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  • 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'

    'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'
    A cult-classic 1973 TV movie got big-screen treatment from producer and co-screenwriter Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth") in this chiller that stars Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes, but ultimately relies most on young talent Bailee Madison ("Just Go With...
  • 'Mildred Pierce'

    'Mildred Pierce'
    Significant Emmy Awards went to director Todd Haynes' superbly moody HBO retelling of the James M. Cain story about a woman - played expectedly well by Kate Winslet, one of the miniseries' Emmy recipients - who forsakes everything for the benefit of her...
  • 'Justified: The Complete Second Season'

    'Justified: The Complete Second Season'
    Timothy Olyphant is back as the U.S. marshal handling modern justice his own way in the sophomore round of the popular FX series. Though the lawman has dismantled the crime machine that controlled his county, his work remains cut out for him as a power...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • More choices for Glendale movie-goers

    More choices for Glendale movie-goers
    Movie-goers will have more cinematic choices in late 2013 after a five-screen Laemmle Theatres complex is completed at Wilson and Maryland avenues in Glendale, along with 42 residential units and retail space, according to final plans approved by city...
  • PASSINGS: Dev Anand, Larry Rickles

    Dev Anand Star of Bollywood films, producer, director Bollywood star Dev Anand, 88, a charismatic and flamboyant fixture of Indian films for more than half a century, died Saturday of a heart attack in a London hotel, his family said. Within a few...
  • Delay sought in terrorism trial of Ellicott City teen

    Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia are asking for a postponement until spring in the trial for an Ellicott City teen charged with aiding a terrorist, citing complexities in a case filled with classified information, voluminous evidence and multiple...
  • Gift idea: 'Inventing Cuisine' cooking films

    Television is awash in food these days, most of it utterly forgettable, at best (I'm still having flashbacks from having accidentally watched five minutes of "The Chew"). Want to see what food on film could really be like? Check out this series of...
  • Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison

    Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison
    When singer Roy Orbison was touring England in 1968, it had been four years since he last appeared at the top of the charts with "Oh, Pretty Woman," even though he continued playing live and recording long after the pulse of rock music shifted away from...
  • 'Hugo': Giving cinema's birth a welcome rewinder

    'Hugo': Giving cinema's birth a welcome rewinder
    Martin Scorsese has made so many provocative movies over the decades that probably the only way left for him to shock an audience was to make a children's film. Yes, "Hugo" is rated PG. It's also in 3-D, meaning that this Christmas release delivers the...
  • UMBC dramatizes a 1998 murder and its aftermath

    UMBC dramatizes a 1998 murder and its aftermath
    When "The Laramie Project" was first staged in 2000, it was a joltingly topical theatrical treatment of a notorious recent hate crime. Sad to say, Moises Kaufman's play remains topical, as we're reminded by the confident student revival at the...