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  • Critic's Notebook: Film isn't dead, it's just misused

     Critic's Notebook: Film isn't dead, it's just misused
    These are tough times to be a film critic. Not because the number of quality films for adults is diminishing — it is, but that's an old story — but because the movies are not getting the respect they should. Everywhere I turn, people are...
  • Barksdale who claimed to inspire 'The Wire' charged in federal court

    Barksdale who claimed to inspire 'The Wire' charged in federal court
    A few years back, Nathan “Bodie” Barksdale had a public spat with “The Wire” creator David Simon over the extent to which he was an inspiration for drug boss Avon Barksdale in the series. All the while, he vowed that he was long...
  • HBO Extends Google Play Pact to U.K.

    LONDON -- Google has inked a deal with HBO to make several shows available on its TV service, Google Play, in the U.K., extending a pact in the U.S. announced in October. Shows covered by the deal include "Game of Thrones," "Boardwalk Empire," "True...
  • Notorious, but not for prevention [Editorial]

    Notorious, but not for prevention  [Editorial]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was right last week to defend Baltimore's Safe Streets program as an effective tactic for reducing gun violence, despite the fact that one of the initiative's workers was arrested recently on federal drug and firearms...
  • It's tipoff time for the sale of Jerry Buss' home

    It's showtime, so to speak. No, not on the basketball court at Staples Center, but in Playa del Rey, where Jerry Buss' mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million. The custom Italian-style villa, built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner...
  • New Towson police commander brings diverse experience

    Capt. Jay Landsman Jr., the Towson precinct's fourth commander in 22 months, hopes to bring the communication skills gleaned in two decades on the job and the policing background of a third-generation officer to his new role as Towson's top cop. "This...
  • 'The Walking Dead' midseason premiere recap, 'After'

    'The Walking Dead' midseason premiere recap, 'After'
    Hey, "The Walking Dead" is back on AMC! It's been two months since we've been able to spend our Sunday nights watching men and women in tattered clothing brutally slaughtering rotting men and women in even more tattered clothing/skin, unless you...
  • Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity

    Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity
    When Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" became a hit this season, critics and viewers were so bowled over by its crazy-great premise — Ichabod Crane as a colonial war hero! Back to fight the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse! — that another revolutionary...
  • A little time with Littlefinger

    A little time with Littlefinger
    Irish actor Aidan Gillen plays Petyr Baelish, a sometimes villainous schemer nicknamed Littlefinger, on HBO's "Game of Thrones." Once humiliated in a duel with Lord Brandon Stark for the hand of Lady Catelyn Tully, Baelish now seeks out Catelyn's naive...
  • President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'

    President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'
    President Obama appeared via remote satellite link on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Thursday to promote signing up for Obamacare, and among the many light topics DeGeneres hit on were the president's TV viewing habits. The commander in chief is a...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...