YEAR IN FILM We’re all media scavengers now, but archival sounds and images remain a tantalizing lure for both the documentary profile and its surrealistic double, the found footage film.
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Maryland movie talents to watch in the new year
The Old Line State provides inspiration and performers for films from ‘The Raven’ to ‘The Muppets’ In what could be a benchmark year for Maryland-influenced movies, Edgar Allan Poe’s mad creations will haunt the world’s big screens, Jim Henson’s lovably-loony puppets will frolic all over them and movie giants like Tim Burton and George Lucas will highlight homegrown Baltimore talent. Here’s a …
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Year-end roundup: Best of the Rest of 2010, Part 2
These 10 albums have been long overdue for some praise in 2010.
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PBS’ ‘Robert E. Lee’ documentary draws a portrait of a complex man
PBS’ ‘Robert E. Lee’ sidesteps the myths of the Confederate general created by his hero-worshipers, instead finding an ambitious, tormented man reluctant to go to war who went on to cause and sustain major casualties. From horseback, he gazes out across parks and boulevards all over the American South. He lends his name to high schools, colleges and the iconic Dodge Charger in “The Dukes of …
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