| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Earlier this month Steven Spielberg expressed strong interest in remaking "West Side Story," and my first thought (via Twitter) was a quick gut reaction: Why not "Gypsy" instead?
I've been second-guessing that tweet ever since. So many major Broadway...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The only thing better than one Kermit is two. And the only thing better than two Kermits is one with a Russian accent. Throw Tina Fey into a gulag, force Ricky Gervais to play second fiddle to a nefarious frog, stick Ray Liotta in a chorus line and you...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:10 AM
We bring to the movies whatever childhoods we had, and whatever television we watched to keep real life at bay, one half-hour at a time.
The frantic, occasionally funny new animated feature "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is a 3-D big-screen version of a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:47 PM
In that ever-expanding world of kid/grown-up movies, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" reveals a case of conflicted allegiances.
While the characters from the beloved Rocky and Bullwinkle shows of the 1960s mixed arch intelligence with kid confusion to the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"Paranorman" (PG) is the Movie in the Park on Friday, June 21, at dusk, approximately 8 p.m., at Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse, 8300 Mulberry St.
When a small town comes under siege by zombies, a misunderstood local boy named Norman comes to its...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Start the weekend off with a Movie in the Park, "Rise of the Guardians" (PG), Fri., June 28, at dusk (around 8 p.m.), at Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse, 8300 Mulberry St.
Bring the whole family, a blanket, picnic or chair and enjoy the entertainment....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
The music’s the best thing about the peculiar, demurely prurient “Hyde Park on Hudson,” starring Bill Murray as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Laura Linney as his spinster fifth cousin, Daisy Suckley. Setting the scene, and the mood,...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:17 PM
“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” would have to pull a rabbit out of its hat to avoid a disappearing act at the box office.
Despite its bigger budget and higher-profile cast, the magic comedy starring Steve Carell and Jim Carrey will have to...
| Mar 22, 2013
Spring Egg Hunt
The North Laurel Community Center's second annual Spring Egg Hunt will be held beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Children ages 2 to 10 can bring their baskets to collect eggs and enjoy prizes and craft...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:29 AM
It's "Ice Age" with humans and less ice. "The Croods" began life nearly a decade ago as "Crood Awakening," a collaboration of DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Studios, with a script co-written by John Cleese. Then Aardman, creators of the great Wallace...