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  • Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' hits its Kickstarter mark

    Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' hits its Kickstarter mark
    Haters, hate away. Despite facing criticism in the media and online for allegedly milking cash from fans, actor and director Zach Braff’s Kickstarter campaign to fund his latest film “Wish I Was Here” reached its $2-million fundraising...
  • Q&A: Zach Braff on Kickstarter, indie filmmaking and the skeptics

    Q&A: Zach Braff on Kickstarter, indie filmmaking and the skeptics
    Zach Braff made headlines last week when he became one of the first top-tier Hollywood personalities to try -- and succeed in -- financing a movie via Kickstarter. Just a few days after listing his idiosyncratic project “Wish I Was Here,”...
  • Small-town movie theaters threatened by shift to digital cinema

    MONTE RIO, Calif. — On the redwood-lined banks of the Russian River, dozens of local residents and tourists gathered in a grassy field on a hot Sunday afternoon, lining up to buy raffle tickets and $10 plates of barbecued chicken as a bluegrass...
  • A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park

    A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park
    A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park. Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
  • Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building

    Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building
    CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...
  • Melissa Joan Hart says Kickstarter failure 'started out wrong'

    Melissa Joan Hart says Kickstarter failure 'started out wrong'
    Not every Kickstarter film-funding effort ends in multimillion-dollar success, a la actor-writer-director Zach Braff's recent campaign or that achieved by the cast and creators of the canceled CW show "Veronica Mars." Just ask actress Melissa Joan Hart,...
  • Everybody's a curator

    Everybody's a curator
    You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so. Therefore you curate movies. You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music. I don't have a...
  • Manufacturing startup gets a fast start

    Manufacturing startup gets a fast start
    Jason Perkail of Baltimore and Dimitri Furman of Gaithersburg are audiophiles, former DJs with a passion for high fidelity. They never thought they'd be manufacturers. But one led to the other. In the space of five whirlwind months, they designed a high-...
  • Soundboard Talks: Beth McKee

    Soundboard Talks: Beth McKee
    Orlando singer-songwriter Beth McKee started her musical career in New Orleans and embeds the creative DNA of that destination into the albums that she has recorded here in recent years. That catalog includes "I’m That Way" (2009), a well-received...
  • Baltimore 'a-rabbers' look to museum to preserve legacy

    Baltimore 'a-rabbers' look to museum to preserve legacy
    Charlie "Fruit Man" McLean has been "a-rabbing" in Baltimore for more than 40 years, and he still can't think of a better way to spend his time. As a boy, he rode with the men who sold fresh produce in the streets from their brightly colored horse-drawn...
  • NYU's Purple List, like Hollywood's Black List, puts films on the map

    NYU's Purple List, like Hollywood's Black List, puts films on the map
    Hollywood’s elite have the Black List, which is made up of complete scripts that haven’t been turned into movies. Many popular films like “Juno” and “500 Days of Summer” have graced the Black List, before becoming...