| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Normally, I get neither sad nor particularly sentimental when celebrities die. But I'm really bent out of shape about Philip Seymour Hoffman's death Sunday from an apparent heroin overdose.
According to friends, Mr. Hoffman had been living drug-free for...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:39 PM
The opening scene of the movie "Moneyball" is a grainy close-up of Johnny Damon batting for the Oakland Athletics.
Damon becomes the movie's pivotal point, a primary example of a player paid more than stats say he is worth. That surprised Loyola...
| Aug 23, 2012
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•Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club....
| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The original Netflix series "House of Cards" began the week with transforming Havre de Grace into a small town in South Carolina and will end it with an open casting call at the Bel Air Armory Sunday 3 to 8 p.m.
While it isn't the first time Harford...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 1:20 PM
"Abduction" (PG-13). A teen (Taylor Lautner) discovers the people who raised him aren't his real parents, a revelation that triggers several events and leaves him running for his life. TownMall Cinemas (1:30, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.)
| Sep 26, 2011
Beane changed game
How could it not be? Michael Lewis' book was a best-seller and has been condensed into a movie starring Brad Pitt. The movie's producers and director had no choice but to take some dramatic license to make...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 1:10 PM
How great was that Wednesday night, when the Orioles, perennial wallflower at the baseball party, finally got in on the action?
But also, and alas, how fleeting.
As crazy thrilling as it was to watch the O's, down to their last strike, beating the Red...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 7:56 PM
"50/50" (R). In this comedy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen are best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis that set them on a series of personal adventures. TownMall Cinemas (1:50, 4:20, 7:45, 10:15)
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:26 AM
The very best movies of the past year went back to the earliest years of cinema for their subject matter, but 100 or so years amount to just a few film frames when you consider that some of the other movies in this 10-best list went back to the dawn of...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:28 PM
After his time spent as one of seven strangers on MTV's "The Real World: D.C.," we're assuming Baltimore native Ty Ruff, 23, was better equipped to handle drama. Then came this season of MTV's other addictive reality show "The Challenge" (10 p.m....