If "Downton Abbey" is sort of PBS' Super Bowl, then the network hopes "Mercy Street" becomes the after-show. The public-broadcasting outlet has ambitious plans for "Mercy," the first U.S. drama…
PBS this coming TV season will boast an unvarnished look at entertainment entrepreneur Walt Disney, a revival of Ken Burns epic documentary "The Civil War" and something that has been a rarity on the…
“How I Met Your Mother” alum Josh Radnor and “The Returned’s” Mary Elizabeth Winstead will star in PBS’ civil war drama “Mercy Street” from exec producers Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, David Zabel…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Conjuring Distributor: Warner Bros. The mere sound of two hands…
Five years ago, Glen Basner and Steven Samuels took a leap of faith and launched sales company FilmNation as the world went into a recession.
As the Walt Disney Co. chief initiates yet another round of layoffs and a forthcoming reorganization before stepping down as CEO in two years, he is emulating Jack Welch in more ways than one.
When I saw Russell's last film, "The Fighter," the first character I recognized was the setting: Lowell, Mass. Although I've spent very little time there, as I watched boxer Micky Ward jog through…
Gleefully trashy "Aftershock" applies a grindhouse sensibility -- minus the faux-oldie stylings of other recent exploitation homages -- to a disaster-survival thriller that acts more like a horror…
FilmNation Entertainment has acquired feature rights to children's book "A Tale Dark & Grimm" by author Adam Gidwitz.
A sweet, sun-bleached but slightly dim fusion of family melodrama, romantic comedy and picture-postcard travelogue, the Havana-set "Day of the Flowers" aims to dance away its script troubles to the…
A black comedy about a fateful -- and largely fatal -- weekend for disparate Queenslanders.