| Sep 29, 2010
| 5:54 AM
From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
Although the Internet was abuzz with rumors that Darren Aronofsky, director of "The Wrestler" and "The Black Swan," would direct the forthcoming " Superman: Man of Steel," I'm more concerned about the concept and...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again.
There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child.
The advent of spring means...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 10:19 AM
From the Michael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
The dailies and newsweeklies and entertainment shows have already set off their starters' pistols, but let's get serious: in Baltimore, as in most American cities, this year October 1 marks the beginning of the...
| Jan 21, 2012
It is possible to quibble with the idea of cramming three blockbuster works into a single program, but the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra carries it off.
Ravel's "Bolero," that brilliant study in rhythmic and melodic reiteration, not to mention crescendo,...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Myles B. Hoenig's "Stop scapegoating teachers" (June 16) acknowledges the failed state of the public education system but failed to offer any solutions to the problem other than to say that blaming teachers isn't one of them.
What do we know? First, we...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and other superheroes have flown across so many movie screens in recent years that it's enough to give an air traffic controller a headache. The latest such do-gooder, "Green Lantern," does not even fly as high as a...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Nationally-known baseball blogger and numbers geek Rob Neyer joined SB Nation as its national baseball editor on Feb. 1 after 15 years at ESPN. He took time out of his busy schedule at his new gig to chat with me Wednesday about the 2011 Orioles, and I...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:45 AM
1. Sum up Artscape? That’s one of the best things about it — you can’t. Especially since this is the free arts festival blowout’s 30th year (celebrating everything 1980s, which we assume you love).
And, of course, there’s...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 2:00 PM
An active offseason has both Birdland and the baseball world chirping about the possibility of a winning season for the Orioles. President of baseball operations Andy MacPhail brought in a bunch of name players this winter who bring skills, credibility...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:45 AM
The Baltimore City Council, spurred by Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, deserves praise for its resolution endorsing the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action, to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 30. This march, and the national attention it...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:16 AM
Initial photos of Ryan Reynolds as the Green Lantern were treated like a kryptonite cake at Superman's birthday party. Fans called the suit silly-looking and an insult to the long-running comic book series.
Reynolds was never worried.
"I expected that...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 7:52 AM