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  • Movie review: 'The Bay'

    Movie review: 'The Bay'
    It's hard to figure which primal fear Barry Levinson doesn't tap into with "The Bay," a horror-thriller in which, it turns out, the problems in the Chesapeake go much deeper than a declining oyster harvest and too much shoreline development. Of course,...
  • When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way

    When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way
    John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure. Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent. "I got fought on it, by...
  • Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film

    Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film
    SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot. Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual." Bay scientists and...
  • '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...
  • Bourdain looking forward to his return to Baltimore

    Bourdain looking forward to his return to Baltimore
    When Anthony Bourdain brings his Guts & Glory tour to the Hippodrome on Saturday, it will be a return engagement for the notoriously opinionated "chef-at-large". Bourdain launched the Hippodrome's annual Foodie Experience series in May 2010, when he...
  • Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal

    Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal
    Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some. But should it be illegal? A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
  • Where 'Homeland' fits on 'The Family Tree' of great TV drama

    When Henry Bromell won the Writers' Guild Award this year for scripting “The Good Soldier” episode of “Homeland,” he thanked Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. Why, you might wonder, would this California screenwriter be thanking...
  • Where to catch the premier of 'Diner' the musical

    Where to catch the premier of 'Diner' the musical
    We've got good news and bad news for those clamoring to see how the iconic Baltimore movie "Diner" is adapted into a musical. First the good news: The show's debut is set. It will open in San Francisco this fall. The less good news: Because of the...
  • Why San Francisco bested Baltimore for 'Diner' musical premier

    Why San Francisco bested Baltimore for 'Diner' musical premier
    News broke the other day that "Diner" the musical would premiere in San Francisco. The show's producers trumpeted the news with much fanfare, going on and on about their excitement to open the Barry Levinson/Sheryl Crow collaboration -- which is all...
  • 'Diner' Broadway debut pushed back to fall

    'Diner' Broadway debut pushed back to fall
    When it comes to bringing his "Diner" to Broadway, Barry Levinson is feeling a serious sense of deja vu. As detailed in a recent New York Times article, "Diner" is among a number of shows that have had their projected openings pushed back, thanks to a...