A push from local filmmakers for a new film tax credit plan reached the steps of the Maryland State House this year amid production of the shortened sixth and final season of Netflix’s 21-time Emmy nominee “House of Cards” in the Baltimore area.
The Baltimore artist Amy Sherald has known since the fall of 2016 that she had been selected to paint the portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama. The nearly 18-month build-up came to an end Monday, as her artwork and Kehinde Wiley's portrait of Barack Obama were publicly unveiled.
This retro neo-noir buddy flick from former screenwriter wunderkind Shane Black is the latest movie after "Inherent Vice" and "High Rise" to mine the post-utopian diffusion of 70's genre fiction for riffs on regular folk chewed up and spit out by capitalist conspiracies. As with "Inherent Vice," it's a detective flick set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, but where that film's pretensions had it matching Pynchon to Altman (while half-heartedly claiming the Zucker Brothers), "The Nice Guys"
In Worthington, Karla and Tom Dwyer's son Scott earned his Eagle rank. A member of Troop 874, Glen Mar Methodist Church, Scott's Eagle Project supported the YMCA of Central Maryland on Montgomery Road in Ellicott City by building picnic tables and back pack racks for their summer camps.
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In '12 Years a Slave,' actor Chiwetel Ejiofor takes on the biggest film role of his career, one that many critics believe will yield him a best-actor Oscar nomination. It is also a role that he wasn't quite sure he was up for.