| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:07 AM
"Forrest Gump" came out 20 years ago and it created something of a sensation. It won the Best Picture Oscar, and Tom Hanks won for Actor in a Leading Role.
That was an amazing year for American movies, and to tell you the truth, I would have preferred...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Two activities in “The Maze Runner”—fighting to stay in a circle and considering climbing a very tall wall—reminded me of “American Gladiators,” which made me think of “American Ninja Warrior,...
| 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 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...
| 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
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Tree's profile is growing more rapidly than even his name would suggest.
The 29-year-old Chicago rapper/producer earned a coveted slot at the Pitchfork Music Festival on the strength of his newest mixtape, "Sunday School II: When Church Lets Out," and...
| 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 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Veteran TV director Michael Pressman got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs.
“Your job,” he said they told him recently. “We want to be the director in charge of a TV...
| 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...
| 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...