| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:15 AM
James Gandolfini, whose remarkable performance as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos" re-imagined the anti-hero for American television, is dead at 51 years of age.
The actor, who is believed to have died of a heart attack, was traveling in...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2013
Newly released film
"Zero Dark Thirty" will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Howard County Library's East Columbia branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Free popcorn, soda and candy. Information: 410-313-7700.
Red Branch Theatre...
| Feb 23, 2013
Errol Webber has an unfair advantage when it comes to Oscar parties.
He actually has an Oscar, handed out on stage during an Academy Awards ceremony. And it'll be there for all his guests to admire, pose with any maybe even hold for a few seconds when...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - While in Deauville to receive an homage and present his James Brown biopic "Get on Up," Hollywood producer Brian Grazer shared thoughts and wise advice on moviemaking with French producers during a discussion hosted by the PGA,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York unveiled this week a new display devoted to the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
The unveiling of the exhibit, which features U.S. Navy SEAL artifacts and objects from the 2011 raid in Abbottabad,...