- A Baltimore Court judge declared a mistrial Friday after a jury could not decide whether Lakeyria Doughty, otherwise known as the “Wheelie Queen,” was guilty of murder in the fatal stabbing of her girlfriend a few hours into New Year’s Day 2021.
- Peter J. Koper, a writer, reporter, producer and professor of journalism and actor who was an early supporter of filmmaker John Waters, died May 21. The former Fells Point and Hampstead resident was 75.
- "CODA" star Troy Kotsur made history at the Oscars as the first deaf man to win an Academy Award for acting.
- For 30 seconds, the Oscars went silent for Ukraine. A tribute that started with words from the Ukrainian-born Mila Kunis ended with the Academy Awards fading to black about midway through Sunday’s show from Los Angeles
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- A documentary capturing the life of a senior at the Maryland School for the Deaf is competing for an Oscar.
- After three years without a host, the Oscars are making up for lost time with three hosts for this year’s awards: Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes and Towson alumna Amy Schumer are set to host the 94th Academy Awards, producer Will Packer said Tuesday.
- Trevor White talked to The Capital about the upcoming movie and how it was working with Will Smith, who starred in and co-produced the movie.
- The filmmaker and Baltimore Museum of Art trustee appeared delighted at a dedication ceremony with the minimalist look of the four all-gender latrines. They open to the public Dec. 12.
- Officials on Monday unveiled plans for the overhaul of the historic Ambassador Theater, a long-vacant art deco cultural hub in Northwest Baltimore.
- Mike Flanagan, a 2002 graduate of Towson University and renowned director in the horror genre, is at it again, this time with a new Netflix TV series.
- 'Dark City' will premiere on Netflix April 15. Issa Rae, creator of the HBO show 'Insecure,' is a producer.
- This year’s more diverse slate of Oscar nominees of color shines some light on where we’ve been, and where we are; Yaphel Kotto's recent death reminds us of the Hollywood careers many fine actors were deprived.
- Yaphet Frederick Kotto was a regular and compelling presence across films, television and Broadway beginning with the films “Nothing But a Man” (1964) and “The Thomas Crown Affair” (1968).
- They couldn’t silence Billie Holiday’s voice, a voice that took her from an Upper Fells Point alley to New York City concert halls and into the annals of history as a performer and civil rights icon.
- Andra Day won a Golden Globe on Sunday night for best actress in a drama motion picture for her role as Billie Holiday in a newly released movie about the jazz legend raised in Baltimore.
- In the frustrating movie “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” Andra Day gives it her all as Holiday but she can’t save a film that is overstuffed and also thin.
- Director Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. Andra Day didn't think she was right for the role. The film they so badly wanted to see made the right way debuts Friday.
- In response to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Maryland and across the U.S., Baltimore officials Friday announced tighter restrictions on gatherings and restaurants — including closing bars that aren’t licensed to sell food.
- The long-awaited "Charm City Kings," featuring Baltimore's dirt bike scene debuted late last week on HBO Max. Now, local riders and others are praising its realism but lamenting a narrative of drug dealing and violence.
- With "Jews in Space," the Jewish Museum of Maryland in Baltimore explores the role Jews have played in space travel, space exploration and science fiction.
- A Sun reporter visited the Senator during its opening weekend to see if social distancing ruins the magic of movies.
- Local leaders say Maryland's patchwork approach to COVID-19 restrictions and how the state announces them are confusing for business owners and the public.
- Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young says that the city won’t move into Phase 3 of the coronavirus recovery plan announced by the governor, although it will further loosen restrictions in some areas, including restaurants.