| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Date: Oct. 5
Her story: Julia King, 33, grew up in Glenelg. She is the managed-services specialist at Mary Kraft Staffing and HR Solutions in Lutherville. Her mother, Barbara King, lives in Glenelg. Her father, Richard "Digger" King, died in 2010.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Here's another 2014 victory for "The Walking Dead": The AMC drama ranks as TV's most-tweeted series by a wide margin.
According to stats released Monday by Nielsen, the zombie saga this year generated an average of 576,000 tweets per episode (with the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:41 PM
I offer my predictions for the new year. Some are serious, some are whimsical, most are heartfelt. They are not listed in order of importance.
•With the help of U.S.-led coalition attacks on Islamic State, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad will...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:36 PM
"Real Time With Bill Maher" returns this week with comedians Chris Hardwick and Jay Leno as guests.
The panel will be political commentator Paul Begala, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and author Salman Rushdie.
The HBO series starts its 13th...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:55 AM
"Inherent Vice," Paul Thomas Anderson's trippy, trenchant satire, is very much a creature of Thomas Pynchon's biting deconstruction of the final daze of peace, love and understanding that gives the film its inspiration and its name.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Theater owners are considering canceling plans to put “The Interview” on their screens in the wake of new threats by the hacking group that has unleashed a relentless cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The hacking group calling...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:44 AM
You can scan any director's resume at your peril, because their work is on the screen, and in the right circumstances, as with director Ava DuVernay's fine, full and confident "Selma," the work speaks for itself.
DuVernay's previous films include the...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:14 AM
Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down -- OK, emaciated -- online TV service for $20 a month.
Dubbed Sling TV, it marks the first time that a major company...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:26 PM
You may have heard a thing or two about “The Interview.” Not so much about the film itself — as a work of art, good or bad, on its own merits — but about the intimidating agenda of persons or national entities unknown and about...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Here is Mary McNamara’s look at the best of 2014 in television.
Best dramas with 12 or fewer episodes
"Game of Thrones" (HBO)
"Orphan Black" (BBC America)
"Rectify" (Sundance TV)
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Sony said it is canceling the Christmas Day release of "The Interview" after movie theater chains — including the owners of a half-dozen cinemas in the Lehigh Valley — announced Wednesday they were scrapping plans to show the North Korea...