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  • '12 Years' a disappointment [Letter]

    '12 Years' a disappointment [Letter]
    I watched "12 Years a Slave" recently and had been looking forward to this Oscar-winning film. What a travesty! Nothing but one-dimensional displays of blacks (submissive), Southern whites (amoral and cruel) and unrelenting brutality, degradation and...
  • Columbia author, winner of prestigious literary prize, to visit Howard library

    Columbia author, winner of prestigious literary prize, to visit Howard library
    Fresh from picking up the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, Columbia author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be meeting readers next week at the Howard County Public Library's Miller branch in Ellicott City. Author readings can be...
  • In '12 Years a Slave,' all eyes on actor Chiwetel Ejiofor

    In '12 Years a Slave,' all eyes on actor Chiwetel Ejiofor
    One of the most memorable scenes in the film "12 Years a Slave" is a long close-up of actor Chiwetel Ejiofor's eyes, wide with amazement as his character regains his freedom after enduring the brutal bonds of slavery on Louisiana plantations. It is a...
  • MacArthur-winning author and Columbia resident writes novel about race in America

    MacArthur-winning author and Columbia resident writes novel about race in America
    It's fair to say that very few novels that devote 496 pages to such weighty themes as race in America ever crack The New York Times best-seller list. But sure enough, there on the June 2 list for hardcover fiction was Columbia resident Chimamanda...
  • TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

    TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY   "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate...
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor's 'Triple Nine' Release Set for September 2015

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Open Road Films will release John Hillcoat's police thriller "Triple Nine" on Sept. 11, 2015. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars alongside Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Gal Gadot, Norman Reedus,...
  • Emmys Winners 2014 -- Full List

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - See below the full lists of winners from the Emmy Awards, which aired Monday night on NBC at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Winners: Best Drama Series "Breaking Bad" (WINNER) "Downton Abbey" "Game of Thrones" "House of Cards" "Mad Men"...
  • 'Sherlock' Shocks Emmys With Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman Wins

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PBS' "Sherlock" pulled off a string of surprise wins at the 2014 Emmy Awards, including lead and supporting actor trophies for stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, who faced stiff competition in the crowded...
  • Film Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall'

    The religion of high-school football commingles with plain old-fashioned religion in "When the Game Stands Tall," an inspirational sports drama (from Sony's in-house, faith-based label Affirm Films) that goes long on rectitudinous sermonizing but comes up...
  • Emmy Lead Actor, Movie or Miniseries: Billy Bob Thorton vs. Mark Ruffalo

    Is it a simple choice of good versus evil in one of Emmy's most contested categories? A blunt activist or a psychopathic contract killer? A furrowed brow or Dutch-boy bangs? In a word -- yes. The heatseekers in this star-packed race are Mark Ruffalo,...
  • First-Time Emmy Nominees on the Role That Changed Their Lives

    While it's become a bit of a cliche for nominees to say it's a thrill just to be included, this year's slate included 25 newbies, including stars like Matthew McConaughey, Mark Ruffalo and Billy Bob Thornton, who might actually mean it. And thanks to the...
  • Hollywood Films Fail to Represent Diversity in U.S., Study Shows

    Hollywood is not projecting the increasing diversity of the U.S. on the silver screen, according to a USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism study released on Monday. Latinos remain the most underrepresented ethnic group in films, the study...