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  • FBI files show details of background checks on author Tom Clancy

    FBI files show details of background checks on author Tom Clancy
    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." After...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon’: Dan Abnett talks game

     
    When Disney Interactive wanted to make sure Star-Lord and the gang seemed like themselves in “Guardians of the Galaxy: The […]...
  • Tom Clancy's $83-million estate prompts family tax dispute

    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,...
  • Five ways Larry Ellison has made his mark on Hollywood (so far)

    Five ways Larry Ellison has made his mark on Hollywood (so far)
    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-...
  • Remembering Paul Blair a half century after O's debut

    Remembering Paul Blair a half century after O's debut
    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...
  • 2 young boys charged with arson after fire on estate of Tom Clancy

    2 young boys charged with arson after fire on estate of Tom Clancy
    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...
  • E3: Games Get More Cinematic as Movie Versions Head to Bigscreen

    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...
  • A new era of secrets and spies in Hollywood

    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...
  • Phil Alden Robinson finally finds his dream script

    Phil Alden Robinson finally finds his dream script
    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...
  • Surveillance of ex-cop included Cessna, infrared cameras

    Surveillance of ex-cop included Cessna, infrared cameras
    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...
  • What's the future for Michael Bay-produced 'Welcome to Yesterday'?

    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...