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  • FORT TILDEN

    FORT TILDEN
    You never appreciate how smartly written Lena Dunham’s Girls is until you watch a mediocre variation on the same theme. Fort Tilden, the debut picture from writer-directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers (with co-writer Brian Lannin), is also an irreverent comedy about 20-something women struggling to get their lives started in Brooklyn. But this new film suffers from uninteresting, unlikable characters, from half-hearted, predictable jokes, and from dull, unimaginative visuals.
  • Directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers

    You never appreciate how smartly written Lena Dunham's Girls is until you watch a mediocre variation on the same theme. Fort Tilden, the debut picture from writer-directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers (with co-writer Brian Lannin), is also an...

    Norman Rush's new novel probes friendship, marriage, and war

    Subtle Bodies Norman Rush Knopf The narrative voice in Norman Rush's National Book Award-winning Mating was singular and staggeringly brilliant. It dealt with big ideas and bigger passions. His second novel, Mortals, was as ambitious as Mating but its...

    A chat with the city's new volunteerism czar

    Baltimore is awash in “czars” these days, each charged with a seemingly insurmountable task in our damaged city. These folks tend to be hopeful, difficult-to-discourage types; Nate Evans, bike planner, and Holly Freishtat, food policy...

    A peek inside a museum that time-and nearly everybody else-forgot

    If you’ve ever driven past “Baltimore’s Only Black American Museum,” you probably missed it. Located on a side street across from Clifton Park, in a white, vinyl-shingled rowhouse, it has only a faded sandwich board for a sign,...