| 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 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Atticus Shaffer, perhaps best known as Brick Heck on ABC’s “The Middle,” is a well-spoken, smart and interesting 14-year-old who would make any mother proud. He defies the traditional stereotype of a young teenager, with interests such...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Neil Simon's commentary, "Cardin stands for rights" (Dec. 13), correctly depicts U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin's steadfast pursuit to hold accountable violators of human rights in Russia with the killing of attorney Sergei Magnitsky.
Our concern is that the U.S....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Mike McGrann, formerly marketing chief at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, has changed jobs and is now working for the Hampton History Museum. Looks like he's brought his love of live music to his new post.
Next month, the Hampton History Museum will...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:40 AM
I mean, look, said Baz Luhrmann, the cinematically manic auteur behind the new edition of “The Great Gatsby.” Who cares if his movie about obscene wealth and romantic illusions got mixed reviews in the U.S.? F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Janet Malcolm is not an art critic or a literary critic. She's a journalist, and I don't say that with condescension. She's a journalist the way Joan Didion is — the kind who recognizes, as she put it in the first sentence of "The Journalist and the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:35 AM
Out and About
At this beautiful time of year you don't need any special reason to visit the historic district. On the weekends the historic sites — the Thomas Isaac Log Cabin, the Firehouse Museum, the Heritage Orientation Center and the Patapsco...
| Oct 20, 2012
What's with the sudden B-movie fascination in South Florida?
Over the last several months, a handful of local theaters and art spaces have been transformed into houses of horror, screening what could be described as the anti-Hollywood film: the B-movie....
| Oct 13, 2012
O Cinema, the art-house movie theater responsible for bringing grindhouse horror, obscure documentaries and locally produced flicks to South Florida audiences, is taking over the 66-year-old Miami Theater Center in Miami Shores. But lovers of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:38 AM
A son of Hollywood royalty will be in Baltimore this week, lending his support in the fight against the disease that killed his father 55 years ago.
Stephen Bogart, the son of acting legends Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will be in town Oct. 24 to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Performance artist John Kelly joins the previously announced Bill Camp in the world premiere adaptation of "In a Year with 13 Moons" to be presented at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven.
The work is based on the darkly comic New German Cinema film and...