| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The National Board of Review's selection of "Her" as best film of 2013 made it official: This year's awards race is not a two-way battle -- it's more like a Royal Rumble, where a flood of wrestlers are involved in a huge smackdown to gain the top spot....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:48 AM
After the coffee. Before digging out some sweaters.
The Skinny: You know you are getting old when you don't have the energy for cocktail parties anymore. Of course, the whole getting up at 5:30 a.m to do this may have something to do with my lack of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Today's New York Film Critics Circle prizes are a big boost to Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" and Warner Bros.' "Gravity." Not because they won big -- "12 Years" won director for Steve McQueen, while there were none for "Gravity" -- but because...