| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Last night we were trying to come up with some good family-friendly movies to watch while hunkered down during the snow storm, and for the days afterward while we're mostly home.
I asked friends for suggestions, given these parameters: It had to not...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:36 AM
In the original 1990's British version of "House of Cards," Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. He is a cold-blooded...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Baltimore-made "Veep" and "House of Cards" won Writers Guild of America honors over the weekend.
HBO's "Veep" won for best comedy writing over "Modern Family," "30 Rock," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Parks and Recreation."
Those named in the award...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:12 AM
NEW YORK – “House of Cards” executive producer and star Kevin Spacey said in an interview with The Sun on Tuesday that the program will be back for a third season — and that it will film in Baltimore as it has the for past two...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation.
Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The stock of Roland Park's Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last video rental store, will be up for grabs next week, after negotiations for a single buyer to purchase the store's 35,000-unit inventory failed.
Store owners Barry and Annie Solan...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:00 AM
A gleaming new apartment building with restaurants and bars on the ground floor has replaced an old pizza place and tire shop. A new Whole Foods will sprout up just down the road. A four-star hotel and bike lanes are planned.
The changes are part of a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
T. Rowe Price closed two funds focused on smaller companies to new investors Thursday, a move the firm said was designed to protect the traditionally risky funds from their own success.
The assets of the roughly $15.5 billion New Horizons Fund, which...
| Jan 11, 2014
Netflix picked up the promotional tempo for the Feb. 14 debut of Season 2 of "House of Cards" with the release of another trailer last week.
This one is worth it for Francis Underwood's assessment of what appears to be his swearing-in as vice president...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Though it came into Sunday's Golden Globes awards as the leading TV series with four nominations, the Baltimore-shot series "House of Cards" quickly buckled under the weight of "Breaking Bad." But star Robin Wright snapped up the best drama actress for...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Last month, I described 2013 as the year I lost faith in one of the few bastions of TV journalism in which I still believed: "60 Minutes."
I vowed to look in new places in 2014 for TV journalism I could confidently tell readers to trust.
I found one...
| Dec 15, 2013
Baltimore-more made "Veep" and "House of Cards" scored more award nominations Wednesday as the Screen Actors Guild announced its 2014 nominees.
"Veep," the HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, was nominated in...