Film Review: ‘Another Evil’

March 31, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Writer-director Carson Mell's microbudget debut feature finds a family's vacation home beset by spirits, only to discover the professional exorcist they hire is even harder to get rid of.

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CJ Entertainment and Major Cineplex Seal Thailand Joint Production Pact

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

South Korea’s CJ Entertainment and Thailand’s Major Cineplex create a joint venture to produce movies for Thai and SE Asian markets.

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Cannes: Woody Allen’s ‘Cafe Society’ to Open Film Festival

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Woody Allen’s “Cafe Society” starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg has been selected to open the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival. The film will make its world premiere in an out-of-competition slot on May 11.

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Japan Box Office: ‘Batman v Superman’ Beaten by ‘Assassination Classroom’ Sequel

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Action comedy sequel, “Assassination Classroom: Graduation,” debuted atop the Japanese box office

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Korea Box Office: ‘Batman v Superman’ Takes Two Thirds of Weekend Total

March 29, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” debuted on top of the Korean box office, accounting for 68% of the weekend box office.

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Film Review: ‘Ants on a Shrimp’

March 27, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

"Have you got a mouthful?" The dish in question is deep-fried fish sperm, which Rene Redzepi — owner of one of the world's top restaurants, Noma — is ordering his apprentices to taste.

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China-U.S. Summit: Cheryl Boone Isaacs Talks Oscars Diversity

March 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A commitment to diversity was top of the agenda for Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Oscars organization.

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Film Review: ‘Fastball’

March 25, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A baseball documentary for old-timers and young analytics acolytes alike, “Fastball” sets out, as its nominal goal, to deduce who threw history’s all-time fastest pitch.

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China’s Wanda Pictures Raises $2.4 Billion, Report

March 24, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China’s Dalian Wanda is reported to have raised $2.4 billion (RMB15.9 billion) for its film unit, Wanda Pictures.

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Film Review: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

March 22, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Very long, very brooding, often exhilarating and sometimes scattered.

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