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  • 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...
  • Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Everything you need to know about what's going on 11/14-11/20. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; Subject to change) Being Elmo  Happy Feet 2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 NOTABLE TV MONDAY Basketball Wives L.A. (season finale; 8 p.m.; VH1)...
  • 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...
  • 'Just Not That Into You' is just not believable

    'Just Not That Into You' is just not believable
    Are guys really that hard to understand? They are, at least according to He's Just Not That Into You, a romantic comedy in which young, excessively attractive Baltimoreans struggle to understand dating, relationships and their significant others. The...
  • A watershed for the Oscars

    At the Oscars next month, an unprecedented contest will unfold. Jamie Foxx, nominated in the best actor category for his role as Ray Charles in Ray, will be up against the highly regarded Don Cheadle from Hotel Rwanda. And for best supporting actor,...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Rosemary Murphy, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Actress, Dies at 87

    Rosemary Murphy, who appeared as the neighbor Maudie Atkinson in the classic 1962 film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird," starring Gregory Peck, died Saturday in New York City. She was 87 and had recently been diagnosed with esophageal cancer....
  • Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world

    Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world
    For more than a quarter century, cabaret star Andrea Marcovicci has been bringing the great American art song — and related fare — to audiences around the world. Her travels have been "sweet and bitter," she says, and she'll bring the show...
  • Alpha Violet Takes 'For Some Inexplicable Reason' World Sales Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Paris-based sales house Alpha Violet has swooped on world sales rights to "For Some Inexplicable Reason," the feature film debut of Hungary's Gabor Reisz that world premieres in the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival's East of the West competition....