After my interview with Rodrigo Cortés’ Red Lights executive producer Cindy Cowan, I was eagerly anticipating this world premiere that had an all-star cast including Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert DeNiro, Elizabeth Olsen, and Toby Jones. Click through for the review. Red Lights is a Sundance film with a lot of mystery surrounding it, and […]
Director Rodrigo Cortes lit Sundance 2010 on fire with Buried, and two years later, he’s back with another thriller – one with a much more expanded scope. Red Lights follows veteran paranormal expert Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver) and her assistant Tom Buckley (Cillian Murphy) as they track strange cases around the country, proving them all […]
NEW YORK — The decibels, energy and overall quality are high in writer-director Kari Skogland’s “Fifty Dead Men Walking,” her supremely well-made, highly stylized, graphic tale of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” in the late 1980s. Upscale audiences should respond to her film, loosely based on Martin McGartland’s account of his perilous stint as an Irish Republican […]
Graham King and his partner Cindy Cowan established Initial Entertainment just twelve months ago. In Conversation with Elspeth Tavares, he reflects on the “luck” element in the company’s quick success, but points to the value of knowledge, contacts, and the firm determination to keep the company’s goals within the status of theatrical films, with an accurate eye on the worldwide prime TV marketplace.