Loyola alum Michael Strassner played Ron Swanson's brother on the NBC series.
Thoughts on the 2015 Oscars ceremony.
A relationship musical where you're rooting for the characters to break up.
Boyhood or Birdman? Birdman or Boyhood? It's Time To Pick Sides
This summer's Delaware festival features Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon, and The Killers.
It's like the '80s all over again!
A street smart young man gets a chance to be James Bond in this cartoonish thriller.
Over-stuffed sci-fi is like three films crammed into one.
J-Lo's latest is so bad it's good. Really.
The Piano Man performs at M&T Bank Stadium in July.
How many ways can two families screw up a custody battle?
Bradley Cooper is the best thing in Clint Eastwood's overly simplified war film.
The Motown legend performs at the Royal Farms Arena in April.
A few thoughts (and grumbles) on today’s Oscar nominations.
A style editor, an awards maven, and Ron rate the Golden Globes dresses.
Paul Thomas Anderson just misses the mark in this shaggy stoner noir.
Forbes "30 Under 30" list features three artists and curators involved in the local project.
By humanizing Martin Luther King Jr., Ava DuVernay's wonderful film only serves to amplify his greatness.
Benedict Cumberbatch shines as the strange genius who broke the Nazi code.
Tim Burton shares the incredible true story behind those inexplicably popular paintings of moon-eyed children.
Angelina Jolie's film about a real-life American war hero is too earnest for its own good.
Finally, an Annie for everyone.
Steve Carell and company lay it on a little too thick in this tragic tale of a wrestler and his billionaire benefactor.
The Baltimore band premieres a mini-documentary about their world tour.
Here are my 22 favorite films of 2014.
In its third year, the Druid Hill Park music festival is set for April 25.
Chris Rock almost directs the film we've all been waiting for.
One woman's arduous journey of self discovery.
Why are some films considered Oscar contenders while others aren't?
You'll never look at a children's book the same way.
Max Weiss is the managing editor of Baltimore and a film and pop culture critic.
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Lydia Woolever is the associate editor at Baltimore, where she covers events, music, and food and writes the online Weekend Lineup column.
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