Taking a page from Robert Rodriguez's "El Mariachi" playbook, self-taught Chilean director Ernesto Diaz Espinoza pulls off a low-budget superhero movie all the more endearing for knowing its own…
In her directorial debut, Lori Petty grapples with a traumatic adolescent experience in which she was raped by her mother's pimp.
Phil Knight, whose Nike empire gives him an estimated worth of $7.9 billion, is bringing his muscle to showbiz, with ambitious plans for his Portland, Ore., animation studio to partner with a…
It takes guts to open a repertory theater at a time when Netflix, Blu-ray and digital downloads seem to have audiences pinned to their couches. But for Cinefamily head programmer Hadrian Belove…
Can true love exist between a circle and a square? That's the question at the heart of Pixar's "WALL•E," at least as far as the designers behind the animated robot romance are concerned.
Between her role as the youngest wife on HBO's "Big Love" and her co-starring status opposite Drew Barrymore and Jennifer Aniston in upcoming "He's Just not That Into You," Ginnifer Goodwin is…
When staffing national-identity saga "Australia," it stands to reason that director Baz Luhrmann would select a dream team of Down Under talent, from Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman (playing British)…
Primitive in all the wrong ways, "National Lampoon's Homo Erectus" sets comedy back a good 2 million years, reminding auds of simpler times when a club to the head or a spear to the crotch was all it…
Family secrets, sexual tension, out-of-control opulence -- if you weren't careful, you might think "Dirty Sexy Money" was a primetime soap opera. But Craig Wright isn't your average showrunner.
Think of those first nine episodes of "Pushing Daisies" as a "teaser season." That's how showrunner Bryan Fuller describes the abbreviated launch of his primetime fairy tale about an average guy…
Winning an Oscar for "Brokeback Mountain" might be gratifying, but it hasn't necessarily made anything easier for screenwriters Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.