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Rueful Christie Pleads Ignorant N.J. governor fires top aide, apologizes for traffic scandal

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“ I had no knowledge or involvement in this issue … and I am stunned by the abject stupidity that was shown here.” — N.J. GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE, BL A MING HIS S TA FF FOR T HE TR A FFIC SCA NDA L

“because she lied to me” when he demanded weeks ago that anyone who knew anything come forward. Kelly was the latest casualty in a scandal that threatens to upend Christie’s second term and his expected run for president in 2016. Two other top Christie appointees

have resigned in the past few weeks. The investigation broke wide open Wednesday, with the release of emails and texts that suggested Kelly arranged the traffic jams to punish Fort Lee’s mayor for not endorsing Christie for re-election. Besides firing Kelly, the governor

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Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich, left, accepted Chris Christie’s public and in-person apologies but said he suspects the whole story has yet to come out. The mayor said the emails and text messages — in which Christie loyalists gloat over the traffic jams and call Sokolich “an idiot” and “this little Serbian” — revealed that the governor’s office was tainted by “venomous, petty” politics. (AP)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says lung cancer incidence rates declined nearly 3 percent per year among men and about 1 percent per year among women from 2005 to 2009. The biggest decline was in the 35-to-44-year-old age group, where rates fell about 6 percent per year for both sexes combined. Officials credit tobacco-control efforts. (AP) ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

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cut ties to former campaign manager Bill Stepien, asking him to withdraw a bid to become the next state GOP chairman. Stepien had been seen as a potential campaign manager if Christie runs for president. Also Thursday, six New Jersey residents filed a federal lawsuit against Christie and others over the traffic jams. ANGEL A DELLI SANTI

A citizens’ group hoping to make Alaska the third state in the nation to legalize recreational use of marijuana took a step closer Wednesday, submitting more than 46,000 signatures to the state election office. If enough signatures are verified the question of whether to make pot legal in the state will go before voters. (AP) BROOKFIELD, CONN.

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Gov. Chris Christie fired one of his top aides Thursday and apologized over and over for his staff’s “stupid” behavior, insisting during a nearly two-hour news conference that he had no idea anyone around him had engineered traffic jams as part of a political vendetta against a Democratic mayor. “I am embarrassed and humiliated by the conduct of some of the people on my team,” the Republican governor said at a news conference in which he took questions for nearly two hours. Christie, who had previously assured the public that his staff had no involvement in the lane closings last September that caused major backups at the George Washington Bridge, said he fired Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly

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Trapped! A truck driver who was stuck under his semi for hours in subzero temperatures is out of the hospital and heading home. Tim Rutledge, 53, of Orlando, Fla., says he crawled under his cab Monday to fix his truck’s frozen brakes south of Indianapolis. But the truck suddenly settled deeper into the snow, pinning him. After about eight hours, his cellphone fell from his pocket and he used its voice activation to call for help. (AP)

Who Are You Calling a Wimp? Washington We’ve become weather wimps. As the world warms, the United States is getting fewer bitter cold spells like the one that gripped much of the nation this week. So when a deep freeze strikes, scientists say, it seems more unprecedented than it really is. An Associated Press analysis of the daily national winter temperature shows

that cold extremes have happened about once every four years since 1900. Until recently. When computer models estimated that the national average daily temperature for the Lower 48 states dropped to 17.9 degrees Monday, it was the first deep freeze of that magnitude in 17 years, according to Greg Carbin, warning meteorologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Many scientists say Americans are weather weenies who forgot what a truly cold winter is like. “I think that people’s memory about climate is really terrible,” Texas A&M University climate scientist Andrew Dessler wrote in an email. “So I think this cold event feels more extreme than it actually is.” Monday’s breathtaking chill? It was the 55th coldest day since 1900. SETH BORENSTEIN (AP)

A school board member in a Connecticut town neighboring the one where 26 people were killed at an elementary school has resigned Tuesday amid an outcry over his comment that he would observe the Newtown massacre’s anniversary by distributing ammunition. Gregory Beck faced numerous demands that he resign from the Brookfield school board. He was elected just two months ago. (AP)

1.7M The number of intelligence files from U.S. agencies downloaded by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, according to a classified Pentagon report. Lawmakers say it was the single largest theft of secrets in the history of the United States. The report, they said, asserts that the breach has the potential to put military personnel at risk. (THE WASHINGTON POST )


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21 Killed in Iraq Bombing A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military recruiting center in Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 21 people in an attack likely meant to send a message to the government and would-be army volunteers over the Iraqi troops’ ongoing push to retake two cities overrun by al-Qaeda militants. (AP) KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

Karzai Orders Prisoners Freed Over U.S. Objection Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday ordered the release of all but 16 prisoners from a group of 88 detainees that the U.S. says pose a threat to the country and region. Karzai said that a review of the prisoners’ cases by Afghan intelligence and judicial officials turned up no evidence of wrongdoing for 45 of the detainees. Karzai said there was insufficient evidence on another 27 and that they must be released. (AP)

The Perils of Pregnancy in China Little accountability when officials force late-term abortions Beijing When her mind is clear, Gong Qifeng can recall how she begged for mercy. Several people pinned her head, arms, knees and ankles to a hospital bed before driving a syringe of labor-inducing drugs into her stomach. She was seven months pregnant with what would have been her second boy. The drugs caused her to have a stillborn baby after 35 hours of excruciating pain. She was forced to have the abortion by officials in China’s southern province of Hunan in the name of complying with national limits on family size.

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“It was the pain of my lifetime, worse than the pain of delivering a child. You cannot describe it.” — GONG Q IFENG, ABOVE, A CHINESE WOMAN IN THE HUNAN PROVINCE, ON THE FORCED LATE-TERM ABORTION OF HER SECOND CHILD.

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N. Korea Rejects Reunion Proposal From S. Korea North Korea on Thursday dismissed a South Korean proposal to resume reunions of families separated by war, but used a mild tone that indicated it still wants better ties with its rival to help boost its economy. The reunion program has been stalled amid tension between the rival Koreas since late 2010. (AP) NIELS HOUGAARD (POLFOTO/AP)

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$1.2M The amount famed film director Zhang Yimou (“Hero”) must pay in fines for having three children in violation of China’s strict family planning rules, officials said Thursday. (AP)

“The problem arises when the enforcers are serious about implementing the policy. If the enforcers are not brutal, the policy cannot be enforced,” said Liang Zhongtang, a demographer at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. “So, who in the government can be the arbiter of justice in such cases?” DIDI TANG (AP)

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Forced abortions are considered an acceptable way of enforcing China’s population limits, but they are banned when the woman is more than five months pregnant. Yet no one has been held accountable for Gong’s late-term abortion, and other women in similar cases also struggle to get justice and compensation. Since the abortion more than two years ago, Gong has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. She traveled with her husband to the capital to demand help paying for her treatment, but she ended up being hauled away in her pajamas by police, a detention recorded on video by The Associated Press. China’s government bans abuses by local enforcers, but nevertheless requires them to successfully carry out family-planning policies. A pregnancy could be sever-

Two weeks ahead of an international peace conference on Syria, the country’s main Western-backed opposition group stands on the brink of collapse, dragged down by outside pressures, infighting and deep disagreements over the basic question of whether to talk to President Bashar Assad. The crisis in the Syrian National Coalition raises further doubts about the Geneva conference, which is set to open Jan. 22. Assad has said he will not hand over power, and the opposition is in no position to force concessions from him. The factions that make up the Coalition are under internation-

Meanwhile … Syria’s representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has claimed that insurgents twice launched unsuccessful attacks on Syrian depots where chemicals used in poison gas and nerve agents are being stored, a Western diplomat said Thursday. (AP)

al pressure to attend, said Salman Shaikh, director of the Brookings Doha Center, all the while knowing that “if they do, they may very well be entering into a very ill-defined and ill-prepared conference that may ... further diminish their credibility.” RYAN LUCAS AND ZEINA K AR AM (AP)

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Rodman Says Sorry: Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments he made in North Korea about a detained American missionary, saying he had been drinking and was under pressure as he organized a game with former NBA players. Rodman had implied in a CNN interview that Kenneth Bae was at fault for his detention in North Korea. “At this point I should know better than to make political statements,” Rodman said. “I’m truly sorry.” (AP)


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definitely earned a degree in Metro 101. “In a day, I consumed more WMATA than anyone else has: 66 escalators, turnstiles, pylons,” he says. (And he saw so many ads for Ice Cube’s new movie “Ride Along” that he’ll never forget the tagline: “Propose to this cop’s sister? Rookie mistake.”) Cellphone service was way better than he’d expected, and most of the escalators he trudged up were working. The lighting has room for improvement, however, Ander says. Only Wheaton and Forest Glen seemed bright enough. Those two stations also offered the most memorable exits — the former with its epic escalator (the second-longest in the world), the latter with its speedy elevators. “When the doors open up, you definitely feel like you’re in a James Bond movie there,” Ander says. But real spies wouldn’t just rush through a place they were scoping out. They’d case the joint at all hours of the day. They’d study the people on the scene. They’d consider potential escape routes. Basically, they’d figure out what a regular commuter has to go through to face the daily challenge of getting from point A to point B. So if Ander really wants to dig up some Metro insight, I suggest he take a 007-style approach to his last 20 station visits. (Minus the fancy cars, of course.) He needs to get out and experience more than the nearest pylon — take a stroll to see how well the stop connects with the surrounding neighborhood, interact with human beings there (instead of just on social media), and maybe enjoy a martini that’s been shaken, not stirred. That’s a much better reason to wake up with a hangover.

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Saints at Seahawks SAT., 4:35 P.M., FOX

Main storyline: Tough at home. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is 15-1 in his career at CenturyLink Field, but his lone loss was Seattle’s last home game of the season. Prediction: Saints 24, Seahawks 21

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When American Evan Lysacek won figure skating gold at the 2010 Vancouver Games, some hailed it as a victory for artistry over acrobatics. Others shrieked in protest, arguing that crowning an Olympic champion who hadn’t performed the sport’s most difficult element — the quadruple jump — over a skater who had, Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko, set figure skating’s evolution back decades. In an essay objecting to the judging, former Canadian champion Elvis Stojko proclaimed it “The Night They Killed Figure Skating.” Sadly, the highly anticipated reprise between Vancouver’s gold and silver medalists that was to unfold at the 2014 Sochi Games won’t come to pass. Lysacek, 28, announced in December that injury had forced him to abandon defense of his Olympic title; meantime, Plushenko, 31, appears to have been edged out by a younger rival in his quest for Russia’s lone men’s Olympic berth. But the debate over the quad endures. And it’s expected to define the men’s competition in Sochi, where no credible medal contender dare step on the ice without a quad in his repertoire. “Really, the men’s competition is quite a jump-fest now,” said three-time U.S. champion Johnny

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Main storyline: Tom Brady’s options. Who will be the Patriots QB’s main target? They don’t have a deep threat but can move the ball with Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola. Prediction: Patriots 35, Colts 28 American figure skater Evan Lysacek won gold at the 2010 Olympics, despite not performing a quad, the sports’ toughest move.

