New Line Cinema

New Line’s 40 Years of Reaching Brows High and Low By A. O. SCOTT Published: March 1, 2008 New Line Cinema was a studio where long shots were part of the business plan.

Jon Stewart returns to the Oscars

Jon Stewart, Hands Long Tied by Strike, Pedals Fast for Oscars By BILL CARTER Published: February 20, 2008 Until the strike by the Writers Guild of America ended a week ago, Jon Stewart was unable to prepare, or even to think much about, his Oscar assignment.

USA Style J-Horror

Screams in Asia Echo in Hollywood By TERRENCE RAFFERTY Published: January 27, 2008 With remakes of Asian horror movies, American studios persist in trying to raise the spirits of the dead.

Sundance Roundup 2008

New American Realism Emerges Amid Grousing and Hummers By MANOHLA DARGIS Published: January 25, 2008 Although my favorite fiction films at Sundance were different in theme and tone, they were united by stylistic commonalities, a feel for the still moment — and, importantly, for beauty.

Sundance 2008

Caution’s in the Air as Sundance Opens By DAVID M. HALBFINGER Published: January 21, 2008 The Sundance Film Festival’s opening weekend drew to a close looking more and more like a disappointment, if not an outright dud.