| May 9, 2011
| 4:18 AM
Filmmaker Gregory Bryan says he was "sick and tired of seeing the same Hollywood films." What he came up with instead was "The Dark," an ethereal, 21/2-minute nightmare complete with crawling blackness, creaking skeletons and enough creepiness of all...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
When Walter Hill was flipping through the first 40 pages of the science fiction/horror script that became "Alien," he considered it turgid, a snooze.
"I thought it was just terrible," said Hill, who co-wrote and co-produced the movie with his partner,...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:57 AM
Five short narrative films, on themes ranging from a modern-day urban cowboy to a scamming extraterrestrial, kicked off the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival at MICA's Brown Center Thursday night.
Maryland's festival remains the only one of its kind...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:23 AM
ON THE SITE...
Governor's crime chief to depart: Kristin Mahoney, one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's longest-serving aides, is leaving her role as head of the governor's crime prevention office for a job in the U.S. justice department. She said her move is...
| May 6, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Station North was abuzz with thousands of cinema addicts and more casual moviegoers this past weekend, for the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival.
The Festival brought some 100 films and an even higher number of filmmakers to the neighborhood. As always,...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The 14th Maryland Film Festival proved the most popular yet, with ticket sales up from 5 to 10 percent daily and advance sales up more than 25 percent, according to festival officials.
The four-day festival, which ran through Sunday at the Charles...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 10:33 AM
Sherry Korsover waited 51 years for her Forest Park High classmate, Barry Levinson, to sign her yearbook.
"I was so in love with you," she told a smiling Levinson Saturday night, as about 800 "Diner" fans came to Johns Hopkins University to celebrate the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Lee Gardner, editor of Baltimore's City Paper, is leaving the alt-weekly to become a senior editor of the Washington-based Chronicle of Higher Education.
Gardner, 47, said 17 years at the City Paper — including 10 as the editor — was simply...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:40 AM
One measure of a great biography is that you start into it thinking you know the subject. and by the end of it, you admit to yourself that you knew only the tip of the iceberg.
"Sing Your Song," n HBO documentary film on the life and word of Harry...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Maryland Film Festival would transform the historic and long-shuttered Parkway Theatre into a venue for small independent films and concerts under one of three proposals to enliven a key intersection in Baltimore's Charles North neighborhood.