| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
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“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....
| Nov 8, 2012
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 10:26 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:57 AM
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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Apr 11, 2011
I was showing the kids one of my favorite movies, “Cast Away,” on a sleepy Sunday evening when that title crept up on screen during the opening credits of the Robert Zemeckis masterpiece. “Image Movers.” That's the digital...
| Apr 14, 2011
This unsigned article is from the Baltimore Sun archives -- RG From the Baltimore Sun, January 16, 2000 WERNER'S restaurant is enjoying mid-life. For 50 years, the 111-seat operation at 231 E. Redwood St. has fed the city's bankers, brokers and......
| Apr 14, 2011
And then there were none.Werner's luncheonette, a downtown fixture since 1950, is slated to close for good on Friday, April 15.Coming just a few months after the demise of Burke's restaurant, the closing of Werner's creates an icon-free space in......