| Jan 10, 2014
Dale T. Mortensen, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, pioneered an approach to studying labor markets that led to a better understanding of unemployment.
His research was aimed at answering questions like why people can be unemployed...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Germany has won eight medals at these Games but six of them have been gold, the most of any country.
One of those on Wednesday was in the obscure sport of nordic combined, a mix of ski jumping and cross-country skiing. This time...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8.
Canada was considered the heavy...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
GOTEBORG - Doing one of the things it does best - tapping into original genre talent from the four corners of the globe - L.A-based XYZ Films has boarded "Party Animal," a werewolf pic from cult Norwegian genre scribe-helmer Patrik Syversen ("Hellfjord"),...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
February 1 was family day at the Regency Village Theater in the Westwood section of Los Angeles, where such A-listers as Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Elizabeth Banks turned out with their pint-sized broods in tow for the world premiere of "The Lego...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Some mysterious underwater circles spotted in the Baltic Sea have been explained, and poison is to blame. But let's back up and start from the beginning.
In 2008, a tourist to the island of Mon in Denmark noticed strange patterns in the shallow waters...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Early in the development of "The Lego Movie," Jill Wilfert, the executive who oversees Lego's licensing efforts in Southern California, had a question for her bosses at company headquarters in Denmark: Can we have a character die?
"It wasn't something...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With Oscar voting scheduled to begin next Friday, the 1992 molestation charges against "Blue Jasmine" director Woody Allen couldn't have resurfaced at a worse time.
The Sony Classics feature is nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Actress...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Canadian shingle Attraction has closed major territory deals on Ask Hasselbalch's "Antboy," Denmark's first superhero movie. Pic made its world premiere in Toronto. Meanwhile, Danish production shingle Nimbus has greenlit the sequel, "Antboy II."...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Gabriel Axel, director of the film "Babette's Feast" which made him the first Dane to win an Oscar for best foreign film, has died. He was 95.
His daughter, Karin Moerch, said in a statement that he died on Sunday. She did not...