| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:46 AM
A new Hollywood couple: "Masters of Sex" star Michael Sheen and actress-comedian Sarah Silverman, Us Weekly reports.
Sheen has won new fans in the Showtime drama, one of the standout new series this season. He played Tony Blair in "The Queen" and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
No stranger to putting on a big party, "Wedding Crashers" helmer David Dobkin looks ready to take aim at one of the great hosts of our time.
Dobkin is in talks to direct Warner Bros.' untitled biopic about Hugh Hefner, the bon vivant and mogul who...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
One last star-driven play has squeezed into a crowded Broadway season, with the Daniel Radcliffe-toplined production of "The Cripple of Inishmaan" locking in dates at the Cort Theater for an April opening.
Production, one of the shows on the initial...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Ron Howard's penchant for varying his subjects as a director - with great skill - continues with this engrossing drama, the true story of the 1970s rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt (played by Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl)....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Michael Corenblith is grateful for the rolling hills of Simi Valley.
The production designer on Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" relied heavily on the 10,000-acre Big Sky Ranch in the Ventura County city to help re-create the childhood home of P.L. Travers,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Frank Langella was born in Bayonne, N.J., on this date in 1938. This birthday guy's portrayal of Richard Nixon earned him both Oscar and Golden Globe nominations as Best Actor for his role in "Frost/Nixon." Besides earning two other...