| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:06 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - At Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards, Billy Crystal led the audience in a moving tribute for comedian and Emmy-winning actor Robin Williams, who died Aug. 11. Crystal, a life-long friend of Williams, founded and hosted the Comic...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
In my Monday-night appreciation of Robin Williams, I wrote about a 1994 episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" in which the comedian delivered an outstanding dramatic performance. (Read that here.)
Sun librarian Paul McCardell, to whom anyone...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Andre Braugher recently picked up his seventh Emmy nomination -- and first in a comedy category -- for his supporting work as stoic precinct captain Ray Holt on the Fox ensemble cop show "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."
The series' first season gave Braugher a...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Nobody had to convince us that Andre Braugher could play a law enforcer, not after bringing this guy to life on "Homicide: Life on the Street" for six seasons. But a funny cop? That wasn't necessarily how we pictured the Juilliard-trained actor....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Andre Braugher scored an Emmy nomination Thursday for supporting actor in a comedy for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The actor, who won an Emmy in 1998 for "Homicide: Life on the Street" and another for the 2006 miniseries "Thief," spoke about what it's like to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:50 PM
When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Giancarlo Esposito recently realized a lifelong dream: meeting Sidney Poitier. The actors crossed paths at a post-Oscars party, where Esposito had to work up the nerve to approach his idol. "I'm half Italian and half African-American and my dream was...
| Dec 7, 2013
The "Diner" guys, Tracy Turnblad and the moody teens of Hamilton will be basking in the New York spotlight this month, thanks to a Museum of Modern Art exhibition focusing on the works of Baltimore filmmakers Barry Levinson, John Waters and Matt...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If there's one place which has absolutely no right to judge others, it is Baltimore City ("Columbia drab? Duh," Dec. 16).
And I say that kindly — and lovingly. I grew up in Baltimore, and I'm the first to defend it. Who better than a former...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:21 PM
An old saw advises, "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves." That underlying notion — that the act of vengeance afflicts both the agent and the target — permeates the recent psychological thriller "Prisoners," which stars...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:32 AM
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