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  • Books on the big screen -- 'Great Gatsby' to launch Cannes film festival

    Books on the big screen -- 'Great Gatsby' to launch Cannes film festival
    Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will kick off the 66th Festival de Cannes, organizers announced today. "It is a great honor for all those who have worked on 'The Great Gatsby' to open the Cannes Film Festival," Luhrmann said in a...
  • What the? Dennis Pitta's on 'Fashion Police' tonight?

    What the? Dennis Pitta's on 'Fashion Police' tonight?
    The Ravens have been fixtures on national television shows since winning Super Bowl XLVII a month ago. Wide receiver Jacoby Jones will be “Dancing with the Stars.” Head coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco, the Super Bowl MVP,...
  • What 'Argo' tells us about America today

    What 'Argo' tells us about America today
    Sunday night, many Americans watched the Academy Awards; celebrating Hollywood's finest, analyzing red carpet entrances, and critiquing stars' fashion choices. For a few hours we are offered a glimpse into a world of glitter and wealth foreign to most...
  • Songs about 'boobs'? No wonder people don't watch the Oscars

    Songs about 'boobs'? No wonder people don't watch the Oscars
    I watched Sunday's Oscars hoping that this year they would be better. I have heard that viewers are decreasing yearly. It is no mystery why. The Oscars are supposed to be the entertainment industry's highest award, yet we are continually exposed to...
  • Former Baltimorean's article inspired Oscar-winning documentary

    Former Baltimorean's article inspired Oscar-winning documentary
    Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom intentionally attended the 85th Academy Awards wearing his father-in-law's tuxedo, the one with the tiny tear in one leg. The music journalist chose not to mend the small rip. He figured it would keep him grounded if the...
  • Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars

    Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars
    To find the inspiration behind the actors, actresses and others who hoisted Oscars last night, look no further than the works in your nearest library, bookstore or e-reader. The big winners were drawn from characters in adaptations that ranged from a mid-...
  • The Internet shows some weekend love for actors, dancers, politicians

    The Internet shows some weekend love for actors, dancers, politicians
    Jacoby Jones will get an even wider repertoire of moves, Kristin Stewart has recapped the role of the clumsy mumbler, and tweeps dislike Seth MacFarlane. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Feb 25. Ravens wide receiver Jones will be a...
  • At Oscars, Stacy Keibler achieves 'Great Gatsby' look

    At Oscars, Stacy Keibler achieves 'Great Gatsby' look
    Stacy Keibler's appearance Sunday evening on the arm of George Clooney confirmed two things: 1. They're still an item; 2. She still adheres to a serious fitness routine. Keibler wore a beaded Naeem Khan gown and, according to Us Weekly, Giuseppe Zanotti...
  • Baltimore's Oscar connection 2013

    Baltimore's Oscar connection 2013
    Baltimore may not be Hollywood East, but once again, the Oscars include a distinctly Bawlamer element. Craig Bartholomew Strydom, writer of the Oscar-winning documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," lived in Baltimore until last year. Read about his...
  • Waltz is respectful to the company he keeps

    Waltz is respectful to the company he keeps
    Christoph Waltz, fresh off winning one of the most competetive Oscar categories in recent memory -- all five Supporting Actor nominees were previous Oscar winners -- was admittedly caught off guard when he heard his name called from the Oscar stage....
  • Oscars 2013: Follow the Academy Awards live on Twitter

  • Some musings from Oscar's red carpet

    Some musings from Oscar's red carpet
    We're about 10 minutes from the start pf the 85th Academy Awards -- hope you've made the final adjustments on your Oscar betting pool. Here are a few observations from Oscar's red carpet, surely one of Earth's most fascinating (not to mention...