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  • ‘Star Wars’ writer Lawrence Kasdan wants spinoff film to ‘start fresh’

     
    Fans were relieved this week to learn that Lawrence Kasdan would be writing another “Star Wars” movie. After all, it ......
  • International Women’s Day: Superheroines with some kick

     
    International Women's Day is being honored today with that singular cultural touchstone: a Google Doodle. The doodle drawing of faces ......
  • Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers

    Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers
    Matthew McConaughey has just cracked open his second Corona when the man wearing Mardi Gras beads and a Village People policeman's cap approaches his car. "Do you know Duane?" the inebriated-looking man asks with suspicion, poking his head inside the...
  • 'Wishful Drinking': Carrie Fisher looks at fame, star warts and all

    Carrie Fisher, wearing all black, can't quite stay seated in a hotel room. Her people fuss over her, but when left alone, she focuses. She focuses on a life that seems created for tabloids. She focuses on the gossip frenzy that was her parents'...
  • Carrie Fisher shares her checkered past in 'Wishful Drinking'

    Carrie Fisher shares her checkered past in 'Wishful Drinking'
    She survived drugs, booze, parental issues, complex relationships and a metal bikini, not to mention the electroconvulsive shock therapy that helps her cope with bipolar disorder. And Carrie Fisher has a lot to say about all of it. In 2006, the actress...
  • Carrie Fisher's life worth another look

    Carrie Fisher's life worth another look
    Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself, evolving from ingenue actress to tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but compelling life — enough to add a Part 2 to her memoirs....
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • 'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify

    'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify
    Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself as ... Carrie Fisher, evolving from ingenue actress and geek pinup to salty, tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And as Just Carrie Fisher she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but...
  • Simon Pegg will always be a fanboy at heart

    Simon Pegg will always be a fanboy at heart
    Simon Pegg is as close as you can get to a real-life geek superhero; his special powers include a real affection for Comic-Con culture and stepping into that imaginary world. As a boy, Pegg was swept away by his geek loves: live theater and the...
  • Carrie Fisher at the Towson library and in Wishful Drinking

    Carrie Fisher at the Towson library and in Wishful Drinking
    Carrie Fisher is in town for a run of her one-woman show, "Wishful Drinking," at the Hippodrome, and fans will have a couple of chances to chat with her, courtesy of the Baltimore County Public Library. Fisher was born to Hollywood stars Eddie Fisher...
  • LIST: The 2011 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!

    LIST: The 2011 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!
    It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...