November 28, 2013 |
That old space-time conundrum - can we change the past or future without unforeseen consequences in the present? - receives an effective workout in "11 A.M. " The countdown thriller, with its undersea laboratory, wormholes, artificial black holes and a time machine named Trotsky, won't alter the fabric of sci-fi storytelling, but as South Korea's first time-travel movie, it's a winning gambit. Director Kim Hyun-seok, who until now has worked chiefly in romantic comedy, deploys visual effects and low-key performances in an efficiently told, character-driven exploration of immortality, hubris and human folly.
June 9, 1999
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May 3, 1993 |
Defending national champion Pepperdine took a major step toward its third consecutive West Coast Conference title over the weekend with an assist from Santa Clara. Pepperdine, which entered the weekend with a half-game lead over San Diego, won two of three games against St. Mary's to improve to 34-13 overall and 19-5 in the WCC. Meanwhile, San Diego lost two of three against Santa Clara, leaving San Diego 35-14 and 19-8 in the WCC. San Diego plays its final WCC series this weekend at Pepperdine.
June 3, 1993 |
Red-hot Cal State Long Beach opens play in the College World Series on Friday in Omaha against Louisiana State. Game time is 4:30 p.m. It will be shown live on ESPN. At one point in the season the 49ers (43-17) were 12-12. But Long Beach enters the series with a 15-game winning streak and has won 31 of its last 36 after sweeping to the championship of the East Regional in Tallahassee, Fla., last weekend.
April 12, 1993 |
Cal State Fullerton appears as if it might walk away with the Big West Conference championship. The Titans, ranked No. 3 by Baseball America, are 14-1 in the Big West after sweeping a three-game series at Nevada Las Vegas. Sophomore right-hander Mike Parisi improved to 7-0 this season with a 5-3 victory in the series opener Thursday. The Titans collected 17 hits and a conference-record 16 walks in a 22-4 victory, then finished the sweep with 14 hits and 11 walks in a 13-9 victory Saturday.
May 20, 1993 |
A smile creased the face of the usually stoic Dave Snow, whose most difficult season as baseball coach at Cal State Long Beach has turned into a success. Snow overcame the frustration of a 12-12 start and player complaints to guide the 49ers to a 39-17 record and a second consecutive Big West Conference title. Long Beach, ranked fifth in the country by the magazine Baseball America, will find out Monday where it will play in the NCAA tournament.