| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:19 AM
The AC/DC tribute artist who’s writing a docudrama about Bon Scott says his work will reflect the genuine dynamic of the man and his band. Bon Scott: The Legend of AC/DC went into pre-production in March with a screenplay by Rob Liotti, who fronts...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After four tough years, these are heady days in the world of Maryland TV and film production.
Last month, "Game Change," the Baltimore-made HBO docudrama on the 2008 presidential election, premiered to strong reviews and even stronger debate.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:50 PM
In the affable off-Broadway docudrama "The Temperamentals," playwright Jon Marans sheds light on the earliest efforts to create an organization to advocate for gay rights.
Marans clearly had a great deal of affection for his major characters, and that...
| May 4, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Olivia Newton-John’s appeal seems to be timeless. With a career spanning more than four decades she is still a vibrant, creative individual that is adored by fans across the world. Born in Cambridge, England in 1948, the youngest child of...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:32 PM
Oh, Austin Vickers (no, he’s not an NFL quarterback). Why did you waste my time? Why are you going to waste the time of any sap foolish enough to spend money to go see your docudrama infomercial?
The filmmakers that gave you the mildly entertaining...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
The core issues all grow from the...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:40 PM
For almost two decades, Baltimore was mainly seen by the TV industry as a place to make shows about cops and crime. But now, the city is looking more like the nation's capital to some of Hollywood's top producers.
On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Palin and her supporters may hate "Game Change," but it should do well in the Emmy election. The Moore and Harris performances are the sort that win the big prizes. Just look at Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady."...