FILM

Expecting Trouble

Expecting Trouble: Director Dina Fiasconaro Shines A Light On Pregnancy And Psych Meds

The director of the upcoming documentary "Women and Meds" wasn't really one of those women. You know...

Playing At The Charles Theater: Double Indemnity, Directed by Billy Wilder

Film noir, especially as practiced by Billy Wilder, asks us to imagine a universe in which a man...

Film Review: "Land Ho!" Directed by Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens

Look, I wanted to give "Land Ho!" a chance. I really did. Sure, it looked like just another movie...

After 25 Years, The Themes and Nikes of "Do The Right Thing" Still Feel Contemporary

It's been 25 years since Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" hit screens, ignited debate, and...

Film Review: "The Killing," Directed by Stanley Kubrick, playing at the Charles Theater

Stanley Kubrick was always infatuated with human clockwork, both in terms of what makes each of us...

NOISE

Art gallery RandallScottProjects to move from D.C. to Baltimore

Influential commercial gallerist and former Los Angeles art dealer Randall Scott is relocating his...

An appreciation of local stage actress Tana Hicken (1944-2014)

For anyone who has followed theater in the Baltimore-Washington region over the past four decades,...

Live Review: Balladeer Jackson Browne shows a sense of humor in his lively concert at the Hippodrome

Jackson Browne's current U.S. tour is billed as a solo performance, with the veteran singer-...

Jesus Christ!

Film Review: "Calvary," Directed by John Michael McDonagh - Brendan Gleeson suits up and takes one for the team in Ireland

The Christian faith teaches that Calvary is the place Jesus Christ was tortured, nailed up onto a...

Ms. 45

Ms. 45

Talk about rape culture. Mute, mousy doormat Thana heads home from her job at a...

In The Jungle Groove

In The Jungle Groove

“Get On Up” is the propulsive, musical, highly...

Stay Cold, Stay Hungry

Stay Cold, Stay Hungry

Remember “mumblecore”? That low-budget minimovement of...

Welcome To Adulthood

Welcome To Adulthood

BOYHOOD

Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

In Case Of Emergency

In Case Of Emergency

Code Black

Guilty, Pleasure

Guilty, Pleasure

When the movie's called "Venus in Fur," it's guaranteed somebody is getting tied...

Review: Sunset Boulevard

Review: Sunset Boulevard

For all intents and purposes, “Sunset Boulevard”...

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

The year was 1959, and Alfred Hitchcock was just coming off the dark, brooding,...

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Snowpiercer

Universal Child

Universal Child

Abortions on screen are a dangerous affair. According to research from Advancing...

New This Week

New This Week

TAMMY Coming off the uninspired and seemingly phoned-in female buddy comedy "The...

Film Review: Alphaville

Film Review: Alphaville

The blinking, eyeless gaze of Alpha 60 beckons the viewer into the city of Alphaville, a dystopian...

Film Review: Ida

Film Review: Ida

Movies are often a noisy affair. Their soundscapes are littered with dialogue and...

The Lonesome Crowded Outback

The Lonesome Crowded Outback

The Rover

Film Review: Chinatown

Film Review: Chinatown

Directed by Roman Polanski

Film Review: Belle

Film Review: Belle

Directed by Amma Asante

Film Review: Ping Pong Summer

Film Review: Ping Pong Summer

Directed by Michael Tully

New This Week

New This Week

EDGE OF TOMORROW Imagine Groundhog Day with Tom Cruise (that is, without...

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