Weir, who will join NBC’s broadcast booth for next month’s Olympics. “There’s a whole new level of technical ability that the men are showing just in the four years since Vancouver.” The quadruple jump, in which a skater performs four revolutions in the air, isn’t exactly revolutionary. It has been around since 1988, and has become a staple of medal-winning performances since. Heading into Sochi, the quad stands to eclipse all other story lines in men’s figure skating for reasons both practical and philosophical. But too much emphasis on exe-

“Without a quad, it’s not men’s figure skating.” — E VGENI PLUSHENKO, THE RUSSIAN FIGURE SKATER WHO LOST OUT ON GOLD IN THE 2010 OLYMPICS TO AMERICAN EVAN LYSACEK, WHO DIDN’T ATTEMPT A QUADRUPLE JUMP IN HIS ROUTINE.

cuting quadruple jumps, or any combination of high-scoring jumps, can undercut the lyricism of a fourminute, 40-second free skate — particularly if those difficult elements are jammed into the end of a program to cash in on bonus

points awarded for late-stage rigor. Needless to say, if a jump-fest turns into a crash-fest, it can be painful to watch. That was part of the calculus Lysacek weighed in crafting his program for the 2010 Vancouver Games. “When I watch skating, I like to see a clean program,” Lysacek said. “I like to see an athlete that has trained, is in control and executes one element after another. When I see people falling — making three, four, five mistakes in a program — it’s very hard for me to watch that.” LIZ CL ARKE (THE WASHINGTON POST )

Welcome Back, Petrino: Bobby Petrino is back for a second stint as Louisville’s football coach, returning to the school he calls home. Petrino coached Western Kentucky to an 8-4 record last season in his only year with the team. He led the Cardinals to a 41-9 mark from 2003 to 2006. “It’s great to get the opportunity to come back here,” Petrino said during a news conference Thursday. “This is our home.” (AP)

49ers at Panthers SUN., 1:05 P.M., FOX

Main storyline: Cam Newton’s first playoff game. How will the Panthers’ third-year QB be able to handle the big moment? Facing the vaunted 49ers’ defense isn’t going to be easy. Prediction: 49ers 27, Panthers 17

Chargers at Broncos SUN., 4:40 P.M., CBS

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sports By the Numbers Jay Gruden was hired as the Redskins’ coach Thursday after steering the Bengals toward offensive improvement in each of his three seasons as coordinator.

Gruden’s Journey to D.C. New Redskins coach has work experience in the UFL and AFL

Snyder’s Latest Hire Jay Gruden is Dan Snyder’s eighth coach in 16 seasons as an NFL owner. The span under Snyder, left, includes four winning seasons and seven last-place finishes. Unlike predecessor Mike Shanahan, Gruden will not have final say over all football matters. He’ll report to general manager Bruce Allen, who has taken charge of assembling the roster and other personnel decisions. (AP)

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Average points per game scored by the Bengals this season, ranking sixth in the NFL. They averaged 24.4 points per game (12th) in 2012 and 21.5 points per game (18th) in Gruden’s first season at the controls in 2011.

368.4

Yards per game average of the Bengals’ offense this season — ranking 10th in the NFL. They made a jump after ranking 22nd in 2012 with 332.7 yards a game, and 20th with 319.9 yards per game in 2011.

40.9

Percent of the Bengals’ third downs converted this season (10th-best in the NFL).

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Touchdown passes thrown by Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton — the third-most in the NFL. Redskins QBs threw a total of 20 touchdowns this season.

3 Pro Bowls made by Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green in his first three seasons in the league. Green this year ranked fifth in the NFL with 1,426 yards on 98 catches, and his 11 touchdowns were eighth-most.

32:50 The Bengals’ average time of possession per game this season, the second-highest in the NFL.

The Redskins named Jay Gruden their new coach Thursday, adding a chapter to a remarkable coaching journey that is perhaps unlike any in NFL history — unless you can name another who has played and/ or coached in the World League of American Football, the Arena Football League and the United Football League, and who has drawn paychecks from professional teams called the Dragons, the Surge, the Storm, the Kats, the Predators and the Tuskers. If those minor-league teams — from places ranging from Barcelona to Sacramento to Orlando — don’t ring a bell, then surely the last name does. Gruden, who was the Bengals offensive coordinator the past three years, is the younger brother of “Monday Night Football” analyst Jon Gruden, former Super Bowlwinning coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jay, 46, spent seven seasons on Jon’s Tampa Bay staff. “[Jay’s] terminology and play design were similar to Jon’s,” said University of Pittsburgh quarterbacks coach Brooks Bollinger, who played two seasons under Jay Gruden with the UFL’s Florida Tuskers. “I think it would be wrong to say he got it all from Jon, but that was his starting point.” Jay Gruden’s career path may have more twists and turns than most, but his pedigree is pure foot-

Jay Gruden was announced as the Redskins head coach on Thursday.

The past three seasons, Gruden was the Bengals offensive coordinator.

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In 2010, Gruden was the head coach of the UFL’s Florida Tuskers.

ball. His father, Jim, was a longtime coach and scout at the high school, collegiate and NFL levels. The three Gruden boys — Jim Jr., Jon and Jay — were all born in Ohio, as Jim Sr.

went from Fremont High School to Heidelberg College, two stops on a lengthy coaching résumé. Jay, the youngest, was the best athlete of the bunch. He played four

seasons under Howard Schnellenberger at Louisville, throwing for 7,024 career yards and leading the Cardinals to an 8-3 season as a senior in 1988, the program’s first winning season in a decade. While Jon eventually became one of the most recognizable faces in professional football, Jay toiled away in obscurity in football’s minor leagues. But he won everywhere he went. In the Arena League, he won six championships as a player or coach. Jay then latched on as offensive coordinator with the Florida Tuskers of the fledgling UFL — hired by then-head coach Jim Haslett — and assumed the head coaching job when Haslett left to be the Redskins’ defensive coordinator. In both seasons, the Tuskers played in the UFL title game. “The guy is amazing and very intelligent,” Haslett told the Orlando Sentinel in 2009. Speaking of Jon and Jay, Haslett said, “They’re so much alike, it’s unbelievable.” DAVE SHEININ (THE WASHINGTON POST )

Former Redskins’ Reactions “Bruce was the general manager in Tampa for six years while Gruden coached there. … There was no interview process; he had a six-year interview process.”

“Job was Gruden’s to lose from the start, keeping some of staff saves Skins $, Allen always knew who he wanted!”

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Redskins general manager Bruce Allen, center, introduced new head coach Jay Gruden, left, during a news conference at Redskins Park on Thursday.

Going Traditional A former Dragon now rules Redskins Park, and it’s a smart move. After failing with a Hall of Famer, two more proven pro mentors and a college legend, plus a quirky quarterbacks coach, Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally tried hiring an offensive coordinator with Jay Gruden. A traditional move of promoting a coordinator? How radical. It seems Snyder was tired of paying big money for legendary coaches By Rick and getting little Snider results, so why not try someone ready to move up? What’s next for Snyder, not overpaying aging free agents whose best days are behind them? Gruden is a solid pick regardless of whether the Redskins rebound from a franchisebusting six years of Jim Zorn and Mike Shanahan. It feeds

into the critical element for retaining Redskins fans, who are ready to quit after 22 years since a Super Bowl. No one sells offseason hope better than Snyder, and Gruden gives fans something to keep watching. How will Gruden mesh with quarterback Robert Griffin III? How will the defense and special teams change? Can the coach keep the owner from meddling without getting exiled? If Gruden could survive having an older brother nicknamed “Chuckie,” he should be able to handle Snyder. It was telling that Gruden said his first move would be to build confidence among play-

ers. He sounds like a selfless person, devoted more to team than his system. If the Redskins need to switch back to the 4-3 defense, so be it. If Griffin doesn’t execute a play well, Gruden won’t call it. Zone read, power blocking, whatever is needed, Gruden is open to it, saying, “I never found a play I didn’t like that works.” That will resonate through the building after his predecessor’s iron grip. “We expect to win soon,” Gruden said without hesitation. Gruden’s résumé is so varied it’s reassuring. No matter what happens, he has some background to deal with it. He was the third-string quarterback on

If Jay Gruden could survive an older brother nicknamed “Chuckie,” he should be able to handle Dan Snyder.

the Barcelona Dragons. That’s working from the bottom. Gruden won four Arena League titles playing for the Tampa Bay Storm and two as an Arena coach. Indeed, Gruden took a nontraditional path of the Arena League and UFL. Gruden has two stints in the NFL, including three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals before coming to Washington. What’s left? U.S. coach for the 2024 Games when football may become an Olympic sport? If Gruden fails with the Redskins, there’s always Snyder’s dormant Arena franchise. Washington’s newest coach needs to handle any task, down to parking cars and selling tickets. Gruden seems capable of handling it all. Good thing, because there’s a lot of work to rebuilding this team. Rick Snider has covered Washington sports since 1978. Follow him on Twitter @Snide_Remarks

Jim Haslett is likely to retain his title as Redskins defensive coordinator.

