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  • Where 'Homeland' fits on 'The Family Tree' of great TV drama

    Where 'Homeland' fits on 'The Family Tree' of great TV drama
    When Henry Bromell won the Writers' Guild Award this year for scripting “The Good Soldier” episode of “Homeland,” he thanked Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. Why, you might wonder, would this California screenwriter be thanking...
  • Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal

    Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal
    Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some. But should it be illegal? A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
  • Bourdain looking forward to his return to Baltimore

    Bourdain looking forward to his return to Baltimore
    When Anthony Bourdain brings his Guts & Glory tour to the Hippodrome on Saturday, it will be a return engagement for the notoriously opinionated "chef-at-large". Bourdain launched the Hippodrome's annual Foodie Experience series in May 2010, when he...
  • With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit

    With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit
    Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in Hollywood as a funny guy. But Waters wasn't having much luck. "My...
  • Oct. 10: Drunk History

    With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in...
  • Perry Hall's Ravens Roost No. 60 upholds a tradition that started with the Colts

    Perry Hall's Ravens Roost No. 60 upholds a tradition that started with the Colts
    At a meeting of Ravens Roost No. 60 of Perry Hall, you hear stories of the fans' good luck rituals. For one member, it's the color of the undergarments she wears during the game. For another, it's touching the statue of Johnny Unitas outside the...
  • CineMaryland is going off the air

    CineMaryland is going off the air
    CineMaryland, a television newsmagazine devoted to films and filmmaking in Maryland that has been available to local TV stations for 15 years, is going off the air. "We had a run of over 15 years, but at the end, nobody was watching," said show host...
  • Levinson's latest is no Valentine to his hometown

    Levinson's latest is no Valentine to his hometown
    Three decades and more than 25 films into his directing career, and Barry Levinson is still mining his hometown for movie ideas. But his latest film, a horror-mystery about a murderous parasite let loose in the Chesapeake Bay, is about as far removed...
  • Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and David Mamet pool their collective talents in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and David Mamet pool their collective talents in HBO's 'Phil Spector'
    Executive producer Barry Levinson urges viewers to think of his HBO film "Phil Spector" as a two-person play —not a docudrama about the first murder trial of the rock producer. "It really is a two-person piece," Levinson said in a telephone...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy

    Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy
    The following cancellations and closures have been announced in anticipation of severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy: SCHOOLS * Public schools are closed in Baltimore and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...
  • Movie review: 'The Bay'

    Movie review: 'The Bay'
    It's hard to figure which primal fear Barry Levinson doesn't tap into with "The Bay," a horror-thriller in which, it turns out, the problems in the Chesapeake go much deeper than a declining oyster harvest and too much shoreline development. Of course,...