| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
"Big Miracle" (PG). A newsman in Alaska (John Krasinski) lands a story that could give him the big break he needs to advance his career. With Drew Barrymore, Kristen Bell and Dermot Mulroney. TownMall Cinemas (2, 4:40, 7:10 p.m.)...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:57 PM
I just walked out of a dark room after spending two hours with the screener for "Game Change," the HBO film about the 2008 Republican presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Based on a best-selling, non-fiction book about the historic race,...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:13 PM
And the hits keep coming ...
Yesterday, I wrote about complaints lodged by members of Sarah Palin's Alaska posse against HBO's "Game Change," a film about the 2008 GOP presidential campaign that is scheduled to premiere March 10.
You should know that...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:21 PM
A few moments after Julianne Moore appears in HBO's "Game Change" as Sarah Palin, Tina Fey's hilarious impersonation is forgotten.
"They are performing political satire," Moore says of the "Saturday Night Live" skits. "This is about illuminating the 60...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Sarah Palin says it's a lie.
Her press spokeswoman calls it "sick."
Other supporters of the former Alaska governor refer to it as a "hit job" — concocted by Hollywood leftists and the liberal media.
Filmed in and around Baltimore last year, "HBO"...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Whether it was a reflection of politics or not, this made-for-HBO drama about the 2008 campaign of Sen. John McCain and then-Gov. Sarah Palin for the White House was a big winner at the 2012 Emmy Awards.
Named outstanding movie or miniseries, it also...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Actors seem to love HBO's filmed-in-Baltimore "Game Change." But the likewise filmed-in-Baltimore HBO series "Veep?" Not so much.
Nominations for this year's Screen Actors Guild awards were announced this morning, and they proved a mixed bag for...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Overall, the Golden Globe nominations proved kind to made-in-Baltimore productions.
HBO's political drama "Game Change" -- the story of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's 2008 vice-presidential run -- earned the most TV nominations with five: best TV movie...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:15 AM
To anyone who follows the yearly awards-show banter, it's no surprise that the Golden Globe TV nominations announced Thursday would leave many viewers scratching their heads.
You never know what you'll get from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:01 AM
As the rover called Curiosity made its hair-raising, breathtaking descent into the Martian atmosphere Sunday night, the viewers watching NASA's live feed at home seemed to have just one question: Who’s that guy with the mohawk?
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's Pat Moran won an Emmy Award Saturday for casting on HBO's "Game Change."
It was the second for the woman who has cast virtually every major film and TV production done in Baltimore for the last 25 years. Moran was also nominated for her...