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    Happy Holidays! Adam Shankman To Direct Yet Another Version Of 'The Nutcracker'

    After 1993’s Macaulay Culkin-fronted “The Nutcracker” grossed $2.1 million and last year’s “The Nutcracker 3D” grossed $110,000, there’s absolutely no reason why New Line Cinema wouldn’t think it prudent to line up yet another update of the classic Tch...

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    'Invictus' Scribe Tony Peckham Tapped To Write Rugby-Free 'Twilight Zone' Movie for Warner Bros

    Tony Peckham, who has worked on the scripts for Clint Eastwood's rugby drama "Invictus," Guy Ritchie's period actioner "Sherlock Holmes," and whatever-the-fuck "Book of Eli" was, has been hired by Warner Bros. and Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way to pen t...

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    Could One Petition To Fox Searchlight Bring "Margaret" Into Awards Season?

    While Fox Searchlight is revving up major awards campaigns for several of the critically-acclaimed movies the company has released this year, one title has been conspicuously absent from the buzz: Kenneth Lonergan's "Margaret," the follow-up to his debut, "You Can Count On Me.&quo...

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    Jamaican "Against-The-Odds" Boxing Drama "Ghett’a Life" (Produced By Lennox lewis) Opens In UK Theaters This Weekend

    In a recent post about Warrior I think it was, I made a remark about getting tired of seeing inspirational dramas about white fighters (whether boxers, wrestlers, MMA, etc); films that seem to have become fashionable again in Hollywood in the last 4 or 5 years - 2 of them have been Oscar conten...

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    Mario Van Peebles and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Drama "All Things Fall Apart" To Air On BET This Saturday Night

    Right on the heels of its inclusion on Tambay's Black Cinema *Hot List* Revisited post, we've learned that the Mario Van Peebles directed All Things Fall Apart, starring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, will air on BET, Dec. 3 @ 9:30PM.

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    Roger Ebert Announces That "At the Movies" Will Go On Hiatus

    Last week, Indiewire reported that the"Ebert Presents At the Movies," the PBS film review show launched by Roger Ebert earlier this year, faced a few promising options to help salvage it from financial trouble. While those possibilities haven't necessarily gone away, Ebert and his wife...

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    Critics Petition For 'Margaret' Awards Season Screeners, But How About A Director's Cut Instead?

    We're right in the thick of the awards season, which means Academy folks and critics are keeping UPS and FedEx workers busy as For Your Consideration screeners for pretty much every movie that was made in 2011 are shipped in the hopes they will earn some critical love (yes, even "Tower Heis...

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    'The Full Monty' Director Peter Cattaneo To Deliver 'Bridget Jones's Baby'

    Everyone's favorite hapless and insecure Londoner is back, and this time, she's bringing a baby. Yes, the third installment in the adventures of Bridget Jones is gearing up, and it now has a title that says it all: "Bridget Jones's Baby." And moreover, it has a director.

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