| Jul 8, 2011
John Feinstein has left the Navy football radio booth after 14 years as an analyst, he announced on his blog Wednesday. Feinstein wrote that he had long been trying to get made an Army-Navy football documentary based on his book "A Civil War," pitching...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Foreign films are definitely among the good things in life that come to those who wait. Today, any home can be an art house. You can satisfy your wanderlust without sweating passports or custom forms.
Indeed, the best foreign directors often place a...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:38 PM
"The Curious Case of Curt Flood" could hardly be more timely.
The compelling documentary about the St. Louis Cardinals all-star centerfielder who made free agency possible for major league baseball players arrives Wednesday night on HBO in the middle...
| Jun 17, 2011
Most people take a day off work to spend a little time with the family, hit the beach or a local park, or try to get a few errands done.
Zeb Atkinson of Gambrills decided to stop in at a local business, spend nine hours slicing and sawing, and pay the...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:36 AM
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| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster."
The comedian, actor, radio...
| Jul 24, 2011
Back in 2003, major Wall Street firms agreed to pay more than $1 billion to settle claims that their research analysts hyped stocks to curry favor with — and get business from — the companies they covered.
As part of that landmark settlement,...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Matt Porterfield says we can credit Jean-Luc Godard's "Masculine-Feminine" (1966) for the interview structure of "Putty Hill." He also says that Martin Bell's hard-to-find "Streetwise," about Seattle street kids, exerted a huge influence on his two...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:59 PM
It was a bright, chilly morning when the Greyhound bus deposited me at the tiny depot and train station in Frederick. My daylong itinerary would require equal parts walking and sleuthing in this more than 250-year-old city.
My mission: to traverse...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:45 AM
After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness.
But since I’m going on...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Poor California has suffered its share of unnatural disasters at the movies — everything from giant ants and radiated octopuses to body-snatching space pods and English-mangling Terminators. So it's good to see someone finally sending in the Marines...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 11:17 AM
In an article about natural gas drilling ("Md. environment chief wants more U.S. oversight of fracking," April 13), The Sun's John Fritze reports that to "extract natural gas through fracking, companies use millions of gallons of liquids," but that...