Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘April and the Extraordinary World’

July 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

In the heart of Paris, a repurposed monastery known as the Musee des Arts et Metiers serves as a technological shrine to human innovation, where school kids marvel at all manner of inventions.

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Film Review: ‘The Violators’

July 4, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

An ironic pink heart dots the 'i' in troubled-teen tale “The Violators” — perhaps the sole playful touch in this stern, striking debut from British novelist-turned-helmer Helen Walsh.

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Third Studio Complex To Be Built in Busan

June 25, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A new film production center featuring three stages will open in Busan, the Korean city that styles itself as the hub of Asian cinema.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Jurassic World’ Holds Off ‘Classified’ Competition

June 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Jurassic World” remained on top of the Korean box office, accounting for 45% of total nationwide revenue.

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Eight Reasons Why Netflix Will Struggle In China

June 17, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Subscriber data from iQIYI and Alibaba's plan to enrich its Internet Plus roster underline the obstacles to penetrating China's SVoD market

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Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mike Tyson on Hand to Open Shanghai Festival

June 13, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mike Tyson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jackie Chan and Fan Bingbing were among the celebrities on hald at the opening ceremony of the 18th Shanghai festival.

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Film Review: ‘Seven Weeks’

June 10, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Nobuhiko Obayashi's profound if overly involved "Seven Weeks" addresses Japan's wartime responsibility and her present nuclear crisis with poetic whimsy.

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Shanghai Festival to Open With Film Industry Tribute ‘I Am Somebody’

June 4, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Derek Yee’s tribute to cinema’s nameless extras “I Am Somebody” has been set as the opening movie of the Shanghai International Film Festival.

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Film Review: ‘Return to Sender’

June 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

One has to feel for Rosamund Pike: No actor deserves to have their Oscar-nominated breakout role tailed by the likes of "Return to Sender," a queasy but strangely gutless exploitation pic that plays not unlike a tardy dry run for "Gone Girl."

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