After shutting the door on a number of big-budget Hollywood films, China has given the greenlight to Sony’s “Smurfs” sequel, sources close to the film told Variety. Sony declined to comment. The…
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
In a pre-Cannes move, Robert Downey Jr. has joined Jon Favreau's comedy "Chef," with production starting July 8 in Los Angeles.
Equal parts suspenseful road movie, persuasively detailed period drama and emotionally resonant coming-of-age story, "The Retrieval" is an outstanding example of regional indie filmmaking…
Helmer Chad Hartigan's second feature is Americana of a very immediate sort, a tale of redemption that may leave its viewers with an uncanny sense of peace.
Bud Mayo's Digital Cinema Destinations (Digiplex) has jumped into the exhibition buying spree with a deep-pocketed partner that's committed $20 million to help run and expand his new and growing…
A gay recasting of "Romeo and Juliet," Alan Brown's "Private Romeo" finds a group of cadets left behind at their military academy for four days rehearsing Shakespeare's tragedy in and out of class…
Set in the mill area of Lancashire and its moors (though lacking most of the cliche Lancashire gags and mannerisms), this is the story [from the play by Bill Naughton] of a generation clash in a…
The 12 Angry Men are a jury, a body of peers chosen to decide the guilt or innocence of a teenager accused of murdering his father. They have heard the arguments of the district attorney and the…