Is Haslett Remaining On Staff? Redskins Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett is expected to remain on the coaching staff of the Washington Redskins’ newly hired coach, Jay Gruden, a person familiar with the team’s deliberations said Thursday. Haslett is likely to retain the title of defensive coordinator. Haslett previously worked with Gruden in the United Football League and remains under contract to the Redskins. He was not fired when the Redskins dismissed former coach Mike Shanahan and much of Shanahan’s staff. General manager Bruce Allen said at the time that the team’s new coach would determine the status of those coaches not immediately fired. Raheem Morris is expected to remain on staff, possibly having a larger role in directing the defense. His contract expires in February, but a person close the situation expected that new deal to be finalized soon. Tight ends coach Sean McVay will remain on Gruden’s staff a nd McVay w i l l be promoted to offensive coordinator. He worked with Gruden in the UFL and with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. M A R K M A S K E A N D M I K E J O N E S (THE WASHINGTON POST )


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The Winning Formula

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Can a quarterback be too old to win a Super Bowl? Is a certain amount of playoff experience a prerequisite for a title run? Are running QBs incapable of winning a ring? We analyzed the championship seasons of the quarterbacks who won the past 10 Super Bowls to get a better understanding of NFL trends. Here’s what we learned, including which QB left in this year’s postseason best fits the mold. JEFFREY TOMIK (E XPRESS)

PLAYOFF EXPERIENCE

While having an extensive playoff résumé may be a bit overrated, every championship QB in the past 10 years played in at least two postseason games before making their Super Bowl-winning run. Cam Newton and Andrew Luck are the only two QBs left in this postseason without that kind of experience. Notable stat: 24 — Postseason games played by the Patriots’ Tom Brady — more than Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson, Newton and Luck combined. Past 10 years’ average: 5 games

AGE

The belief that young QBs can’t win in the postseason has been debunked repeatedly over the past 10 years. On the other end of the life spectrum, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Philip Rivers are proving that guys in their mid-30s can still play at an elite level. But when it comes to winning titles, there’s been a rather small career window. No Super Bowl-winning QB over the past 10 years was older than 30 when his championship season started. And in that span, only one QB (Ben Roethlisberger in 2005) was younger than 26. Weird Stat: 4 — Number of the past six Super Bowls won by a Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Eli Manning (twice), Brees and Joe Flacco. Past 10 years’ average: 27 (as of Dec. 31 of that year)

DRAFT

Tom Brady — the Patriots’ sixth-round selection (199th pick) in 2000 — has won three Super Bowls, but let’s not jump to the conclusion that championship QBs are easy to find in later rounds. Since Brady’s last title in 2004, each Super Bowl-winning QB was selected in the top 32, with Drew Brees (the first pick in the second round in 2001) being the only one chosen outside the first round. Notable Stat: 1 — QB to win a Super Bowl in the past 10 years with a team other than the one that drafted him (or was traded to on draft night). Brees was drafted by the Chargers but he won with the Saints. Past 10 years’ average: 50th pick (it rises to 12th without Brady)


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PASSER RATING

In nine of the past 10 years, the Super Bowlwinning QB rushed for 101 yards or less in the regular season. The exception, Aaron Rodgers, ran for 356 yards in 2010, but even he doesn’t rely on running as much as some of his counterparts. He’s never rushed for more than 500 yards in a season — a mark reached by Cam Newton, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick this year.

There really hasn’t been any correlation between regular-season passer rating and titles — which is kind of surprising. Eli Manning won in 2007 with a dismal rating of 73.9, while Drew Brees had a 109.6 mark in his championship season. In the past 10 years, four Super Bowl-winning QBs had a passer rating below 87.7— a mark 16 QBs surpassed in 2013.

Notable stat: -31 — Rushing yards by Peyton Manning this season. While a true rushing QB hasn’t won a Super Bowl over the past 10 years, no QB had negative rushing yards and went on to win the title in the same season.

Notable stat: 7 — QBs with a passer rating above 100 this year, the most ever in a single season. Past 10 years’ average: 92.4

PASSING YARDS

Past 10 years’ average: 79 (5 per game)

TD-INT RATIO

No QB passed for 5,000 yards in the same season he won the Super Bowl — although Peyton Manning and Drew Brees have a chance to break that trend this year. Passing yard figures are often overvalued. In fact, Brees’ lowest single-season passing-yard total in eight years in New Orleans was in 2009 — the year he won the title. As for three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady, he’s surpassed 4,000 passing yards six times in his career, but never in a title year.

There has been a drastic variance in TD-INT ratio for the past 10 Super Bowl-winning QBs; TD passes range from 17 to 34 and interceptions thrown range from nine to 20. But three of the remaining eight QBs in this year’s playoffs don’t fall in that wide spectrum (outperforming the winning QBs of the past 10 years). Peyton Manning and Drew Brees have each thrown more than 34 TDs this year — with Manning setting the single-season record with 55 — and Colin Kaepernick threw fewer interceptions (eight) than each of the previous 10 Super Bowl winners.

Notable stat: 198.8 — Average passing yards per game for Ben Roethlisberger in his Super Bowlwinning campaign in 2005. Only five out of 37 qualifying QBs passed for less than 200 yards a game in 2013.

Notable stat: 20 — Interceptions thrown by Eli Manning in his Super Bowl-winning season of 2007, which was tied for the league lead.

Past 10 years’ average: 3,779 (245 per game)

Past 10 years’ average: 25-13

BREAKING DOWN THIS YEAR’S BUNCH

Here’s how the eight QBs remaining in this year’s playoffs compare to the average seasons of the past 10 QBs to win the Super Bowl. (E XPRESS) PLAYOFF GAMES #

AGE†

DRAFT POSITION

PASSER RATING

PASSING YDS (PER GAME)

RUSHING YDS (PER GAME)

TD-INT RATIO

Tom Brady

24

36

No. 199 (6th round)

87.3

4,343 (271.4)

18 (1.1)

25-11

Drew Brees

9

34

No. 32 (2nd round)

104.7

5,162 (322.6)

52 (3.3)

39-12

Colin Kaepernick

3

26

No. 36 (2nd round)

91.6

3,197 (199.8)

524 (32.8)

21-8

QUARTERBACK

Andrew Luck

1

24

No. 1 (1st round)

87.0

3,822 (238.9)

377 (23.6)

23-9

Peyton Manning

20

37

No. 1 (1st round)

115.1

5,477 (342.3)

-31 (-1.9)

55-10

Cam Newton

0

24

No. 1 (1st round)

88.8

3,379 (211.2)

585 (36.6)

24-13

Philip Rivers

7

32

No. 4 (1st round)

105.5

4,478 (279.9)

72 (4.5)

32-11

Russell Wilson

2

25

No. 75 (3rd round)

101.2

3,357 (209.8)

539 (33.7)

26-9

Super Bowl Winner Avg.*

5

27

No. 50

92.4

3,779 (245)

79 (5)

25-13

* Past 10 Super Bowl winners: Tom Brady (2003); Brady (2004); Ben Roethlisberger (2005); Peyton Manning (2006); Eli Manning (2007); Roethlisberger (2008); Drew Brees (2009); Aaron Rodgers (2010); Eli Manning (2011); Joe Flacco (2012)

# Prior to this postseason †As of Dec. 31, 2013

AND THE WINNING QB WILL BE … After crunching the numbers and evaluating the past 10 Super Bowl winners we’ve found that ... this postseason is set up to break the mold. There’s two distinct groups of QBs remaining: the old-time, prototypical drop-back passers (Peyton Manning, Brady, Brees and Rivers) and the up-and-coming, mobile QBs (Wilson, Luck, Newton and Kaepernick). Still want a prediction based on those stats we just made you read? OK. So which quarterback best aligns with the past 10 champs? Drumroll please ... it’s Colin Kaepernick! Quick, call your bookie. Tell him to put your life savings on the 49ers! When have trends ever been broken? I’m sure this formula would have spit out Joe Flacco’s name at this time last year. So why Kaepernick? His playoff experience (three games), age (26) and QB rating (91.6) are the closest to the averages for the past champions. While he has more rushing yards (524) than any Super Bowl winner of the past 10 years, his stats are pretty close in the other six categories. So there you have it. The San Francisco 49ers will win Super Bowl XLVIII. If by some miracle it’s not the 49ers, don’t blame us. It was the numbers’ fault.


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Meryl Streep outdoes herself as the cruel head of the ‘August: Osage County’ clan

‘47 Ronin’ (PG-13, 118 MINUTES) One of the defining

fables of pre-modern Japan, the tale of the 47 ronin has been filmed many times in that country. Yet somehow no previous director thought to include rampaging supernatural beasts, a shape-shifting witch or Keanu Reeves. Those last three are prominent in “47 Ronin,” Hollywood’s first stab at the samurai tale. It’s big and brawling yet often dull, with about as much genuine Japanese character as a food-court teriyaki stand. Ultimately, the movie just doesn’t justify its outrageous bid to turn a solemn tale of self-sacrifice into swaggering global-marketplace entertainment. MARK JENKINS

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(R, 138 MINUTES) A larky, anarchic life

force runs through “American Hustle,” David O. Russell’s screwball homage to the strivers and connivers who wreak playful havoc with what could easily have been a straight-up, if antic, FBI procedural. “American Hustle” cheerfully jettisons any pretense of historical accuracy or journalistic shoe-leather. Christian Bale, Amy Adams, above, and Bradley Cooper develop a credible, explosively volatile chemistry, and Bale is particularly heroic in his portrayal of a blubbery white whale of a man trying to shake that last harpoon. ANN HORNADAY

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Meryl Streep utterly dominates “August: Osage County,” the screen adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning 2007 drama of family dysfunction. In it, she plays another in a series of recent roles that tap into the actress’ uncanny ability to evoke both horror and pity at her character’s flaws. Yet with her performance as Violet Weston, the venom-spewing matriarch of an extended family that includes three grown daughters, the actress may have outdone herself. Violet, who is suffering from mouth cancer and addicted to pain pills, is a woman given to such toxic utterances and such a corrosive style of mothering that it’s a wonder her children haven’t each developed cancers of their own, simply from long-term exposure. In a figurative sense they have, as this intricately plotted story gradually reveals, during a gathering of Violet’s clan for one family member’s funeral. Unsurprisingly, that death is an apparent suicide — circumstantial evidence, as the film strongly suggests, that Violet is impossible to live with. There are moments when the film, which is set in a sweltering Oklahoma August, seems a bit overheated for the screen. The inherent theatricality of Violet’s character, which may be well-suited to the stage, is occasionally hard to take in such intimate close-ups, despite Streep’s bravura acting. It helps that the supporting cast is

‘August: Osage County’ (R) Director: John Wells Stars: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch and Chris Cooper In a Nutshell: A family crisis brings the Weston women back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in — and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

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and most nuanced performances are those delivered by Julianne Nicholson, Benedict Cumberbatch and Chris Cooper, as the tale’s most tragic victims. Despite some moments of caustic humor, highlighted in the film’s misleading trailer, “August: Osage County,” out in wide release Friday, is in no way a comedy. Neither is it

uniformly good. Next to Streep, Julia Roberts makes perhaps the strongest impression as Violet’s bitterest daughter, Barbara, who is struggling with both a philandering husband (Ewan McGregor) and a sullen teenager (Abigail Breslin) ready to make one bad decision. For my money, though, the best

Top: Julia Roberts, left, barely gets along with Meryl Streep. Above: Chris Cooper, left, advises Benedict Cumberbatch in “August: Osage County”

simply interested in wallowing in Violet’s unrelenting ugliness. Two scenes — one in which Violet recalls her own mother’s cruelty to her, and another in which she’s shown dancing, a lonely and unlovable creature who is both a survivor and a perpetrator of abuse — reveal the not-sosubtly hidden message of Letts’ play. It’s a message reflected in the several generations of women at the heart of the story, from Violet’s unseen mother to Barbara’s still salvageable adolescent daughter: Monsters aren’t born, but made. MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN (THE WASHINGTON POST )

Despite some moments of caustic humor, ‘August: Osage County’ is in no way a comedy. Nor is it simply interested in wallowing in Violet’s unrelenting ugliness.


