Category Archives: Directors

Brothers: A Powerful Exploration of Family and Redemption

Brothers: A Powerful Exploration of Family and Redemption

Presented by Lionsgate and Relativity Media, Brothers is a 2009 war drama that delves into emotional and relatable matters of love, adversity, morality, and forgiveness. An American adaptation of an award-winning Danish film, Brothers received primarily positive reviews and numerous accolades for its updated portrayal of a family shaken to its core by the realities… Read More…

7 Things You Didn’t Know about the Stars of The Ugly Truth

7 Things You Didn’t Know about the Stars of The Ugly Truth

In 2009, Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler teamed up under director Robert Luketic—the filmmaker behind Legally Blonde (2001) and 21 (2008)—for a raucous romantic comedy featuring a classic battle of the sexes. Katherine Heigl stars as Abby Richter, the well-organized producer of a morning news show that has recently fallen as flat as her love… Read More…

A Behind the Scenes Look at The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

A Behind the Scenes Look at The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Walter Garber works as a subway dispatcher for New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority. His job is crucial, yet predictable, involving the careful monitoring and direction of one of the nation’s largest public transit systems. But on one fateful day, this regimen of order and punctuality is thrust into chaos when a group of armed… Read More…

3 Surprising Facts about the Production of The International

3 Surprising Facts about the Production of The International

Presented by Columbia Pictures in association with Relativity Media, The International is a suspenseful political thriller in which the villain is not a single nation or corrupt leader, but instead, one of the largest financial institutions on earth. The film stars Clive Owen as Louis Salinger, an Interpol agent tasked with investigating the International Bank… Read More…

Creating the Awesome World of Death Race

Creating the Awesome World of Death Race

A gritty action thriller presented by Universal Pictures in association with Relativity Media, Death Race (2008) transports viewers to a barren dystopian shell of America, where a brutal competition between imprisoned felons has become the national pastime. Fueled by the sheer volume of prisoners, a national preoccupation with violence, and the potential for private jailers… Read More…

21: Based on the True Story of the MIT Blackjack Team

21: Based on the True Story of the MIT Blackjack Team

Presented by Columbia Pictures in association with Relativity Media, 21 (2008) follows a group of young geniuses from an MIT classroom to the Las Vegas casino floor. The film, which stars an ensemble cast headed up by established stars such as Kevin Spacey, Laurence Fishburne, and Kate Bosworth, also features relative newcomers Jim Sturgess, Liza… Read More…

4 Fascinating Facts from the Production Notes of The Kingdom

4 Fascinating Facts from the Production Notes of The Kingdom

Presented by Universal Pictures and Relativity Media, The Kingdom is a 2007 action-drama that follows a group of US government agents as they investigate a brutal attack on American citizens in the Middle East. In addition to showcasing the vision of director Peter Berg, The Kingdom features an impressive ensemble cast, including Jamie Foxx, Chris… Read More…

This Movie Brought an Inspiring True Story to the Big Screen

This Movie Brought an Inspiring True Story to the Big Screen

Released on September 15, 2006 by Columbia Pictures and Relativity Media, Gridiron Gang is a sports drama that presents an inspirational true story of hope, teamwork, and perseverance. The movie focuses on a group of young men at Camp Kilpatrick, a Southern California juvenile detention center reserved for the region’s most severe repeat juvenile offenders.… Read More…