| Mar 1, 2012
The new animated feature "The Lorax,"known in its entirety as "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" to keep it straight from "John Grisham's The Lorax," does a few smaller things right but the bigger things not quite. I've come to fear these movies. I love Seuss so...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Today marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel (1904-91), who, as Dr. Seuss, created such legendary characters as The Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, Horton and Bartholomew Cubbins. But one of his later and lesser-known characters, the Lorax, is getting the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 3:31 PM
"Act of Valor" (PG-13). Real-life active duty soldiers serve as actors in this fictionalized account of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs racing against the cock to foil a terror attack. TownMall Cinemas (1:20, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.)
"Dr. Seuss' The...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 11:58 AM
"The Very Hungry Caterpillar." It either could be a charming children's movie, or the caterpillar could be made into a giant human-eating caterpillar and it could be a bloody, campy horror.
Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:17 PM
After narrowly avoiding a head-to-head battle in U.S. theaters, "The Bourne Legacy "and "Total Recall"may open against each other in China, another indication that the world's most populous nation is trying to curb the commercial returns of American...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The head-to-head battle of two animated giants in China turned out to be a rout.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Ice Age: Continental Drift" destroyed Universal Pictures' '"The Lorax" at the box office after both opened Friday -- the first salvo in an effort by...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:50 PM
"After all of those years being stuck on a page,
Did you ever imagine you'd see me onstage?
Now I'm here, there's no telling what may ensue!"
— The Cat in the Hat, "Seussical"
The Broadway darling and family favorite "Seussical" will run over...
| Aug 24, 2012
Sunday, Aug. 26
Concert "Music in the Mills" presents a "Crazy Eights" concert featuring flutist Margo Cargo at 5 p.m. at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Tickets are $20, $15 for students. Tickets and information: brownpaperticket....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:00 AM
China is rolling up the red carpet for Hollywood.
Just six months after Chinese and American leaders reached a new agreement allowing more foreign movies into the world's most populous nation, officials there are trying to torpedo the box office...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Acknowledging that the movie business is "not for the faint of heart," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said he'd like to see more animation and more franchise films out of Universal in the years ahead.
"We've had our ups and downs for the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:56 AM
The long-popular children's story comes to animated life enjoyably, with Danny DeVito supplying the voice of the ecology-minded title character, who warns that all trees will be replaced with synthetic facsimiles if something isn't done.