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  • Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood

    Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
  • Why should Md. give the film industry a free ride? [Letter]

    Why should Md. give the film industry a free ride? [Letter]
    For a politician, the opportunity to bring jobs and economic prosperity to the public by subsidizing the production of the TV drama "House of Cards" in Maryland just sounds too good to pass up ("Senator faults administration effort to keep 'House of...
  • Senators urged to support increase in film tax credits

    Senators urged to support increase in film tax credits
    For L. Bryan Koerber, president of Baltimore's Budeke's Paints & Decorating Inc., losing film projects like Netflix's "House of Cards" to another state would be devastating. Not fatal, perhaps, but devastating. "The impact on us is huge," Koerber told...
  • State budget has no tax increases, limited spending, leaders say

    State budget has no tax increases, limited spending, leaders say
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled Wednesday a budget that is "on the verge" of closing a budget gap that once stood at $2 billion.  The governor emphasized the more than 40,000 jobs he expected his $37 billion operating and $3.7 billion capital budget to...
  • Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'

    Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before? In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...
  • Assembly approves $25 million in film tax credits

    Assembly approves $25 million in film tax credits
    Lawmakers approved $25 million in tax credits for the film industry Tuesday, expanding and extending a program that was set to expire in 2014. Tuesday's vote sends to Gov. Martin O'Malley a bill that increases subsidies to film companies by $17.5...
  • Budget impasse in Annapolis threatens thriving local TV industry

    Budget impasse in Annapolis threatens thriving local TV industry
    After four tough years, these are heady days in the world of Maryland TV and film production. Last month, "Game Change," the Baltimore-made HBO docudrama on the 2008 presidential election, premiered to strong reviews and even stronger debate. This week,...
  • Who cares who directs the new Superman movie?

    Who cares who directs the new Superman movie?
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: Although the Internet was abuzz with rumors that Darren Aronofsky, director of "The Wrestler" and "The Black Swan," would direct the forthcoming " Superman: Man of Steel," I'm more concerned about the concept and...
  • 25 movies added to National Film Registry

    25 movies added to National Film Registry
    From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
  • Maryland has a new go-to role on television — Washington

    Maryland has a new go-to role on television — Washington
    For almost two decades, Baltimore was mainly seen by the TV industry as a place to make shows about cops and crime. But now, the city is looking more like the nation's capital to some of Hollywood's top producers. On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
  • District 14: Douglas Armstrong

    District 14: Douglas Armstrong
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I'm a product of Maryland's public school system. Because of a great elementary school teacher in a great public school, I...