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Documentary (genre)

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  • 'Nutshell' murder dioramas arrive on film

    'Nutshell' murder dioramas arrive on film
    A man hangs from a rope connected to the beam of a barn, his feet smashing through a wooden crate so he looks like he's cut off at the knees. His wife explains that when he was angered or annoyed, he would go to that spot, get up on a bucket, put a...
  • UMBC dramatizes a 1998 murder and its aftermath

    UMBC dramatizes a 1998 murder and its aftermath
    When "The Laramie Project" was first staged in 2000, it was a joltingly topical theatrical treatment of a notorious recent hate crime. Sad to say, Moises Kaufman's play remains topical, as we're reminded by the confident student revival at the...
  • Md. ballerina featured in documentary 'First Position'

    Md. ballerina featured in documentary 'First Position'
    At a recent screening of the ballet competion documentary "First Position," the audience gasped audibly when, about a third of the way through the movie, Rebecca Houseknecht's hometown — Odenton, Maryland — flashed across the screen. The film...
  • Lake Evesham girl raises money to help amputee teacher drive again after losing arms and legs

    Lake Evesham girl raises money to help amputee teacher drive again after losing arms and legs
    Casey Brown's handshake was warm, but shy, as if the 10-year-old Lake Evesham girl was surprised anyone would want to shake her hand. Anne Mekalian's handshake was more confident, but understandably colder, more of a spongy fist bump with the palm open,...
  • PBS puts spotlight on War of 1812 on the eve of its bicentennial

    PBS puts spotlight on War of 1812 on the eve of its bicentennial
    While the War of 1812 might be known as "America's Forgotten War" elsewhere, that's definitely not the case in Baltimore and Maryland. Our obsession with all things 1812 is one of the regional characteristics so pronounced that it is lampooned in "The...
  • Dream home near Chestertown is a Colonial classic

    Dream home near Chestertown is a Colonial classic
    By all accounts, Frank and Wendy Bunch's farm in Kent County would be an appropriate — and historically correct — setting for any film or documentary on America's Colonial past. One would only need to replace the couple's late-model cars...
  • Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans

    Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans
    So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...
  • Greenspan: Baltimore's next rapper to blow up?

    Greenspan: Baltimore's next rapper to blow up?
    This piece was featured in b's "10 People to Watch Under 30" weekend edition. Check out the rest of the class of 2011 here. "Don't care about your top five/Either you like my songs or don't, for real," Greenspan raps on his aptly titled track "Cold." The...
  • Monday morning talkers: Cornel West pissed Obama won't call him back

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • Don't worry. He doesn't call me...
  • 'Dr. Strangegov'? Twitter users suggest alternative names for Palin's movie

    'Dr. Strangegov'? Twitter users suggest alternative names for Palin's movie
    Today's news that a pro-Sarah Palin documentary will debut in June has the political world buzzing about a potential presidential run for the former governor of Alaska. The $1 million film, titled "The Undefeated," paints Palin as an "inspirational...
  • Sarah Palin's movie receives worst score ever on Rotten Tomatoes

    Sarah Palin's movie receives worst score ever on Rotten Tomatoes
    Think of the worst movie you know.  "Gigli"? Terrible. It got a 7 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  "From Justin to Kelly"? Just as bad: 8 percent approval rating.  "The Hottie and the Nottie"? Even worse: 5 percent. Well, Sarah Palin's...
  • 'Amazing Race' host Phil Keoghan to visit Columbia May 3

     
    The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan will be in Columbia, Md., on Tuesday, May 3. He'll appear at the United Artists (UA) Snowden Square 14 Theater (9161 Commerce Center Drive) to introduce his feature documentary "The Ride," which tells the......