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  • William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member

    William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member
    William Charles Brubaker, a retired aeronautical engineer who was a founding trombone player in the Baltimore Colts Marching Band, died Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital of complications from injuries he suffered near his Lutherville home. Family members said...
  • 'The Bay' review: H2-oh-[bleep]

    'The Bay' review: H2-oh-[bleep]
    *** (out of four) “It’s on me! Is it on me? I can feel something crawling on me!” If those words are going through your mind at the sight of the creepy little parasite thingies in “The Bay,” that makes two of us....
  • 'The Bay' swamped by terrible choices ★ 1/2

    'The Bay' swamped by terrible choices ★ 1/2
    It was only a matter of time before the found-footage craze drew a bona-fide name-brand Hollywood filmmaker into its vortex. "The Bay" is directed by Oscar-winning Barry Levinson, known for his long-standing connection to the city of Baltimore through...
  • Movies under the stars for every day of the workweek

    Movies under the stars for every day of the workweek
    Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies. In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)

    Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)
    We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982. She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
  • ESPN's '30 for 30': The world's most unlikely indy film festival

     
    I go to film festivals to see the kind of idiosyncratic, personal movies big Hollywood studios rarely make anymore. But for the last 15 months, I've been watching a wonderfully engaging film festival with passionate and provocative movies on TV,......
  • Barry Levinson nominated for Directors Guild Award

     
    Barry Levinson Tuesday earned a prestigious nomination from the Directors Guild of America for his HBO movie "You Don't Know Jack," about the life of Dr. Jack Kevorkian.Here's the nomination from the DGA:BARRY LEVINSONYou Don't Know Jack (HBO)Mr....
  • Randy Newman on playing at the Oscars: 'It's not, ahem, a great audience'

     
    Randy Newman made himself famous writing pungent, often hilarious songs about oddballs, fat boys, short people, Huey Long and anyone else he thought was worthy of a satiric jab in the ribs. When he saw the fiery racist Lester Maddox......
  • Randy Newman on writing songs about pigs: 'It probably hurt my chances for a hit'

     
    When we last left off with Randy Newman, he was musing about the fact that Barry Levinson's "Avalon" was clearly about a Jewish family, but in the movie, the family was played by actors like Aidan Quinn, who were decidedly......
  • An Oklahoma City expose — Barry Levinson to direct ‘O.K.C.’

     
    The director of “Rain Man” has signed on to step behind the camera for “O.K.C.,” a drama that goes deep into the conspiracy to blow up the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Barry Levinson will direct from a Clay Wold script...