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Reel Releases: Directors make leap to big-budget films

...high-profile film projects ? his previous work includes the criminally underrated gangster drama Road to Perdition and American Beauty, his exploration of suburbia's dark side.Mendes' bread-and-butter, it seemed, was the smaller film, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-10-30/reel-releases-directo
'Social Network' wins top honors

...musical or comedy film.It's familiar territory for Bening. She won the same prize at the Globes 11 years ago for American Beauty and went in as the best-actress favorite at the Oscars, where she lost to Globe dramatic actress winner Hilary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-17/social-network-wins-top-honor
Metro
sonic spotlight

...done that, and it'll also be a CD release."FAVORITE ALBUM: "I couldn't name just one. Clancy Brothers; American Beauty, Grateful Dead, I could go on and on."FAVORITE MOVIES: "Pretty much anything that's not mainstream. I tend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-01-19/sonic-spotlight
Applause | Music | entertainment | Things to Do | Life
Night at the Movies

...flees to Puerto Rico. As the newly liberated journalist develops a taste for rum he becomes entangled in the lives of American beauty Chenault (Amber Heard) and her shady husband, Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart). Exchange, Evans, AikenONGOINGAPOLLO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-10-26/night-movies
Rock hall's album list is hurt by CD tie-in

...BORN TO RUN PRINCE - PURPLE RAIN AC/DC - BACK IN BLACK ROLLING STONES - LET IT BLEED DOORS - DOORS GRATEFUL DEAD - AMERICAN BEAUTY SHANIA TWAIN - COME ON OVER WHO - WHO'S NEXT STEVIE WONDER - SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE FLEETWOOD MAC - RUMOURS PINK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/23/uhl_121377.shtml
Steven Uhles
Oscars race can take twisted trail

...nominations Jan. 23 looking like a movie that's in for the long haul, similar to such best-picture winners as American Beauty or Mr. Eastwood's Unforgiven, which both came out in late summer or early fall. Throughout the year, Hollywood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/03/liv_106583.shtml
Life & style
Review: 'Superman Returns'

...and vulnerability, and not as much slam-bang charisma. As Lex Luthor, Kevin Spacey does his best work since "American Beauty" and reminds us that, after starring in a string of maudlin flops, he still knows how to deliver a complex, subtle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/27/mov_86795.shtml
Movies
Paramount Pictures agrees to buy DreamWorks SKG

...Paramount will retain distribution rights to the 59 library titles, which includes such hits as Oscar-winners "American Beauty" and "Gladiator." The agreement does not include DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., which was the most profitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/12/bus_31784.shtml
Business
Films for the fall

...on Anthony Swofford's account of his time as a Marine during Desert Storm, this film, directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition) promises to be something much more that a rehashing of military history. Academy Award winners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/mov_7424.shtml
Movies
At the Movies: 'Madagascar'

...safety of the zoo and inadvertently end up on the shores of Madagascar, there are allusions to everything from "American Beauty" and "Chariots of Fire" to "Planet of the Apes" and "The Twilight Zone." One joke even combines riffs on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/25/mov_454169.shtml
Movies