A feel-good lesson in cross-cultural tolerance, Maksim Panfilov's debut feature soon turns sententious and contrived.
The Good Son
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have struck a distribution pact with 20th Century Fox for a feature film, "Son of God," derived from the pair's 10-hour miniseries "The Bible." Pic will focus on the…
This fact-based drama has lovely isolated moments but proves understated to a fault.
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…
This bio of World Boxing Council lightweight champ Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini connects on emotional levels.
Phil Provenzale, who served as senior VP of intl. post production and theatrical services at Fox, died of cancer Aug. 1 in Duarte, Calif. He was 61. A 17-year veteran at Fox, he was brought to the…
The crowd that filled the Bryant Park Grill following New Line's Aug. 1 Ziegfeld screening of "We're the Millers" seemed happily surprised with this original summer entry about a family of four…
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…
Kristin Scott Thomas easily upstages Ryan Gosling's near-catatonic turn in this reunion of "Drive" director and star.
The "Downton Abbey" actress will star in Disney's upcoming live-action version of the classic fairy tale that Kenneth Branagh will direct. Cate Blanchett co-stars as the evil stepmother.
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.