| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The movie was over, but Robert Ethan Saylor refused to leave the theater.
Soon after the developmentally disabled Frederick man was handcuffed by three off-duty sheriff's deputies, he was dead.
The unexplained death last month of Saylor, 26, who had...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:51 PM
William Goldenberg, who won the Editing Oscar for "Argo," faced perhaps his closest competition from an editor he knew well -- himself.
Goldenberg was also nominated for "Zero Dark Thirty" (with Dylan Tichenor), a rare double nomination for a single...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Quentin Tarantino, Hollywood's reigning enfant terrible, seems to have some fans in the motion picture academy -- and in the pressroom.
Tarantino's win, his second (he also won for "Pulp Fiction"), was a bit of a surprise, as it bested pre-Oscar...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Oscar for best picture was won by "Argo," the true tale of a secret rescue mission in Iran during the Carter administration. It beat out "Lincoln," the story of how black Americans were rescued from slavery. Does this mean Jimmy Carter's stock is on...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"Zero Dark Thirty," the film about the hunt for and killing of Osama bin Laden, got a fresh infusion of buzz over the weekend when outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta confirmed again that enhanced interrogation techniques aided the effort to find...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:52 AM
"Django Unchained" (R). A slave turned bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:50, 4:20, 7:50 p.m.)
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has been elected to the House (or at least that's where we hear he's going). Welcome to your trends report for Monday, May 8, 2013.
Sanford will head to Capitol Hill after facing off against Elizabeth...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Three Frederick County sheriff's deputies will not be held criminally responsible in the death of a developmentally disabled man at a movie theater in January, prosecutors said Friday.
A grand jury declined to indict the three deputies, who were...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:15 PM
If you want apes, you've come to the right place. If people are your passion, not so much.
That, in a nutshell, is the verdict on "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," the sequel to 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," the splendid rebooting of the saga...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:32 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - La humanidad, muy mermada tras un virus mortal que apenas ha dejado supervivientes, se enfrenta ahora a la primera guerra con los simios, un episodio espléndidamente narrado en la última entrega de la saga "Planet of the Apes", que llegará...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
21st Century Fox will try to bolster the presence of women behind the camera through a new mentoring program.
The media giant and Fox Audience Strategy launches the Fox Global Directors Initiative this week, which it says will help add a female...