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  • Fluid Movement's floating film noir

    Fluid Movement's floating film noir
    Take the classic film "Sunset Boulevard," slip in the witty "Guy Noir" feature from "Prairie Home Companion," and toss the whole mix into a swimming pool, and you might end up with something like "Mobtown Murder Mystery" — the latest production by Fluid Movement, one of Baltimore's zaniest organizers of performance art.
  • Oscars 2012: 'The Artist' director thanks Billy Wilder very, very much

    Oscars 2012: 'The Artist' director thanks Billy Wilder very, very much
    In his Oscar acceptance speech, "The Artist" director Michel Hazanavicius said he wanted to thank three people: "Billy Wilder, Billy Wilder and Billy Wilder." Backstage, Hazanavicius was asked why he felt compelled to thank Wilder, the Oscar-winning...

    Cockpit in Court's 'Sunset Boulevard' ready for its close-up

    Cockpit in Court's 'Sunset Boulevard' ready for its close-up
    Andrew Lloyd Webber's1993 Broadway musical adaptation of Billy Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard" sets itself the impossible task of trying to emulate that great 1950 movie. Although this musical doesn't come close, its distillation of that inside-Hollywood...

    Arena Players, Center Stage deserve to take bows

    The new theater season marks milestone anniversaries for two Baltimore theaters. Center Stage turns 40, and Arena Players, billed as "the nation's oldest continuously operating African-American theater," turns 50. The fare at both is eclectic, and,...

    The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...