| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On a balmy midsummer evening at Griffith Park, a game of TV cops and mobsters is afoot.
Guns are holstered, trench coats are cinched and bruises are being smudged onto actors. And then, in mock dramatic fashion, Frank Darabont steps out of the shadows...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:59 PM
From the land that gave the cinema world Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman comes a plan for pressuring filmmakers to correct decades of gender stereotyping and sexism.
Four independent Swedish cinemas, in collaboration with the state-funded Swedish Film...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It's 10:45 a.m. on a Thursday, and Frank Darabont is groggy. With barely a month left until the premiere of his latest TV series, TNT's "Mob City," the workload is weighing on him.
"I don't escape it in my sleep," Darabont says between sips of coffee. "I...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Mob City premieres Dec. 4 at 10/9CT on TNT. When Jon Bernthal teamed up with Oscar-nominated writer/producer/director Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) on the set of Darabont’s apocalyptic AMC drama The Walking Dead, he...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Frank Darabont, whose last stab at television brought forth AMC's "The Walking Dead," from which he later departed under still-murky circumstances, has created a new series, "Mob City," for TNT. It is also, in its way, about the living dead, reviving as...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler pushed a novel solution Monday for closing what he called the "revolving door" of ex-offenders returning to prisons.
Give inmates tablet computers.
As Gansler envisions it, the proposal would help offenders...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
With his new TNT series "Mob City," "The Shawshank Redemption" director Frank Darabont takes another look at a gritty, post-war corruption -- albeit on the streets this time, instead of in the jail cells.
Based on John Buntin's novel "L.A. Noir: The...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The cinematographers of "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "The Grandmaster" and "Gravity" were among seven nominees announced Wednesday morning for the 27th American Society of Cinematographers Awards.
"Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska" and...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:30 PM
From "Back to the Future" to "Star Wars," scour the most iconic hand-painted movie posters of the past half-century, and you're likely to find Drew Struzan's lower-case signature tastefully affixed to the images that set moviegoers' expectations alight...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:16 AM
As the Ravens packed their bags Sunday night in the locker room and took inventory of their season after a narrow loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, linebacker Terrell Suggs declared the defending Super Bowl champions were in a "state of emergency."
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:34 PM
I am being held hostage by a 4-foot-tall emotional terrorist who has been lecturing me for days about not using my "mad voice." I'm losing hope in the face of his expert interrogation techniques, which often include tears, puppy dog eyes and...