January 6, 1994 |
In "Schindler's List," the hedonistic opportunist Oskar Schindler makes a fortune in World War II using Polish Jews as slave labor, but then, unable to deny the murderous evil of his Nazi friends, he turns his attention and profits to saving 1,100 of his workers from the Auschwitz death camp. (Rated R) * Normally, Eric and Samia Friedrichsen do not take their children, 11 and 13, to R-rated movies. But this one is different.
March 19, 2003 |
It wasn't very long ago that green -- the color of money -- was the color that corporate executives worried most about. These days, though, it is orange -- the color of the government's heightened terrorism alert -- that is weighing heaviest on many of their minds. Underscoring this grim reality is Inter-Con Security Systems Inc. of Pasadena, an enterprise whose 30-year history encapsulates the evolving nature of protection for major companies and institutions. Simply put, before the Sept.
August 4, 2002
Thank you, Maratta, for your depiction of the fabrication of life via pixels (Silent Pictures, July 28). I was stunned by the grim reality. That image so enraged me I scanned it and sent it to everyone I know. Parents, wake up. JAMES SPENCER Sun Valley
October 2, 2003
Re "A 'Clean' Sweep for Elections," Opinion, Sept. 28: Micah Sifry's plea for public funding of election campaigns hits the core threat to our democracy, to social justice and to humanity's survival of corporate domination and perpetual military and class warfare. The grim reality is that private funding of election campaigns permits special interests that are in conflict with the public interest to buy our politicians. Nick Seidita Northridge
October 13, 1991
The saddest thing about the disappearance and killing of Jack Shelton in Guatemala is that his murderers were likely paid by U.S. largess from a fund that I, as a taxpayer, am required to pay into. Furthermore, the grim reality of death-squad murder is also repeated ad nauseam in El Salvador and Honduras, with the apparent but tacit blessing of our own State Department. The entire Central American foreign policy needs to be rethought. This country has no business supporting terrorist military dictatorships anywhere.
November 16, 1985 |
Welcome to the Walkup Skydome where a couple of reclamation projects will be showcased tonight (5:30 p.m., PST) as two teams try to salvage what's left of disappointing 1985 seasons. Cal State Fullerton, Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. champion the last two years with an 18-6 record over that span, has been reduced to the grim reality that the best it can do with this season is post a winning record--and the Titans must win their last three games to do that.