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  • VOD Spotlight: “30 Minutes or Less” leaps from the “Black List” to the screen

     
    In the action-comedy 30 Minutes or Less, Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a small-town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wannabe criminal masterminds (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson). The volatile duo kidnaps Nick and...
  • Track-by-track: Beck, Nigel Godrich, Emily Haines, Bryan Lee O'Malley & Edgar Wright dissect the 'Scott Pilgrim' music

     
    Fifteen pages into the first volume of Bryan Lee O'Malley's six-part Scott Pilgrim series, the characters break into song -- or at least they rock out as much as one can in a black-and-white graphic novel. Electric bolts shoot from......
  • Boris Karloff, a monster talent remembered

     
    Our Hollywood history specialist, Susan King, looks back in horror Monday at Boris Karloff. Boris Karloff may have created two of cinema’s greatest horror film ghouls -- the Frankenstein monster and The Mummy -- but in real life, he didn’t.......
  • Theater review: 'Fifth of July' at the Lex Theatre

     
    David C. Nichols reviews the Production Company's revival of Lanford Wilson's 'Fifth of July' at the Lex Theatre...
  • Simon Pegg riffs on 'Dawn of the Dead,' zombie consumers and popular culture

     
    Simon Pegg can make fart jokes -- and talk about capitalist societies in decline. And zombies! All of which he does in these outtakes from our interview....
  • Revisiting ‘The Muppets Take Manhattan’

     
    The great thing about being a well-dressed woman? When you attend a kids' movie alone, no one thinks you are a pervert. I wasn't the only grown-up sans kids at the Music Box's matinee of “The Muppets Take Manhattan.” Audience members ranged...
  • 170 State Roads Closed Due to Flooding in South Central Pennsylvania as of 2 p.m

    170 State Roads Closed Due to Flooding in South Central Pennsylvania as of 2 p.m
    PennDOT announces the following additional roads have closed in south central Pennsylvania since the last report issued to the media at 5 a.m. today (current report runs from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.). These road closures are in PennDOT Engineering District 8,...
  • EMP's horror film exhibit, a "killer" experience

    EMP's horror film exhibit, a "killer" experience
    October isn’t complete without its trademark holiday Halloween. Throughout the month, plastic ghosts, cardboard vampires, and toy devils appear in windows and grocery stores around town. This October, Experience Music Project (EMP) is hosting an...
  • PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master

    PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master
    It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
  • Vynecrest winery taps geothermal energy with heat pump

    Vynecrest winery taps geothermal energy with heat pump
    Vynecrest Winery, at first blush, looks like anything but a vision for the future. Framed by rows of mature grapevines, the winery has grown from a converted Swiss barn built on the sloped countryside in the rural reaches of Breinigsville. Buildings for...
  • Burb's Eye View: They're planting the seeds of imagination

    Burb's Eye View: They're planting the seeds of imagination
    At the end of “Return of the Jedi,” the light saber duel ends badly for Darth Vader when his own son slices his hand off. The appendage, still gripping Vader's weapon, tumbles freely through the Death Star's bowels, onward through the space...