| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters in 3-D
This version of the fairy tale recasts brother and sister (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) as bounty hunters. Surely it’s only a matter of time before the release of "Sleeping Beauty:...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:44 PM
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The new movie "Promised Land" digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that's generated a boom in U.S. natural gas production while also stoking controversy over its possible impact on the environment...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:22 PM
It should come as no surprise that every character in a movie with a title like this is either rotten to the core, or a liar, or a schemer, or the bearer of seriously damaging secrets. What is surprising is that these...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Everyone involved in director-screenwriter David O. Russell's comedy-drama, about a complicated but mutually beneficial relationship, also benefited ... but arguably no one more so than Jennifer Lawrence, who earned an Oscar as best actress for playing...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:30 AM
With "fracking" once again in the news, Maryland Public Television is airing a timely examination of the controversy around the controversial method for extracting natural gas.
At 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday (3/21), MPT broadcasts "Fracking: Weighing the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:41 AM
The film versions of the popular books from Harry Potter and Twilight have worked. That is to say, they made lots of money and the fan base was happy.
I thought of the classic novel Lord of the Flies, which this reminded me of. The film versions of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| Nov 13, 2012
Anyone looking for the loud, boisterous version of Chris Tucker may be disappointed. Asked to tell me a joke, Tucker’s delivery is so understated I react late to the punchline, expecting something juicier than, “I went to a psychic and she...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Michael Jackson'sestate hosted a touching hand and footprint ceremony for the late performer in Hollywood on Thursday. Alongside Paris, 13, Prince Michael, 14, and Blanket, 9, pop superstar Justin Bieber lent the Jackson family a hand immortalizing the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Preventing brain injuries -- that's why dozens of high school sports leaders met at Virginia Tech on Tuesday for what's called the Concussion Summit.
Coaches, athletic directors and trainers came together to find out new and better way to protect young...