| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Here comes the third round of Amazon pilots, even before we've seen the fruits of the second. The first gave the world Garry Trudeau's (neologism alert) Republicom "Alpha House," whose second season began filming in July. Jill Soloway's "Transparent," one...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Noted film directors have been pushing to television and other platforms for years, but the trend seems to be widening and even mutating lately.
Morgan Spurlock and Judd Apatow are just two of the latest examples of established filmmakers looking...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Gersh Agency booked Jane Musky (above left, "The Bounty Hunter") on Peter Sollett's "Freeheld" and d.p. Tim Orr ("Pineapple Express") on David Gordon Green's "Our Brand Is Crisis."
APA placed production designers Jeremy Reed (above center, "The...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Retired moviemaker Steven Soderbergh continues his quest to take over the small screen. Amazon announced Monday that it has added a comedy pilot, "Red Oaks," executive produced by Soderbergh and directed by fellow indie auteur David Gordon Green, to its...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon Studios announced the full cast for comedy "Red Oaks," produced by Steven Soderbergh and directed by David Gordon Green ("Pineapple Express," "Eastbound & Down"), which will join its third pilot wave later this year.
"Red Oaks" stars Craig Roberts...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The quirky senior buddy comedy "Land Ho!" may be the first movie inspired by a vacation brochure and a very outrageous doctor.
Independent filmmaker Martha Stephens was planning a vacation trip with her husband to Iceland last year but her thoughts kept...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Director Drake Doremus had a clear career path ahead of him when his romantic drama "Like Crazy" swept several big awards at Sundance in 2011. With the most buzzed-about movie at the festival in years and an acquisition deal worth millions of dollars from...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:20 PM
”Joe” is the movie that will make you remember how good Nicolas Cage once was and can be again.
A Southern Gothic tale of alcohol, violence, sin and redemption, this David Gordon Green film gives Cage his finest showcase in years.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It may sound impossible, but there are some people who don't know anything about Brad Pitt. One of those people was Tye Sheridan, who at 11 was cast as one of Pitt's sons in "The Tree of Life."
Since that breakout turn the Texas native, now 17, also...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
For a while now, Nicolas Cage has seemed more punch line than artistic force. More memorable for stopping by "Saturday Night Live" in 2012 to join the "In the Cage" satire, a none too flattering impression perfected by the very funny Andy Samberg, than...
| Mar 9, 2014
Inside Llewyn Davis
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...