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  • Retail Therapy: Chile Fest heats up South Coast Plaza

    Back to fashion: Teen Model presents a back-to-school fashion show from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Westminster Mall, 1025 Westminster Mall, Westminster. The show includes a fall trend preview, performances and surprises. It is co-sponsored by Macys and...
  • Arclight Shines on Hollywood Classics

    HONG KONG - Arclight Films, the Sydney and Los Angeles-based sales and finance company, has picked up sales rights to the massive Hollywood Classics library across much of Asia. Arclight will handle TV and new media rights in Asia, excluding Japan, but...
  • Toronto Film Festival's British Invasion

    The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival. There are no fewer than 23 U.K. pics in the fest lineup -- a hefty number for the territory. While Toronto has always been considered a great launchpad for...
  • Toronto: International Films That Have Festgoers Talking

    "Attila Marcel" (France) International sales: Pathe With his live-action debut, French animation auteur Sylvain Chomet has transposed the offbeat charm, singular characters and richly layered visual style of his Oscar-nommed hand-drawn toons, "The...
  • David Walliams To Voice Pudsey

    Brit comic David Walliams is set to voice the character of Pudsey in the "Britain's Got Talent" winner's feature pic "Pudsey: The Movie." The family pic, which is helmed by Nick Moore ("Wild Child," "Horrid Henry: The Movie"), follows a stray London...
  • Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West Board Matthew Warchus Dramedy

    British theater director Matthew Warchus ("God of Carnage") is set to direct "Pride," an ensemble period dramedy toplined by Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West. Based on a true story, script was penned by Stephen Beresford, whose debut stage play,...
  • Snowden out in the cold

    WASHINGTON -- During the long Cold War between the United States and the former Soviet Union, when a spy from either side defected he was said to be "coming in from the cold." In the evolving case of Edward Snowden, the self-described whistleblower on...
  • People often lie about reading classic novels, survey finds

    People often lie about reading classic novels, survey finds
    In one episode of the sitcom “Seinfeld,” George Costanza tries to impress his girlfriend by joining a book club. The first book he has to read is “Breakfast at Tiffany's,” by Truman Capote. For George, the novella is a slog:...
  • Ricky Gervais Puts on Humbler Face at Netflix's 'Derek' Premiere

    Ricky Gervais checked his cynical, snarky shtick at the door of Netflix's U.S. premiere of his dramedy "Derek." "What seems to be surprising to people is that I have a kind streak," the Brit funnyman said of audience reaction to the show, which...
  • U.K. Theater Companies Get on Board with Cinemacasts

    Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you. With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of cinemacasts, kicking off next month with "Merrily We Roll Along,...
  • 'Strike Back Origins' coming to Cinemax

    'Strike Back Origins' coming to Cinemax
    Before Andrew Lincoln fought zombies in "The Walking Dead," he was fighting terrorists as the leader of the British counter-terrorism unit Section 20. Lincoln starred alongside Richard Armitage in "Chris Ryan’s Strike Back," which aired in...
  • Widow says psychic promised help in battle over late husband's frozen sperm

    Widow says psychic promised help in battle over late husband's frozen sperm
    It seemed things couldn't get any worse for Andrea Walker when her husband died – until she discovered he'd written her out of his will and agreed to let a former employee use his frozen sperm to bear his child. Even Walker's psychic, who'd been...