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town house a mile from the Van Dorn Metro stop. Sauls says she now pays $2,000 in rent — just $15 more than she paid for the apartment building. Town houses can offer even more savings if renters are willing to live with roommates. Chad Hall, 29, rented a town house in Falls Church for the two years he worked as a Hill staffer. He split his $1,900 per month rent with two other guys, for a total personal bill of $633. “That’s the reason I didn’t move,” he says. Holmstrom is also saving on rent. Though her town house is split into four units that are on the small side at 600 square feet, she’s paying $1,250 per month for rent and utilities, versus the $1,522 she paid to share her 1,000-squarefoot Clarendon apartment. Holmstrom says she loves being able to step outside right away and sit on her patio. And she now knows her neighbors. That’s part of the charm of town houses — they result in great community, says Tim Burr of Yarmouth Management. “People here on Capitol Hill know their neighbors because they see them out in their yard all the time. People are out walking around, rather than driving,” he says. Some town houses, including

heirloom violin and her roommates’ jewelry. Two weeks later, her car was broken into. That didn’t happen in Clarendon, she notes, where her concierge greeted any strangers entering the building, and her car was parked in a garage — though the added security cost her $200 per month. For some Washingtonians, town

“We didn’t want to commit ourselves to a big house that could be in the high six or seven figures.” — JAY H A MM , 33, ON WHY HE AND HIS GIRLFRIEND OPTED TO RENT A TOWN HOUSE IN FALLS CHURCH INSTEAD OF PURCHASING A HOME

Sauls’ in Alexandria, have neighborhood associations, which often band together to pay for things like landscaping and repairs to a shared roof or foundation. But those are a mostly found the suburbs, Burr says, which rents homes on Capitol Hill. Neighborhood associations are rare within D.C., he says, since they are often started by developers trying to market and sell many homes at once. But even if you get more room and more bang-for-your-buck than in a high-rise, many town houses, come with tradeoffs. Though some in the D.C. area are newly renovated, many town houses were built decades ago and have the quirks and foibles of older homes. For example, cold drafts this winter have led Holmstrom to put plastic on her windows and run a space heater to keep her bedroom warm. Outdated appliances can also give town-house renters something to complain about. Hall’s

nextweek Think it’s hard to find a D.C. rental? Try doing it from another country. Read about foreign renters in D.C. in next week’s Ready to Rent.

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Rebecca Sauls and her husband moved to a 1,400-square-foot Alexandria town house — 200 more square feet than their apartment, for $15 a month more in rent.

Falls Church town house was built in 1997, he says, but it had older appliances. “The stove and microwave were attached to each other,” he says. “My mom and dad came up and every time they said, ‘I feel like your stove is from 1973.’ ” Pests are also a possibility in town houses, whereas living on the

sixth or 14th floor of a well-kept building will improve your odds of a rodent-and-bug-free existence. Town houses also offer fewer safety features than fortresslike high-rises. Before living in Clarendon, Holmstrom lived in a Capitol Hill rowhouse with friends. Four days after she moved in, thieves broke in and stole her laptop, an

houses are a middle step between renting a small apartment and taking the plunge into owning a larger home. When Jay Hamm, a 33-yearold technology salesman, and girlfriend Laura Burlingham wanted to move in together, they decided to rent a Falls Church town home. Neither’s apartments was big enough to share, and they weren’t ready to buy on their own in a volatile market. “We didn’t want to commit ourselves to a big house that could be in the high six or seven figures,” Hamm says. Now, Hamm says, they have about 1,800 square feet; three stories; room for an at-home office; a backyard and space for their dog. And at $2,650 per month, their rental is spacious — and sensible. LIZ ES SLE Y WHY TE (FOR E XPRES S)

Developers turn two towers in Southwest D.C. into apartments Green Development

Adaptive re-use, one of the tenets of green building, is visible in full force in Southwest Washington at Sky House, where the two towers that formerly housed the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters have been transformed into apartment buildings. The towers at Sky House (1150 4th Street SW; 866-676-2441, skyhousedc.com), one of the first LEED-certified re-use projects in the city, will be the tallest residential structuresin Southwest. Resi-

dents will have unobstructed views of the Potomac, the monuments and the Capitol. Because it’s an adaptive re-use project — meaning the buildings’ concrete hulls, elevator shafts and stairwells were kept while almost everything else was replaced, Washington City Paper reported — the construction is “one of the more challenging developments anyone could expect to do,” Vicki Davis, president of Sky House’s lead developer, Urban Atlantic, told City Paper last month. Sky House East, which opened for leasing last week, will have 266 units, including studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. The similarly sized Sky House West, just across the street, is likely to

open for leasing this spring. Rents at Sky House will range from the $1,600s to the $3,200s, and 20 percent of the units have been set aside as affordable housing for low-income tenants. Outdoor amenities include a rooftop swimming pool, an observation deck and patio. Indoor amenities include a game room, a fitness center with a personal trainer, a conference room, an Internet lounge and concierge services. The pet-friendly complex also has an on-site grooming space dubbed the “Grrroom,” and underground garage parking is available. Residents are steps from the Southwest Waterfront Metro station, shops and restaurants. ( THE WASHINGTON POST/E XPRES S)

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Beautiful, newly renovated apartment homes at 5 covenient locations. Wall to wall carpet, individual climate control, and water/sewer, gas, and trash included in rent. Hardwood floors and dishwashers available in select units.

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Discover the finest apts in Adelphi, MD at The Communities at Arbor Vista. A convenient apt. community located just a few min. from the Beltway (495) on the Northeast side of Adelphi, MD. We offer 1, 2, and 3 BR apt. homes. There is an onsite fitness center, business center, pool, and much more. Pets are welcomed. Come visit us and make The Communities at Arbor Vista home!

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Carriage Hill Apartments 3416 Curtis Drive #T3 Hillcrest Hts, MD 20746

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Overlook Apartments 1507 Ray Rd. Hyattsville, Md. 20782

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Kensington House 10225 Frederick Avenue Kensington, MD 20895

Great Specials $300 Off!! NO Application Fee!! 1BR + Den & 2BRs Available 6 month to 1 year lease available Free Parking ,All Utilities Included Central Air & Heat, Dishwasher in 2 & 3Brs Hardwood Floors, Laundry Center on each floor One Block from Marc train station.

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Kent Village 6707 Hawthorne St. Landover, MD 20785

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Fall in Love all over again here at Queenstown. Enjoy the Clean, Cool, Convenience of living at Queenstown Apartments: 1 block from West Hyattsville Metro! Newly Renovated Apt homes (limited). Offering 1 & 2 BR apartments, FREE After School Program, minutes from Howard & MD Univ, on-site security, fitness/ business center. Hablamos Espa単ol.

Oxon Hill Village 2260 Alice Avenue Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Nestled between the District of Columbia and historic Virginia, Oxon Hill Village offers a variety of floorplans, free services and amenities including a fitness center. indoor gymnasium, business center and all utilities included.

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Brinkley House Apartments

3501 Brinkley Road Temple Hils, MD 20748

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Kings Gardens Apartments 6300 S.Kings Hwy Alexandria, VA 22306

Southern Towers 4901 Seminary Road Alexandria, VA 22301

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SUITLAND - Share house. Rooms for rent. 2 blocks from Suitland Metro. $190/week. + dep. Call 301-633-0993 Vienna -3rd person to share house. Own room and bath, shared kit. $500/m +sec dep and shared bills. Call 240-676-8768

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ROOMMATES ALEXANDRIA- 3921 Melvern Pl 22312 1 room for rent in SFH, Prof M/F pref, pvt ent, NP/NS. $600 utils incl. No stove avail. 703-869-9267 ARLINGTON S.- Shr TH w/ male. Nr airport. 2 rooms w/ shr BA $795 for both rooms. NP. 703-861-6275

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Arlington South—$600, 1 bedrm, 1 ba, 807 S. Harrison Street, 301-529-0165, AC, Elec, garbage, Heat, water Bowie - 3 bedrooms avail $500/per room w/ util N/S, N/P Call 240-463-2324 or 301-832-1234

BOWIE, MD- Huge furn MSTR BR w/ pvt BA, fridge. Off Rt 50, 15 min DC, Annapolis. 20 min BWI. Prof. NS. $745 inc elec/gas/cbl. 301-805-1125 BRENTWOOD, MD- 1BR w/ den. Carpeted. On bus line. Off-street parking. $1095 inc all utils except elec. Call 301-529-5430

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Arlington-3 lvl, 3BR, 2BA, end unit TH. W/D, DW, CAC. Pentagon/FT Meyer area, just off Columbia Pk, 27 (Wash Blvd) & 395. $2,450. 512-633-0049

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Oliver Gardens/Queenbury Park – 1 &2BR on tree-lined street near Hyattsville MS. FIOS/cable ready, off-street pkg, bus to Green Line, close to UMD, shopping & entertainment. Fr $1000 incl gas. CATS OK. Call 301-864-5933, 301-559-9111

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KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY

A Natural Woman

Bejo plays Marie, the central female character, and Marie is problematic. She’s a little messed up and pretty manipulative but sometimes really nice, and it’s kind of understandable when she loses her temper with her kids because who doesn’t, right? Marie isn’t perfect but she’s not awful, and she’s not particularly likable but she’s not evil. What

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In “The Past,” Marie (Berenice Bejo) does things an actual human being might do!

