Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...Backdraft, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, J. Edgar and The Da Vinci Code.He and award-winning director Ron Howard (Opie on The Andy Griffith Show) founded the Imagine Entertainment production company in 1986. Grazer's films and...

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NEW YORK - Bravo will pay tribute to Oscar-winning director Ron Howard in the special, "Moving Image Salutes Ron Howard." The tribute, which airs Saturday (9 p.m. EST), includes a first look at Howard's...

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Opens Friday, Jul 11, 2014 Synopsis: Oscar-winning director Ron Howard takes music fans inside the world of Grammy-award-winning artist Jay-Z in this concert documentary shot in 2012, during a two-day music festival in Philadelphia. The film includes appearances by Jay-Z, Kanye West, Pearl Jam, Gary Clark Jr., D'Angelo, Dirty Projectors, the Hives, Miike Snow, Janelle Monáe, Odd Future, Rita Ora, Passion Pit, Run-D.M.C., Santigold, Jill Scott, and Skrillex. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Promising British driver dies in training crash

...reported to be in a critical condition with severe burns and broken bones.Sean Edwards was recently involved in director Ron Howard's movie Rush about the 1976 Formula One season. Guy Edwards was one of the drivers who helped pull Niki Lauda from...

James Brown film in works

...Brown Thomas.Her father had a relationship that began in the 1990s with Grazer, who founded Imagine with film director Ron Howard in 1986, but Brown didn't want the movie made during his lifetime, his daughter said.Though no production details...

Hollywood legend will be on Broadway

...been the subject of a play ? Dan Klores' The Wood, which opened off-Broadway at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre last year. He was said to be the inspiration for the character played by Randy Quaid in Ron Howard's The Paper.

'Da Vinci' has critics giving it lackluster reviews

...PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: "As directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay by Akiva Goldsman...SOERGEL, MORRIS NEWS SERVICE: "Ron Howard and Company had two paths from which...MOORE, THE ORLANDO SENTINEL: "Ron Howard doesn't so much solve The Da Vinci...

Tom Hanks may star in 'The Da Vinci Code'

LOS ANGELES - Will Tom Hanks crack "The Da Vinci Code"? Director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer, the team behind "A Beautiful Mind" and "Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas," said in...

Mini reviews

...ANGELS AND DEMONS ( ***, PG-13): In adapting another of author Dan Brown's religious-mystery page turners, Ron Howard wisely gave in to its beat-the-clock thriller elements, but its twists, turns and revelations are just as ridiculous...

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...know," says Paul Giamatti as Jim Braddock's persuasive boxing manager. "Some people are sentimental." Director Ron Howard is one of them. It's a trait that hampered him in some of his earlier films ("Cocoon," "Parenthood") but one...