| May 29, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Baltimore theater fans are hard-pressed as of late to find a reason to leave the city with so much available right at home: superb local theater companies and community theaters and the renovated Hippodrome. It's a welcome revival of an industry the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The media constantly reminds us of what is wrong with Baltimore. There is the pervasive crime problem, stories of political corruption and educational and environmental issues. But there is something very right about Baltimore that gets very little...
| Feb 23, 2013
Errol Webber has an unfair advantage when it comes to Oscar parties.
He actually has an Oscar, handed out on stage during an Academy Awards ceremony. And it'll be there for all his guests to admire, pose with any maybe even hold for a few seconds when...
| May 27, 2011
Maryland is no stranger to movies and TV, but with the filming of the HBO political drama "Game Change" here, our small state has taken on its toughest role ever -- Alaska.
Yet production designer Michael Corenblith and set decorator Tiffany Zappulla...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Richard Nixon really works up a sweat in "Frost/Nixon." When the former president agreed to do a series of television interviews with David Frost in 1977, he had reason to perspire during that English interviewer's questions about Watergate. You'll be...
| Mar 15, 2009
A harsh reality emerged from Michael Phelps' interview with NBC's Matt Lauer, the first part of which aired Friday morning, with the second part tonight: Phelps doesn't function that well in front of cameras he knows about, either.
It was far from a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:58 PM
It turns out that the pioneering sex researcher William Masters in "Masters of Sex" is most exposed when cloaked in a plush white bathrobe.
The July 27 episode of the highly praised Showtime drama had viewers more on edge than the moments before a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
On the eve of Richard Nixon's resignation 40 years ago, he could hear protesters chanting outside the White House as he retired to the Lincoln Sitting Room to make calls.
The distant shouting reminded him of the height of the Vietnam War protests....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Carnival Films, the London-based production company behind "Downton Abbey," has appointed Danielle Dajani as its head of production, and Tara Cook as development producer, working alongside Phil Temple, who has been promoted and also serves as...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Ron Howard, a fan of The Beatles for most of his life, will direct and produce an authorized documentary on the group's touring years between 1960 and 1966.
Apple Corps Ltd., White Horse Pictures and Howard's Imagine Entertainment will produce the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MUNICH -- The Zurich Film Festival is to honor composer Hans Zimmer with a special lifetime award.
The award will be presented on Oct. 1 at the Tonhalle Zurich at a ceremony that will feature excerpts from some of Zimmer's scores, such as those for...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:47 AM
A few years ago a job notice circulated in Hollywood for a “cultural attaché” for Brian Grazer, the Oscar-winning producer behind films including A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon and Rush.
To some it seemed like an urban myth. Not to Brad...