| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, Netflix announced a Feb. 1 release date for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
All 13 episodes of the first season will be available to subscribers on that date. The whole project...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Capt. Carl F. Keener, a retired Chesapeake Bay pilot and World War II Navy veteran, died July 25 from complications of a lung infection at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium.
The longtime Timonium resident was 87.
Carl Franklin Kenner was born in...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Last July, during a busy stretch of gigging, New London’s Suicide Dolls received some promising news.
Joseph Spadaro, founder of the Mystic-based indie label American Laundromat Records, wanted a working Connecticut band to appear on his musical...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The ever-populist New London music scene has compiled itself again. The scene is as well known for the compilation albums it produces as for any single band the city has produced. Of course this is the home of the Reducers, Rivergods, Weird Beards and...
| Feb 21, 2013
½* (out of four)
A movie makes quite a grand promise by beginning with a voiceover proclaiming, “Why is there evil in the world? Let me start from the beginning.” I mean, sheesh, this could be a long story.
No worries: In the shamelessly...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:27 AM
When Carl Franklin made "One False Move" and "Devil in a Blue Dress" in the 1990s, it was like a sotto voce announcement of a genuine talent — a low-key director interested in crime fiction but also in character, and race, and the real world....
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Walt Disney Studios named a television veteran, Tony To, as executive vice president of production, responsible for overseeing all aspects of physical production for the studio’s live-action movies. The Burbank studio’s longtime president of...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:34 PM
A former coach and family friend of LSU Quarterback Jordan Jefferson are upset over his arrest in connection with a late night brawl in Baton Rouge earlier this month.
"They're treating this like it's a murder investigation," said Carl Franklin, who...
| May 29, 2008
David Milch's HBO pilot "Last of the Ninth" has found its two lead actors, including "Indiana Jones" co-star Ray Winstone.
The British actor and Jonah Lotan ("24") have signed on to the show, which is set in the troubled New York Police Department of...
| Jan 2, 2008
AH, to be young and in love on-screen.
Or young and in grief, in guilt, in the family way, in search of life's meaning.
Basically, it's the young part that counts. A preponderance of actors and actresses under the age of 25 have stood out this year at...
| May 6, 2010
| 9:33 PM
"IRON MAN 2" COUNTDOWN: 1 DAY Tony Stark breaks all the rules (even the one that says superheroes must keep a secret identity), and he always seems to come out on top â that's why we love him. But now......
| May 22, 1994
Midafternoon, and we are sailing. The wide span of Century Boulevard seems vast in its possibilities, a seductive expanse with room to roam or expand. At quick glimpse, it is sparkling, but a brief pause at a light reveals something quite different--a...