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  • Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup

    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup
    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline the Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke. Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
  • Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana return to prime time tonight with 'Copper'

    Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana return to prime time tonight with 'Copper'
    Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, the executive producers of "Homicide: Life on the Street," return to prime time tonight on BBC America with "Copper," starring Tom Weston-Jones. (That's Weston-Jones sitting with them in the picture above, taken in...
  • TV review: 'Copper' takes its time to captivate

    TV review: 'Copper' takes its time to captivate
    The New York City of 1864 in "Copper" rots with bank robberies, racism, police corruption, murders and economic dispair. If you think about it, those problems still plague society today, making BBC America's original scripted series, from creators Tom...
  • Sophie Kerr Prize event moved to Baltimore

    Sophie Kerr Prize event moved to Baltimore
    After a two-year detour to New York City, the ceremony to announce the winner of the nation's most lucrative undergraduate literary award, the Sophie Kerr Prize, will be held in Baltimore this year. The decision marks the second time in three years...
  • Baltimore's Pat Moran wins an Emmy for casting on HBO's 'Game Change'

    Baltimore's Pat Moran wins an Emmy for casting on HBO's 'Game Change'
    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...
  • 'Copper: Season One'

    'Copper: Season One'
    A personally distraught mid-19th-century New York investigator (played by Tom Weston-Jones) is the main character in this drama, from executive producers Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson, that's garnered a lot of attention from its BBC America run. The...
  • Editorial: Not alarming

    The coming of the Internet Age dramatically changed the world of criticism. It used to be that anyone who had a fascination with the movies would wait until their newspaper, or some other print publication, decided to write about a new movie. As...
  • Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and David Mamet pool their collective talents in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and David Mamet pool their collective talents in HBO's 'Phil Spector'
    Executive producer Barry Levinson urges viewers to think of his HBO film "Phil Spector" as a two-person play —not a docudrama about the first murder trial of the rock producer. "It really is a two-person piece," Levinson said in a telephone...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • Brewing the perfect Yuengling TV beer ads in Canton

    Brewing the perfect Yuengling TV beer ads in Canton
    It’s 1:15 on a warm and sunny fall afternoon in Canton, and the downstairs bar and lounge area of the Fork & Wrench is packed with about 30 people. No, it’s not an office party or a surge of late lunchgoers waiting for a table upstairs at the...
  • With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit

    With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit
    Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in Hollywood as a funny guy. But Waters wasn't having much luck. "My...