| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:52 AM
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| Sep 9, 2011
Sunday, Sept. 11
Festival The 44th-annual Maryland Seafood Festival, featuring food, music, family activities and more, concludes today at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $14, free for children 12 and younger....
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:26 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — To the uninitiated, buying gifts for kids can feel like a treasure hunt without a map through store aisles and websites packed for the holidays. But sussing out clues may not be as difficult as it looks.
Has the young recipient...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict.
This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...
| Dec 15, 2011
Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:09 PM
The Walt Disney Co.has reached an agreement that would bring Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars 2," Disney's"The Muppets" and other approved films to Chinese cable television viewers, broadening the Burbank entertainment giant's access in the world's most...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 8:07 PM
A movie, workshops and visits by several national Random House authors will all be part of the annual Random House Book Fair, to be held Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster..
The book fair draws...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 12:09 PM
If you can judge the worth of a vacation by the number of times you get goose bumps, then my family's Disney cruise to Alaska in June ranks among the best.
My first shiver came our first day at sea, when our ship glided between two large mountains,...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences paid homage this year to the early days of cinema by bestowing the lion's share of Oscar nominations on two films that are valentines to the early days of cinema. "Hugo," Martin Scorsese's heartfelt love...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...