This adaptation of Ron Rash's 2006 novel about some hard-luck folk in 1970s rural Appalachia holds interest--though a story so frequently on the verge of violence ought to build more tension.
The World Made Straight
"Dexter" had been running on creative fumes the past few seasons, and Sunday night's series finale — despite its emotional flourishes — merely underscored that this was a series well past its…
CBS was understandably giddy when "Under the Dome" opened to eye-opening ratings, and proceeded to hold on well. Not only had the network taken a big swing outside its wheelhouse, but it scored a…
BiFrost Pictures brings on Natalie Antoci as head of development on the heels of greenlighting Paul Bettany's directorial debut "Shelter," starring Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie. BiFrost…
Paul Bettany has cast his wife, Jennifer Connelly, and “Hurt Locker’s” Anthony Mackie in his directing debut, indie feature “Shelter.” Daniel Wagner of BiFrost Pictures is financing and producing…
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" dares to question why an industry so receptive to Holocaust stories has been so reluctant to produce more movies about the myriad human-rights violations perpetrated on our…
This sprawling, highly fictional biopic of longtime White House butler Eugene Allen is at once gratuitously sentimental and genuinely rousing.
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
Even a proven box office draw can't always prevail over faulty material and iffy collaborators.
For all its negative pre-release publicity, this is a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon.
In a pre-Cannes move, Daniel Wagner has formed BiFrost Pictures Inc. as a specialty financing and production company with the goal of investing in four to six movies annually with budgets up to $20…