The inaugural New/Next Film Festival, which is aimed at filling the gap left by the Maryland Film Festival’s pause, will run Friday to Sunday at The Charles Theatre in Station North.
Women directors have been making compelling feature films since the dawn of cinema. However, the lack of recognition that they face in the industry has persisted since day one. It wasn't until 1976 that a woman was nominated for the Best Director Oscar. These are the most influential movies directed by women based on the number of times they appear as assigned films on university syllabi.
As a judge prepares to sentence a 71-year-old man in the fatal overdose of actor Michael K. Williams, Baltimore producer David Simon asks court to consider leniency.
Archibald “Moonlight” Graham, immortalized in the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams," served for decades as a doctor at a high school in Minnesota. He signed a 1951 yearbook, which was auctioned Tuesday for $9,400.
There's an unwritten rule that any movie based on an anime or manga will absolutely suck. That's not to say anime movies are terrible -- just their Hollywood-produced live-action adaptations. It's less an unwritten rule and more an ironclad reality of moviemaking. That's fairly well established, but there are tons of movies inspired by anime that are exceptionally well-made.
Books, TV series, and earlier movies have all provided the starting point for smash-hit film franchises. Some characters or properties, such as James Bond or Harry Potter or various figures in DC and Marvel comics, become franchises almost automatically, because they begin with multiple books (or comic books) and an array of vivid characters.
Asian American women have been directing projects for the big and small screens for decades. In spite of obstacles in an industry that has long prioritized a male director's point of view, these women have found ways to raise funds, start their own production companies, release their films, and even launch their television series. They continue to collect accolades while doing so, inspiring the next generation of female directors to do the same.
The three-day New/Next Film Festival is being sponsored by WYPR as a stopgap measure while the beleaguered Maryland Film Festival attempts to regain its financial footing.
Barry Walter Moore, a retired Towson University professor, died April 26. The Towson and Loch Raven Village resident was 76.
Every year fans celebrate their love of a galaxy far, far away on May the 4th. After the mandatory Star Wars marathon, why not answer some trivia questions about the movies in Jeopardy! format?
While immigration remains a hot-button topic in the United States, it’s hard to deny some of the country’s best films, music, and books as well as scientific and diplomatic breakthroughs came from people born in other countries who came here and eventually chose to become American citizens.
Video games, once only played at home, have taken advantage of the emergence of social media, smartphones, and tablets, and can be played everywhere. Their growth has been abetted by the fact that the first users of videos are well into adulthood and understand the games’ appeal to their children, even as they continue to play themselves.
The family and longtime attorney for “John Wick” and “The Wire” star Lance Reddick are disputing an uncorroborated death certificate that says the actor died of heart disease.
Sports provide the backdrop for some of the most beloved films of all time. Here are the 50 greatest sports movies based on worldwide ticket sales, adjusted for inflation.
Among the more notable exports from Ireland are literature, whiskey, Guinness stout, wool sweaters, Waterford crystal - and actors.
Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win best actress as the breakout indie hit "Everything Everywhere All at Once" took home seven Oscars.
Host Jimmy Kimmel was all but guaranteed to reference “the slap” in his opening monologue, which he first did about 10 minutes into the telecast.
“For all the little boys and girls who look like me, watching tonight, this is a beacon of hope and possibilities,” Yeoh, 60, said during her acceptance speech.
“Lift Me Up” was a finalist for best original song, which went to M. M. Keeravani and Chandrabose’s “Naatu Naatu” from “RRR.” The nod was the first Oscar nomination for Rihanna, a nine-time Grammy Award winner.
Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel didn’t waste any time taking a jab at Will Smith at Sunday’s ceremony, which took place a year after the actor slapped Chris Rock on stage.
See all the stars arrive to the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Los Angeles, Calif. Check out all the best and worst fashions straight from the champagne carpet!
Every actor who has received Oscar nominations after a gap of 20 years or more, ranked based on the gap in years between receiving nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress.
Usually winning Best Picture is a boon for box-office sales for movies released in the traditional manner. But because the impact of the global pandemic has depressed theater attendance, films on streaming services honored by the Academy have gotten more viewership as well.
The 95th Academy Awards are this weekend, and among the finalists are many critically acclaimed films that bombed at the box office.
What began as a slap heard around the world ended Saturday night in Baltimore as comedian Chris Rock stepped onto the stage at the Hippodrome Theatre and shared his response in a performance carried live on Netflix.
Comedian Chris Rock took the stage at the Hippodrome Theatre Saturday night in a historic first for Netflix, which livestreamed the special from Baltimore.
At a weekend concert billed as part of his “Ego Death Tour,” Chris Rock appeared to be testing out material for his Netflix show that will stream live from Baltimore on March 4.
The revitalization of Baltimore's Howard Street continues with plans for a six-story, mixed-used building that will incorporate what remains of the Mayfair Theatre.
In the movies, the definition of “assassin” changes. Assassins in the movies are usually killers by trade, either hired guns, secret agents, or hitmen. They may also be lone wolves hell-bent on revenge who also happen to be extremely physically fit and expert marksmen. But they all have one thing in common: they’re out for blood.
Some of your favorite movie stars, icons, and hit franchises return in 2023. Stacker lists the noteworthy movies, both big and small, premiering this year.