THE LAST SENTENCE (M) (126 mins)
PITCH PERFECT (Universal) Director: Jason Moore Starring: Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow I normally give musical films a wide berth. The idea of people breaking into full song – or, in the case of Pitch Perfect, giving us acapella takes on pop hits – makes my skin crawl.
Majid wants to show me a negligee.
While a tentative ceasefire keeps Yemen’s capital Sana’a in a relative state of tranquility, denizens of the city are aware that the longer political uncertainty drags on, the greater the risk of war becomes. This fear became apparent when the news reached Sana’a last Wednesday that President Ali Abdullah Saleh had had successful surgery in neighboring Saudi Arabia, where he had been whisked to after being severely injured in an attack on his residence.
It was past midnight when the insurgents crossed into Afghanistan’s Dur Baba district on the border with Pakistan and began their descent. In the valley below, relatives of the district governor, Hamisha Gul, a tall, handsome man in his late 40s, had gathered at his compound to celebrate the impending marriage of his cousin Nawshir.
The 10-day-old coalition waging military strikes against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces converged in London on Tuesday for the first time since it began bombing Libya on March 19, in order to thrash out how the campaign could edge, push or coax Gaddafi out of power after nearly 42 years of stifling dictatorship.
The Taliban pounded on the door just before midnight, demanding that Aisha, 18, be punished for running away from her husband’s house.
When times are good in financial markets, we’re willing to convince ourselves that they’re good for a reason. The fundamentals are great, the experts tell us
The Pakistani army launched a major ground offensive against militants Saturday in the country’s lawless northwest, according to military and government officials. About 28,000 Pakistani soldiers have moved into the epicenter of Taliban activity in the vast tribal region of South Waziristan, said two military officials and a source inside the prime minister’s office, who did not want to be identified because they were not authorized to speak to the media
A raging blaze at a wholesale fireworks store killed at least 32 people in southern India, police said Saturday. About 28,000 Pakistani soldiers have moved into the epicenter of Taliban activity in the vast tribal region of South Waziristan, said two military officials and a source inside the prime minister’s office, who did not want to be identified because they were not authorized to speak to the media