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  • What has Ben Affleck got above his fireplace?

    I pay no more attention to the Academy Awards than to the Miss America pageant and other reality shows, but the heavy-breathing coverage of the Academy Awards sometimes sparks a faint interest. This from Slate: Now that Ben Affleck’s Iran...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Nov. 4, 2012

    now playing "Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
  • On 'Company Men': Losing their jobs wasn't the half of it

    On 'Company Men': Losing their jobs wasn't the half of it
    The arrival this week of the new Tommy Jones movie "Company Men" on DVD raises the question: Is there anything less entertaining than watching middle-aged men coming to terms with unemployment? How about following each step in the dissolution of a...
  • On beauty, with Susan Heydt

    On beauty, with Susan Heydt
    What makes a person beautiful? Susan Heydt doesn’t answer that question with “cosmetics,” which might be odd coming from a woman who makes a living as a makeup artist. For her, beauty is on the inside, and makeup is about how a person...
  • Sragow Gets Reel: Writer-director John Wells on Ben Affleck in 'The Company Men'

    Sragow Gets Reel: Writer-director John Wells on Ben Affleck in 'The Company Men'
  • What should MLB do if A-Rod gambled?

    Can't just ignore it Joseph Schwerdt Sun Sentinel Major League Baseball will have to punish Alex Rodriguez, not necessarily because he did anything wrong but because he did something stupid. It would send an unsettling message to fans if MLB determined...
  • Baltimore perfect setting for 'He's Just Not That Into You'

    Baltimore perfect setting for 'He's Just Not That Into You'
    As far as the makers of He's Just Not That Into You are concerned, the biggest thing Baltimore had going for it - and the reason they set their movie here - is that it's not New York or Los Angeles or Chicago or any other big city where romantic...
  • 'Just Not That Into You' is just not believable

    'Just Not That Into You' is just not believable
    Are guys really that hard to understand? They are, at least according to He's Just Not That Into You, a romantic comedy in which young, excessively attractive Baltimoreans struggle to understand dating, relationships and their significant others. The...
  • Gettysburg restored

    Gettysburg restored
    I grew up in Pennsylvania, near Valley Forge and Independence Hall, two of the most exalted places in American history. But it was always a little town to the west that stole the show - Gettysburg, where thousands fought to the death for the very soul...
  • Barkley back in the casino but for a cause

     
    Charles Barkley's scheduled participation in a charity poker event is causing a stir because of his vow not to gamble for 'the next year or two' after the Wynn Las Vegas and the Clark County prosecutor's office had to chase......
  • Race to the Oscars

    If everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!" Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...
  • Film Review: 'Rosewater'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The punishing ordeal of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari -- imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage -- is brought to the screen with impressive tact and intelligence by writer-director Jon Stewart in "Rosewater," ....