| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
The "Mission Impossible" films magnify their spectacular stunts and special effects with each new episode. The latest frenzied installment is no exception. If gut-wrenching exploits and maximum vertigo are your cup of tea, you're in for a real treat...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 10:50 AM
This week had the release of some of my favorite movies of the year and some of the worst.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is not only a bad movie title, it’s a bad movie. Don’t let the critics fool you into seeing this boring mess.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Sharon Khosravian, 30, Pisces
FROM: Tehran, Iran, and Columbia
EDUCATION: University of Maryland, College Park
OCCUPATION: Operations manager
INTERESTS: Foreign films, politics, arts
TURN-ONS: Leadership, masculinity, global awareness...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:13 AM
"House of Cards," a political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and directed by David Fincher, will be filmed in Baltimore starting this spring, it was confirmed Thursday by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The production, which involves 13 one-hour episodes for...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Author John le Carré knew the Cold War spy business from the inside. Under his real name, David Cornwell, he was a British spy betrayed by real-life KGB double-agent Kim Philby in 1963. Many elements of his novel "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" are built...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Carmen J DeMarco
Lives: Fells Point
Hometown: Newfield, N.J.
Education: University of Southern Mississippi
OCCUPATION: Manager, Bond Street Social
INTERESTS: Sports, hanging out with friends, relaxing on a beach during the day and dancing...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Give me a series about a strong woman who kicks ass and my fat butt is glued to the couch. "Missing" (7 p.m. Thursday, ABC; 2 stars out of 4), sadly, may not keep it there.
The new series stars Ashley Judd as Becca Winstone, who a decade ago became a...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:09 AM
"House of Cards," the Netflix series starring Kevin Spacey, will be filmed in part in the Calvert Street offices of the Baltimore Sun, it was confirmed Friday.
“We are pleased that we were able to accommodate the production needs for this series,"...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:56 AM
I have a bad feeling about the remake of "Total Recall," the sci-fi thriller that was adapted from Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The1990 movie, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone, was a...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...