(Tuesday, October 17, 2006) — The Prestige, a mystery thriller drama film about two stage magicians who engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion, premiered tonight at the Annix in Los Angeles.
Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film starred Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis and David Bowie.
(Tuesday, September 26, 2006) — The Departed, a crime drama film about an undercover cop and a mole in the police who attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston, premiered tonight at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.
Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga and Alec Baldwin.
(Friday, July 28, 2006) — Scoop, an American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery film about an American journalism student in London who scoops a big story and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls, opened in 538 American movie theaters today.
Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Allen, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson and Ian McShane.
(Saturday, May 27, 2006) — Pan’s Labyrinth, a Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film that centers on Ofelia, a lonely and dreamy child living with her mother and adoptive father, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival.
Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film starred Ivana Baquero, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil and Álex Angulo.
(Wednesday, May 24, 2006) — An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim about former U.S. Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate citizens about global warming, went into limited release today (it had premiered Jan. 24, 2006, at the Sundance Film Festival).
(Friday, October 14, 2005) — Ending more than a year of speculation, actor Daniel Craig was finally unveiled as the sixth cinematic James Bond today on a Royal Marine speedboat on the Thames in London, promising to bring a grittier edge to the iconic role.