Tag: film

Event Pick: Where to Watch ‘The Room’ on the Night of its National Release

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Tommy Wiseau in “The Room.” Image via IMDB

What a story, Mark. The story of an eccentric man of mysterious Eastern European origins who wrote, financed, directed and starred in “The Room,” what some consider to be the worst movie ever made. That man is Tommy Wiseau, who plays Johnny, an all-American banker in San Francisco who ends up feeling betrayed by everybody and fed up with this world.

Six Local Groups Announce “Black Panther” Premiere Party and TalkBack

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Courtesy Marvel Studios, via IMDB

Viewers of last night’s College Football Playoff National Championship got an extended look at “Black Panther,” Marvel Studios’ film adaptation of the comic of the same name, starring Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the king and protector of African nation Wakanda.

Boston and Baltimore Creatives Partner Up to Make ‘Kid’s Table,’ A Coming-of-Age Musical – with Puppets

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A shot from “Kid’s Table.” Image courtesy of Human Being Productions.

A distinctive film premieres in Boston this Friday, with tales of the painstaking transition from adolescence into teenage-hood – as told by puppets. Its presentation comes courtesy of Baltimore-based Human Being Productions.

Gorilla Filmmaking: ‘Sylvio’ Opens Weeklong Run at The Parkway Theatre

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One of the more peculiar and touching films from this year’s Maryland Film Festival is gaining traction on the national stage.

Michael Phelps Appears In New Documentary About Anxiety

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Baltimore-native Olympian Michael Phelps is spreading the word bout anxiety in a new documentary.

Rat Film, Documentary Featuring Baltimore’s History with Rats, Opens Tomorrow at Parkway Theatre

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A locally produced feature length documentary about Baltimore’s rat population opens Friday, September 15 at Station North’s Parkway Theatre. Theo Anthony’s Rat Film explores what Baltimore’s relationship to rats exposes about boundaries of separation and the history of racism in our city.

Parkway Theatre Showing 12 Films that Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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Still from “Club Sandwich,” via Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway Theatre

A selection of visionary Latin American films will be on display at Station North’s new Parkway Theatre for a month, starting Sept. 16.

NYT Profiles Baltimore’s Dan Bell and the Area’s Once-Thriving Malls

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The inside of the since-demolished Owings Mills Mall. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

A darker side of business in Maryland is on display in The New York Times this week, with a Baltimore-based filmmaker and YouTuber serving as the narrative guide.

Filmmaker Amanda Lipitz Follows Baltimore Step Team in New Doc

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Photo by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/Contour by Getty Images

Amanda Lipitz hopes her documentary “Step” will show a side of inner-city Baltimore not usually found in today’s headlines.