Movie review: In ‘Detroit,’ Kathryn Bigelow revisits the ’67 war at home

Oddly in sync with the narrative strategy of “Dunkirk,” the other historical drama of the moment, director Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” is an artfully frazzled mosaic of suffering, which puts the audience through the wringer in the name of truth, injustice and what many still see as the American way with police brutality. At its best the movie — written by Mark Boal, Bigelow’s collaborator on “The Hurt Locker” and “Zero Dark Thirty” — evokes a spirit of mournful provocation, as the bloody Detroit events of July 1967 unfold. There are significant limitations, however, with Bigelow’s latest film, and they prevent “Detroit” — no less a war chronicle than her masterworks… Read More

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9 Leave-In Conditioners You Need To Try This Summer

Come summer, the days get hotter and your beauty routines probably get lazier, too. We’re just saying… it takes a courageous soul to break out the hot tools or apply a full face of makeup when you’re sweating the second you step out of the shower. Enter, leave-in conditioners. They’re a godsend for hair, particularly natural and curlier textures. While liquid ones typically get a bad rap during colder months since they can harden, they’re perfect for summer when the sun is wreaking havoc on your strands. Keep reading to see pro and staff picks for the leave-in conditioners and treatments that leave our curls and waves popping, not crunchy.… Read More

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Bob Bradley named first coach of MLS expansion club LAFC

LOS ANGELES — Bob Bradley has been named the first coach of the Los Angeles Football Club, the MLS expansion franchise due to begin play next year. Bradley is the former coach of the U.S. men’s national team and the most accomplished American coach in international club soccer history. He had long been rumored to be a target of the deep-pocketed LAFC ownership group, which hopes to make an immediate MLS splash when it enters the nation’s second-largest market to compete with the LA Galaxy, the five-time MLS Cup champions. LAFC will formally introduce Bradley on Friday at the Natural History Museum in downtown Los Angeles, next door to the… Read More

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Silicon Valley exec denies making sexual harassment claim

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco businessman says he has been falsely accused of using an anonymous blog post to accuse a competitor of sexual harassment. Brandon Katayama Hill, founder and CEO of consulting business btrax, denied the allegations that were brought against him last week in a defamation lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court. “I am falsely alleged for things I have never done,” he wrote in an email to this news organization Thursday. “I am working with my attorney to make things clear.” The lawsuit centers on an anonymous blog post titled “Happenings in Silicon Valley — I was sexually taken advantage of by a Silicon Valley… Read More

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Husband Who Allegedly Murdered Wife Aboard Cruise Ship: ‘She Would Not Stop Laughing at Me’

Federal court documents obtained by PEOPLE detail the gory scene authorities encountered aboard a cruise ship after a Utah woman was allegedly killed by her husband. Kristy Manzanares, 39, was found in her cruise ship cabin dead with a severe head wound on Tuesday. “Blood was spread throughout the room on multiple surfaces,” the documents state. Her husband, Kenneth Manzanares, was covered in blood, according to the documents. While being processed by FBI agents, he allegedly said, “My life is over.” Manzanares has been charged with murder, an FBI spokesperson tells PEOPLE. According to the documents, shortly after 9 p.m., Emerald Princess security and medical personal responded to a domestic… Read More

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Nina Dobrev Wants You to Look Cute at the Gym in These New Pieces from Reebok

Gym clothes aren’t just gym clothes anymore. They’re running errands clothes, going to brunch clothes, flying clothes … we could keep going. Athleisure has ended the “Are Leggings Pants Debate?” (for many of us) and made it totally OK to wear spandex in most situations. Reebok’s latest ambassador Nina Dobrev knows the importance of having versatile workout gear. That’s why she’s teamed up with the active line and helped launched the new Les Mills x Reebok collection, which will look just as cute on the treadmill as it does in the airport. “That is 100% literally why I was so excited about this collection. They really transition from workout to… Read More

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TFC coach Vanney: MLS not ready for promotion and relegation

TORONTO – Unlike many leagues around the world, Major League Soccer doesn’t feature promotion and relegation, and Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney doesn’t see that changing any time soon. The idea of MLS adopting a promotion and relegation system, which has been the subject of a longstanding debate among fans and pundits, came to the forefront again this week when the Sports Business Journal reported that the league rejected a $4-billion global media rights deal from international media company MP & Silva. That’s a massive windfall when you consider that ESPN and Fox currently split MLS’s English-language rights in the U.S. for $75 million per year, while Univision pays $15… Read More

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L.A. Galaxy fire coach Curt Onalfo, re-hire Sigi Schmid

CARSON, Calif. — The LA Galaxy fired coach Curt Onalfo on Thursday just 20 games into his first season and re-hired veteran coach Sigi Schmid to take over the struggling MLS powerhouse. Onalfo went 6-10-4 after being promoted from the Galaxy’s developmental squad last winter when longtime coach Bruce Arena went back to the U.S. national team. Onalfo never got consistent results from a high-priced roster of international talent including Ashley Cole, Giovani Dos Santos, Romain Alessandrini, Jermaine Jones and Gyasi Zardes. The Galaxy sit ninth in the Western Conference after losing six consecutive games across all competitions in July, including an embarrassing 4-3 loss to New England last weekend.… Read More

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