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  • Small but vibrant crowd expected for Annapolis Comic-Con

    Small but vibrant crowd expected for Annapolis Comic-Con
    He was always a skateboarder and action-movie fan, not to mention a punk-rock enthusiast, but from the time he turned 12, nothing excited Steve Anderson more than the approach and arrival of his favorite day, Wednesday. That was the day the newest issues...
  • Baltimore Messenger Events Calendar

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • New York City Marathon finishers from Maryland

    90, Christopher Bain, Takoma Park, 02:34:43. 269, Patrick T. O'rourke, Timonium, 02:45:53. 322, Brennan Feldhausen, Baltimore, 02:47:21. 371, Andy Philip, Silver Spring, 02:48:34. 389, Ted Murner, Annapolis, 02:49:06. 410, Mike McMonagle, Annapolis,...
  • The Hobbit: One movie for each 90 pages!

    The Hobbit: One movie for each 90 pages!
    It was annoying enough to purists when Harry Potter and Twilight books were split into two movies -- a blatant attempt to squeeze more money out of rabid fans -- but now we learn that "The Hobbit" is going to be carved into three movies. If you do the...
  • It's elementary, Oscar

    Sherlock Holmes never tried his hand at Oscar prognosticating, but indications are he would have had a flair for it. "When you have eliminated the impossible," the great detective said, "whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." As it...
  • Oscar predictions are cast in gold

    The Golden Globes are history - which means it's time to start handicapping the Oscar race in earnest. Judging by Sunday's awards show, A Beautiful Mind should earn itself a passel of Oscar nominations when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
  • The race for best director at a glance

    Ron Howard, "A Beautiful Mind" Oscar history: Howard's never been nominated before, even though his "Apollo 13" was in the running for best picture and he won the Directors Guild of America award for directing it. In his favor: Howard is extremely well-...
  • A race heads in unknown direction

    Looking like an unmade bed, "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" director Peter Jackson ambles barefoot into a small dining room at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills for an intimate luncheon with a dozen or so local journalists. It'...
  • Enchanting 'Ring'

    The Fellowship of the Ring is a movie masterpiece - thrilling, passionate and wise. From the spine-tingling stentorian tone of the opening, which introduces us to the mythology of J.R.R. Tolkien's antique Middle-earth and "The One Ring to Rule Them All,"...
  • Jackson plays challenging role of 'Ring'-bearer

    NEW YORK - So universal is the interest in J.R.R. Tolkien that the bespectacled image of Peter Jackson, the 40-year-old New Zealander who co-adapted and directed three films of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy in one swoop, has now been seen by...
  • Race to the Oscars

    If everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!" Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...
  • Film Review: 'Dracula Untold'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There's nothing new under the moon in "Dracula Untold," a decorous but dull origin story that attempts to turn history's most famous vampire into a kind of male Maleficent -- a misunderstood husband/father/ruler who turned to...