Reel News: Week of March 31 — Captain America: The Winter Soldier, JINN, 47 Ronin, Anchorman 2

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Upcoming Theatrical Releases Captain America: The Winter Soldier Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo PG-13; 136 mins. Trailer After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America’s ideals. (Synopsis by Disney) This deftly avoids the “sequel […]

Harford County Cultural Arts Board Council Gallery Presents “Four Artists in Black, White & Color” at McFaul Activities Center

From Harford County government: The Harford County Cultural Arts Board is pleased to announce an exhibit by four talented artists during the months of April, May and June at the William N. McFaul Activities Center located at 525 W. MacPhail Road in Bel Air. The current show titled “Four Artists in Black, White & Color” […]

Comptroller Honors Harford County Students with Maryland Masters Awards; Art Unveiling Ceremony Recognizes Elementary, Middle, and High School Students

From the Office of the Maryland Comptroller: Comptroller Peter Franchot presented his Maryland Masters Awards to three Harford County students at a ceremony today in Bel Air. The students honored included Jasanveer Aulakh, Alexus Walz and Kenzie Targarona. Jasanveer Aulakh, a fourth grader at Emmorton Elementary School, created a mixed-media composition using collage techniques in […]

Harford County Students Honored as Maryland Masters Award Recipients; Award Presentations to Recognize 3 Talented Art Students

From the Office of the Comptroller of Maryland: Comptroller Peter Franchot will present Maryland Masters Awards to three Harford County students on the morning of Monday, March 31: Jasanveer Aulakh, a fourth grader at Emmorton Elementary School, who created a mixed-media composition using collage techniques in the style of Charley Harper; Alexus Walz, an eighth […]

Dagger Movie Night: Divergent — “Confusing Mixed Messages and Tropes of the Young Adult Genre Turn This Into a Muddled Mess”

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I may not be the target audience for this movie, but I know what makes a good film. The story of “Divergent” isn’t terrible, but the confusing mixed messages and tropes of the young adult fiction genre turn this into a muddled mess. Potentially certifiable crazy person Shailene Woodley and the cast do their best, […]

Reel News: Week of 3/17 — Divergent, Muppets Most Wanted, Grand Budapest Hotel, Bad Words, Enemy, American Hustle, Saving Mr. Banks, Frozen,

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Upcoming Theatrical Releases Muppets Most Wanted Director: James Bobin PG; 112 mins. Trailer Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled […]

Reel News: Week of March 10 — Need for Speed, Veronica Mars, Inside Llewyn Davis, Single Moms Club

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Upcoming Theatrical Releases Need for Speed Director: Scott Waugh PG-13; 130 mins. Trailer Based on the most successful racing video game franchise ever with over 140 million copies sold, DreamWorks Pictures’ “Need for Speed” captures the thrills of the game in a real-world setting. An exciting return to the great car-culture films of the 1960s […]