| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Walt Disney's 1994 animated blockbuster "The Lion King" certainly hasn't been an endangered species for the studio. Not with an international gross of $788.2 million. Though it hasn't been out on DVD or VHS since 2004, Disney reports it is the most...
| Sep 22, 2011
Louis R. "Lou" Mills Jr., a nationally known and highly regarded recording engineer who was called "Baltimore's Godfather of Sound" and whose Cold Spring Lane studio was a destination for stars and musicians, died Friday of a heart attack at St. Joseph...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:19 PM
I was a fan of "The Borgias" during its first season, even though creator Neil Jordan occasionally got tripped up as he jumped from big-screen movies to writing a weekly TV series.
Based on the first four episodes of the new season, I'd say Jordan has...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 8:23 PM
“The Borgias” returned Sunday, with Francois Arnaud literally racing back to our TV screens as cardinal-turned-vigilante-killer Cesare Borgia.
Cesare has become a breakout role stateside for the 26-year-old, Montreal-bred actor, who will play...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
I couldn’t explain what the term “margin call” means without looking it up, so I’ll let you do the same. Just know that it’s a fittingly unsexy title for an unsexy movie about powerful people in suits...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Margin Call ***
En la misma línea temática explorada por dramas como Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, The Company Men y Up in the Air, el debutante director J.C. Chandor retoma el tema de la debacle financiera de 2008 para ofrecer Margin Call, intenso...
| Sep 6, 2012
*** (out of four)
It’s been years, maybe around the time of “Wedding Crashers,” since the once-charismatic "PECLB0000005706">Bradley Cooper (“The Hangover”) truly held the screen rather than merely existing on it as...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:35 PM
When "PECLB0000005706">Bradley Cooper was starring in Limitless, I thought I’d hate it based on the premise. He was a writer suffering from writer’s block. He comes across a drug dealer that gives him a pill that makes him smart. This...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The TV ads for “The Words” suggest a thriller, which it is definitely not. In ways, that's a relief, since the summer releases included enough thrillers to hold me until the cows come home. Still, beware: This debut feature from writing/...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza is the darling of right wing think tanks. He worked at the Hoover Institution, the Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute. His books and essays feature arguments tailor made for Bill O'Reilly and Fox...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 12:28 PM
I am sitting in the private theater of a showplace Westport, Connecticut home, watching a Blu-ray DVD of J.C. Chandor’s Margin Call on the large screen. My host, Stephen, who has cracked open some cold beers and provided a big bowl of potato chips,...