| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Friends and co-workers are struggling to understand the disappearance of Robert Allan Stewart, an Annapolis liquor store manager who has been missing since Dec. 6.
"It doesn't make any sense. It's just totally strange," said Ben Wiser, who worked with...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Debora Bell would be glad "if 3-D went away."
The Rockville printer is just the kind of filmgoer Hollywood wants to keep happy. Her family goes to movies every week. They get to the first screenings they can, usually at the 3-D-equipped AMC Columbia or...
| Dec 14, 2011
This week, we asked about your top gift picks for the holidays. Here's what you had to say.
•••• The Lombardi Trophy in Baltimore. --lilasc via Twitter
•••• Peace! --TC Galltin via Facebook
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Oscar buzz -- and a bigger box office gross -- couldn't lift "Gravity" over a highly anticipated Disney live-action fantasy when the two films hit the home video market last week.
Walt Disney Studios' "Thor: The Dark World," the eighth installment in the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" each received eight nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films announced the nominations for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards.
"The Hunger Games:...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Blue Is the Warmest Color
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For all the controversy over the explicit sex in writer-director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour adaptation of Julie Maroh's graphic novel "Blue Is...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Variety landed quite a coup when we got to sit down with the star of one of the biggest films from 2013, Irving Zisman.
If the name doesn't ring a bell, Zisman is the title character in "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa," the 86-year-old widower who embarks...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
With "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" arriving in theaters later this year and "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Batman vs. Superman" set for release in 2015 and 2016 respectively, it's clear society's obsession with...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Stan Lee is ready for his closeup. And if trends continue the way they are, there are going to be plenty more of them. At 91, the mastermind behind Marvel Comics -- and co-creator of properties like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man and the Avengers,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Come Super Bowl Sunday, this year's crop of movie commercials won't be the only ads with connections to the world of movies. At least five spots from car companies — traditionally big players in Super Bowl advertising — will feature...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 33% increase in net income for its fiscal first quarter, lifted in part by the performance of its hit movies "Frozen" and "Thor: The Dark World."
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.84 billion for the quarter that...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The success of the animated musical "Frozen" and Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" helped boost the Walt Disney Co's first fiscal quarter results for 2014, with gaining 9% to $12.3 billion, while profits came in at $1.8 billion, an increase of 27%.