Moody, methodical and measured, "Road to Perdition" takes a brooding look at the wages of sin and the heritage of violence among hoodlums during the dark days of Prohibition.
Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, hanged by the Brits in 1931 at age 23, gets structurally similar but tonally different interpretations of his life in two much-hyped pics going head to head on…
Pleasant if slightly pokey docu "The Ballad of Bering Strait" has an attention-catching subject -- the struggles of a country music band from Russia to make it in Nashville -- but doesn't provide an…
JULY 4TH PRECURSORS Films opening prior to the Independence Day holiday can get a decent lead-in prior to the arrival of firework-producing tentpoles. The average No. 1…
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
Cinema Expo 2002 closed Thursday amid broad expectations that Europe soon will see dramatic exhibitor consolidation, mirroring recent events in the U.S.
Remember the Alamo? You probably don't, but Academy Award-winning screenwriter Stephen Gaghan wants to change all that. Scribe has signed on to pen a high-profile rewrite for Ron Howard's upcoming…
Paramount Classics has beaten several other suitors for English-lingo and Latin American rights to Michael and Mark Polish's feature "Northfolk."
"The Waiting" is the hardest part for some -- but not for Wes Craven. Helmer's Dimension-based Craven/Maddalena Films banner has picked up the spec from Juliet Snowden and Stiles White in a deal…
Paramount Pictures has paid a mid-six-figures sum to pick up the romantic comedy pitch "Daddy's Girls" for producer Jordan Kerner.
Sony's Columbia Pictures has decided to give the royal treatment to "The Little Lord." In a deal marking the first time Barry Josephson has done business with Col since serving as worldwide…