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Paramount, Momentum seal pact

[i]Major to distribute six pics from U.K. indie's slate[/i] 'Law Abiding Citizen' is part of the six-pic Par-Momentum deal. LONDON -- Paramount Pictures International and U.K. distrib Momentum Pictures have inked a six picture distribution deal that will see Par execs...

‘Citizen’ a winner for indie companies

[i]Foxx-Butler thriller is Overture's biggest opening yet[/i] The opening of Jamie Foxx-Gerard Butler starrer "Law Abiding Citizen" is a victory for independent companies -- in this case, Overture Films and the Film Department -- seeking mainstream success in a brutal...

“Law Abiding Citizen” Review

As someone who formerly worked in the court system, I can tell you that “justice” is rarely fair. It is not meant to be really. The criminal justice system is set up so that the innocent people get a fair shake, even if it means the guilty get too much leeway. The...

Justice is served?

Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx investigate the age-old question of what constitutes justice. Law Abiding Citizen shows how you just “can't fight fate” in this cinematic spectacle criticizing the issues of a seriously flawed United States justice system. Gerard...

Gerard Butler is ‘Law Abiding Citizen’ gone mad

Gerard Butler in 'Law Abiding Citizen' The star of “300,” Gerard Butler is poised to surprise as he stars opposite Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx in the upcoming action-packed thriller “Law Abiding Citizen” where they are pitted against each other in a deadly...

Ralph Fiennes to direct ‘Coriolanus’

Ralph Fiennes is making his directorial debut with a feature adaptation of William Shakespeare's Roman tragedy "Coriolanus." Fiennes, who stars in Stephen Daldry's "The Reader" alongside Oscar-nommed Kate Winslet, has already scouted for locations in East Europe and...

Thesp trio joins Ralph Fiennes film

Hurt, Redgrave, Chastain board 'Coriolanus' William Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave and Jessica Chastain have boarded Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut "Coriolanus." Pic is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's study of the way power corrupts, set in the early years of the...

Law Abiding Citizen review (blog)

When two men break into his house, kill his little girl, and rape and murder his wife, Clyde Shelton(Gerard Butler) is positive that the justice system will put both men behind bars and essentially on death row. However, when the police botch the forensics on the...

Unreal Movie Review: Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen is a film flying completely under the radar at the moment, drowned out due to the sounds of children's screams exiting Where the Wild Things Are this weekend. But ignoring its seemingly unoriginal plot and massive pile of negative reviews, it's a...

Auds embrace ‘Wild Things’ on Friday

Warner Bros.' "Where the Wild Things Are" tore up the October record for a PG live-action film yesterday, grossing a boffo $11.9 million off 3,735 theaters. Pic's first day easily exceeded Warner Bros.' expectations as the studio was predicting a weekend take in the...

Review – Law Abiding Citizen (blog)

Revenge, How Sweet It Is? Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) doesn't realize that the door he is about to open will change his life forever. A random act of violence is about to drastically alter Clyde's life forever. Although Shelton can identify the culprits, hotshot...

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