| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people?
Every year a tiny number of mentally ill people go on horrific killing sprees. It just happened in California. I won't name the person because I think the media attention lavished on...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Actor and Maryland native Edward Norton could be ready to take on the role of father.
According to US Weekly, Norton's fiancee Shauna Robertson is expecting, due "any day now."
Norton's publicist told Insider Tuesday that she couldn't comment one...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Jason Winer comes to feature films from TV's "Modern Family." But he always dreamed that someday he'd make movies. These are three of the filmmakers who helped shape his approach to directing:
Woody Allen "From an early age, I was oddly into Woody...
| 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,...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:36 AM
From the Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Jason Winer directed every other episode of the first season of the award-winning ABC comedy "Modern Family." He has just made the jump to movie comedy with the forthcoming remake of "Arthur," starring Russell Brand...
| Feb 3, 2009
Ten years ago, a photo that showed an athlete like Michael Phelps apparently getting high at a party probably would have resulted in considerable fallout.
That might still happen to the athlete who has won the most gold medals in Olympic history, who has...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Nationally, the Oddball Festival lineup is pretty insane. About 25 comedians are on tour for the mega-amphitheater show, each lineup alternating between cities. This week, in Hartford, the lineup includes some of the most famous comedians working right...
| Aug 14, 2014
At a time when artists such as Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers are leading a resurgence in interest in folk music, it seems like the perfect time for the Philadelphia Folk Festival to tap in. And it does......
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:53 PM
At a time when artists such as Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers are leading a resurgence in interest in folk music, it seems like the perfect time for the Philadelphia Folk Festival to tap in.
And it does for its 53rd annual run Aug. 14-17 at Old...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Adam Sandler's action comedy "Pixels" is being pushed back by two months, Sony Pictures said Tuesday.
The film will premiere on July 24, 2015, where it faces competition from supernatural thriller "Poltergeist" as well as "Trainwreck," another comedy...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:55 PM
(Strong language in paragraphs 7 and 14)
By Tim Molloy
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Brooks Wheelan is as positive as
one can be about getting fired from "Saturday Night Live."
"As soon as I got hired I was like, 'Well, I'm gonna get
fired,'" he told...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
BUYER: Albert Brooks
LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA
SIZE: 4,475 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Oscar-nominated actor/writer/director Albert Brooks ("Finding Nemo," "Drive," "Taxi Driver") sold a large house in Bel...