| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Kemba Smith Pradia went to Tallahassee, Fla., last week to demand the right to vote.
Back in the '90s, when she was just Kemba Smith, she became a poster child for the excesses and inanities of the so-called War on Drugs. Ms. Pradia, then a college...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Baltimore's own Charles S. Dutton, star of screens big ("Gothika") and small (Fox sitcom "Roc"), Emmy winner for directing HBO's "The Corner," returns to movie theaters this weekend with "Least Among Saints."
The film, from writer-director-star Martin...
| May 3, 2012
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:51 AM
If the trailer for "Luv" is any indication, Baltimore is about to get itself some serious screen time.
In the just-released teaser for the movie starring Common, Baltimore is everywhere -- there are glimpses of any number of city neighborhoods...
| Nov 22, 2012
This time of year, "thankfulness" and "gratitude" are terms folks throw around so much that they almost become greeting card platitudes.
Maybe people mean it, maybe they don't.
Doctors have linked the concept of gratitude to inner peace, even physical...
| Apr 18, 2012
"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Often it's the least narratively crucial moments in a movie that steal the movie right out from under the movie's nose. (Let's assume movies have noses, if only this once.)
In "LUV," an uneven but strongly acted debut feature from co-writer and director...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 1:20 PM
A diner becomes the unlikely setting for the ultimate battle between good and evil in this thriller, with Paul Bettany ("A Beautiful Mind") showing the benefits of working with a personal trainer as a literal archangel who's dispatched to the site - where...
| Jul 27, 2010
Longtime president of Pomona College
David Alexander, 77, who brought national standing to Pomona College during a two-decade tenure as president, died Sunday in Claremont after a long battle with cancer, the college announced....
| Sep 14, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Stage, TV and screen actor Christopher Lloyd will star as Willy Loman in the Weston (Vt.) Playhouse production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" at Werner Centennial Center at Westminster School in Simsbury Tuesday Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Chicago has attracted another high-profile TV project. Sony Pictures Television and FX Productions will begin filming "Powers" here in July, FX announced Wednesday.
Jason Patric will star in the FX drama pilot based on the award-winning comic and graphic...