeaning methods when one of their classmates commits suicide. As a colossal battle of wills unfolds at the high school, debuting Slovenian helmer Rok...
  • Venice Fest Awards First Sidebar Prizes

    The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in Italy and Slovenia about a 40-year-old loser reawakened...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
  • Film Review: 'Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot'

    A bedraggled alcoholic slacker discovers he's "inherited" a relative, at least for a few days, in Matteo Oleotto's broadly played debut comedy, "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot." Firmly planted in the vine-rich soil of Italy's northeastern region of Friuli and...
  • Bill Murray invests in Slovenia Vodka

    Bill Murray invests in Slovenia Vodka
    For relaxing times, make it Slovenia time? Bill Murray – who shilled Suntory whiskey as a washed-up actor in 2003’s “Lost in Translation” – became an investor in Slovenia Vodka this year along with legendary dancer...
  • Day for a King

     
    As a photojournalist we are often witness to history. It’s our job, after all. Last week, Arkasha Stevenson and I were assigned such a task. We documented the Stanley Cup’s first ever visit to Slovenia. It turned out to be the perfect backdrop...
  • China vs. USA for Olympics top spot? Nope -- try Grenada

     
    As the London Olympics pull closer to their closing ceremonies, it’ll be hard for anyone to catch up with … Grenada? China and the United States are duking it out for the most medals before Sunday, with Britain and Russia in a tight heat for...
  • The Review: The Royce

    The Review: The Royce
    Keep the fat lady waiting in the wings. It's not over yet. Fine dining, I mean, and the new Royce at the Langham Huntington is proof. The Pasadena hotel could have chosen to turn the Dining Room where Craig Strong (and briefly, Michael Voltaggio) once...