| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Patrick Goldstein weighs in with his thoughts on critics and bloggers criticizing Jennifer Lawrence's appearance in the box-office sensation "The Hunger Games"...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Meryl Streep took home the best actress Oscar Sunday night for her role as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron lady, beating out Viola Davis in The Help....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Pretty much "Freedom Writers" crossed with "A Beautiful Mind," this drama provides Jessica Alba an atypical role as a woman obsessed with math and numbers.
She gets an opportunity to use that knowledge as a teacher, but she has fear of entering a world...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Do you like movies that constantly bounce back and forth between the past and present? Here’s another one: Julia (Kristin Scott Thomas) suspects that the apartment she’s about to move into was once owned by Jews who were...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Almost anybody with enough money and marketing muscle can get millions of wide-eyed fanboys to see a $150-million comic book superhero movie. But if you want to earn some real respect from your peers in the movie-marketing trade, you have......
| Apr 29, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The Orlando Philharmonic's annual concert at Sanlando Springs is fast approaching, and theater fans will find a lot to like: The theme is “Broadway Romance,” and two Broadway performers are on hand to provide vocals to the Philharmonic's...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 3:34 PM
Wendy McClure stands, slipper-clad, next to the breadbox in her kitchen inspecting a jar of sourdough starter, a simple mixture of fermenting flour and water. It will be the base of the Long Winter bread we are about to make.
"It's alive!" she jokes,...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's annual outdoor concert at Sanlando Springs will be May 7 this year. The theme? “Broadway Romance at The Springs.” Broadway performers Stephen Bogardus and Patty Goble will sing the great love songs of...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Restaurant weeks come and go. Already this year, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County and Annapolis have mounted successful winter dining promotions. Frederick is wrapping up its winter restaurant week Sunday.
Talbot County is up next. Some...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 6:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto
With her outsize personality, Julia Child is known around the world by her first name alone. But despite that familiarity, how much do we really...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:02 AM
A story by "The Sixth Sense" mentor M. Night Shyamalan fuels this relatively OK melodrama of several people trapped in an elevator ... the catch being that one of them is Satan, meaning that things really get too close for comfort for the other four...