| May 5, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Wayne Shipley returned to Chesapeake Arts Center last weekend to host the premiere of his second independent Western film, "Day of the Gun."
Before his filmmaking career, Shipley taught English and theater arts for 30 years at Andover and North County...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:34 AM
For documentary filmmakers and Annapolis residents Patti White and Lee Anderson, establishing a film festival in their hometown wasn't a labor of love. It was a no-brainer.
White and Anderson, business partners since 1990 when they founded an Annapolis-...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:36 AM
"It's crazy," Josh Charles said in a telephone interview with The Sun late Monday night. "I didn't know it would be this intense -- the kindness and emotion of the emails, the tweets and the texts. It's like you get to watch your life after you're dead....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
"Roulette," a psycho-thriller by Maryland native Erik Kristopher Myers, will be sure to leave you feeling tense and on-edge.
Myers' film is no fantasy world. He takes real life situations and throws them at his audience – raw and uncensored...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival.
The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Nothing more obnoxious than a writer who quotes himself, but here I go: "Michael Hersch writes music of astounding, even thrilling, complexity; music that can be hard to grasp, yet impossible to let go of; and music of stark, unsettling, seemingly...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Enjoy a fall day at the beach while brushing up on your film knowledge at the Rehoboth Independent Film Festival. The five-day event by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society begins Wednesday, Nov. 6, and...
| Feb 8, 1998
| 1:03 PM
While John Waters filmed "Pink Flamingos" a quarter century ago, Steve Yeager, another young moviemaker, filmed him filming "Pink Flamingos."
We know what happened to Waters' footage. After its general release in 1973, "Pink Flamingos" became one the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Expendables 3
In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the quirky Austin-based theater chain known for its beer and food service, is expanding into downtown Los Angeles.
The cinema chain, which specializes in independent and repertory films, will open its first L.A. theater at 7th...