| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Metropolitan FilmExport topper thinks back on the films he's seen and handled in his career and names some of his favorites.
1. King Kong
My dad, who was distributing RKO movies in Casablanca, showed us the movie and I was so amazed by the adventure,...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| May 30, 2014
I was up very early the other morning – courtesy of my early-rising dog – when I caught the last half hour or so of “Pride and Prejudice.” I love the story, and I think they did a fantastic job......
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:00 PM
I'm never prepared for beauty. My mind can't retain its details, so the full impact surprises me every time I see a perfect sunset, Van Gogh's "Cafe Terrace at Night," or Ingrid Bergman in "Casablanca."
The 2014 Porsche Cayman S packs that sort of visual...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Hoag Hospital's annual benefit movie screening will grace a new venue — and sport a new name — when it takes place for the 26th year Wednesday.
The Summer Movie Classic, presented by the Hoag Hospital Foundation's 552 Club, will show Michael...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
There’s a light and dark theme running through the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season, which includes works dealing with great loss, as well as great compassion.
“Sometimes through tragedy, whether a world war or a...
| Mar 7, 2013
** (out of four)
If “Oz the Great and Powerful” only had a brain. And heart. And courage.
Even then it’d still have James Franco, who should never again collaborate with director Sam Raimi. Franco's turn as Peter Parker's pal/nemesis...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:14 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he was unaware, but apparently staffers in his administration dished out some old-fashioned political punishment -- by playing with people's lives.
For the handful of people who might not know by now, until...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:58 PM
They are plays, but they were not written for the theater.
They have intricate choreography, but they’re not musicals.
They were not meant to be viewed, but you can see them at Theatre at Arts Garage.
The Delray Beach performance space...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:00 AM
And then there were none.
Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last, and certainly best, video rental store, is on its way out.
Barring some final-reel reprieve, the filled-to-the-rafters store in Roland Park — where film buffs could find...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday at the Egyptian Theatre, offers hard-core film buffs a chance to see 35-mm prints of rare and obscure movies. In other words, this is not for the "Gone With the Wind" crowd.