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  • Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...
  • City looking for new partners to run the Hollywood Diner

    City looking for new partners to run the Hollywood Diner
    After a brief hiatus, the Hollywood Diner is back in business — but the city has other plans for the downtown eatery. Baltimore City, which owns the property, has terminated its lease with the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development, the...
  • 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...
  • Recollections brighten 'Greatest Game' documentary

    In a current country song, Jamey Johnson sings the refrain, "You should have seen it in color," referring to a grandfather's vivid memories of times past captured in black-and-white photographs. Like those old photos, most documents of the legendary...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Toronto Film Fest: Genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie

    Toronto Film Fest: Genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie
    The Toronto International Film Festival will debut genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie and Martin McDonagh, among others, for the Midnight Madness portion of its festival, which runs from Sept. 6-16. Programmed by TIFF's resident genre expert...