Superman is coming back, and he’ll have a caped co-star.
MAN OF STEEL (M) (143 min) Directed by Zack Snyder. Starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe
To watch Benedict Cumberbatch coolly pound Captain Kirk into oblivion in the new Star Trek film, and you’d think not much could ruffle the classy Brit actor. The previews show him effortlessly waging a one-man war against crew of the USS Enterprise with a stare that would make Blue Steel wilt.
In the boardroom at DC Comics, a life-size statue of Clark Kent sits in a chair reading the Daily Planet. Lately the talk is probably making him a little nervous.
Anne Adriance thought her architect was kidding.
On the outside, Betsy Lueth’s school looks like any other in this arty neighborhood of Minneapolis: a sprawling, boxy red brick building with plain steel doors. Yet inside, the blond, gregarious Minnesotan presides over an institution unique in the heartland: Yinghua Academy, a charter public school where elementary students of every ethnicity study subjects ranging from math to American history in Mandarin
In rows of benches with barely an inch between each other’s crisp blue-and-red uniforms, the kids dutifully listen to their teacher’s lesson. Once dismissed, they dash out, forming a bottleneck in the narrow passage that constitutes the hallway in this school in Kathmandu
Britons are famed for their love of curry and, over the years, the country’s taste for South Asian food has evolved into a unique blend of cuisine specially created for British palates. Nowhere is this more apparent than at the so-called ‘curry mile’ in London’s Brick Lane, which this week celebrates what is billed as “the only curry festival in Europe.” The two week-long festival takes place in the street which received its name during the rebuilding period after the Great Fire of London.
Pittsburgh conjures up visions of steel mills and gritty sports teams for many. The host city of this week’s Group of 20 summit hopes to update that image.