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Archive for February 27th, 2013

  • Review: Park Chan-wook’s lurid melodrama ‘Stoker’

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Matthew Goode, left, Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska, right, in a scene from “Stoker.” (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures) A spider crawls up the leg of 18-year-old India Stoker (Mia...

  • Karen Mok finds answers on ‘Somewhere I Belong’

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Jan. 31, 2013 photo, Hong Kong actress Karen Mok poses during an interview at a hotel in Hong Kong. Mok wrestles with what’s been a life-long question for her on the title of her first English album, “Somewhere I Belong.” The Hong Kong pop diva...

  • Japanese disaster films highlight victims’ stories

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this image made from promotional footage for the film “Nuclear Nation” released by the 2012 Documentary Japan, Big River Films, Futaba mayor Katsutaka Idogawa, sixth from left in white jacket, poses with evacuees from Futaba town in front of...

  • Toni Morrison talks to Google about creativity

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Author Toni Morrison, right, speaks during an interview about her latest book “Home,” with host Torrence Boone during Google’s online series, “Authors At Google,” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto...

  • Van Cliburn, pianist and Cold War hero, dies at 78

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This July 12, 2003 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn after performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as the Orchestra plays “Happy Birthday,” on his 69th birthday at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. Cliburn, the internationally...

  • Lawyer says Lohan committed to turning life around

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan attends the Mr. Pink Ginseng launch party at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lohan’s attorney wrote in a letter filed in court on Feb. 22, 2013, that the actress is willing...

  • Singer Scott Weiland responds to STP firing

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 30, 2010 file photo shows the Stone Temple Pilots, from left, Dean Deleo, Eric Kretz, Robert Deleo, and Scott Weiland from the band Stone Temple Pilots, pose for a portrait in Santa Monica, Calif. In a one-sentence news release on...

  • Hessel, France’s surprise elder icon, dies at 95

    February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, file photo shows Stephane Hessel during an interview with The Associated Press in Paris, France. Stephane Hessel, a concentration camp survivor and member of the French resistance whose 32-page book “Time for...

  • Senate confirms Lew as Treasury secretary

    February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2013, file photo, Jack Lew testifies at his confirmation hearing to be the new Treasury Secretary in Washington. The Senate confirmed Lew on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, to be Treasury secretary, affirming President Barack...

  • Michelle Obama highlights obesity progress in MS

    February 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    First lady Michelle Obama and Food Network chef Rachel Ray discuss the lunches students from the Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools receive “Let’s Move!” program at the Clinton, Miss., schools Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. The pair...