Not a top 'Draft' pick, but worth your consideration

Makers of the new Kevin Costner film "Draft Day" are banking that rabid NFL fans will have as much interest in a fictional version of the annual draft as they do in the real one. Director Ivan Reitman rips back the curtain to show the process coaches and executives go through to select college football prospects for their team.

Director of 'Under the Skin' follows his muses

CHICAGO - It's a recent, blustery Chicago day, and Jonathan Glazer is tucking into a lovely steak at David Burke's Primehouse. In support of his arresting new film "Under the Skin," starring Scarlett Johansson as an alien being on the prowl in Glasgow and rural Scotland, the London-born filmmaker, commercial veteran (check out his Guinness surfer ad sometime) and music-video specialist is talking about watching movies on television growing up, often with his father.

Blizzard of words replaces memos in 'The Unknown Known'

"The Unknown Known" is history and philosophy - colored, compelling and sometimes convoluted - told through some of the possibly millions of memos Donald Rumsfeld dictated during his career. An estimated 20,000 alone were crafted during the George W. Bush administration.

'Rio 2' piles it on and spoils the fun

With "Rio 2,"the creators of "Rio" give us more of everything that their first film had in just the right doses.But if this sequel proves anything, it's that more is not always better.

'Draft Day' plays like a late-round pick

"Draft Day" is a "ticking clock" thriller built around the NFL draft, a movie that counts down to the fateful decision that one embattled general manager (Kevin Costner) makes with his team's first round pick.

Death of Ga. film worker 'senseless,' father says

Less than two months after his daughter was killed on a film set in southeast Georgia, Richard Jones grapples with waves of unexpected grief, such as a day last week when a riverside walk at home in South Carolina took him past a railroad bridge.