| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Though Robert Redford may be the very platonic ideal of a movie star -- a matinee idol from films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Electric Horseman" and "Out of Africa" -- he has of late been involved...
| Jan 20, 2013
The main TV highlight this week: “The Following” arrives on Fox. TV needs another serial-killer drama the way Bill Gates needs more money. Yet “The Following,” a brutal drama debuting at 9 p.m. Monday, jolts a tired genre. This...
| Feb 1, 2013
Forget the Ravens vs. the 49ers. How does “Star Trek” stack up against “Iron Man 3″? More than half of ......
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
| Jan 30, 2011
The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35
Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:08 PM
It was Ron Silver.
That voice, with its slight rasp and its tendency to drop at the end of a passage, as though the actor cradled disappointment tightly against his chest, startled me. It was 2006; I had been a regular recorded books listener for three...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon have dropped in. A seasoned diplomat dispenses free advice. Supporters send everything from boxes of food and clothes to Whole Foods gift cards. They even have their own app, for the legions of fans following them on...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 8:01 PM
About 150 people gathered Sunday night to begin planning Occupy Baltimore, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations that started in New York two weeks ago and have now spread to other cities.
Meeting at the 2640 Space on St. Paul Street in...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:56 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span.
The arrests took place when a large...
| Oct 13, 2011
Most groups that count on donations might welcome nods of support from someone with the deep pockets of superstar Kanye West or the influence of activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton.
But when the anti-establishment movement called Occupy Wall Street...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 3:24 PM
It's Halloween and time to revisit films that help us stare down our most primal fears. But beware: You'll often see religious themes -- actually, anti-religious ones -- woven deeply into the storylines.
"It’s one of the only genres that gives...