| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The greatest sin of "Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the way its high style is brought low — visually stunning but emotionally vapid, unrelentingly violent, its splendiferous comic book cast mostly squandered.
It's the very speed...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:54 AM
The Ravens will maintain their tradition of having starters playing into the third quarter during their third preseason game Saturday night.
Some starters might just play until halftime against the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium.
This will be...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:29 AM
This week, 32 years ago, gamers were enjoying the first month of the release of Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Jr.," MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry was ejected from a game for throwing a spitball and the following songs were the most popular in the United States,...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes.
Williams' death made headlines and led TV newscasts. His comedic genius diverted us...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Le schlockmeister Luc Besson has no beef with men and guns, or he wouldn't have made the "Transporter" movies with Jason Statham. Or written "Taken." But in the world according to Besson, older girls ("La Femme Nikita") and young women in wee skirts and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:05 AM
It's no "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial." (What is?) But on its own modest terms, the alien adventure "Earth to Echo" is a lively and likable knockoff that should divert, if not exactly enthrall, tweens and young teens.
Logic hounds beware, however. The...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Lorenzo Millan was among the winners Saturday night as the Emmy Awards for Creative Arts were handed out in Los Angeles.
Millan, who became interested in filmmaking at St. Paul's School and has worked on major Baltimore TV productions dating back to...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:31 AM
When Emmy Award nominations were announced last month, two Maryland-made series were front and center in the news.
HBO’s “Veep” and the Netflix drama “House of Cards” made the short list for best comedy and drama,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:19 AM
One of the biggest events of the TV year and one of the finest new series of the summer arrive on the small screen the next two weeks.
In the past, both productions would have been on PBS.
Instead, they are on Internet television — Netflix and the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robin Williams was one of the most original, daring and troubled comedians to ever work in television. When he first burst on the screen, you held your breath as you watched him dance out there on a manic tightrope of improvisation. But after a while, you...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:55 AM
In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is designing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know about what's happening, who'...