| Apr 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports on last night's American Idol, which was songs from the movies, but should have been "[Most of] the Contestants Ignore Jimmy Iovine.":Did you hear? Pia got eliminated last week! I know, like, whoa. If I can summarize some......
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:57 AM
"Top Gun: Hard Lock"
Developer: Headstrong Games
Publisher: 505 Games
Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
"Top Gun" is a film that, like many others, has never received the video game treatment it deserves. To be an American alive after...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:26 PM
"The Adventures of Tintin 3D" (PG-13). Directed by Steven Spielberg, this animated tale is about a young reporter Tintin (Jamie Bell), and his faithful dog, Snowy, who face numerous adventures while fighting off shady characters. With...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Five way-cool dudes, fedoras lowered to their eyebrows, shuffle in sync onto the dance floor as the theme from "Mission: Impossible" blares. After several impressive leaps and splits, they step dance and clap with military precision, then file into a...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:50 PM
I profiled Maryland point guard Pe'Shon Howard in a story for Sunday's paper. That's an interview you look forward to. Howard is smart, reflective and fun. What else would you expect from a player nicknamed "Hollywood P' who once dribbled the ball between...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The sprawling complex at 2324 Boston St. has a spotty record.
Canton Arts and Entertainment opened there in fall 2009 and fizzled out just several months later. It's not hard to see why — parking is difficult to find and it's tough to fill up...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:56 AM
It's good to be Gotye.
The Australian singer/songwriter played his first show in Washington, D.C.last night – an electrifying performance for a sellout crowd at the 9:30 Club. One thing’s for sure: The next time he comes to D.C., it will be...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Favorite: "Jerry Maguire." Even after all Tom Cruise's insane outbursts, I still am — embarrassingly — a fan. Least favorite: "Armageddon." It was difficult to find animal crackers all that romantic in between all the terrible writing.
| Feb 8, 2012
Baby (Jennifer Grey) famously lost her virginity to Patrick Swayze's character in "Dirty Dancing." The geeky freshman played by Anthony Michael Hall lusted after Samantha (Molly Ringwald), who's a virgin saving herself for Jake Ryan in "Sixteen Candles."...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:16 AM
There are a couple of small, predictable joys that occur daily during my workweek — and probably yours. It's likely you haven't noticed them properly before, nor the subtle influence they have on your mood. Fortunately, I have penned this opinion...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:22 AM
On tonight's Dancing With the Stars, it's all about the music of the big screen. What excitement!First up are Niecy Nash and Louis Van Amstel with a jive to "La Bamba." She is upset that she got called boring last......