| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Guess I'm pretty out of touch, because when I first heard there was a book and upcoming blockbuster movie called "The Hunger Games,"I thought it was about the season the Orioles took the free hot dog roller out of the press box.
Of course, it's...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 12:54 PM
As expected, "The Hunger Games" is killing at the box office this weekend, taking in more than $68 million in the first day of ticket sales. Estimates for the entire weekend range around $140 million as might be expected with the off-the-charts pre-...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:59 PM
"21 Jump Street" (R). Two cops join a secret unit and use their youthful appearances to go under cover as high-school students. TownMall Cinemas (1:30, 4:30, 7:40, 10:15 p.m.)
"A Thousand Words" (PG-13). In this comedy, Eddie Murphy plays a...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:24 AM
This week's featured adaptation is "Mirror, Mirror," the humorous retelling of the Grimm fairy tale about Snow White and the jealous Queen, and reviews are encouraging. Of course, it won't have a chance of beating the debut of "The Hunger Games," which...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 9:56 AM
If you have a spare $1.4 million -- are you listening Mega-Millions winners? -- you can buy the abandoned North Carolina village that portrayed Katniss Everdeen's hometown in "The Hunger Games" movie. Henry River Mill Village was built in the early...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Suzanne Collins'"The Hunger Games" trilogy has sold millions of copies in the United States since the first book was published in 2008. Now, with the release of the blockbuster movie of the same name, the series has achieved even more: It has influenced...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
It's a post-apocalyptic world where teens from across the continent have to hunt one another down in a televised spectacle that's mandatory viewing for the masses.
Sounds like"American Idol,"but actually, it's"The Hunger Games"— the popular book...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:55 PM
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| 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....
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:26 PM
"21 Jump Street" (R). Two cops join a secret unit and use their youthful appearances to go under cover as high-school students. TownMall Cinemas (1:40, 4:40, 7:40 p.m.)
"American Reunion" (R). The "American Pie" gang is back for a reunion....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Some of the newest fitness classes around Maryland involve warrior drills based on "The Hunger Games"books and practicing the downward dog yoga pose on a paddleboard in the middle of a lake.
Others take a twist on conventional aerobics classes from the...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:36 PM
"Dark Shadows" (PG-13). In this takeoff from the 1970s daytime drama, vampire Barnabas Collins emerges from a long slumber to 1972 Maine. With Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter. TownMall Cinemas (12:45, 1:30, 3:30, 4:...