After more than 15 years as an all-purpose supporting player, rapper-turned-actor LL Cool J establishes his credentials as a charismatic romantic lead in "Deliver Us From Eva," sophomore feature by…
With a deft hand and continuing feel for humor-laced ensemble drama, Danish helmer Lone Scherfig follows "Italian for Beginners" with an ultimately life-affirming course in suicide for non-majors in…
A misconceived attempt to turn a filmmaker's video diary about casting and preparing a new film into a movie in itself, "Personal Mail" is a grueling exercise in self-indulgence with little to redeem…
One of six films and videos directed by the prolific Takashi Miike last year, "Deadly Outlaw: Rekka" is a yakuza genre film bearing his very personal, tongue-in-cheek stamp. Despite signs of hasty…
A pleasantly experimental first film from Dutch helmer Andre van der Hout, "The Arm of Jesus" is more striking as a technical feat than an emotional experience, although the story of an American man…
A confused, very adolescent look at 20-year-old boys in Tokyo, "Kakuto" marks the directing debut of tall, sad-faced Prada model Yusuke Iseya, who also cast himself in the main role. A range of…
Bill Paxton has been cast in "Thunderbirds" as Jeff Tracy, paterfamilias of the Intl. Rescue organization.
Tollin/Robbins Prods. development wunderkinds Chris Castallo and Shelley Zimmerman have been bumped up to senior vice presidents at the boutique studio.
Keith Merryman and David A. Newman have sold their pitch "Family Pictures" to Odd Lot Prods. Romantic comedy concerns two lifelong friends who unwittingly bring their single parents together. As they…
Samuel Goldwyn Films and Fireworks Pictures have picked up North American distribution rights to "Passionada," directed by Dan Ireland ("The Whole Wide World").
Sony Pictures Post-Production has upped executives Richard Branca, Tom McCarthy and Mark Koffman to new posts at its Culver City facilities.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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