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  • 'You Don't Know Jack'

    'You Don't Know Jack'
    Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man"). A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
  • End of an era at the Senator Theatre

    End of an era at the Senator Theatre
    It really was the last picture show. Baltimore's most passionate advocate of historic movie houses stood before the stage last night, and addressed a standing room only crowd of about 1,000. His voice cracking a little with emotion, he said, for the...
  • 'Homicide: Life on the Street' - The Complete Series

    'Homicide: Life on the Street' - The Complete Series
    Though the former NBC drama has been released in its entirety on DVD before, its reissue in a 35-disc "mega-set" is well worth noting. Inspired by a nonfiction book by David Simon, the much-honored drama from producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana...
  • Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian

    Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian
    At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
  • ESPN prepares to offer 30 documentaries in 15 months

     
    On Friday I attended a panel discussion on the making of sports documentaries that featured four filmmaking luminaries: Albert Maysles ("Gimme Shelter," "Grey Gardens"), Barry Levinson ("Diner," "The Natural," "Rain Man"), Barbara Kopple ("Harlan County...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' in Vegas

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CALLBACKS: Tyce Diorio, left, Mia Michaels, Debbie Allen, Adam Shankman, Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe judge contestants in the......
  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • Atocha record cabinet: A modern solution for old vinyl

     
    Designed by Jennifer Levin Atocha out of necessity -- she could not find a good-looking cabinet to house her vinyl records -- the midcentury-inspired record cabinet will please the most obsessive of music collectors. (Think Daniel Stern's character...
  • Monday's Highlights: Kate Gosselin is interviewed by Natalie Morales

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TV MOM: Kate Gosselin, above, discusses the end of her marriage and her TV show in an interview with......
  • The Morning Fix: No laments from Leno. After Comcast gets NBC U, will it sell off NBC? Summit's new moon.

     
    After the coffee. Before the extra mile on the bike to lose the Halloween weight. No laments from Leno. In his first extensive interview since moving his show to prime time, Jay Leno tells Broadcasting & Cable he takes '95%......
  • Shocking DGA Award win for 'The Hurt Locker's' Kathryn Bigelow

     
    "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever to win the top award from the Directors Guild of America. It was a major victory over James Cameron, Bigelow's ex-husband, whose "Avatar" recently became the highest-grossing film in...