Tom Vaughan has signed on to direct CrossDay Prods.’ “Tom Jones” — 50 years after Tony Richardson’s adaptation of Henry Fielding’s novel won the best picture Oscar. CrossDay's Janette Day is…
New musical "Big Fish" has a high-class problem. In the six months between the end of this Chicago tryout and its Broadway launch in September, creatives need to resist tampering too much with…
Battle of Bond vs. Hitchcock boils at Brit kudos, while Valjean, others lurk
Daniel Craig may have received a BAFTA nomination for playing 007 in 2007, but if history is any indication, he faces long odds in being nominated for his starring role as James Bond in "Skyfall"…
Putting the "intelligence" in MI6, "Skyfall" reps a smart, savvy and incredibly satisfying addition to the 007 oeuvre.
Subbing character actor Jeremy Renner into a franchise that requires Matt Damon-caliber magnetism, series scribe Tony Gilroy takes over the helming duties with an overlong sequel that features too…
A love story and a tale of political redemption frame two engaging performances by Albert Finney and Vanessa Redgrave in "The Gathering Storm," a detailed look at Winston Churchill's determined…
"Delivering Milo" never reaches full life as an expression of what it means, for both child and mother, to be brought into the world. This high-concept reverse on "Heaven Can Wait" posits that babies…
Albert Finney will be the subject of film retrospectives on both coasts, beginning in January. A seven-pic tribute runs Jan. 13-28 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood.
A clever plan to knock off a rich London bank is about the only thing that works in Loophole. The caper, filmed in and around the British capital, squanders some fine talent on a trite, low-voltage…