In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults

...chatty exploration of the relationships between servants and their masters an interesting expansion to the show. Focusing on Britain from the 1800s to today, Lethbridge points out that in the early years, everyone except the very poorest had at least one...
The Machine

Opens Friday, Apr 25, 2014 Synopsis: An emerging Cold War leads to the development of a revolutionary new weapon that blurs the boundaries between man and machine. As rampant poverty plunges the world into chaos, a powerful new enemy of mankind emerges. Our only hope for salvation lies in the genius of Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens), the head scientist at Britain's Ministry of Defense. McCarthy has created an android prototype with unrivaled processing power and physical strength. When a programming glitch results in an unforeseen tragedy it begins to look like even McCarthy has failed in his efforts to save humanity, but with the help of artificial-intelligence expert Ava (Caity Lotz) he might just succeed in creating the world's smartest, strongest fighting machine. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz, Denis Lawson, Sam Hazeldine, Pooneh Hajimohammadi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

One Chance

Opens Friday, Aug 29, 2014 Synopsis: Director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me) teams with screenwriter Justin Zackham (The Bucket List) to tell the story of amateur opera singer Paul Potts (James Corden), who went from meek shop clerk to international superstar after his stunning performance on Britain's Got Talent became a viral video phenomenon. Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, and Mackenzie Crook co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James Corden, Mackenzie Crook, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Alexandra Roach Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Today in sports history

...enough to give Gervin the scoring crown, 27.22 points per game to Thompson's 27.15, the tightest 1-2 finish.1989 - Britain's Nick Faldo makes a 25-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the Masters. Runner-up...
Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing political divide

...After Russia's military takeover over Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, several nations, including the United States and Britain, declined to send delegations to the opening ceremony of the Winter Paralympics in Sochi last week.Sochi's closing ceremony...
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Ainslie hopes to one day win Cup for Britain

SAN FRANCISCO - Back home in Britain, he's known as Sir Ben Ainslie...Funding also was a consideration.Britain hasn't had a team in the challenger...2003 America's Cup.The last time Britain was in the America's Cup match...
Today In Sports History

...the 1926 Toronto University team receives a bye to the final round. In the final round, the Canadians beat Sweden 11-0, Britain 14-0 and Switzerland 13-0.1955 - Bernie Geoffrion of the Montreal Canadiens scores five goals in a 10-2 victory over...
Tompkins ready to race amid Russian political tensions

...release, the White House has decided not to send the United States presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi. Britain has also decided not to send ministers to the games, which start Friday. The release stated it is in retaliation to Russia's...
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