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  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 211: 'Judge, Jury, Executioner'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 211: 'Judge, Jury, Executioner'
    Well, they can't all be winners. Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time. This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'Tea Leaves'

    'Mad Men' recap: 'Tea Leaves'
    "When is everything going to go back to normal?" - Roger Sterling Raise your hand if you were ready for Fat Betty? Or Don's new secretary being named Dawn? Or (what I'm guessing) is the first-ever Rolling Stones-potential-bean-commercial idea. Yeah,...
  • A few of Jason Winer's favorite filmmakers

    A few of Jason Winer's favorite filmmakers
    Jason Winer comes to feature films from TV's "Modern Family." But he always dreamed that someday he'd make movies. These are three of the filmmakers who helped shape his approach to directing: Woody Allen "From an early age, I was oddly into Woody...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue

    Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue
    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...
  • Woody Allen finds 'Midnight' in the City of Light

    Woody Allen finds 'Midnight' in the City of Light
    As a European filmmaker, Woody Allen has worked in England, Spain and now France, where his new movie, "Midnight in Paris," serves as a love letter to that city. Next up on his cinematic map will be Rome. Allen is a long way from the overly familiar...
  • Modern-day Paris is a lot like she remembers it, and a lot different

    Modern-day Paris is a lot like she remembers it, and a lot different
    In a twist on Caesar's "Veni, vedi, vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered.), the French writer Victor Hugo wrote: "Veni, vedi, vixi. (I came, I saw, I lived.) Either way, I went to Paris, I saw everything possible in a week, I conquered any apprehension...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19. MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance The Secret World of Arriety A Separation This Means War NOTABLE TV MONDAY BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET) Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
  • Is Obama too smart to be a good president?

    Is Obama too smart to be a good president?
    As devotees of Barack Obama know all too well, qualities that made him so attractive as a candidate — an affinity for subtle arguments, a tendency to carefully weigh his options — have at times proved less useful in his role as president. That...
  • 'We still have to fight. So for God's sake, fight.'

    'We still have to fight. So for God's sake, fight.'
    The greatest commencement address ever is now more than three decades old. And it's safe to say it will never be surpassed or even equaled. It belongs to the ages. In 1979, its author summed up the condition of modern man by noting that, quote, more than...
  • David Simon's brave words

    Thank you for printing the full text of David Simon's Georgetown University commencement address. It was the best I have read, excepting Woody Allen's, of course. If Mr. Simon made anyone uncomfortable, good. Because it needed to be said, and it needed...
  • Top films of 2011 go back in time, and many find success

    Top films of 2011 go back in time, and many find success
    The very best movies of the past year went back to the earliest years of cinema for their subject matter, but 100 or so years amount to just a few film frames when you consider that some of the other movies in this 10-best list went back to the dawn of...