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  • Historic theater confronted with changes

    Historic theater confronted with changes
    Days after the city offered to save the Senator Theatre by turning it into a nonprofit business, owner Tom Kiefaber said he is working with the mayor's office to finalize the deal "as soon as possible." But gaining nonprofit status would likely mean...
  • End of an era at the Senator Theatre

    End of an era at the Senator Theatre
    It really was the last picture show. Baltimore's most passionate advocate of historic movie houses stood before the stage last night, and addressed a standing room only crowd of about 1,000. His voice cracking a little with emotion, he said, for the...
  • A charmed Emmys

    A charmed Emmys
    As the television industry comes together Sunday night in Hollywood to honor the best work of last year, there will be few creative communities better represented than Baltimore. The nominees include two generations of Baltimore-born-and-bred directors...
  • Baltimore's reel men

    These guys hail from the same city? Barry Levinson, 61, makes gently pointed comedies about growing up, about camaraderie and family and finding one's foothold in the world. He's a television producer and director of distinction. He's won an Oscar and an...
  • Scene in Baltimore

    There's a certain pride in opening a book where the action takes place in a recognizable setting. Reading about favorite watering holes, familiar streets and neighborhoods we call home is like sharing a special secret with the author. Here are a few books...
  • A Nicole Kidman itinerary, just in case

    In terms of sheer movie queen glam, the likes of Nicole Kidman haven't been seen in Charm City in decades. So it's all the more notable that the statuesque Australian beauty will star in Invasion, which is scheduled to shoot here this fall. That's not to...
  • Sold! Angelos scored with ’93 home run

    It was a time when Peter G. Angelos was known as the "king of asbestos." He was cast as a civic white knight, using the millions he had earned representing workers with asbestos-related illnesses to return the Baltimore Orioles to local ownership. On...
  • A history of the Hippodrome

    1914 Nov. 23 - The Hippodrome Theatre, designed by Thomas W. Lamb, opens with a vaudeville show featuring jugglers, comics and four elephants. The 3,000-seat theater, the city's largest, cost about $225,000. 1917 The Hippodrome becomes affiliated...
  • Ang Lee to direct FX pilot “Tyrant” — and other big-time directors who have gone to TV

     
    Not many people expected Ang Lee to take home the Best Director trophy at the Academy Awards last month for Life of Pi. He's defying expectations yet again with his follow-up project, a pilot for FX called Tyrant, scheduled to shoot this summer. Tyrant...
  • 'The Bay' review: H2-oh-[bleep]

    'The Bay' review: H2-oh-[bleep]
    *** (out of four) “It’s on me! Is it on me? I can feel something crawling on me!” If those words are going through your mind at the sight of the creepy little parasite thingies in “The Bay,” that makes two of us....
  • 'The Bay' swamped by terrible choices ★ 1/2

    'The Bay' swamped by terrible choices ★ 1/2
    It was only a matter of time before the found-footage craze drew a bona-fide name-brand Hollywood filmmaker into its vortex. "The Bay" is directed by Oscar-winning Barry Levinson, known for his long-standing connection to the city of Baltimore through...
  • 'Copper: Season One'

    'Copper: Season One'
    A personally distraught mid-19th-century New York investigator (played by Tom Weston-Jones) is the main character in this drama, from executive producers Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson, that's garnered a lot of attention from its BBC America run. The...