Marie is is unmistakably human. Movies that pass the Bechdel test are rare; what might be even rarer are movies in which the women are as multidimensional as the men who surround them. There is no “you must be this

feminist to ride” measuring stick for a film. The only way to see if a movie treats women as human beings is to ask the following questions: Do the women in the movie act as though they are human beings? Do they make choices a human

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“The Past,” out today, fails. Going just from memory, there are three women in the film (pass), two of them talk to each other (still a pass!) but their major conversation — in fact, their relationship for the entirety of the film — is defined by one’s relationship with a man. So, the movie fails feminism. Except not — not at all. Berenice

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

You’ve heard of the Bechdel test, right? To pass it, a movie must show at least two women having at least one conversation about something other than a man. It’s a fun exercise — does the last movie you saw get a passing grade? Go ahead! Try!

being might make? (This does not mean “do they make choices that you agree with?”) Are they naked in a situation where a human could expect to be naked; do they have sex at times a human might have sex and in a manner at least approximating the manner in which a human might? Are they treated as humans by the other people in the movie and, when they are not, do they point that out? The Bechdel test is a good test of gender representation, but it’s not the only test. “The Past” fails on the Bechdel level, but it succeeds so well at giving us a realistic, nuanced woman that the failing grade doesn’t really matter.

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‘Lone Survivor’ is heavy on violence and lacks imagination Film Review Based on the memoir of Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, who is played by producer Mark Wahlberg, “Lone Survivor” tells the story of Operation Red Wings, a disastrous 2005 mission to kill a prominent Taliban fighter, Ahmad Shah (Yousuf Azami). As the title gives away, the four-man team of commandos, ambushed and stranded without communications on a remote mountain in Afghanistan, is slowly, agonizingly whittled away, one by one, until … well, let’s leave some things to the imagination. Luttrell’s comrades-in-arms are played by Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch and Taylor Kitsch, each of whom is barely recognizable behind the

scruffy beards, grime and blood that cover their faces. Inexplicably, they wear no helmets. “Lone Survivor” is a loud and grinding affair, seemingly as intent on wearing down its audience as the Taliban is on the film’s heroes. At times, the violence is so unrelenting and fierce that it’s hard to believe that there’s anyone left alive, let alone with any bullets left to fire. What’s missing here is something, or rather, someone, to care about. Written and directed by Peter Berg (“Battleship”), the film presumes our emotional investment in Luttrell and his fellow soldiers’ mission. The questions of who exactly Shah is, other than one of many murderous thugs, and why we should care so deeply about his fate, is never really explained in a way that grabs the imagination. He’s no Osama bin Laden, in other words, and this is no “Zero Dark Thirty.” Even worse, Berg

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Mark Wahlberg, left, Emily Hirsch, center, and Taylor Kitsch play SEALs who must take out a Taliban leader in “Lone Survivor.”

‘Lone Survivor’ (R) Director: Peter Berg Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Eric Bana In a Nutshell: Based on the reallife mission Operation Red Wings, members of SEAL Team 10 are tasked with the dangerous assignment of capturing or killing notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah.

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reader, possesses all of the boneheaded gags and inspired lunacy of the original, as well as swaths of dull, frankly unfunny material. But buried inside this grab bag of hits and misses is a pretty good point about the descent of television news into a miasma of 24/7 speculation, fluff and, most of all, hype. A.H.

(PG, 108 MINUTES) “Frozen” might not have potential pop hits — the songs sound much more like musical theater show tunes than Miley Cyrus auto-tuned — but the animated comedy-adventure has a sweet and very modern message, plus strong characters. More important, the movie blends the music-minded mentality of yore with the more recent ambition of truly appealing to all ages.

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Joaquin Phoenix, above, romances a sultry, Siri-like operating system in “Her.” Its surprising and poignant ending, which subverts so many fairy-tale stereotypes, feels as though it cancels out the movie’s small flaws and dragging moments. STEPHANIE MERRY

‘Grudge Match’ (PG-13, 113 MINUTES) Sylvester Stallone

stars in “Grudge Match” as Henry “Razor” Sharp, a former light heavyweight champ who inexplicably fled the sport in his hey-

gives us little reason to feel that we know the men who are hunting him, beyond a few lame lines of dialogue about someone’s upcoming wedding. They’re movie stars in camo, pretending to be massacred for the camera. Of course, the film is supposed to be a tale of heroism. And it is. Only the film’s real hero isn’t Luttrell, who survives unimaginable violence, including a leg injury that

requires pushing a bone back into place. We can’t say more without spoiling things, but “Lone Survivor’s” most fascinating character doesn’t even appear until the film’s final minutes, and is dealt with mostly in the whatever-happened-to titles that run on screen just before the closing credits. Now there’s a guy I would have gladly watched a whole movie about. MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN

day, avoiding a tie-breaking fight with longtime rival Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (played by Robert De Niro). Sly’s still got it — when it comes to action. Razor is lured out of retirement for the bout he evaded three decades earlier, and all the requisite training scenes — the jabbing and jogging, raw-egg-swilling and truck-pulling — are nearly as exhilarating as they were in 1976. Stallone’s acting, however, is a little rusty. With his garbled delivery, he never was a paragon of emotional depth, but now his frozen face only exacerbates his shortcomings when the comedic drama turns serious. S.M.

systems are in the throes of becoming exponentially more sophisticated. When Joaquin Phoenix’s character, Theodore, takes advantage of the latest upgrade, he finds that his computer is now being run by a charming, Siri-like disembodied voice that calls itself Samantha. Given beguilingly peppery voice by Scarlett Johansson, Samantha loses no time in seducing the lonely Theodore. Samantha’s circuitry is sophisticated enough to intuit and evolve according to Theodore’s feedback, so it’s no surprise when he starts to fall in love with her (er, it). A.H.

‘Her’

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(R, 126 MINUTES) Set in a Los Angeles

that’s been ingeniously photographed to exploit its most futuristic vernacular, “Her” takes place at a time when our virtual lives have merged even more seamlessly with corporeal, real-world experience: Welcome to Earbud Nation. In this world, computer operating

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A Familiar Thrill Ride The first half hour of “The Suspect” is dizzying and disorienting, but not because this South Korean spy thriller delves into the perplexities of relations with the North. It’s because director Won Shinyun skillfully emulates the youare-there-but-where-the-heck-isthat? style of the “Bourne” movies. Like Jason Bourne, Ji (Gong Yoo) is on the run, with nearly everyone after him. Amid kinetic action sequences and cryptic f lashbacks, Ji’s story gradually emerges: Trained as a North Korean superspy, he defected to the South after his wife and daughter were reportedly killed. There he worked as a driver, a choice of profession that foreshadows a couple of the more inventive car chases in recent movies.

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Everyone’s out to get Ji (Gong Yoo) when he’s framed for murder in “The Suspect.”

‘The Suspect’ (NR) Director: Won Shin-yun Stars: Gong Yoo, Park Hee-soon and Yoo Da-in In a Nutshell: After being framed for the murder of a businessman, former North Korean spy Ji goes on the run and uncovers government corruption along the way.

Ji is framed for the murder of a prominent businessman with connections on both sides of the border. The former agent flees, but not far, staying in Seoul. To track him, the South Korean government reactivates Min (Park Hee-soon), “the best spy sniffer around.” He’s a hyper-macho colonel holding a grudge: He was removed from the field after Ji, then a North Kore-

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Streaming Much of the magic of David Sedaris’ writing can’t be translated into movie form. The content of his stories might not add up to much without the serial memoirist’s distinctive, sardonic voice. “C.O.G.,” the first feature-length adaptation of Sedaris’ work (it’s based on a short story from “Naked”), captures the right atmosphere but doesn’t offer

the same wit and precision as the written version. The dramedy is the second feature from Kyle Patrick Alvarez, who won praise for 2009’s “Easier With Practice.” That film also was about a listless young man, so Alvarez seems like a good pick to adapt the story of David (Jonathan Groff), a self-centered Yalie — with a monogrammed sweater to prove it — who takes a bus from Connecticut to Oregon to live off the grid and work on an apple farm. Along the way, he meets some mildly interesting characters, while trying to sort out his sexuality and feelings

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an operative, bested him during a face-off in Hong Kong. Min correctly surmises that Ji remains in town because he’s on a mission. But that assignment, it’s eventually revealed, is not for either government. As if dodging a citywide dragnet weren’t tricky enough, Ji also intends to find the man he believes killed his wife and young daughter. Actually, one or both of them may still be alive. But that’s information known only to the story’s true villains — men whom Min ultimately will decide he hates as much as Ji does. Unsurprisingly, “The Suspect,” out Friday, turns out to be a tale of corruption within the ranks. After all the punishment it delivers, the film goes soft at the end, with not one but two fairy-tale endings. The first, if not both, of them will likely appeal more to Korean audiences than American ones. But most of what comes before should entertain any action buff who doesn’t mind a few subtitles with his gunplay, jump cuts and cold-eyed determination.

about religion. The success of the film rests almost entirely on Groff, who channels Sedaris’ manner with a bit of tone-deaf snobbery, while also coming across as likable. When David’s eyes swell with tears as he asks God for forgiveness, it’s enough to make the audience forget that minutes earlier, he was awkwardly telling a lunch table of factory workers, who are just scraping by, that they really should vacation in Japan. The story, while never slow, seems rudderless. And that lack of focus extends to the movie’s score, with percussive beats that sound better suited for a movie about high school cheerleaders. Loud and distracting, the music feels like the antithesis of “C.O.G.,” which, at its best, craftily exposes subtle realizations about growing up. STEPHANIE MERRY (THE WASHINGTON POST)

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franchise, the first chapter of which had J.R.R. Tolkien fans crying foul. For those of us who love the tale of the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins and 13 dwarves in search of lost treasure, the new movie is a treat. MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN

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some of us the confounding cosmology of kids killing other kids for pleasure and political expedience reeks of cynicism and downright perversion, fans of “The Hunger Games” should find “Catching Fire” a superlative advancement of the franchise. Everyone hits their marks with gusto and believability in “Catching Fire” — even Liam Hemsworth, who has next to nothing to do as Katniss’ hometown squeeze, Gale. But the engine of the entire operation is Jennifer Lawrence, above, who in Katniss has found a character that chimes perfectly with her own persona as an earthy, blunt-speaking ingenue suddenly thrust into a world of celebrity and media-fueled idol worship. A.H.

