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For your Midweek Madness drollery, I have -- yes -- once again gone to the SCTV well, this time to pull up a holiday-theme gem. You may thank me later. Here's the attempted filming of promo for a 'Liberace' Christmas Special with a very temperamental...
Zipcars march on! Based on the success of the recent Zipcar sites at the 36th Street and Chestnut Avenue, the company and Baltimore City are looking to place more of these rent-by-the-hour automobile stations in Hampden — specifically near 36th...
Tags: Facebook, Movies, Hampden, History, Adam Savage
The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
Tags: J. Edgar (movie), Celebrities, Clint Eastwood, FBI, Judi Dench
Baltimore Sun reporterFrom the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
Dining@LargeI'm laughing out loud here at my desk (other reporters are looking at me oddly) at the video posted on Midnight Sun of a drunk Orson Welles doing a Paul Masson commercial. Just as funny is the frozen pea spot......
Sun Movie CriticPART I -- A Veterans Reunion After watching Francis Coppola's newly restored, 197-minute Apocalypse Now Redux, it is a shock to show up at a New York hotel room and see the actors who played sailors dressed in civvies. I had been prepared to conduct...
Tags: Culture, Pauline Kael, Children, U.S. Military, Academy Awards
Special to Baltimoresun.comSome people just don't crave scary movies come Halloween. Have no fear, there is a wide variety of films out there that will still set the mood for the spooky holiday, but won't leave viewers trembling under the covers into the wee hours of Nov. 1. "A...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - As sirens blared and clouds of gray smoke wafted across town from the Pentagon - signaling that the nation's capital, like New York, had been attacked by terrorists - hundreds of thousands of people poured out of downtown yesterday in an...
Málaga — El director de cine español Jesús Franco, que recibió el Goya de Honor de la Academia de Cine en 2008 y trabajó en Hollywood con actores como Christopher Lee y Klaus Kinski murió esta semana en su hogar en Málaga tras sufrir un derrame...
Tags: Klaus Kinski, Christopher Lee
You know the Calumet Baking Powder cans in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"? You know — the Calumet Baking cans? Lining the pantry of the film's Overlook Hotel? No, no: The baking cans behind all the carnage! Right, those baking cans. What's that,...
ReutersVIENNA (Reuters) - Vienna's opulent Habsburg-era coffee houses, architecture, palaces, operas, and other cultural institutions give the city an air of imperial grandeur. Yet the Austrian capital with 1.7 million residents is not stuck in the past,...
With his 1947 provocation "Monsieur Verdoux," Charlie Chaplin completed a remarkable transformation from the universally beloved Little Tramp to a vilified monster both on-screen and off. In the most polarizing film of his career, just issued on DVD...
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