| Oct 25, 2012
A big-budget film's marketing mission is simple: Eliminate the idea of an unsuspecting audience. Did people know what they were getting when they got "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? Yes. They got what they were shown in the 30-second ads, over and...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Maybe if you’re 20 years old and high in your dorm room with your friends, the platitudes presented here might seem profound. Anyone else in his or her right mind should recognize it for what it is: a bloated, pseudo-...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
There's nothing like a good scare to get your heart pumping.
And what better time to celebrate things that go bump in the night better than Halloween?
In celebration of Halloween, I have put together a list of some of my favorites for the season. Some...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:41 AM
You will not like this movie. You will not understand this movie. I can prove the second statement, and am merely taking a guess on the first.
Tom Hanks had to explain the movie to Letterman last week when Dave said he didn’t get it. He asked if...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:20 PM
David Mitchell's 2004 novel “Cloud Atlas” was ambitious, sometimes confounding, and absolutely riveting. Viewers are likely to find the film “Cloud Atlas” — written and directed by Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”)...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:34 AM
What's the best way to alienate your audience when you're performing? Promote a political agenda like Madonna did Saturday night at the New Orleans Arena.
With ticket prices averaging north of $100, Madonna packed the Hornets' home with almost 30...
| May 14, 2012
“A positive call: I would just like to commend the bookmobile program of the Washington County Free Library. It is a great program for us seniors and limited citizens. The ladies associated with it are great.”
| May 18, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"How I Met Your Mother" co-star Jason Segel has been making big strides lately in his movie career, thanks to "The Muppets," "The Five-Year Engagement" and this lower-key comedy from filmmaking siblings Jay and Mark Duplass.
Segel has the title role of a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:38 AM
"Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Marylanders made history Tuesday as they voted to make same-sex marriage legal — a question that had been defeated each of the 32 times it had been on the ballot in other states.
"To Maryland's children – please know that you and your...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:14 AM
It wouldn't be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick's 46th anniversary,...