| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Rumors often circulated that Tom Clancy's thrillers were so detailed in their descriptions of military and covert operations that the FBI had investigated the Baltimore novelist to determine his sources for works such as "The Hunt for Red October."
| Jul 17, 2014
When Disney Interactive wanted to make sure Star-Lord and the gang seemed like themselves in “Guardians of the Galaxy: The […]...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:03 AM
When Tom Clancy died in 2013, he left behind an estate worth $83 million. Lawyers for his widow are arguing in court that she shouldn't have to pay $6 million in taxes, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The lawyers say that instead of Clancy's widow,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Larry Ellison, the billionaire founder of Oracle Corp., built one of the biggest companies in the technology industry, but his influence hasn't stopped there. He's also, indirectly, a major influence in Hollywood.
Ranked by Forbes as the world's fifth-...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Paul Blair doesn’t have a statue behind center field at Camden Yards, and he wasn’t honored by the Orioles with a uniform patch this season after he passed away last December. But he does have a legion of fans in Baltimore who plan to honor...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Two young boys were charged with arson for allegedly setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied home on the Calvert County estate of the late novelist Tom Clancy.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said Friday that the boys, who are 12 and 14 and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
In sequels to tentpole videogame franchises like "Assassin's Creed," "Uncharted," "Far Cry" and "Tomb Raider," publishers have taken a more movie-like approach in trying to make the titles appeal to gamers.
As next-generation videogame consoles like...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It's been 25 years since the treasured baseball fantasy "Field of Dreams" premiered and the phrase, "If you build it, he will come" became part of the pop cultural lexicon.
The Kevin Costner blockbuster put writer-director Phil Alden Robinson on the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
There were squads of FBI agents watching Steven Mandell around the clock in the days before he allegedly intended to kidnap and murder a suburban businessman.
Working in eight-hour shifts, surveillance teams staked out Mandell’s home in Buffalo...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Found-footage movies have had a mixed record lately, with the horror genre particularly taking its lumps.
Can a movie with that conceit and a time-travel premise break the streak?
We were all set to find out in a few weeks, on Feb. 28, exactly, with...