| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Charming in small doses, the "Penguins of Madagascar" prove altogether less irresistible in their feature-length starring debut. The latest example of DreamWorks Animation's franchise mania is a frantic, peppy, in-your-face slice of irreverent toon...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:40 PM
All of the strangely charming cartoony undersea nonsense of SpongeBob that's delighted kids and stoners for year comes to the surface in "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water." Prepare to giggle.
It's been a long, dry decade since 2004's "The...
| Feb 6, 2015
Sunday, Feb. 8
Classical music The Sundays At Three Concert Series presents the West Shore Piano Trioin "Their Roots Are Showing" at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. The program includes Arthur Foote's Piano Trio in...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:54 PM
Having trouble sticking to your diet?
It's not all your fault, according to "Fed Up" (2014, Anchor Bay, PG, $25), Stephanie Soechtig's absorbing documentary screening at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:55 PM
"Strange Magic," the new animated musical fairy tale from the mind and the mixtape of George Lucas, is indeed strange. What's missing is the magic.
The first animation feature film collaboration since Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012 seems a...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:51 PM
Jennifer Lopez plays a recently divorced woman who falls into a relationship with the wrong younger man – and faces very bad consequences. Rated R. 1:31. Hampton Towne Centre 24, Paragon City Center 12, Kiln Creek 20, New Town 12, Harbour View...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Director Clint Eastwood's examination of the great American military sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), whose talent with a rifle makes him invaluable during wartime but very uneasy back home. Rated R. 2:12. Hampton Towne Centre 24, Paragon City Center...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:26 PM
If you're stumped what to give your friends and family this holiday season, why not let Hollywood do some of the work for you?
Every year around this time, the movie studios and TV companies are as busy as Santa's elves preparing sleighs full of...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:26 PM
Looking for free stuff to do this week? Here are a few items and events to check out.
Sam’s Club locations will host free health screenings on Saturday, Jan. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The screenings are open to the public....
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," injected a bit of pre-holiday merriment at the box office this weekend, grossing $16.6 million in the U.S. on Friday, and $51 million to date for Warner Brothers since the film's Wednesday...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
1.5 stars (out of four)
My sister loves musicals, and “Into the Woods” is her all-time favorite. So after seeing the big-screen version of the Stephen Sondheim production, I had to call and ask her why.
“I’ve always loved fairy...