| Mar 6, 2011
As grand as the spectacle of film can be, books offer a different set of pleasures: There is time to ponder, to turn the page back, to sit with characters' thoughts and share in their heartbreaks, their revelations. Some big movies are coming this...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Consider it a war on Christmas — a war waged by big movies, determined to augment (or steal away) our seasonal down-time. The films opening Dec. 25, 2013 include "Grudge Match," with Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone trading on their Jake...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:05 AM
Anyone who felt that the workmanlike adaptation of the first "Hunger Games" missed the bull's-eye, take heart. "Catching Fire" is the new "The Empire Strikes Back," a smashing sci-fi sequel that takes its blockbuster franchise into deeper, smarter, more...
| Oct 27, 2013
National Novel Writing Month kicks off Friday, and thus far, more than 95,000 people have each pledged to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Nearly 11,000 Chicago-area folks have registered, so this week we're offering a little inspiration...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:15 AM
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:23 AM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Most Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club...
| Apr 15, 2012
Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
| Jan 6, 2012
Trips for 2012
Members of the Annapolis Senior Activity Center can stop by the Trip Desk for a preview of 2012 trips and make reservations and deposits. Trips include "Journey of Hope" in Gettysburg, Pa., and a visit to Washington to see the cherry...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:18 AM
He steals the show on the red carpet, his co-stars regard him as a solid actor, and his director believes he is an essential character in "The Artist."
But Uggie, the playful, loyal Jack Russell terrier who stars in the silent movie, was left out in...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Universal's Halloween Horror Nights and "The Walking Dead" go together like blood and guts.
The AMC television series, which follows the experiences of a deputy sheriff during a zombie apocalypse, will be the subject of one of Universal Studios'...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Hey Twi-hards. Next time you're laying in bed at night, thinking about the cold embrace of Edward Cullen, you better hope the following tidbit doesn't pop into your head....