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World number one Jordan Spieth holed two crucial, knee-trembling putts on the final two holes to maintain the US team's slender one-point lead after Saturday's morning foursomes in the Presidents Cup. Spieth, with partner Dustin Johnson, was up against the man he battled for supremacy in Majors all season, Jason Day, who was teamed with Charl Schwartzel. Once again it was the young Texan who emerged victorious, as he had in the US Masters and US Open this year, while Day beat Spieth to win the US PGA Championship.
Los Angeles has ordered that film shoots be suspended at all its school campuses after it emerged that one of its facilities was used for a porno movie. "It is important that we ensure teaching and learning are not disrupted, and that all filming activity is appropriate for our schools," Ramon Cortines, head of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), said in a statement on Thursday. According to NBC4, a local television station, records indicate that "Revenge of the Petites," a porno movie released in 2012, was filmed at Alexander Hamilton High School.
Haunted house movies are a Hollywood trope. "I love the visuals of horror, but I don't like the mechanics of horror," Del Toro, 51, explained to AFP in an interview in Paris. The director, who lives in Los Angeles and who has alternated between big-budget Hollywood popcorn fare such as "Pacific Rim" and more personal Spanish-language projects such as "Cronos" and 2006's triple Oscar-winning "Pan's Labyrinth", said his latest movie "is the first time I do a dark adult movie in English".