A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Elysium Distributor: Sony So close and yet so far, the colony of Elysium…
Amy Nicholson's cinematic lament for Coney Island should amuse audiences even as it horrifies.
LONDON — Europa Distribution, which reps 132 indie distribs from 28 countries, is to host a workshop on audience engagement at the Locarno Film Festival. The Aug. 10 workshop, which will be attended…
Sheila Kelley has rounded out the cast of Snoot Entertainment’s “The Guest,” starring Dan Stevens. Adam Wingard will direct from a script by Simon Barrett, while Keith Calder and Jessica Wu will…
Lionsgate's Codeblack Films has set Oct. 11 for a limited release of "The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete," starring Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Hudson and Jordin Sparks.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced it is adding a sixth nomination in the Outstanding British Film category to its Film Awards in 2014. Five of the nominations will be…
"Veep" regular Reid Scott and Barbara Hershey are starring in indie family drama "Sisters," with David Lascher directing.
Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to Jon Favreau's comedy "Chef” and set a May 9, 2014 release date. Favreau is directing “Chef" from his own screeplay and will star along with Sofia Vergara…
In the mid-1990s, Ted Melfi was working as a cook in an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles. When a young man with a screenplay asked him if he produced, he said, "Yes." The next thing Melfi knew, he…
A slow-burning oater that's not gun-shy when it matters, "Dead Man's Burden" reps an impressive first feature from producer-turned-helmer Jared Moshe.
Peggy Lenore Ahearn Blaylock, a star of Hal Roach's silent "Our Gang" comedies during the 1920s, died on Oct. 24. She was 95.