| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Variety is reporting that Edward Norton is in talks to take on the villain's role in the next “Bourne” installment, the first that won't have Matt Damon in the title role. Tony Gilroy is directing the picture for Universal. Jeremy Renner is...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Matt Damon's out, Jeremy Renner's in as the star of the Bourne movies. But there will be continuity, by cracky, something for new director Tony Gilroy (“Michael Clayton”) and his new star (“The Hurt Locker,” “The Town”)...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 6:33 AM
From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
Deadline.com, which has been leading everyone on the story of what happens to the Jason Bourne franchise, reports that Matt Damon won't return for entry #4, "The Bourne Legacy." But Deadline also reports that...
| Mar 20, 2009
Directed by Tony Gilroy
Written by Tony Gilroy
(Erin Brokovich, Pretty Woman)
(Children of Men, Sin City)
(Sideways, Cinderella Man)
| Mar 20, 2009
The only thing you can trust about "Duplicity" is its title. Nothing else in this sleek, dizzying entertainment is even remotely what it seems to be. A throwback to the days of old-school caper movies like "To Catch a Thief," "Duplicity" is just the...
| Feb 7, 2008
"Oh my God, this is a disaster. Now what are we going to do?" lamented one studio publicist handling a bunch of nominees and potential winners.
No, he wasn't talking about the WGA strike or the Super Tuesday primary results.
It was the just-announced...
| Feb 17, 2008
THE six nominees for this year's best director Academy Award have made a total of 23 feature films. To put that meager number into perspective, consider this: "The Departed," which finally won Martin Scorsese his directing Oscar last year (on his sixth...
| Feb 18, 2008
It's not every actor who reaches his late 40s, decides to reinvent himself as a movie star and . . . succeeds.
Up until the late 1990s, the now 59-year-old Tom Wilkinson had, by his own measure, a comfortable life in the English theater, churning out...
| Feb 20, 2008
Character is destiny. Score one for Heraclitus, whose succinct aphorism seems especially apt in describing screenwriters' path to the Oscars this year.
While taut plotting and visual ingenuity were certainly in abundance in this year's crop of...
| Feb 22, 2008
Still need to fill out that ballot for your office Oscar pool? Not sure who will take home the trophy Sunday night? Well, look no further. Here are Times critics Kenneth Turan's and Carina Chocano's Academy Award predictions -- plus a look at...
| Feb 25, 2008
IT used to be that violence, even more than comedy, was the kiss of death for Oscar movies. Then came blood-saturated films like "Crash" and "The Departed," which overturned some of those rules.
But perhaps no movie exemplifies how the Oscars have...