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Academy Awards

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  • Breakouts

    Michael Fassbender, 'Shame' and 'A Dangerous Method' You likely first saw Michael Fassbender as the cheeky Lt. Archie Cox in "Inglorious Basterds" or as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in this summer's "X-Men: First Class." But it's the latter part of this year...
  • Catonsville resident closing out term as president of national group of audiologists and speech pathologists

    Catonsville resident closing out term as president of national group of audiologists and speech pathologists
    On Nov. 17, Paul Rao will stand at a podium in front of about 3,000 people in San Diego and give a 20-minute speech that signals the beginning of the end of his one-year term as president. The Catonsville resident said he won't have butterflies. Rao...
  • 'Diner' cast members join Barry Levinson at anniversary celebration

    'Diner' cast members join Barry Levinson at anniversary celebration
    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...
  • Staff Q&A: Who will the Oscars overlook?

    Staff Q&A: Who will the Oscars overlook?
    The Academy Award nominations will be announced Jan. 24. So we asked staff who most deserves a nod but will likely be ignored by the Academy. The dinosaur in"The Tree of Life."It was a tough decision, but he did the right thing. Luke Broadwater,...
  • Oscar Sweepstakes Official Rules

    Oscars Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Baltimore Sun's Oscars Contest ("Sweepstakes") starts at 4:00 pm ET on Monday, February 6, 2012 and ends at 1:00 pm ET...
  • Where's Uggie the dog's Oscar nomination?

    Where's Uggie the dog's Oscar nomination?
    He steals the show on the red carpet, his co-stars regard him as a solid actor, and his director believes he is an essential character in "The Artist." But Uggie, the playful, loyal Jack Russell terrier who stars in the silent movie, was left out in...
  • It's a Pawscar for Uggie the dog

    It's a Pawscar for Uggie the dog
    While "The Artist" is expected to do well at the Feb. 26 Oscars, the film has some new hardware for the mantle courtesy of its four-legged cast member. Uggie won a Pawscar. The Jack Russell terrier took home the prize on Thursday (Feb. 9) for "Best Scene...
  • Wedding chapel and amenities for sale in Elkton

    The 19th-century stone mansion for sale on Elkton's Main Street offers an impressive list of features: numerous bedrooms and baths, as well as six fireplaces. But there's much more: a fully appointed wedding chapel filled with decades of memories —...
  • Obit recalls the Duchess of Windsor's tangled Baltimore family tree

    When the film "The King's Speech" won four Academy Awards last year, it opened a floodgate of curiosity about Baltimore's Wallis Warfield Simpson, the late Duchess of Windsor. As Baltimore's go-to person on matters regarding the duchess, I have given more...
  • 'Harpejji' gaining traction in music world

    'Harpejji' gaining traction in music world
    It looks a little bit like a body board, and it does ride the waves — sound waves, that is. Meet the harpejji, a fretted string instrument invented and built in the Baltimore area. Coldplay bought one. A.R. Rahman, who composed the score to...
  • Catonsville native has escaped death twice while filming sharks

    Catonsville native has escaped death twice while filming sharks
    Nick Caloyianis has cheated death by shark at least twice in his career as an award-winning underwater videographer. Somewhere in his basement are the jaws of a bull shark that almost tore off his foot in 1993. And sitting in his neatly manicured...
  • Celebrity fragrances: Taylor Swift, Fergie, Khloe & Lamar get into parfum

    Celebrity fragrances: Taylor Swift, Fergie, Khloe & Lamar get into parfum
    Derek Jeter has two. Britney Spears? Ten. BeyoncĂ©, Antonio Banderas, Sarah Jessica Parker? They’re all part of the club. Yes, we’re talking celebrity fragrances, which have recently reached new levels of saturation (figuratively and literally...