| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Sarah Palin says it's a lie.
Her press spokeswoman calls it "sick."
Other supporters of the former Alaska governor refer to it as a "hit job" — concocted by Hollywood leftists and the liberal media.
Filmed in and around Baltimore last year, "HBO"...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Shawn Weatherly Harris and I come from different backgrounds. A Southern belle who was anointed Miss Universe 1980, Shawn later became a successful actress with roles in TV shows such as "Baywatch" and "OceanQuest."
While Shawn was collecting crowns...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Viewers who tuned in to PBS' "An American Family" in early 1973 bore witness to a piece of television history: the first "reality" series that featured TV's first gay character as well as a marriage on the rocks.
Now, nearly 40 years later, PBS...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:01 PM
After shopping in downtown Tallahassee, Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson caught a city bus. They paid their dimes and, as usual, searched for seats in the "colored" section.
The front seat in the "whites" section had space. So they sat.
| Dec 20, 2012
Everything that was false about the tsunami sequence in the recent Clint Eastwood film "Hereafter" — the bland overview perspectives, the lack of human immediacy — is corrected, terrifyingly, by the first half-hour of director J.A. Bayona's...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Talk about your undecided voters. The new Will Ferrell/Zach Galifianakis vehicle "The Campaign" can't make up its mind about dumb versus smart, crass versus crass with a conscience, or cheap caricature versus satire stoked by a sincere call to action....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Whatever happens Sunday night in Los Angeles, Baltimore is already a winner when it comes to this year’s Emmy Awards.
Last Saturday at the creative arts Emmys, which are awarded in off-camera categories, Baltimore casting director Pat Moran was...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:29 AM
CANNES, France — Here’s why the world’s greatest film festival, the one on the Cote d’Azur, means something, and to some filmmakers means everything — even if a lot of the surrounding movies are lame.
The other evening at...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore's Pat Moran won an Artio Award from the Casting Society of America for her work on HBO's "Game Change," the locally-produced film about the 2008 presidential election.
The awards, which are considered the most prestigious in the casting...