| Nov 19, 2010
| 5:02 AM
Paul Haggis is back to his tricky script tricks with the thoroughly engrossing prison break thriller "The Next Three Days." He foreshadows, hides details, delays his "reveals" and does a pretty good job of keeping us guessing, even if we remember the 2003...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Director Barry Levinson and cast members from his breakthrough 1982 hit "Diner" will re-unite in Baltimore next month for conversations and screenings in celebration of the film's 30th anniversary.
The centerpiece of the celebration will be a Dec. 10...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner."
Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 10:33 AM
Sherry Korsover waited 51 years for her Forest Park High classmate, Barry Levinson, to sign her yearbook.
"I was so in love with you," she told a smiling Levinson Saturday night, as about 800 "Diner" fans came to Johns Hopkins University to celebrate the...
| Nov 10, 2013
You know him as Ralphie, the bespectacled fourth-grader with the December-long quest with getting an Official Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle in 1983's "A Christmas Story," the film that grew from under-the-radar movie, to cult...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The event: “An Indian Summer Evening With Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers,” benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu Teen Center.
The setting: Guests partied al fresco Saturday at the Malibu estate of “The Bachelor” creator...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:55 PM
NEW YORK — Here on W. 47th Street, in a fascinating play about early-onset dementia, or maybe it's brain cancer, or maybe it's just some non-specific traumatic disorder that flowed from the loss of a daughter, the Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Bill Pullman will jump into the Broadway play "The Other Place" in February, replacing Daniel Stern for the final month of the show's run.
Stern, who co-stars with Laurie Metcalf in the well-reviewed Manhattan Theater Club production, will exit the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:32 AM
It’s a little hard to imagine a sequel to A Christmas Story this long after the 1983 film’s original release. But A Christmas Story wasn’t an immediate success in its day, and it’s only been over the passage of time that the film...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:46 PM
When Tim Burton was an eager young animator and filmmaker working at Disney Studios in the early 1980s, he made an inventive live-action short film inspired by his childhood in Burbank and the love of a family dog. That 1984 short, “Frankenweenie,&...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Some may well question why a sequel is needed almost 30 years later, but here it is, made directly for home video. Braeden Lemasters inherits the pivotal role of Ralphie, now a teen whose obsession with a BB gun has given way to his desire for a...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Paul Haggis is back to his tricky script tricks with the thoroughly engrossing prison break thriller”The Next Three Days.” He foreshadows, hides details, delays his “reveals” and does a pretty good job of keeping us guessing,...