| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:50 PM
This weekend, while drivers wheel around the Inner Harbor for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, moviegoers a few blocks from downtown will be watching the story of a brave, imaginative man who was the Muhammad Ali or Michael Jordan of auto racing....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 11:00 AM
With the addition of Ricky Williams, the Ravens are getting one of the most interesting men in the NFL -- a former first-round pick who famously posed for the cover of ESPN The Magazine in a wedding dress, took a one-year sabbatical from the NFL to...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 10:07 PM
It's "The Amazing Race" Season 20! I need a flashy hand signal, but I don’t have enough fingers! Oh, wait, I figured it out. Make your own flashy hand signal at home, because this recap requires audience participation.
Do you know what Phil Keoghan...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here.
I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 7:24 PM
First Melissa Leo,now the makers of the documentary "Undefeated."
Dropping thef-bombis becoming the Oscar thing to do. Leo did it last year. The "Undefeated" folks followed suit this year.
"I don't think that was the classiest thing in the world to do,"...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner."
Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:32 PM
The five artists in the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit "Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2011 Finalists" all live in either Baltimore or Washington, D.C., but they are stylistically all over the map. This makes for an eclectic exhibit that changes as you walk...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 6:06 AM
From Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
Joaquin Phoenix, looking choir-boy clean and "Entourage"-slick in a grey suit, white shirt and dark tie, told David Letterman last night that his extended pose as a burned-out actor/would-be rap star was supposed to explore...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 8:47 AM
Joaquin Phoenix makes a return appearance to "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday, September 22, and two days later hits the Charles in the controversial documentary "I'm Still Here," which chronicles his attempt to switch from acting to rap....
| Oct 19, 2010
| 6:10 AM
From the blog Mike Sragow Gets Reel:
Industry pundits have been comparing the potential impact of Mel Gibson doing a bit part as a Thailand-based tattoo artist in "The Hangover 2" to the spectacular cameo of Mike Tyson as himself in "The Hangover." I...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:36 AM
From the Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Jason Winer directed every other episode of the first season of the award-winning ABC comedy "Modern Family." He has just made the jump to movie comedy with the forthcoming remake of "Arthur," starring Russell Brand...