| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Rebecca Houseknecht was destined to be a star.
Everyone said so: her ballet teachers, the judges at international competitions, the director who chose the Odenton teen from among hundreds of aspiring ballerinas to feature in "First Position," a...
| Jun 13, 2012
Coming off the success of the film "Black Swan," ballet is going main stream. There are few TV shows which pay homage to the art form and there are more coming. The CW's newest reality show "Breaking Pointe" follows dancers in Salt Lake City, while the TV...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:04 PM
L.A. Dance Project, the new collective founded by Benjamin Millepied, has found a home in downtown. The fledgling group has established a full-time residence at Los Angeles Theatre Center, on Spring Street near 5th Street.
The dance collective will...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:30 AM
In the late '80s a thunderbolt of inspiration struck Jack Valenti, longtime chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America: What if his organization got rid of the X rating, besmirched by years of misappropriation by hard-core exploitation films, and...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Wondering what Daniel Day-Lewis will say after he wins the Oscar for "Lincoln" Sunday night?
Check here to find out.
Anybody can watch the Oscars, but Baltimore Sun readers will have a special in, as I'll be blogging from the pressroom backstage --...
| Jan 25, 2013
"Parker" roars into a dull January and enlivens the movie landscape, and thank the action-movie gods because we needed a little something to wake us from our winter slumber.
Based on a novel in a series by Richard Stark, the alter ego of the late, great...
| Apr 16, 2011
Their story is like a "once upon a time," but envision Cinderella in a lace gown that's been painted on by Caravaggio and then run through a paper shredder. There are actually two Cinderellas, Kate (with bangs) and Laura Mulleavy, sisters who don't yet...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Benjamin Millepied -- the renowned ballet dancer who is perhaps better known today as the father of actress Natalie Portman's baby -- is stepping down from his position as a principal at New York City Ballet, the company announced on Wednesday. Millepied,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The box-office results are early, but so far "The Descendants" is off to a faster start than any of Fox Searchlight's three biggest hits, eclipsing the $10-million mark faster than "Black Swan," "Juno" and "Slumdog Millionaire." Attendance for Alexander...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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