| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Pat Moran may very well have the coolest office in Baltimore.
Not that anyone should be surprised by that. Moran, who first gained fame (or should that be notoriety?) as one of John Waters' Dreamlanders, is an Emmy-winning casting director who has...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:07 AM
As the new network season arrives this week, a couple of old familiar Baltimore faces have caught my eye: Andre Braugher and Wendell Pierce.
Happily, they are in two of the more promising series in an otherwise mostly lackluster field: “Brooklyn...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
When Walter Hill was flipping through the first 40 pages of the science fiction/horror script that became "Alien," he considered it turgid, a snooze.
"I thought it was just terrible," said Hill, who co-wrote and co-produced the movie with his partner,...
| Jun 3, 2012
Baltimoreans and Marylanders have become blase about actors being in their midst, along with bellowing directors, film crews, blocked-off streets filled with Hollywood's iconic caravans of trucks, trailers and spotlights, and sidewalks choked with zig-...
| Sep 22, 2011
Louis R. "Lou" Mills Jr., a nationally known and highly regarded recording engineer who was called "Baltimore's Godfather of Sound" and whose Cold Spring Lane studio was a destination for stars and musicians, died Friday of a heart attack at St. Joseph...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Kane Hodder played deranged slasher Jason Voorhees four times in the "Friday the 13th" movie series. No one else ever played him more than once.
As such, when Hodder meets with horror movie fans - as he will at the Scares That Care convention in...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:59 AM
After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to June gloom.
The Skinny: I was bummed to hear Bobby Womack died. I saw him open for the Rolling Stones back in 1981 and regret not taking the time to listen to more of his music. I did pick up his soundtrack...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sigourney Weaver will reprise her role as Ellen Ripley from the "Alien" franchise in Sega's upcoming videogame "Alien: Isolation."
The actress lent her voice and likeness for downloadable bonus missions that will enable players to relive two classic...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Back in the early '70s, a 21-year-old came to producer Jack L. Harris with his first feature film, made in 12 days. The novice director had worked on more than 70 movies but this was his own and he put his life savings, plus a borrowed $30,000, into it....
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:33 AM
“You Only Live Twice” isn’t just the name of one of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels (and the movie it ......