For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.
As Scandi directors go, Niels Arden Oplev couldn't be hotter. After putting his stamp on "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," the Dane has what appears to be his pick of projects.
Though smarter than your average dramedy, Paul Weitz's forced "Admission" faces some major identity issues. Tina Fey plays a discombobulated Princeton admissions officer who must confront the limits…
Though smarter than your average dramedy, Paul Weitz's forced "Admission" faces some major identity issues.
If you can't imagine anything funnier than the sight of a drunk Asian-American streaking in a pink bra with a teddy bear glued to his junk, that's OK, neither can "21 and Over" writer-directors Jon…
Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, credited with scripting "The Hangover," apply roughly the same formula to a younger cast in their dumb-fun directorial debut.
With the 85th Academy Awards, Hollywood enlisted what looked like an unconventional host in Seth MacFarlane yet delivered plenty of conventional choices. Before the telecast had even ended Variety…
Though few American laws are more unforgiving than drug-related mandatory minimum sentences, “Snitch” finds a loophole big enough to drive a semi-trailer through. Designed to make empathetic citizens…
Once auds get past the amusing notion that DIY directors have groupies, all that remains is another grubby-looking, squirm-inducing indie in which things seem to hit too close to home for…
Sometimes a low budget can be a director's best friend. On "Gimme the Loot," working with non-professionals and stealing shots around New York City fit the story Leon wanted to tell: a down-to-earth…
Wide-eyed children and dying old men once again make up the majority of the Academy's live-action short offerings, making for a solid if disappointingly familiar crop of nominees.