Recalling the earnest granola movies of Sundances past, "Evergreen" has so many requisite ingredients it's like a humorless parody. Start with three generations of conflicting women (troubled teen…
Paola di Florio's "Home of the Brave" explores the life of slain demonstrator Viola Liuzzo -- the only white woman killed during the U.S. civil rights movement. Transfiguring material ordinarily the…
"I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold," goes a lyric from one of the spirituals sung by members of Washington, D.C.'s World Missions for Christ Church. It could also serve as an alternate title…
Songbird-turned-permanent newlywed Jessica Simpson is slated to make her feature bow in "Walk On," an ensemble baseball biopic to be directed by Walter Hill.
Long-time racing enthusiast Paul Newman is revving up to lend his voice to Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars," helmed by "Toy Story" and "A Bug's Life" director John Lasseter.
Screenwriter Lucas Sussman will adapt Dan Simmons' novel "Song of Kali" for Darren Aronofsky's New Regency-based Protozoa Pictures.
The Walt Disney Co. has paid a six-figure sum to acquire an untitled romantic comedy pitch from French actor-director-producer Alain Chabat.
Marking his first announcement since stepping in to head the division, United Artists exec VP Danny Rosett said production will start this month in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Terry George's…
The Japanese are elated that the Academy Awards of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has chosen the drama "Twilight Samurai" as one of the Foreign Language contenders.
A river trip becomes an allegory of life, coming-of-age and death in writer-director Jacob Estes' "Mean Creek." A junior "Deliverance" by way of "Stand By Me," with a pinch of "Lord of the Flies"…
The great Screener Wars pitted the indies vs. the majors. It turns out both sides won. The studios had big pics that they pushed hard during awards season. And while some of those titles were snubbed…