| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Nora Ephron was really all about the food.
An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Nora Ephron, who died this week, will be remember for writing books such as "Heartburn" and movies such as "Julie and Julia." But around here, as Baltimore Sun columnist Susan Reimer notes, she'll also be remembered for helping to bring Baltimore to the...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Restaurant weeks come and go. Already this year, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County and Annapolis have mounted successful winter dining promotions. Frederick is wrapping up its winter restaurant week Sunday.
Talbot County is up next. Some...
| Aug 7, 2009
| 4:22 PM
You're probably wondering why I haven't reviewed Julie & Julia yet. Gailor and I going to the movies tomorrow, and it's going to be The Hurt Locker, not Julie & Julia. What can I say? I've been wanting to see......
| Aug 6, 2009
| 12:31 PM
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz joined gal pal Drew Barrymore and others for a "girls trip" in Napa Valley this week that's giving us major culinary envy.
The A-listers headed up to the Northern California wine country on Wednesday for what...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Meryl Streep will portray political activist Emmeline Pankhurst in the historical drama "Suffragette," extending the actress' string of real-life female roles including Julia Child in "Julie and Julia," Anna Wintour in "The Devil Wears Prada" and Margaret...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron.
When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit.
(I guess I was foolishly...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Oscar voting begins online Friday, though many Motion Picture Academy members who didn't register for online balloting received paper versions beginning late last week. Some diligent members have already made their selections and mailed them in.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
For the last several weeks, the Oscar race for lead actress felt fairly settled, with five familiar faces, each of them previous winners — Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena"), Emma Thompson ("...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Social media have created ways for people to interact to share, communicate or exchange information.
Twitter, with its 140-character-or-less tweets, allows one to post questions or comments. Instagram's users can use digital filters to post videos and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - Documentary, "Kiss The Water" by Eric Steel has landed a sales agent in Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.
"Water" documents the life of Scottish woman Megan Boyd, whose lifetime work is tying artificial flies for salmon...