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  • Dale T. Mortensen, 1939-2014

     Dale T. Mortensen, 1939-2014
    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...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    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...
  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films

     Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films
    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...
  • Sochi Olympics: Eric Frenzel of Germany wins nordic combined

    Sochi Olympics: Eric Frenzel of Germany wins nordic combined
    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...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    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...
  • XYZ Films Boards 'Party Animal' from Cult Norwegian Helmer Patrik Syversen (EXCLUSIVE)

    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"),...
  • Celebrity Parents, Kids Assembled at 'Lego Movie' Premiere

    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...
  • Mysterious underwater rings in the Baltic Sea explained

    Mysterious underwater rings in the Baltic Sea explained
    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...
  • 'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film

    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...
  • Cate Blanchett Caught in the Woody Allen Crossfire

    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...
  • 'Antboy': Denmark's First Superhero Movie Flies to Global Screens (EXCLUSIVE)

    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."...
  • 'Babette's Feast' Director Gabriel Axel Dead At 95

    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...