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The Grand Budapest Hotel

Now Playing Synopsis: Wes Anderson heads to Europe for the first time with this Indian Paintbrush production starring Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, and Jude Law. Gustav H., the famous concierge at a legendary hotel situated in the Alps during the 1930's becomes the center of a farcical whirlwind of suspicion when one of his institution's oldest and richest patrons turns up dead, and she suspiciously leaves him her most priceless work of art -- a Renaissance painting of a boy with an apple. Infuriated that she left anything of value to anyone else, the woman's greedy and nefarious heir uses all manner of underhanded and illegal tactics to pin her death on Gustav and to silence anyone who questions his objective of inheriting every penny of her estate, leaving Gustav's trusted lobby boy Zero to clear Gustav's name and prove that the grand lady's killer is none other than her own son. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Jeff Goldblum, Jason Schwartzman Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Diabetic snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents

...on me. My life depends on my gear."Among other places, Busby has ridden the backcountry in Tasmania, Norway's Lyngen Alps, Kyrgyzstan, Patagonia and throughout the Canadian Yukon, Newfoundland and the United States.Though the ascent in Morocco...

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ALPS

Opens Friday, Jul 13, 2012 Synopsis: Dogtooth writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos challenges our perception of reality once again in this darkly comic drama about a mysterious underground group who assists the bereaved in coping with death by temporarily posing as their deceased loved ones. Under the leadership of their coach Mont Blanc (Aris Servetalis), the members of ALPS memorizes various phrases spoken by the dearly departed, perfects their distinctive mannerisms, and spends time with their grieving families until the acceptance of loss eventually sets in. Following the sudden death of a talented tennis star, sympathetic hospital nurse and ALPS member Monte Rosa (Aggeliki Papoulia) secretly offers her services to the woman's family. Little does Monte Rosa realize her clandestine work with the deceased athlete's family has put her career with ALPS in serious jeopardy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Aggeliki Papoulia, Aris Servetalis, Ariane Labed, Johnny Vekris Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Just a knee-jerk reaction?: Trying to determine if the Army knows its left from its right

...involved an exotic Australian animal hopping about in the Bavarian Alps, or perhaps because I could relate to some of the circumstances...petting zoo, but not until enduring a lengthy chase through the Alps and suffering a leg injury in the process. Several residents...

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Kenai couple opens their home to the world

...Chuck loves to ski. Back in the 1950s, he was in the military and stationed in Europe. During furloughs, he headed for the Alps. It proved a good way to meet people. He found what he recalled as "a second home" with an Austrian couple and their young...

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A universal language

...as I offered a few more questions in German to my driver. We talked about the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in the Bavarian Alps, where I took my first downhill ski lesson. We talked about how much we like the snow or did he say he didn?t like it...

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...studies options for moving pit contents from state game refuge Bear cubs euthanized after sow shot Rivals start to fall in Alps Three golfers tied for Senior Players lead Sports Briefs U.S. soccer tops El Salvador by two Kenai's Carreon...

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...champion got his will back in North Carolina mountains Blake rides a 29 on front nine to GMO lead Armstrong in good shape as Alps loom Peninsula wrestlers fare well at regions Making the cut Kings in, reds on the way Anchorage woman leads halibut...

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Jane Woodworth

...she left behind in Massachusetts. She enjoyed ice skating and walking. She also traveled extensively, including going to the Alps," the family said. "Our mother was very active her whole life. She was born to be a mother and did it wonderfully. Every...

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Chalet Girl

Now Playing Synopsis: A self-confessed tomboy and former skateboard champion finds her footing as a chalet girl at a posh ski resort in the Alps, and enters into an unlikely romance while preparing to take part in a competition that will remind her how it feels to be a true champion. Kim Matthews is a 19 year old girl who thought her best days were far behind her. A fast food worker who struggles through endless shifts to support herself and her father, she is completely stunned when she lands a catering job at a popular ski resort. Having never lived high on the hog, it's a world that seems as alien to her as life on Mars. But in time, the nimble skateboarder discovers the joys of snowboarding, and decides to take a shot at a major competition staged to celebrate the end of the season. Somewhere between trying to fit in and mastering the art of snowboarding, however, Kim starts to fall for her boss' son Jonny (Ed Westwick), a handsome young skier who seems to have taken a liking to her, yet still seems strangely elusive. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick, Tamsin Egerton, Bill Bailey Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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