Victoria's Secret Review: In 'Mrs. Brown,' the great queen, so often caricatured as a bore, comes to life with a servant's help.
'Cats' may have one life too many Review: With just a couple of fine performances, touring company production is a little down at the paw.
Stunningly spinning pure 'Gold' Review: Victor Nunez's movie spends precious moments letting the characters develop. Be glad for that. It lets Peter Fonda demonstrate his acting skills -- and his heritage.
Sly Roberts' 'Wedding' gift Review: She's a dastardly delight in her quest to sabotage an old flame's nuptials.
Photos demand your very own eyes Review: To fully appreciate Laurie Simmons' work, go with an open mind and let your thoughts wander.
'Trial' is guilty of failing to amuse Review: It has so much going for it -- Jeff Daniels, Rip Torn and Kramer, er, ah, Michael Richards -- so what went wrong?
A funny thing about communism Review: In "Children of the Revolution," Judy Davis only wants to please Josef Stalin.
Mamet without the emotion Review: Despite a strong performance by the young actor, 'The Cryptogram' at Fell's Point Corner Theatre suffers from a lack of inner turmoil.
Walking through history Review: Maryland Historical Society captures the flavor of Baltimore in new exhibit.
A likable performance Music review: All in all, young singers bring strength to their roles in 'Romeo et Juliette.'
Athol Fugard tells a tale of love and letting go Review: 'Valley Song' is a joyous account of three people and a new nation struggling to leave the past behind.
Art pottery met its maker's expectation Review: George Ohr called himself the "greatest art potter on Earth." He died in 1918, and now pottery lovers say he was right.
Nothing personal, really Review: Fans hearing evidence of lead singer David Gahan's drug abuse in 'Ultra' songs should listen again.
Is this great country or what? Review: Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn electrify Baltimore Arena.
Life is too short to miss 'Our Say' Review: Delightful, poignant play welcomes us into the Delany home, and their story won't let us go.
'subUrbia': A bitter pill Review: Film captures pain of young adulthood, then loses its initiative.
At Face Value 'Crash' is one sick movie; Review: Cronenberg's film gives sex and violence a bad name.
BMA print show positively beautiful Review: Artists' imagery and curator's design in Link/Benesch galleries are both inviting and uplifting.
Is this a great business or what? Review: An over-the-hill mobster takes a young wiseguy under his wing.
Rembrandt prints breathe with life Review: This master's works are more believable because of ordinary touches.
Building should work well for all Review: Theater, high school will encourage Rouse's vision of bringing the arts into the community.
Thornton's 'Sling Blade': Southern unsentimentality Review: Heart and harsh reality radiate from Oscar-nominated film.
'Twilight' benefits from the retelling Review: Anna Deavere Smith's gripping monologues from an urban riot are every bit the tour de force they ever were.
Play it again, Lloyd Webber Review: A concert of songs from his popular Broadway shows hits mostly high notes at the Lyric.
'Hamlet,' we hardly know ye Review: Branagh's heavy handling makes some things in Denmark all the more rotten.
Juggling old, new misses the mark Review: On its present path, Broadway-bound 'Annie' is headed for only a partly sunny 'Tomorrow.'
Logic 7is as shaky as the trip Review: 'Turbulence' takes nonsense thrill ride concept to new altitude.
The living, dying ghetto, an American original Review: Two decades of photographs show us a part of the urban landscape that we don't like to think about.
Cooler heads prevail Review: 'Antony and Cleopatra' shies away from passion play, to mixed success.
Defeating childhood wounds to 'Shine' Review: Choosing how to lead your own life isn't always easy. Especially if you're always trying to please Daddy, Dearest.
Bluesy 'Thunder' puts a lot on the line Review: Music and drama combine at Center Stage in a play that brings August Wilson to mind.
A Wing And A Prayer Review: 'The Preacher's Wife' is too nice for its own good or ours. But when the spirit moves it, as when Courtney Vance's Rev. Henry Biggs is on the screen, the film stirs the soul.
'Wind' whistles with meaning of faith Review: Lloyd Webber's latest is an odd tale of youngsters in a godforsaken town who find a reason to believe anyway.
'Smokey Joe,' fired up and fun Review: Talent, energy overflow in Broadway rock-and-roll revue at the Mechanic Theatre.
'West Side Story' remains effective Review: The musical retelling of "Romeo and Juliet" at the Lyric is a classic in its own right. @
Sculpture exhibition is sparse Review: Sal Scarpitta's creations are fascinating, but show at Maryland Institute cries out for more works.
'Triumph' of heart, mind and music Review: Affairs, aliases and irreverence spice up ancient Sparta in a smartly done musical at Center Stage.
Which came first, cockerel or the eggs? Review: Russian enamels exhibit shows this art form was much more than just the famous Faberge.
'Evita' soundtrack is no showstopper Review: Madonna's acting in the film is said to be terrific, but her fans may be disappointed in the soundtrack.
On Bard Time Review: No matter how they treat his plays, the power of Shakespeare's words shines through.
'Vertigo' raised eyebrows to dizzying heights Review: Novak's makeup mesmerizing, Stewart dark in vivid restoration.
TV's Powers earns cheers for this round of 'Applause' Review: The small-screen star delivers a stagy performance, but proves worthy of a time-honored role.
Beatles on good, bad days Review: It truly was the end of an era. The proof is in the sounds on "Anthology 3," an uneven mix of the highs and lows of the last days.
'A Place' doesn't move mountains Review: Latest from Mary Chapin Carpenter is full of good tunes, just a bit shy on surprises.
Special of the Day Review: 'Big Night' is a zesty little movie about two brothers, an Italian restaurant and a menu full of agita. It's subtle, witty and, mama mia, it will make you hungry.
Hackman's intensity fills 'The Chamber' Review: Bigoted killer is played with dimensions that broaden Grisham's novel tale.
KISS excess fans flames like few can Review: If you wanted the best, keep looking. But for sheer bang, boom and blood for the buck, the guys in the makeup are still the hottest band in the world.
'Bound' bends conventions Review: A Chicago wise guy runs into trouble by assuming his girlfriend is more ditzy than she is.
The day the Earth stood still Review: 'Galileo' catches the conflict between ideas and ideology.
Collection shows Nirvana's best Review: A new album, showcasing five years of music, reveals just how good the band was.