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ (R, 104 MINUTES) The year is 1961, when the Village folk scene was on the verge of transforming from a hermetic community of purists to a tourist destination where dilettantes could gawk at commodified Beats and their “new ethnic” successors. The adamantly uncommercial Llewyn Davis, a Greenwich Village folk singer, is having none of it, preferring the scuffed patina of unassailable — and impoverished — artistic purity. As embodied by the gifted actor and singer Oscar Isaac in a poignant, mesmerizing breakout performance, Llewyn emerges as an improbably sympathetic anti-hero in “Inside Llewyn Davis,” written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen in a tender departure from their established Continued on page 20


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One ‘True’ Director The entire eight-episode season of “True Detective” was stewarded by just one director, Cary Joji Fukunaga. “When you have one person guiding the vision, and gaining the trust of the actors, all the way through, the chain isn’t broken from one episode to another,” Fukunaga says. “It all just flows.” (AP)

With ‘True Detective,’ McConaughey and Harrelson reinvent the buddy cop drama Just as “The Sopranos” reinvented the mob drama as a family melodrama/comedy, the anthology series “True Detective” (9 p.m. Sun., HBO) brilliantly explodes every cliche about dramas based on buddy cop banter. Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey are on top of their game. Everything you’ve heard about this being McConaughey’s year — with his roles in “Dallas Buyers Club” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”— is true. In 1995, detectives Rust Cohle (McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Harrelson) are assigned to investigate a gruesome murder in rural Louisiana, a killing shot through with ritualistic symbolism. Hart, a married man and local good old boy, has a hard time with Cohle, a transplant from a Texas narcotics squad. Over time, we discover that Cohle’s personal and pro-

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Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey, left) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) investigate a grisly murder in “True Detective.”

You’ll never think of cops on a stakeout quite the same after Rust Cohle’s dark confessions.

fessional history have unleashed psychological issues that he’s capable of discussing in the starkest terms — much to Hart’s discomfort. Cohle’s pessimistic nature is not so much an attitude, but rather a fully formed philosophy and belief system, something that becomes

an issue when higher-ups begin to make noise about the “antiChristian” nature of the ritualistic mystery and assign a religious task force to assist them. You’ll never think of cops-ona-stakeout chitchat quite the same after Cohle’s dark confessions.

awakening in viewers some profound emotions. That latter achievement is thanks largely to the film’s star, British actor Idris Elba, who has transformed himself in recent years from an inner-city Baltimore drug kingpin on “The Wire” to a London detective with a dark side on the television series “Luther” to this beloved freedom fighter, who died Dec. 5. Elba looks not at all like Nelson Mandela, and yet his demeanor, not to mention his impressive accent, captures the icon. S.M.

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house style of cool, ironic distance. Not that they’ve entirely abandoned their signature sharp edges and jokes: “Inside Llewyn Davis” is full of lacerating, often profane speechifying, most of it directed at the long-suffering, compulsively selfsabotaging Llewyn, who sourly returns the verbal abuse in kind. A.H.

‘Nebraska’

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Walk to Freedom” does a worthy job of honoring both its subject and its audience. It can feel, at times, both overlong and oversimplified, but the story propels itself along while

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ka” hews to the classic buddy road-picture, with the mismatched Woody (Bruce Dern) and Dave (Will Forte) setting forth on a journey of mishaps, chance encounters, hilarious high jinks and — of course — filial bonding. But thanks to Bob Nelson’s lean,

And just when you’ve convinced yourself that he is the one with the most demons, we learn more about Hart’s habits and backstory. “True” unfolds from several overlapping periods and points of view. We watch them investigate the ’95 killings and see both men investigated in 2012 when a similar killing occurs. At a time when television series from “CSI” to “Sherlock” celebrate the rapid-fire super-sleuthing powers of computers, laboratory forensics and specially endowed detectives, this series marinates viewers in slow-motion character study. Hours go by without so much as a lead or a suspect. But it’s hard to notice or care when you can watch great actors breathe life into two of the more compelling characters on television. KE VIN McDONOUGH (UNIVERSAL UCLICK)

tone-perfect script and director Alexander Payne’s tender execution, “Nebraska” never feels patronizing or facile. At 76, Dern finally gets to be the leading man he’s long deserved to be, filling “Nebraska’s” wide open spaces with a performance of subtlety, bittersweetness and emotional courage. A.H.

‘Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones’ (R, 84 MINUTES) “Paranormal Activity” fans hoping for a continuation of the supernatural saga that has stretched out over four films since the 2007 original may be disappointed by “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones.” As the subtitle of the new, unnumbered film indicates, the fifth chapter in the series isn’t so much a sequel as a spinoff. Unlike the first four films, Continued on page 21


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the new film shows Jesse — who’s been “marked” with what looks like an animal bite — suddenly developing supernatural powers. One day he wakes up and he can levitate, do amazing tricks on his skateboard and hurl bullies through the air as if he’s Thor from “The Avengers.” M.O.

Banks” is a richly rendered dramatization of Walt Disney’s (Tom Hanks, above) efforts to adapt P.L. Travers’ novel “Mary Poppins” into one of his confectionery extravaganzas. Reluctant to hand over Mary Poppins, Travers wages a war of attrition on the screenwriter and composers assigned to bring the magical governess to the screen, wearing the boys down to keep her most cherished creation from becoming yet another casualty of Disney-fication. A.H.

‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ (PG, 114 MINUTES) As the title character,

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Ben Stiller brings his jut-jawed, laserblue glare to a character who starts off as something of a passive cipher. As a longtime manager for “negative assets” at Life magazine, Walter processes the magazine’s photographers’ celluloid — in other words, he’s an obsolete guy working in an obsolete media platform within a soon-to-be all-digital art form. The film’s opening scene — wherein Walter hesitantly “winks” at a woman on an online dating forum — makes it clear: This is a man working at Life, rather than living it. The unevenness keep it from being an allout crowd-pleaser. Still, there’s a winsome, attaboy appeal to it that deserves to be honored. It’s a perfectly likable movie, and sometimes that’s good enough. A.H.

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on women and their careers in fashion, real estate and media, I thought, “Bingo!” I work in fashion, and I wanted to show it’s not all Champagne days and Louboutin nights. We actually work. What can we expect as the season rolls on? It’s kind of an emotional roller coaster. It gets tougher. You see a progression of friendships, and challenges we have with men.

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Bargain guru Daisy Lewellyn never met a markeddown Fendi bag she didn’t like. She wrote “Never Pay Retail Again” ($10, Simon & Schuster) and makes frequent appearances on TV shows like “Today.” She’s one of six African-American working women on Bravo’s new reality show, “Blood, Sweat & Heels” (9 p.m. Sun). The series tracks them as they try to succeed in their careers and love. You live in Brooklyn. Is it as vibrant as people say? Brooklyn is the new Manhattan! I remember there was an episode of “Sex and the City” when Miranda was talking about moving there, and everyone was aghast. But now Brooklyn is a hub of creativity. It’s inspiring to sit in a coffee shop and spy on people to hear about their projects. You host a popular eat and chat event there, Brooklyn Brunches, which is featured on “Blood, Sweat & Heels.” What’s it like? It’s basically a gathering I do for

my friends the first Saturday of every month. We have bottomless mimosas and conversations on juicy topics. Why has brunch turned into the best way to hang out with your girlfriends? Brunch is the new black! It’s not as stressful as dinner. And most people’s favorite things to do are eat, drink and talk. Why’d you decide to be on a reality show? W hen I heard “Blood, Sweat & Heels” was going to focus

You’re a self-proclaimed bargainista. What are some of your secrets? One thing, which involves zero money, is to gather your friends and do a style swap. You have everyone bring three to five items, and you swap. I landed a Chloe bag the last time I did one! On the show, you spend a lot of time going to parties. Any tips on dressing for them? Figure out what kind of party it is and what time it’s starting and ending. That’ll give you clues. And look at the invitation and see where it is — you don’t want to wear stilettos at a garden wedding and sink in the mud. What’s your go-to party outfit? I go with a LCD — a little colored dress, say magenta or emerald. Those colors photograph well. And also think about what you look like from the neck up. That’s what most people notice, so think about your necklace. JENNIFER BARGER (E XPRESS)


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Dunham, left) has settled into her writing career and home life with Adam, while Marnie is recovering from her breakup and Shoshanna, also newly uncoupled, is trying to strike a balance between school and her social life.

Poehler and Tina Fey were a hit hosting team at last year’s Golden Globes, so the “Saturday Night Live’’ alumnae are back again to preside over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s traditionally loosespirited salute to the best of the previous year’s movies and television.

‘Helix’ (SYFY) While investigating a possible disease outbreak at a high-tech research facility, members of a team from the Centers for Disease Control are pulled into a life-or-death struggle where the entire future of humanity is at stake. Billy Campbell, right, Hiroyuki Sanada and Kyra Zagorsky star in this intense new drama series.

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Frozen (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:35-6:50 Frozen 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:50-4:10 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:10-7:10 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 3:40-10:35 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:30-10:25 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:25-1:254:20-7:20-10:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:20-3:10-7:00-9:30-10:45 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:10-2:10-5:00-7:50-10:40 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-1:50-4:40-7:40-10:30

8633 Colesville Road

www.afi.com/silver

Inside Llewyn Davis (R) (!) 12:35-2:45-4:55-7:20-9:30 Dallas Buyers Club (R) 4:30-9:45 Philomena (PG-13) 1:00-3:05-5:05-7:10-9:20 12 Years a Slave (R) 11:05-1:45-7:00

AMC Loews Center Park 8 4001 Powder Mill Rd.

www.AMCTheatres.com

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:10-1:454:10-7:30-11:15 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:00-3:45-9:45 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;RealD 3D: 12:50-7:05 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:05-4:00-10:30 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:45-1:00-4:30-6:55-10:10 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:15-6:15 American Hustle (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 11:00-2:00-5:15-8:15-10:30 Lone Survivor (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:15-2:15-5:00-7:45-10:00 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:25 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 10:30-4:45-7:15-10:45 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:10-8:00 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:25-4:20-10:15

11301 Rockville Pike

www.AMCTheatres.com

Frozen (PG) 12:45-3:30-6:00-8:30 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) (!) 1:15-4:00-7:00-9:45 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) (!) 12:30-3:45-6:45-9:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) 2:40-6:05-9:40 American Hustle (R) (!) 1:05-4:10-7:10-10:10

AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way

www.AMCTheatres.com

Inside Llewyn Davis (R) 1:00-2:15-4:45-6:30-7:30-10:00 The Past (Le passe) (PG-13) 12:50-3:50-6:40-9:30 Dallas Buyers Club (R) 1:10-4:10-7:10-9:50 Nebraska (R) 1:15-4:15-7:15-9:45 The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) (NR) 1:05-4:05-7:05-10:05 Philomena (PG-13) 12:40-3:00-5:20-7:40-9:50 Her (R) 2:00-3:30-5:00-8:00-9:15-10:45 Fight Club (R) 11:59 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R) 11:59

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: 12:00-3:30-7:00-10:30 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) Digital Presentation: 11:30-1:45-4:15-6:30-8:4511:15 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:45-2:15-4:507:21-10:00 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 9:30-12:50-4:00-7:15-10:25 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:15-3:00-6:45-10:45 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:30-10:30-11:45 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 9:45-2:45-7:45 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 12:15-5:15-10:15 47 Ronin (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:10-5:30-11:00 Frozen (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:00-6:20 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:45-1:504:45-7:50-10:50 Frozen 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:15-3:45-9:15 The Best Man Holiday (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:00-2:00-5:00-8:00-11:00 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:00-12:45-3:15-6:00-8:50-11:30 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 2:30-8:15

707 Seventh Street NW

7235 Woodmont Avenue

Avalon

5612 Connecticut Avenue

www.theavalon.org

The Wolf of Wall Street (R) 2 Golden Globe Nominations! Best Picture and Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) - Musical/Comedy: 12:00-3:50-7:45 American Hustle (R) 7 Golden Globe Nominations! Including Best Picture- ALL major acting categories and Director: 1:45-5:00-8:15

Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW

www.landmarktheatres.com

Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14

www.regalcinemas.com

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 1:30-4:15-7:05 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:40-7:50-10:50 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 1:00-4:10-7:00-9:50 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:40-9:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;in RealD 3D: (!) 1:55 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:25-4:25-7:25-10:15 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 9:45 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:20 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:30-7:20-10:30 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-4:20-7:15-10:10 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:50-6:10-10:10 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:10-3:15-4:00-6:30-9:40-10:20 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:15-3:30-6:50-10:05 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 12:45-1:40-4:50-7:00-8:00-11:00 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:00-10:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 12:30-2:50-5:20-8:10-11:10 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-2:30-7:30

West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW

http://westendcinema.com/

All Is Lost (PG-13) 2 Golden Globe noms- incl. Best Actor- Robert Redford!: 3:10-5:30 August: Osage County (R) Golden Globe nominees Meryl Streep & Julia Roberts!: 2:00-4:307:00-9:30

(TRIBUNE MEDIA)

(!) No Pass/No Discount Ticket The Wolf of Wall Street (R) The New Scorsese Classic!: 1:30-5:00-8:30 Blue Is The Warmest Color (La Vie d'Adèle) (NC-17) English Subtitles;The French sensation!: 8:00

Frozen (PG) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:10-12:45-3:30 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 11:15-11:00 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 11:20-2:10-5:00-7:50-10:50 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:00-12:403:20-6:00-8:45-11:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 6:15-9:45 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-3:30-7:00-10:35 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:15-1:20-4:35-7:2510:20 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 11:452:10-4:30-6:45-9:00-11:15 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:20-1:20-4:15-7:10-10:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:45-1:30-2:30-6:308:20-10:20 American Hustle (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:20-1:00-4:05-5:15-7:20-10:25 Lone Survivor (R) CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: 10:45-1:35-2:35-4:20-5:20-7:158:15-10:10 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC-Closed Captions;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:50-1:50-4:457:45-10:45 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 10:00AM The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 12:35-3:00-5:30-8:00-10:40

AMC Mazza Gallerie

HBO

BEST BETS

Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema

www.landmarktheatres.com

Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 1:20-4:00-7:00-9:45 Inside Llewyn Davis (R) 1:50-4:40-7:40-10:05 August: Osage County (R) 1:30-4:10-7:10-9:50 Nebraska (R) 1:40-4:30-7:35-10:00 Philomena (PG-13) 1:10-3:55-6:55-9:30 The Past (Le passe) (PG-13) 1:35-4:20-7:20-10:10 Her (R) 1:45-4:35-7:30-10:15 12 Years a Slave (R) 1:05-3:50-6:50-9:40

Regal Bethesda 10 7272 Wisconsin Avenue

Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd.

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:30-7:05-9:45 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:35-4:25-7:25-10:20 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 4:05-10:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:15-6:00-9:30 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:55-3:50-6:40-9:40 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:15-3:45-6:55-9:25 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:50-7:50 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:45 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:35-10:35 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:15-6:50 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:10-5:00-9:00 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 1:25-4:30-7:35-10:35 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:00-4:45-7:00-7:40-9:55-10:30 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30-7:15 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:00-2:00-3:10-4:15-5:20-6:45-8:00-9:15-10:15 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:10-10:05

Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 10:55-12:00-1:35-2:45-4:20-5:45-7:00 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:30-6:20-9:00-11:45 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 11:20-2:00-4:45-7:50-10:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:10-2:40-6:25-10:05 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS Se;IMAX: (!) 12:05-3:35-7:20-11:00 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:05-4:05-7:05-9:55-12:45 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS: 9:35-12:10 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:05 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 3:05-6:35-9:45-12:50 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 11:30-2:20-5:30-8:20-11:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 11:05-3:00-6:55-10:45 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 12:20-1:45-3:20-5:05-6:45-8:05-9:40-12:35 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:45-4:25-7:30-8:40-10:35-11:40 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS: 12:30 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 11:40-2:55-6:10-9:25-12:35 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 11:35-1:00-2:25-4:15-5:25-7:15-8:25-10:10-11:15-12:45 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 11:15-12:15-1:25-2:30-3:40-5:00-6:00-7:35-8:2010:00-10:40-12:20-12:50 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:00-1:30-6:40 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:00-9:15-11:45 Her (R) 11:00-1:50-4:40-8:00-10:50

VIRGINIA

2911 District Ave

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) 10:50-1:50-4:45-7:40-10:20 Inside Llewyn Davis (R) 11:30-2:00-4:35-7:10-9:40 August: Osage County (R) 11:00-1:45-4:30-7:25-10:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) 11:40-3:30-7:00-10:40 American Hustle (R) 1:15-4:20-7:30-10:35 Lone Survivor (R) 10:45-1:30-4:15-7:15-8:15-10:00-10:55 Nebraska (R) 10:00-12:30-3:00-5:30 Her (R) 11:45-2:30-5:15-8:10-10:50

Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse 2903 Columbia Pike

http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com/

Captain Phillips (PG-13) 7:00

Regal Ballston Common 12 671 N. Glebe Road

www.regalcinemas.com

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 12:50-1:20-3:40-4:10-6:50-9:40 Gravity 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 3:50-6:30-9:10 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:20-7:10-8:10-10:00-10:50 Inside Llewyn Davis (R) CC-Closed Captions: 4:15-9:45 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 4:40-10:30 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 1:40-7:30 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-1:10-3:50-4:50-8:00 Philomena (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-6:55 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS: 1:30 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:10-10:20 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:40-7:40 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 7:50-10:25

Regal Kingstowne 16 & RPX

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 3:00-9:10 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 10:151:15-4:15-7:15-10:15 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 12:45-7:45 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Reserved Seating: 9:15-4:15-11:15 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 9:30-12:30-3:306:45-9:45 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 11:00-2:00-5:00-8:00-11:00 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 10:45-2:30-6:3010:45 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 9:00-10:00-12:00-1:004:00-6:15-7:00-10:00 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:307:30-10:30

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 11:10-1:55-4:25-7:00 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:05-7:45-10:30 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 11:05-1:45-4:30-7:15-9:55 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 3:10-6:30-10:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;in RealD 3D: (!) 11:35AM Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-4:00-6:50-9:45 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 10:20 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 9:50 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 11:20-12:00-2:20-3:20-6:20-7:20-9:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 12:10-4:15-8:05 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 11:25-3:25-7:05-10:10 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;RPX: (!) 11:00-1:50-4:40-7:40-10:35 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 11:50-3:05-6:15-9:25 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:30-5:30-10:30 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:15-2:00-3:30-5:15-7:10-8:10-9:30-10:35 Her (R) 12:50-3:50-7:30-10:25 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-3:40-6:40-9:35 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 3:00-8:00

2150 Clarendon Blvd.

206 Swamp Fox Rd.

www.regalcinemas.com

Angelika Film Center Mosaic

AMC Courthouse Plaza 8

www.AMCTheatres.com

AMC Hoffman Center 22

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:05-6:40 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:55-3:50-7:30-10:30 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 1:40-4:50-7:45-10:25 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-8:10 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS-;in RealD 3D: (!) 4:40 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-4:10-7:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:30-3:40-7:40-9:40 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:50-4:00-7:10-10:15 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 1:20-4:20-7:20-9:30-10:20 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:35-5:15-7:50-10:10 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 4:30-10:30 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 1:50-7:15

The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:20-2:15-6:10-10:10 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:30-1:45-3:25-5:00-8:15-10:20-11:30 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:15-11:45-1:15-2:45-4:15-5:45-7:15-8:4510:15-11:45-12:30 Nebraska (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:10-1:05-4:00-6:45-9:30 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:05-4:55 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 11:25-4:30-7:00-9:35-12:15 Black Coffee (PG) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:30-2:50-5:10-7:30-9:50 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 10:45-1:40-4:45-7:50-10:40 The Best Man Holiday (R) Digital Presentation: 7:25-10:25 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 10:00-4:00 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:35-1:30-4:35-7:35-10:35

www.AMCTheatres.com

47 Ronin (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:05-7:05 Frozen (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:40-7:10-9:55 Walking With Dinosaurs 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 2:30 Gravity 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:20-12:50-3:20-5:50-8:20-10:45 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:35-3:00-6:20-9:45 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:40-1:354:40-7:40-10:30 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:10-1:10-4:00-6:509:40-12:25 Frozen 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:55-4:25 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:50-6:40 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: 12:40-4:20-8:00-11:40 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:25-11:30-12:45-1:503:05-4:10-5:25-6:30-7:45-8:50-10:05-11:10-12:25 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 2:40-8:05 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:00 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:00 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:00-1:00-4:05-7:20-10:25

5910 Kingstowne Towne Center

Regal Potomac Yard 16 3575 Jefferson Davis Highway

www.regalcinemas.com

Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 11:00-1:30-4:25-7:05-9:45 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:20-2:05-4:55-7:45-10:50 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 4:45-7:40-10:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:05-3:05-6:40-10:15 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:10-7:10-10:05 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS: 10:35 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 9:30 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:00-3:10-6:20 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:40-3:55-7:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 12:30-4:30-8:30 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 11:00-12:50-1:50-3:50-4:50-6:50-7:50-9:50 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:10-3:20-6:30-9:40 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 11:10-1:20-2:00-4:20-5:10-7:20-8:00-10:20-11:00 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS: 11:25-1:50 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:00-10:10 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 12:45-3:00-5:15-7:25-9:45-11:00 Her (R) 1:00-4:00-7:00-10:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 11:30-2:10-7:30


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Dip. Sip. Repeat. It’s frigid. Maybe you don’t want to make a reservation anywhere except your living room. No matter — invite over a few friends willing to brave the chill for a cozy evening of forks and corks. “I love fondue because it gives guests the chance to share and interact,” says chef Dennis Marron of Poste Moderne Brasserie (555 Eighth Street NW, 202-783-6060). Communal, social and (yes) a little bit retro, the prep-inadvance and cook-your-own aspects of a fondue soirée also virtually guarantee a stress-free event for the host.

