| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:33 AM
"Hairspray" is the product that just keeps giving.
In 1988, John Waters added indelibly to his in-a-class-by-itself filmography with this tale of youth, love, race relations, and irrepressible dancing in early-1960s Baltimore. Fourteen years later,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
No network midseason show has generated more buzz than "The Following," which premieres Monday night on Fox.
There are three reasons for that:
First, Kevin Bacon is the star, and he's better than most network television actors. Here he plays an angry,...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 12:39 PM
After more than 60 movies in a career spanning 35 years, Kevin Bacon wanted to up the dramatic ante with his first starring role in a primetime series on Fox's "The Following."
"I'm the guy from 'Footloose.' The biggest issue was whether or not the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:31 PM
When bad luck struck, John Mann was all but certain that he'd have to abandon his dreams.
In 2005, Mann was a 28-year-old film school graduate who was just starting to make inroads in the difficult East Coast television industry. He hoped to one day...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:15 AM
It was standing room only Thursday as family, friends and admirers of Robert Francell Chew said goodbye with a spirited and moving celebration of life ceremony for the actor known as Proposition Joe.
More than 100 persons crowded into the chapel at...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of television show "The Wire," has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss?
In a post on his blog, Simon compares the NSA's...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:29 AM
"We need to buy a movie studio."
Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
"We won!" people around here shouted Sunday night as the Ravens took their second national championship in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Those two words are significant. It wasn't just the Ravens who won. It was also "we," as in those who live and work in the...