June 2, 2011
NEW MOVIES "X-Men: First Class" (PG-13). Not reviewed. Kevin Bacon and January Jones are among the stars in this action-adventure about superheroes trying to prevent nuclear Armageddon. Opens Friday, June 3. NOW PLAYING "Bridesmaids" (R). A bride to be (Maya Rudolph) worries that her upcoming wedding will be ruined by her increasingly jittery best friend and maid of honor (Kristen Wiig). This is an uneven comedy, but there are endearing performances and a few very funny scenes.
June 14, 2012
Runs through Tuesday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, Martin State Airport and other locations . Inner Harbor activities Star-Spangled Sailabration Villages will feature live entertainment, traditional festival fare and hands-on fun for kids. Ships, docked throughout the harbor area, will be open for tours. Transportation Officials urge visitors to use public transportation, because parking will be limited. Options include the Water Taxi, MTA's MARC, the light rail and buses, Amtrak and the Charm City Circulator's free Banner Route, which travels from the Baltimore Visitor Center to Fort McHenry every 10 minutes.
October 26, 2007
Dan in Real Life Rating -- PG-13 for some innuendo. What it's about -- Single dad raises his three girls, one of whom is in the middle of her first crush, but finds love himself at a big noisy family reunion. The Kid Attractor Factor -- Very cute kids, comically chaotic reunion. Good lessons/bad lessons -- Before giving advice on young love to your kids, maybe consider how messy your own love life can be. Violence -- None. Language -- Disney clean. Sex -- Suggested, yearned for. Drugs -- None.
July 9, 2009
THURSDAY 'DR. STRANGELOVE:' Stanley Kubrick's 1964 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb screens at this week's Flicks from the Hill at 9 p.m. at American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway. Peter Sellers stars in this political satire as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake, President Merkin Muffley and Dr. Strangelove. Attendees may also tour the museum for free from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is free. Call 410-244-1900 go to avam.org. STAIND: The Massachusetts-based rock band fronted by Aaron Lewis has gone from covering '90s grunge bands to recording six studio albums that included such singles as "It's Been Awhile."
August 12, 1995
I asked the Indonesian diplomat if she thought her country was becoming more democratic.''But we are democratic,'' she rejoined, evidently startled that I didn't know.Well, but, for example, 100 seats in the 500-seat legislature are reserved to the army.Yes, said the diplomat; that is to keep the army out of politics while insuring that its interests are represented. Guided democracy.Suharto, the ex-general who came to power in a blood bath 30 years ago, has been elected to six consecutive presidential terms by an electoral council, most of whose members he appoints.