| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:02 AM
A story by "The Sixth Sense" mentor M. Night Shyamalan fuels this relatively OK melodrama of several people trapped in an elevator ... the catch being that one of them is Satan, meaning that things really get too close for comfort for the other four...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 6:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto
With her outsize personality, Julia Child is known around the world by her first name alone. But despite that familiarity, how much do we really...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Restaurant weeks come and go. Already this year, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County and Annapolis have mounted successful winter dining promotions. Frederick is wrapping up its winter restaurant week Sunday.
Talbot County is up next. Some...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 11:59 AM
Live from New York, it's Sue Sylvester!
You just know it will happen sometime during the 90 minutes when recent "Glee" Emmy winner Jane Lynch plays guest host on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" Oct. 9.
The iconic, sardonic gym coach she embodies each...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
This chapter in the saga of tough and enigmatic attorney Patty Hewes (Glenn Close), her colleagues and her nemeses will be new to many viewers, since it originally was shown on DirecTV instead of its original home, FX.
The case involves a death that...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Nora Ephron, the screenwriter and director whose sharp, edgy romantic comedies featuring strong women took her to the top ranks of a film industry mostly dominated by men, has died. She was 71.
Ephron died Tuesday surrounded by relatives at a...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Nora Ephron was really all about the food.
An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Nora Ephron, who died this week, will be remember for writing books such as "Heartburn" and movies such as "Julie and Julia." But around here, as Baltimore Sun columnist Susan Reimer notes, she'll also be remembered for helping to bring Baltimore to the...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Do you like movies that constantly bounce back and forth between the past and present? Here’s another one: Julia (Kristin Scott Thomas) suspects that the apartment she’s about to move into was once owned by Jews who were...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Pretty much "Freedom Writers" crossed with "A Beautiful Mind," this drama provides Jessica Alba an atypical role as a woman obsessed with math and numbers.
She gets an opportunity to use that knowledge as a teacher, but she has fear of entering a world...
| Mar 14, 2010
As an American native living in France, I happily accepted when a Parisian hostess invited me to dinner and proposed that each guest bring a traditional dish. I decided to make my first cheesecake. I telephoned a small but renowned American food shop in...