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  • Justice, on screen and off

    Academy Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet, who passed away April 9 at age 86, is remembered for classics such as "Twelve Angry Men," the courtroom drama that challenged racial prejudice and which Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited as a...
  • Politicians who are playing at celebrity are playing with fire

    A number of Republican aspirants to the White House in 2012 are garnering millions of media impressions by leveraging Fox News and other media outlets to fuel their ambitious goals. They don't realize it, but they are in danger of celebrity self-...
  • 'Crime and Punishment' stripped down, but not to its essence

    'Crime and Punishment' stripped down, but not to its essence
    The novel "Crime and Punishment" is a gripping, modern psychodrama, a masterpiece of tension and suspense. A police detective seeks to solve a brutal double homicide without a shred of evidence — and sets himself the task of touching the conscience...
  • Phoenix teen director to premiere 'Narnia'

    Phoenix teen director to premiere 'Narnia'
    Movie premieres normally feature glamorous stars being hounded by paparazzi as they step out of limos and onto the red carpet. But a North County movie premiere of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" on Sept. 23 will...
  • Police escort variety of officials to events

    Animal Kingdom, the thoroughbred that won this year's Kentucky Derby, got a police escort to Pimlico for the Preakness. Wounded war veterans got escorts to Orioles games. Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell got an escort to the Grand Prix. Police...
  • Nominated for his first Emmy, Josh Charles plays it cool

    Nominated for his first Emmy, Josh Charles plays it cool
    Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday. "Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
  • Two for the show

    Two for the show
    The family that works on plays together, stays together. OK, so that's not exactly the old adage. But it might become a new one if the husband-and-wife acting team of Jason Odell Williams and Charlotte Cohn continue on the same artistic road they've been...
  • Don't be afraid of creaky 'Dark' at Vagabond Players

    Don't be afraid of creaky 'Dark' at Vagabond Players
    Vagabond Players may save money on its utility bill this month, because much of "Wait Until Dark" actually takes place in the dark. Although Frederick Knott's 1966 Broadway thriller tends to be slow and creaky, it's still capable of making you nervous....
  • Laurel's One Act Festival is proving ground for local talent

    Laurel's One Act Festival is proving ground for local talent
    When emerging artists ache to share their most creative impulses, the folks at Laurel Mill Playhouse listen. Every year in early fall, the community theater invites budding playwrights, directors and actors of all ages to take part in its One Act...
  • Josh Charles: Emmy nominee makes 'The Good Wife' better

    Josh Charles: Emmy nominee makes 'The Good Wife' better
    Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday. "Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Baltimore's Bowen earns 1st Emmy

    Baltimore native Julie Bowen, of ABC's "Modern Family," grabbed the first headline of the night at the 63rd Emmy Awards — winning for best supporting actress in a comedy. "Oh, my God. Oh, my God. Are you kidding me? I don't know what I'm going to...