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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 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...
  • Twice-recalled Fullerton councilman to run for election again

     
    Don Bankhead, a retired police captain and former mayor, filed the papers Wednesday to run for the Fullerton City Council, which he was booted from in June after a recall election in the city. The effort was sparked by the anger in the city after the...
  • '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...
  • TV review: 'Copper' takes its time to captivate

    TV review: 'Copper' takes its time to captivate
    The New York City of 1864 in "Copper" rots with bank robberies, racism, police corruption, murders and economic dispair. If you think about it, those problems still plague society today, making BBC America's original scripted series, from creators Tom...
  • '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...
  • BBC America gives details about its first original drama, 'Copper'

     
    BBC America announced details of its first original scripted series. "Coppers,"set in 1860s New York City, will star Tom Weston-Jones of "MI-5." The show was created by Tom Fontana of "Oz" and "Homicide."...
  • Around Town: 'Mean Streets' pays tribute to Fellini film

     
    ."I Vitelloni," a 1953 semi-autobiographical drama about five male friends living in a small Italian town, is considered one of the watershed moments in Fedrico Fellini's career. The film is screening Friday through Wednesday at the New Beverly Cinema...
  • Will Hollywood ever top its Cinema Class of 1982?

     
    If I heard that someone was assembling a screening series of fondly remembered films that included the likes of “Road Warrior,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Blade Runner,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,&#...