David Gordon Green's patiently observed, often unsettlingly violent drama can't help but feel overly familiar in some of its particulars.
David S. Ward
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway’s Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict’s review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
Updated: 6:11 p.m. PDT LAS VEGAS–News Corp. president and COO Chase Carey told the opening gathering at the NAB Show Monday that if Fox does not prevail in the Aereo case, it will consider turning…
Nora Ephron who started as an acerbic essay writer before moving into film as a director and being Oscar nommed for writing "Silkwood," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle," died in a…
Producer Scott Mednick ("300") is teaming with David S. Ward ("The Sting") to develop a feature about the secret women's space program, based on Margaret A. Weitekamp's book "Right Stuff Wrong Sex."
Baldwin Entertainment Group ("Ray") has optioned film rights to Julia Butterfly Hill's "The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods" and signed Oscar winner…
After conquering TV and theatrical films, “Star Trek” is about to explore the final frontier of filmed entertainment: Imax 3-D. Paramount and “Trek” executive producer Rick Berman are in serious…
The makers of "Police Academy" and "Major League" team up to take on the submarine corps in "Down Periscope," and the result is a testosterone comedy that's crude fun, with a pinch of corn-pone…
In fact, Ephron and fellow writers Jeff Arch and David S. Ward have conspired to make "Sleepless in Seattle" as purposefully schmaltzy as one can imagine, in a manner that's almost cynical -- as if…
"The Sting" has all the signs of a blockbuster. Paul Newman and Robert Redford are superbly reteamed, this time as a pair of con artists in Chicago of the '30s, out to fleece a bigtime racketeer…
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