Vietnam Remake of ‘Miss Granny’ is Top Local Title of 2015

February 5, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Sweet 20” has become the second highest grossing local film of all time in Vietnam.

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Film Review: ‘Misconduct’

February 5, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A flagrantly derivative but modestly diverting drama of the sort that once claimed acres of shelf space at Blockbuster outlets.

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India’s Reliance Entertainment Unveils Plan C Joint-Venture

February 4, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Akshay Kumar-starring, “Rustom” is the first movie from Plan C Studios, a joint venture between Reliance Entertainment and Friday Filmworks

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Graphic India to Expand Blockbuster ‘Baahubali’ to Comics, Animation

February 3, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Arka Mediaworks has teamed with Graphic India to expand blockbuster “Baahubali” into comic books, novels, animation and gaming.

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Film Review: ‘The Little Gangster’

February 2, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Its amusingly developed narrative presumably lifted whole from Marjon Hoffman’s source novel, “The Little Gangster” is lively and playful enough to keep adults as well as kids entertained.

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Film Review: ‘A Present From the Past’

February 2, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An utterly guileless charmer in which the helmer’s tender filial devotion and emotional commitment will disarm the most cynical auds.

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‘Heroes’ Star Masi Oka In Talks to Front ‘PrankStars’ Game Show

February 1, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Yoshimoto Kogyo and the U.K.’s Zig Zag Productions are to co-produce in Japan “Prank-Stars,” a new game show format.

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Gleason’

January 30, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An emotional powerhouse of a documentary charting former NFL star Steve Gleason’s battle with ALS.

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Film Review: ‘Jane Got a Gun’

January 30, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

When it reaches home-screen platforms, “Jane Got a Gun” almost certainly will find a receptive audience for its revisionist yet respectful spin on genre conventions.

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‘Amy’ Director Asif Kapadia to Helm Maradona Documentary Film

January 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

LONDON — Asif Kapadia, the director of the Oscar-nominated “Amy,” is to helm a feature documentary about the soccer player Diego Maradona. The film will be handled internationally by Altitude Film Sales and introduced to buyers at Berlin, with U.S. sales being handled by Cinetic Media. More to follow.

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