PLAN IT

Start with a good fondue pot, says Marron. If it uses Sterno, heat the fondue first on the stove before transferring to the table; if it’s electric, you can warm the mixture right in the pot. And if you have the space (and the extra pots), he recommends setting up three stations for cheese, oil or broth, and chocolate. Don’t have a dedicated pot? Brasserie Beck (1101 K St. NW, 202-408-1717) chef de cuisine Anthony Ancinapura suggests melting and stirring the cheese or chocolate in a double boiler before pouring into a serving dish.

PREP IT

To keep their aged cheddar-truffle goat cheese fondue smooth and

creamy, Blue Duck Tavern (1201 24th Street NW, 202-419-6755) cheese specialist Matthew O’Herron has a little secret. “Use sodium citrate, which is essentially the same emulsifier used in processed American cheese.” To cook meat, vegetables and seafood, use a mixture of court bouillon (wine, broth and herbs), or the traditional, decidedly more decadent option. “Duck or beef fat work great, but you can also use clarified butter,” recommends Marron, but avoid olive oil — its smoking point is too low.

PLUNGE IT

“Get creative with your garnishes — think of off the wall, unexpected things to dip,” Ancinapura says. Try Brussels sprouts, grapes and Tater Tots in cheese, broccoli

and scallions in oil or cake slices and dried fruit in chocolate. Mix up dipping sauces to use on anything cooked in oil or broth: horseradish stirred into sour cream, curry powder sprinkled into plain yogurt, soy sauce added to chopped ginger, garlic and scallion, and Worcestershire sauce and shallots mingled with ketchup.

PAIR IT

Nopa Kitchen + Bar (800 F St. NW, 202-347-4667) chef Greg McCarty serves the same beverage that went into the cheese fondue — a sparkling wine, which goes with everything. O’Herron pours a bock or doppelbock with Alpine cheeses or aged gouda, and hoppy red ales with cheddar or British cheeses. Blue Duck Tavern sommelier Gene Alexeyev relies on the “razor-like crispness” of sauvignon blanc to cut through rich fondues, and earthy reds to bring out the forest and mushroom aromas in sharper cheeses. Brasserie Beck general manager Ramon Narvaez suggests Cotes du Rhone with court bouillon, and a glass of red zinfandel or ruby or tawny Port as a sweet finish with chocolate. KELLY A. MAGYARICS (FOR E XPRESS)

MAKE IT Poste Fondue 1

⁄2 lb. Emmenthal cheese, grated ⁄2 lb. Gruyere cheese, grated

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2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 cup white wine 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon cognac 1 ⁄2 teaspoon dry mustard powder Fresh grated nutmeg THINKSTOCK

In a small bowl, coat the cheeses with cornstarch and set aside. Rub the inside of a fondue pot with the garlic, then discard. Over medium heat, add the wine and lemon juice, then bring to a simmer. Gradually whisk in the cheese. Add gradually and be sure it is fully incorporated. Once smooth, stir in cognac, mustard and nutmeg.


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DEAR MANOLO ANSWERS FROM THE SHOE BLOGGER

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on vacation knows it can ruin a trip. (Having nothing but flight-over sweats to wear in Paris, not chic.) Trakdot ($90 plus $13 annual fee, trakdot.com) makes sure your stuff never goes missing via a gadget with GPS technology. Simply put the tiny thing in a checked bag, then, upon landing, the nearest cellular network will alert you of your luggage’s location via text message.

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ITALIAN WOOL SUIT? Check. Brushed leather satchel? Check. Woven silk skinny tie? It’s all in the details. That’s why D.C.-born Penance Hall’s new line of luxury dress socks should also suit such discerning gents (currently $20 a pair via a Kickstarter program on penancehall.com; $35 thereafter). Crafted in the U.S. from a breathable, super-soft North Carolina wool, the toetoppers boast no-droop, wicking construction as well as sly, striped style.

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I have been lusting after Robert Clergerie shoes, but have some misgivings. A. They’re so expensive. B. They often look so high I might die wearing them (and then I won’t be able to work to pay for them!) C. If I do buy them and don’t trip, I’ll look like a female Frankenstein’s monster with huge feet. What do you recommend? I’d like some basic black ones for an upcoming Puerto Rico trip.

A Stripe Force STEVEN ALAN, best known for his cool-kid, preppy clothing, is now

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Feline, Unwind lounge happily but look, well, ridiculous? The Cat Crib, ($29, uncommongoods.com), a sort of feline hammock, straps to the base of tables or chairs, giving your pet a napping perch/hiding spot to get away from the new Christmas puppy. Whether you bring kitty a catnip drink with an umbrella in it is totally up to you.

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UNCOMMON GOODS

WANT TO MAKE MISTER WHISKERS

With the wrong shoes, however, you are the Emmett Kelly, the sadfaced circus clown who sweeps up after the elephants at the end of the show. And this is why it is so important to develop the personal style, one that is appropriate to your shape and situation. Having the sense of your own style will help you make decisions about what you can and cannot wear. Happily, the shoes of the Robert Clergerie are made for women who have their own style, they are distinctive without being annoying. Here is the Ekora ($525, neiman marcus.com), the handsome platform sandal available in the black and white mix. The Manolo thinks they are perfect for visiting the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Ask the Manolo a question at manolo@shoeblogs.com. Visit the Manolo at shoeblogs.com.


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CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You should be able to get a lot of information, even when someone else offers you only broad strokes. Interpretation is key. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You may have to wait longer than expected for word from someone whose activities far afield affect you more directly than anticipated. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Upon review, it’s likely that your first instincts may have misled you. The facts do not support your first assessment; be flexible. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Many may think that all you have going for you right now is a set of gimmicks or tricks, but you know that this is not the case. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You may have to determine very quickly just what the best approach will be for you and those around you.

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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You’ll want to stay the course and make sure that the direction you are going serves all of your immediate needs.

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40 One of the Bridges 41 It attaches a handle to a door 43 People person? 44 Bloomers worn around the neck 45 Just __ (not much) 47 Like a prima ballerina 50 Declare with confidence 51 ahasapeemapetilon of Springfield 54 “The ___ Show” 55 “Scream” actress’ lucky number? 58 Norwegian king 59 “Wherever you go, there you ___” 60 Bent nails 61 Insect stage 62 Cigarette ingredient 63 “Seinfeld” name 64 Tarot reader, e.g. 65 Suffix with great 66 “___ unto Caesar ...”

DOWN 1 Eyes sleazily 2 “The ___ Mutiny” 3 Aquarium favorite 4 Highest male singing voice 5 One “hissed” in a melodrama 6 Spotted cat 7 George Smiley’s creator, John Le ___ 8 Harbinger 9 Authored via keyboard 10 “Tool-Time Girl” Dunning waned? 11 Like L’eggs containers 12 Artistic category 13 It’s loud when beaten 21 New York silver center 26 “Nightmare on ___ Street” 27 Tangle the “Reading Rainbow” star? 29 “That’s really something!” 30 Future embryos, perhaps

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TODAY IN HISTORY

1776 1863 1984

Fill in each column, row and 3x3 box with the digits 1 through 9 without repeating any. The twist in Samurai Sudoku is that the digits that appear in the overlapping boxes must work for both puzzles. A piece of advice to get you started: Don’t focus on completing one grid at a time. Keep the whole puzzle in mind as you go, because filling in a number in one grid could give you clues to another.

Thomas Paine anonymously publishes his pamphlet, “Common Sense,” which argued for American independence.

The London Underground begins running as the Metropolitan, the world’s first underground passenger railway, opens to the public.

The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations for the first time in more than a century.

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30: Married Heir to Throne 31: Bore Heir to Throne 32: No Longer Useful The Duchess of Cambridge turned 32 on Thursday and did nothing exciting. “The Duchess of Cambridge is spending her birthday privately,” a Kensington Palace spokesman told US Weekly. On her 31st birthday, the former Kate Middleton was pregnant with her first child, the heir to the British throne. (EXPRESS)

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, who appear to be back together, went camping this past weekend in a luxury RV at KOA campgrounds in Santa Cruz, Calif., TMZ reported. The pair borrowed the RV, which retails between $1.5 million and $2.5 million, from Chris Brown. They were seen jumping on a trampoline and riding Segways. Bieber’s father and bodyguards also went on the trip. (EXPRESS)

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Anne Hathaway survived this haircut. She can survive a riptide.

Kelly Osbourne (child of Ozzy and Sharon) and chef Matthew Mosshart are no longer to be wed, US Weekly reported. “Kelly Osbourne and Matthew Mosshart have decided to end their engagement,” said Osbourne’s rep. “The split is amicable. … We request privacy, decorum and space from the press but don’t expect it.” (E XPRESS)

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A surfer rescued Anne Hathaway when she was caught in a riptide off the shore of Hawaii on Wednesday. The surfer ran to save Hathaway when he heard her screaming from the water. She suffered a scraped foot. Her husband, Adam Shulman, was on the scene. He ran to get a first-aid kit. (E XPRESS)

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The panicked tweets attributed to Lindsay Lohan after her laptop was stolen at a Shanghai airport were not sent by Lohan but by the thieves, according to Radar Online. “They were able to access her computer immediately,” a source said. The thieves want money for the laptop: “It’s an extortion plot, plain and simple.” (EXPRESS)

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