A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Riddick Distributor: Universal Having been left for dead in more ways…
The Ultimate Life
A terminally dull piece of faith-based family-values filmmaking designed to appeal strictly to the converted.
Since his eye-catching debut with "Adam and Paul" in 2004, Lenny Abrahamson has been tipped as the most likely Irish director to follow Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan onto the international A-list.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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Danish thesp Pilou Asbaek (“A Hijacking”) and Swedish actor David Dencik (“Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”) have joined the cast of Mikkel Norgaard’s dark-edged crimer “The Absent One,” the sequel to…
Labor Day weekend box office turned in a nail-biting battle for No. 1, with Sony's music doc "One Direction: This Is Us" taking an early lead estimating $20.5 million in four days, enough to beat…
Marvel announced today that James Spader will play Ultron, the main villain in the upcoming film “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The sequel to the record-breaking “Avengers” is due to hit theaters May…
Vincent Cassel has been cast as the lead role in Ariel Kleiman's debut feature "Partisan." The thesp will replace Oscar Issac, who was previously attached to the pic. Protagonist Pictures has boarded…
Disney plans to pull back the curtain on its Imagineers with a feature-length documentary that explores the history of the division behind the designs of its theme park rides and other attractions…
Making good on its opening day promise and raising the bar for Argentinean cinema, Juan Jose Campanella's Universal-distribbed 3D animated feature "Foosball" scored Pesos17.7 million ($3.3 million)…
Computer animation has added visual flair and dimension to made-for-TV kids shows without addressing age-old issues about story quality and the genre's transparent push to sell toys. In that regard…
Accepting a lifetime achievement award at Karlovy Vary doesn't mean Oliver Stone is now resting on his laurels. "On the contrary, it's spurring me on creatively," says the director.