Ostrander, Thomet repeat Tsalteshi Invite wins

...Kurth (ER) 20:38.5; 110) James Horner (Nome) 20:48.4; 111) Thomas Dyment (Bethel) 21:23.3; 112) Avery Hoffman (Bethel) 21:46.3; 113) Joshua Klejka (Bethel) 22:26.7; 114) John Wade (Nome) 22:44.3; 115) Benjamin...

A Most Wanted Man

Now Playing Synopsis: The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John le Carré's 2008 spy novel. In the years immediately following 9/11, Gunter Bachmann (Hoffman) is a counterterrorist expert based in Hamburg who operates as a rogue agent, independently of the Grenzschutzgruppe 9 der Bundespolizei (GSG-9). He specializes in bringing down jihadists, and as the story opens, he begins to fixate on a Chechen immigrant named Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), newly arrived in town. Issa's motivations are initially unknown, but he befriends an American social worker (Rachel McAdams) who grows convinced of his harmlessness and sets about persuading Gunter of the same. Meanwhile, Gunter becomes aware of a palpable and imminent threat to national security that involves future jihad activity, and devises an ingenious plan that he hopes will both extinguish the threat and provide amnesty for Issa. The Americans and the GSG-9, however, learn of Gunter's plot and express both impatience and a general skepticism about the scheme's effectiveness. A Most Wanted Man premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...to a North Slope gas line. Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, said that's a critical...D-Golovin, and Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks. Hoffman has been outspoken in wanting to ensure...Friday's Senate Finance Committee hearing, Hoffman said the provision would go a long way...

Reeling it in: 'Chef' a perfect dinner in a movie

...for Carl as restaurant owner Riva, in a small role by Dustin Hoffman, nixes the whole plan. On the defensive, and then later...high profile friends to get appearances by heavyweights like Hoffman and Robert Downey Jr., but even though we are in a heyday...

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Governor announces Board of Fisheries, Game appointees

...Wrangell was appointed to the Board of Game alongside Stanley Hoffman, of Bethel, and Ted Spraker, of Soldotna. Members of both...commercial crab captain and retired high school teachers, while Hoffman has served on the Board of Game since 2008 and Spraker, a...

What others say: Racism, sexism need different prism for viewing

...drug crisis in most states, but it hardly registers until Rob Ford's drooling visage fills the TV screen or Philip Seymour Hoffman drops dead. This country has a mass shooting problem, with 4,500 dead and 19,600 more bleeding on ER tables so far this...

Friday at the Southcentral Conference tournament

...34 points with 10 3-pointers.Calvin Hoffman added 13 for the Lions.Filip Reutov...42ANCHORAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (100) - Hoffman 5 1-2 13, Simmers 2 1-3 5, I. Lopez...goals - ACS 16 (Auble 10, I. Lopez 4, Hoffman 2); Homer 2 (Schneider, Molodih...

Senate passes education bill

...appointed to the committee were Reps. Mike Hawker, Lynn Gattis and Sam Kito III and Sens. Kevin Meyer, Mike Dunleavy and Lyman Hoffman.But senators debated the contentious issue of funding, rejecting a proposal by minority Democrats to raise the per-student...

Nikolaevsk's Dorvall named Class 1A player of year

...Catholic Coach of the Year: Chuck Boerger, Grace Christian First team: Scooter Bynum, Monroe; Tyler Eide, Nome; Calvin Hoffman, Anchorage Christian; Theodore Naneng, Bethel; David Stepovich, Monroe. Second team:; Eric Johnson, Grace Christian...

Southcentral Conference roundup

...Fouled out - none. Lions 80, Bulldogs 33 ACS 29 25 17 9 -80 Nikiski 8 3 15 7 -33 ANCHORAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (80) - Hoffman 2 2-2 6, Wilson 9 4-7 22, Simmers 3 0-0 6, E. Lopez 2 1-1 5, Scott 1 0-0 3, Kohutck 1 2-3 4, C. Lopez 10...



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