A longer look at the problems of 'Unbroken'

Jan 14, 2015

A longer look at the problems of 'Unbroken'

by Mark Schilling

Why can’t “Unbroken” — Angelina Jolie’s hit World War II drama — catch a break in Japan? There are presently no plans to release the film here in theaters, on DVD or online, even though it has a strong Japan focus as well as ...

Angelina Jolie screens 'Unbroken' in Vatican, meets pope

Jan 9, 2015

Angelina Jolie screens 'Unbroken' in Vatican, meets pope

Angelina Jolie has met with rock stars, refugees and royalty. The actress, director and U.N. special envoy added pontiff to the list on Thursday, meeting with Pope Francis briefly after screening her film “Unbroken” to some Vatican officials and ambassadors. The Vatican said Jolie ...

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Aug 29, 2014

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood’s reigning royal couple, have tied the knot. Despite two years of feverish scrutiny, the pair managed to keep one of the world’s most anticipated weddings shrouded from the media’s glare. When? Where? Why ...

May 24, 2013

Hospital tests powerful heavy-ion breast cancer therapy

A Japanese cancer specialist said Wednesday she has started the world’s first clinical trial of a powerful, nonsurgical, short-term radiation therapy for breast cancer. The National Institute of Radiological Sciences is experimenting with “heavy ion radiotherapy,” a technique in which a pinpoint beam can ...