Although it gets off to a decent start, this "Time Machine" breaks down when it gets to the distant future, which in this case isn't a good place to be stranded. Often called the first genuine…
An appealing film thanks to its irresistible teenage heroine, "I, Taraneh, Am Fifteen" delivers the message that there's a new generation of strong-minded femmes out there who aren't afraid of…
Both a fascinating glimpse into the recent presidential elections in Iran and a devastating portrait of women's role in society, "Our Times" is a refreshing documentary antidote to a wave of…
Boilerplate crime comedy is the coin of the realm in "All About the Benjamins," which amiably replays the now-familiar formula of unlikely partners in thievery, all with the underlying hope that the…
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DreamWorks has optioned Mickey Birnbaum's futuristic comedy spec, "Used Guys," for Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films. Stiller is flirting with a starring role in the pic.
New Line is shelling out $5 million-$7 million for North American and Italian rights to a toned-down, modern refiguring of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
"Dreadnought" was considered dead in the water last fall, a collateral casualty of the events of Sept. 11, but Columbia Pictures is now throwing a life preserver to naval action thriller.
Stan Zimmerman and Jim Berg have sold their youth action-comedy pitch "Cops & Robbers" to Walt Disney Pictures, with Mike Mitchell ("Deuce Bigalow") attached to direct and Immortal Entertainment to…
In a happy ending suitable for a Dr. Seuss book, Mike Myers is set to play the stovetop hat-wearing title character in "The Cat in the Hat," a live-action version of the Seuss classic, which has been…
On the heels of new data showing a surge in movie marketing costs, a panel of studio marketing chiefs convened at ShoWest on Wednesday to assess the effectiveness of all that spending.