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  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • 'Wire' actor stabbed inside Washington nightclub

    'Wire' actor stabbed inside Washington nightclub
    Anwan Glover, who appeared in three seasons of "The Wire," was stabbed inside a Washington D.C. nightclub early Sunday, police said. About 2 a.m. Sunday, a man approached Glover inside the Cafe Asia nightclub in the 1700 block of I Street in Northwest...
  • HBO's 'The Wire' Will Be Remastered, Rebroadcast

    "The Wire" fans can start saying their favorite expletives: Creator David Simon's beloved drama about the gangs, police and other factions that make Baltimore tick is getting a facelift before a marathon viewing. HBO has confirmed that is in the...
  • National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

    National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'
    Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....
  • 'The Wire' Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed at D.C. Nightclub

    Actor Anwan Glover, best known for his role in HBO series "The Wire," suffered a laceration on the right side of his torso after being punched, kicked and stabbed in Washington D.C., according to a police report obtained by the Washington Post. According...
  • Review: 'Gotham'

    Review: 'Gotham'
    The title and promotional campaign do "Gotham" no favors, fostering expectations about a stronger link to the "Batman" franchise than can possibly exist -- at least, considering the setting, not for another 20 years or so. Taken strictly on its own terms,...
  • 'Autumn Leaves' project explores the art of aging

    'Autumn Leaves' project explores the art of aging
    It all started with a number: 49. Peter Bruun, a Copenhagen, Denmark-born artist who has made Baltimore his home since 1987, created a series of 49 drawings two years ago. "I thought at the time that they were simple sketches," Bruun says. "I then...
  • 'No Good Deed': Five reasons for its surprising box-office success

    "No Good Deed" didn't just go unpunished this weekend — it thrived, topping the box office with an estimated $24.2-million opening and outpacing Sony's prediction that the Screen Gems thriller would gross in the mid-to-high teens. It's...
  • Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation [Commentary]

    Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation [Commentary]
    "The Heroin Capital of America" — what an unpleasant way to describe Baltimore. But stay seated, I'll get back to that in a second. I want to talk about something else first, "COAP" which stands for Children of Addicted Parents. For some, it's a...
  • TV's First Responders ditch their DVR time-shifting so they can live-tweet in real time

    From the moment it premiered, Showtime's high-stakes, wildly ambitious spy thriller "Homeland" was not so much discussed as it was anointed. It was the first drama to both embody post-9/11 anxiety and serve as a master class in acting, a narrative high-...
  • Snowden interview best work by NBC, Brian Williams in a long time

    Snowden interview best work by NBC, Brian Williams in a long time
    NBC News and anchorman Brian Williams have not done journalistic work the quality of Wednesday night's exclusive interview with Edward Snowden in a long, long time. Since NBC News had the interview for a week, according to Williams, it could have done...