Life of Pi could be the year's second most gorgeous fantasy movie

Directors have had mixed success adapting fantastical, challenging literary novels for the big screen. Just a few years ago, Peter Jackson tried to adapt Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones using oceans of computer-generated psychedelia, and he face-planted. More recently, the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer threw money at the… » 11/21/12 9:00am 11/21/12 9:00am

How The Twilight Crowd Saved Lovely Bones, And Can Save Hollywood

After taking plenty of hits from critics and facing a dismal soft opening, Lovely Bones ramped up its ticket sales by playing to a new crowd: tween and teen girls. Will this spark an insurgence of thoughtful supernatural women-targeted films? » 1/19/10 11:00am 1/19/10 11:00am